DIY Marriage Retreat

DIY Marriage

Rebuild the foundation of your relationship, restore your marriage, and rekindle the romance.

DIY Marriage Retreat - frustrated in marriage
DIY Marriage Retreat - frustrated in marriage
DIY Marriage Retreat - do you want
  • a deeper connection and intimacy with your partner?
  • to find a way to bring the two of you together to talk through the issues and find happiness again?
  • to fix resentment and disappointment in your marriage?
  • to move past unresolved hurt and unforgiveness to create a closer bond with your partner? 
DIY Marriage Retreat - our story

My husband and I have been married for over 27 years. Meaning, we’ve now been married longer than we’ve been single.

I was 16 when I met Colby. We were high school sweethearts. He was 15. I was about to start my Senior year, he was going to be a sophomore. 

His birthday is late, mine is early. I’m 15 months older.

 We dated through some crazy times and had to fight to continue dating.

But, we persevered, stuck it out, got engaged on my 19th birthday and married a few weeks after I turned 20. 

Until we met some road blocks.

Everything came to a halt and my entire world shattered when Colby left me with two small children in January of 1999. 

For 2.5 years I spent my days wondering what was wrong with me. I dove into self-help books and church. 

I knew I needed to “fix me” so that I could find love again. 

It wasn’t easy. But, even after filing for divorce, we fought our way back. 

No divorce. Complete restoration. Forgiveness.

Over 20 years later, we’ve grown our family with three more children, started a business together, and planted deep roots. 

Through forgiveness, we’ve welcomed personal-growth, found purpose in our pain, and learned humility.

Most of all, we’ve prioritized our marriage, learned to communicate better, and compromised more.

Now we want to pass along what we’ve learned to you! We want our marriage trials and triumphs to help serve others.

DIY Marriage Retreat - Use the DIY Marriage Retreat to
  • Identify pain points
  • Initiate honest communication
  • Reconnect and Restore
  • Work, in private, at your own pace
DIY Marriage Retreat how to use the program

Communicate openly with your spouse about the concept. Choose a timeline that fits everyone’s schedule. Decide on a location (home, hotel, getaway). Make necessary reservations.

Plan meals and activities

Whether staying home or heading to another location, plan as much as possible in advance to keep the retreat flowing smoothly. Date nights and meals can be pre-planned.

Determine sessions in advance

No one wants to be blind-sided with a hot topic that can cause more friction. Although you shouldn’t skip the tough conversations, it’s also fair to know what you’re getting into.

Gather materials & supplies

Look through the resource guide to make a list of possible supplies and be sure to download and print any resources you plan to use throughout the retreat.

DIY Marriage Retreat course curriculum
Your spouse is not your enemy.

Module 1

Your spouse is not your enemy.

Yes, it’s cliché. But, in a marriage, you’re on the same team; not competitors. You’re partners. Not enemies.

Module 2

Art of communication.

It’s an art because it takes practice and learning to skillfully process the technique of both speaking and listening. Let’s learn together.

Art of communication.
Learning to fight fair

Module 3

Learning to fight fair.

Forge a deep friendship with a mutual respect and a positive attitude between you and your spouse.

Module 4

Forgiveness is for ourself.

Unforgiveness is like an untreated injury of the soul. Your psyche. To overcome unforgiveness, we need to treat our wounds and let them heal so we can move forward.

Forgiveness is for ourself
Cultivating your village

Module 5

Cultivating your village.

There is no greater gift that you can give your family—and no better way to strengthen your family bonds—than by making your family a priority.

Module 6

Money can’t buy happiness.

They say money can’t buy happiness, but when it comes to your marriage, just talking about money can go a long way.

Money can't buy happiness
Love is a verb; put yours into action

Module 7

Love is a verb; put yours into action.

Love is a choice you make each day— and never stop. Love is movement—towards one another, even through the chaos of this life.

Module 8

Make sparks fly again.

Emotional connection creates good sex, and good sex creates a greater emotional connection. Emotional Intimacy is the Foundation of Sex, therefore, foster emotional intimacy!

Make sparks fly again

Everything you need to work on your marriage from home

Bonus material

Everything you need to host your DIY Marriage Retreat!

Marriage Workbook

The Marriage Workbook is a helpful toolkit to use alongside the DIY Marriage Retreat Course. In addition to acting as a guide through the modules, it also includes note pages, planners, quotes, and more to use during your retreat.


Each module features worksheets that are not only great for troubleshooting problems in your relationship but can also help you negotiate what your marriage can look like going forward.

30 Day Marriage Challenge

Focus on your marriage for thirty days with this easy-to-follow marriage challenge. Each task moves you one day closer to making your marriage stronger.

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DIY Couples Retreat

A DIY couple’s retreat is a fantastic way for partners to reconnect and rejuvenate their relationship in the comfort of their own home.

During this retreat, couples can create a cozy, romantic ambiance by setting up a dedicated space for relaxation and quality time together.

They can indulge in activities like enjoying a candlelit dinner, practicing mindfulness exercises, or engaging in couples’ yoga sessions.

Additionally, they can use this opportunity to communicate openly, fostering deeper emotional connection and understanding.

By taking the time to prioritize their relationship and create a retreat-like atmosphere, couples can strengthen their bond and reignite the spark in their love life.

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Couples Retreat Ideas

Planning a DIY couples retreat can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Now that you have brainstormed some ideas, it’s time to delve deeper into the planning process.

Consider the preferences and interests of both partners and find a destination that offers the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure.

Whether you decide to explore a charming seaside town or escape to a tranquil mountain lodge, remember to prioritize quality time together.

Research activities and attractions that align with your shared interests, such as scenic hikes, couples’ spa treatments, or romantic dinners overlooking breathtaking views.

By carefully curating your retreat with personalized experiences, you can create lasting memories and strengthen your bond as a couple.

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