PreMarital Preparation For A Strong, Happy Marriage

Thrive Together - PreMarital Coaching for engaged couples and newlyweds to help you communicate better, grow closer, and enjoy a lifelong partnership.

Getting married? Tell me if this sounds like you...

Feeling Nervous: You're excited to get married but feeling anxious about building a strong foundation for your relationship.

Unsure About Communication: Struggling to have open and honest conversations about important topics like sex and intimacy.

Dealing with Family Dynamics: Finding it challenging to manage relationships with in-laws and set healthy boundaries as you merge your lives.

Financial Stress: Worried about managing finances and planning for the future, and how it might impact your relationship.

Why Choose This PreMarital Preparation program?

As someone who was raised Catholic and went through a Pre-Cana course for my wedding, I felt it failed to address sex and communications issues adequately. Additionally, being divorced has given me valuable insights into the challenges couples face. Combining my personal experiences with years of working with clients, I’ve created "Thrive Together" to provide you with practical tools to build a strong, resilient marriage. 

Expert GUidance

Get advice from Dr. Lanae St.John, a renowned sexologist with a Doctorate in Human Sexuality.

Flexible LEarning

Pick between personalized Zoom coaching sessions or a self-directed online course.

Lifelong skills

Learn practical tools and insights that aren’t taught in school but are essential for a happy marriage.

Ongoing support

Benefit from follow-up support and annual anniversary check-ups to keep your relationship strong.

Introducing... Thrive Together: PreMarital preparation

"Thrive Together" is a program designed to equip engaged couples and newlyweds with the essential skills for a successful marriage. Unlike traditional pre-marital classes, this program looks into real-life challenges such as communication, intimacy, family dynamics, and financial planning. With flexible learning options and practical, actionable insights, you’ll be prepared to build a resilient, loving relationship. Whether you choose personalized Zoom sessions or the self-directed course, you'll gain the tools and knowledge to navigate married life with confidence. Start your journey towards a strong, happy marriage today.

Meet Dr. Lanae St.John

I'm Dr. Lanae, a sexologist and relationship expert doing this work since 2009. I hold a Doctorate in Human Sexuality and I'm a Board Certified Sexologist. My passion is helping couples like you build extraordinary relationships through practical and engaging coaching.

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Marriage Class Online Overview


Values & Defining Your Relationship
  • Explore your core values and how they define your relationship.
  • Learn to align your relationship goals and create a strong foundation for your future together.

2 chapters

1h 30m reading time


Family Background
  • Understand the roles you grew up with, expectations, and traditions.
  • Discover how your family background influences your relationship dynamics.

1 chapter

1h reading time


Money and Finances
  • Develop a plan for managing your finances, including budgeting, saving, and spending.
  • Learn strategies for financial planning that suit both your needs.

3 chapters

2h reading time


Communication & Dealing with Disappointment
  • Master effective communication skills and learn how to handle disappointment in your relationship.
  • Build strategies to manage conflicts and strengthen your bond.

2 chapters

1h 30m reading time


Healthy Sexuality & Intimacy
  • Explore your sexual relationship, understand each other's needs, and build a healthy intimate connection.
  • Learn how to discuss and address sexual concerns openly.

1 chapter

1h reading time


Family Planning & Maintaining Connection Over Time
  • Discuss your desires and plans regarding family planning, whether or not you want children. Explore how to prepare for potential challenges. 
  • Learn how to keep your connection strong through all stages of your marriage.

3 chapters

2h reading time

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Build a Strong, Happy Marriage Today. Thrive Together.

What Makes My Pre Marriage Course Different

With a unique blend of expertise, personalized attention, and comprehensive coverage, "Thrive Together" stands out in the field of premarital preparation. Here’s how (Click the arrows for drop downs):

Personalized Attention

Unlike generic pre-marital courses, my coaching offers tailored advice and strategies specific to your relationship needs.

Expert Credentials

As a renowned sexologist with a Doctorate in Human Sexuality doing this work since 2009, I bring a deep understanding of relationship dynamics.

Comprehensive Topics

My program includes essential topics often overlooked, such as sex and intimacy, alongside communication and conflict resolution.

Flexible Learning

Choose between interactive Zoom sessions and a self-directed course to fit your lifestyle.

Ongoing Support

Benefit from continuous follow-up and annual anniversary check-ins to ensure long-term success.

The Pricing Plans

Investing in your relationship is one of the best decisions you can make. My Thrive Together Marriage Preparation services are all about giving you practical tools and lifelong skills to build a strong, happy marriage. This Is a commitment to a future filled with love, trust, and understanding.

Introductory Premarital Coaching Session



Simple, fast and effective. Be warned - because there's so much deliciousness,  this may leave you wanting MORE!  

The introductory session fee can be applied to either the coaching package or the self-directed course if you decide to continue.

Self-Directed Premarital Preparation COurse



Work through the pre-set pre marital course curriculum materials at your own pace.

Payment Plans are available.

PErsonalized Premarital COaching PAckage



Work through the 6 Modules of pre-set, self-directed pre-marital course curriculum materials at your own pace.

Payment Plans are available.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee for 30-Days


I am confident in the value of my premarital preparation programs and committed to helping you build a strong, happy marriage. That’s why I offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If, after completing the first two sessions and submitting your completed assignments, you feel the program is not right for you, simply let me know within 30 days for a full refund. To ensure genuine participation, I require proof of completed assignments for the first two sessions. Your journey to a thriving marriage is my top priority, and I want you to feel confident in your investment.

FAQs for Thrive Together Premarital Preparation Course

What’s the difference between the coaching package and the self-directed course?

The coaching package includes personalized sessions with me driven by what you want to learn, while the self-directed course allows you to learn from the pre-set curriculum at your own pace.

How long is each Zoom Premarital Coaching call?

Each Zoom coaching session lasts 50 minutes.

Can we access the online premarital course materials anytime?

Yes, the self-directed course is available whenever it fits your schedule.

Is the program suitable for couples with busy schedules?

Absolutely! You can choose between coaching with Zoom sessions on a regular basis to drive accountability and integration or a pre-set, self-directed pre marital course that you can complete at your own pace.

What if we need additional support after completing the program?

This is one of the things that sets me apart. Regardless of whether you went through the coaching or course, I offer the option of ongoing support, including annual anniversary check-ups to help keep your relationship strong.

Is there a satisfaction guarantee?

Yes, if after completing the first two sessions and submitting your completed assignments, you feel the program is not right for you, simply let me know within 30 days for a full refund.

Do you support alternative lifestyles and non-traditional relationship configurations?

Absolutely! I support all couples, including those in alternative lifestyles, non-traditional relationship configurations, and the kink community. My program is designed to help every couple make smart, intentional decisions about their relationship, fostering a strong and happy marriage.

How is this program different from Pre-Cana?

While Pre-Cana is a valuable program for many couples, my pre-marital preparation goes beyond traditional topics to include in-depth discussions on intimacy, sexual health, and personalized strategies for communication and conflict resolution. My program is tailored to address the real-life challenges that couples face today, providing practical tools and insights based on my extensive experience and expertise in human sexuality and relationships.

Ready to Invest in Your Future?

Start building a strong, resilient marriage today. Choose the "Thrive Together" PreMarital Preparation option that best suits your needs and begin your journey with me.

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