Preparing to live in Love - Participant Evaluation

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your experience of Preparing to live in love. Your responses will be extremely valuable to us in communicating the effectiveness of the program in order to promote it in new parishes and dioceses and encourage other couples to experience it.

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* 1. How would you rate the overall impact of PLL on your relationship with each other?

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* 2. Has PLL led you to make any positive behavioral changes?

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* 3. On a scale of 1 to 5, how much has PLL influenced you positively in each of the following areas?  "1" is "little or not at all," "5" is significantly or a great deal."

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Insight into myself and my own behavior
Understanding how to effectively love my future spouse
Establishing a guiding vision for Sacramental Marriage
Sharing faith and/or praying together as a couple
Integrating sexuality and spirituality
Seeing sex as sacred body language
Openness to Natural Family Planning
Ability to communicate verbally to build intimacy
Ability to forgive and reconcile personal hurts
Ability to develop couple values and make couple decisions to avoid or solve conflict

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* 4. Of all the skills and strategies that you learned during PLL, which do you think will be most helpful in your marriage?

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* 5. To what extent has PLL changed your relationship with or opinion of the Catholic Church?

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* 6. Which of the following statements about the one-on-one mentoring approach is true for you?

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Allowed me to be more open than I would have been in a large group
Engaged my attention and active participation
Helped me feel part of my parish community

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* 7. On a scale of "1" to "10", how would you characterize your experience of Preparing to Live in Love with "1" being the least beneficial marriage preparation and "10" being the most beneficial marriage preparation imaginable.

  1 2 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 10
Least to most beneficial

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* 8. Overall, what aspect of my marriage preparation did I find most helpful?

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* 9. (Optional) Please free to comment anonymously on the performance of you personal mentor couple and/or make any comments or suggestion you would like.

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* 10. Would you be interested in experiencing the "Living in Love" retreat workshop for married couples after you are married?

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