Pre-marital counselling is designed for individuals who are about to embark on new life together. Pre-marital counselling assists couples to ensure that their relationship will continue to flourish and grow. During pre-marital counselling the couple will explore the reasons that brought them together as well as any potential differences. During premarital counselling the couple will be encouraged to explore their hopes and dreams, as well as their expectations of each other. Pre-marital counselling hopes to assist the couple in avoiding potential disappointments that may arise as time passes. As with couples counselling, the neutral and objective psychologist who provides the pre-marital counselling will offer a relatively safe, supportive and constructive environment.