Q1: Why did you get into marriage ed in the first place? What hooked you in?
I have always had a passion about good relationships since I was a little girl. My husband, John, and I met at what was then Catholic Family Welfare Bureau and we were asked to be part of the Marriage Education team. We thought it would be a good idea to wait until we were married to become marriage educators! We both loved working with couples.
Q 2: What do you remember about your first group?
Probably scared stiff!! I think I have blanked it out! I was surprised that couples came reluctantly but then found the day worthwhile and felt closer to each other. I am sure I stuffed up somewhere!
Have ever wondered what happens when the courses, workshops and programs conclude … I do often …..
By Robyn Donnelly, Co-ordinator Marriage & Relationship Education, Catholic Care Social Services, Hunter Manning (Newcastle, NSW) – Mareaa NSW Committee Representative
I always reflect on our couples and past participants months and years later, how are they going, do I really make a different to their marriage and commitment, do they remember the information, does it relate to them as they marry and live out their vows.
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