visit or email [email protected] / call The FOCCUS Inventory is not a test – there are no right or wrong answers. It is a . Our priest actually allowed us to take the FOCCUS test at home and on our own time. Then we brought them back, he scored them and we discussed some of. Our first step in preparing for a Catholic wedding was to take something called the FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication.

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On some questions like the one about whether you worry your in laws will interfer in your married life, I put agree and my h2b put disagree, it was flagged as something we need to discuss which was dumb because we have discussed it and although he asssures me his parents wont, he knows I worry about it.

These were in a bar graph showing percentages and there are asterisk in each sections so the more asterisk you get the better.

What does scoring cost? Afterward your priest or a counselor will discuss how much in sync you were in various areas. I sometimes feel that this may not be the right person for me to marry. I laughed out loud at some of the questions. Honestly, I am very happy that my FI and I are getting married in a religious setting because without this we would not have been thinking through a lot of issues we have and what we need to ‘fix’ to make a marriage a long lasting one.


Instead of relying on the FOCCUS test, I would recommend getting one of those ” questions for couples before they get married” books and going through it to give you areas for discussion.

(Closed) FOCCUS Test

We have discussed the ways our families solved problems and how this may affect our problem solving. August 19, at 9: Not too worried about that part for myself, but I’m really curious what happens twst it does! As a counselor trained in psychological test administration, I was very displeased with the way that the results process was handled for us and it looks like you all are having some of the same problems.

Some we just read the question wrong.

I would ask for more help from your church. My future spouse and I agree that our marriage commitment means we intend to pledge love under all circumstances.

Not a big deal. So, with a Catholic mass comes Catholic Wedding Prep! Emphasizing these aspects focchs the relationship allows a great diversity voccus patterns and messages to emerge and tailors the inventory not only to the couple, but also to their specific cultural background s and setting. FOCCUS Facilitators are trained to encourage each partner’s private reflection, as well as the couple’s shared discussion regarding the items and topics on the inventory.

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August sig challenge: My future spouse and I have discussed coccus sacramental marriage commitment to each other under all circumstances. The whole thing taking the test, foccsu it scored, and talking to the priest probably took about an hour. We took ours a while back and there are a LOT of questions! This seems like it could be fun but also eye-opening.


When I took it, it was a long test of questions regarding your relationship and your future marriage.

Facilitator training prepares facilitators and mentor couples to administer, interpret and discuss FOCCUS Inventory results with couples. Well we got our results last night and we have a lot of differences. A D U 44 We have decided how we will share specific responsibilities in managing our finances. Might be worth a shot. While FOCCUS is not a test and is not used to label couples or predict marital outcome, the report is used by the Facilitator to help couples celebrate their relationship strengths and talk to each other about topics warranting further attention.


A D U 39 My future spouse and I are open to having children. Create a free website or foccux at WordPress. It was just a conversation starter for me and FI! This site uses cookies. Pros and Cons Engaged Enrichment Conference. February in Catholic Weddings. It would be fine to reach out to him and set up a time to discuss.

The Deacon administered our test. IMO only the two of you can decide if it will etst or not. Notify me of new comments via email. My future spouse and I can talk candidly about our sexual intimacy in marriage.