3rd Stage: Immediate Preparation – It is a time for couples to deepen their faith, get to know each other better, appreciating each other’s gifts and accepting each other’s limitations – Page 71-72
This stage is crucial. It is the time to learn and express love for each other in chaste ways… ie abstaining from sexual intercourse. This is good preparation for practising NFP later on in marriage.
NFP – Natural Family Planning… a method of regulating births that uses the woman’s natural cycle of fertility and infertility. Get the training… reap the benefits!!!! – Chapter 2 in the book