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POWER COUPLE  Mentoring

#RelationshipGoals: 
Release the Struggle with
Traditional Relationship Expectations! 
Know Your Roles, Grow Your Goals,
and Manifest Your Shared Vision!

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Power Couple Mentoring is designed to equip couples with blueprints, tools, and skills to transform themselves from discontented to satisfied, and from stagnant to dynamic Power Couples who achieve #RelationshipGoals to meet their unique couple styles.

We trust that if the prospect of being a Power Couple appeals to you then you are a couple with a capacity for vision and you know what you desire to see manifest in your life. Power Couple Mentoring is designed with your unique couple dynamics in mind.

TAKE THE POWER COUPLE QUIZ!

TAKE THE POWER COUPLE QUIZ!

CLICK HERE to find out what POWER COUPLE STYLE best suits you with this quick, simple quiz!

Are your traditional, non-traditional, or a mixture of the two? Could the man cook the meals? Should the woman be the primary caretaker of children? Could she make more money than the man or be the primary bread winner for the household? Is it important that decisions be made together? Find out how your preferences may affect your relationships.

There is a difference between wanting to be a Power Couple and being a Power Couple. Are you the kind of couple that wants to move beyond admiring other couples to become the Power Couple of YOUR dreams? Being a Power Couple is not about being a couple that receives attention and accolades because of wealth, power, or fame. It is about connection and being a couple in partnership that knows how to walk together in mutual respect and agreement, with accountability, toward your personal and collective goals. Becoming a Power Couple is an attainable #RelationshipGoal IF you are both committed to that end.

 

This is the ONLY Couples Course purposed to help you build your Power Couple status by providing tools for managing agreement, skills to maintain respectful interactions, and customized Power Couple Blueprints to support your unique partnership, along with the guidance needed to propel you toward YOUR #RelationshipGoals.

Move from Stagnant to Dynamic...
Take Hold of YOUR POWER COUPLE STATUS
and Manifest Your #RelationshipGoals!

If you are still reading up tp this point, we believe that something that you have read resonates with you and you already have a vision for your relationship where you see yourselves… and you see yourselves as dynamic, influential people in your world, but you DO NOT know the path to get there. You are doing all you know to do with the information you have been given to manifest the vision you have as a couple, still the end results are usually more disagreements and disappointments.

It isn’t your fault. While there are clear roles and expectations for more traditional couples, there is no model for your unique relationship dynamics. You are most likely not a traditional couple and you have stepped outside the box and, in many ways, are 'doing your own thing' and trying to figure things out. But unlike some other couples, your relationship roles do not fit neatly and that creates some conflicts in your relationship.

There is a lot of advice for couples who desire to function in traditional male and female roles, however, there are few resources for those who take a more contemporary approach to relationships. Perhaps you are a free thinker with non-conformist thoughts about how you want your relationship to look. Or perhaps you desire to have a different type of relationship than what you saw growing up.

If you can identify with any of these ideas, the thought of being a Power Couple probably resonates with you as well - a couple with two people who are as equally talented and gifted as individuals as they are as a couple, where they combine their “super powers” to manifest great things and achieve their #RelationshipGoals.

It can be frustrating though. We understand… and we FEEL you. Why? Because we have been there.

 

  • We know what it’s like to not know how to walk in agreement.

  • We know how challenging it is to find common ground.

  • We understand how tough it can be to see beyond the differences.

  • AND we have experienced the satisfaction of working as a
    team 
    to accomplish greater #RelationshipGoals.

We made a decision to commit to our relationship and the work we needed to do to accomplish our #RelationshipGoals, so that we could become the couple we desired to be and stand on the other side of the struggle as witnesses to the journey... cheering you on and telling you that YOU CAN DO IT, TOO!

While we are grateful for the #RelationshipGoals we have achieved as a couple, the journey has not been easy. From the beginning of our friendship more than 25 years ago, we have strived to maintain a relationship that allowed us to continue to grow as individuals and also friends. 

 

We were college sweethearts at Tuskegee University. When we met, one of us (Eugene) was an Architect major and the other (Andrea) was an Electrical Engineering & Mathematics major. We entered our friendship with the understanding that we both had big dreams for the future. As we grew in relationship, we began to envision ways that we could play a part in each other’s dreams and collaborate to do some amazing things together, but that was easier to dream about than it was to walk out as a couple.


Immediately after marriage, we began to receive (sometimes unsolicited) advice about what we needed to do in order to be the best husband and wife for each other. Any relationship challenges we expressed were presumed to be the result of NOT functioning in our relationship in certain roles. When we mentioned how one of us was in school or the other had a hectic schedule, the focus was brought back to traditional expectations and how fulfilling our proper roles was the solution to put everything “in order”. Eventually, we realized that we would need to be more intentional about finding our answers.

 

We committed ourselves to attending as many marriage conferences and workshops as possible. We learned a lot about principles of communication and conflict resolution strategies that were foundational to lasting relationships.

Yet most came from a traditional context where success was based on each partner’s ability to fulfill predetermined gender roles. Our personal experiences were much different than what was being presented to us about the roles of men and women in relationships. We also noticed that many of the African American relationships that we admired focused less on gender roles (Who's the Man?) and more on working in partnership and building on each other's strengths. That approach felt more natural for us.

We used characteristics of successful Black couples as our models. We found that, unlike the traditional model of relationships presented in the majority of culture, the models followed by African American couples who had satisfying relationships were more diverse. After many years of trial and error in our own relationship, we began to work on our own relationship curriculum based on what we had learned through research, relationship education courses, our lived experiences and our developing expertise.

 

One major difference in our coursework continues to be our emphasis on including experiences of couples with non-traditional roles. As a coach and an educator, we felt confident that we could create a course that would allow modern couples to find more success in their traditional and/or less traditional relationships, and WE WERE RIGHT.

 

Over the past decade, we continued to explore our own relationship while also working with other individuals, couples and families and conducting research about relationship education. Although the research and practices of successful African American Couples are the foundation of Power Couple Mentoring, the principles are effective for couples of all backgrounds who find themselves challenged to navigate modern relationships in the face of traditional expectations. Power Couple Mentoring combines all of our education, experiences and expertise into a one package for other “couples like us.

"We can do more together than we can do apart."

Eugene and Andrea

Eugene & Andrea's STORY

When we say other “couples like us,” we mean, couples that do not easily fit into traditional expectations or simply desire to do something unique in their relationships. We understand that couples that do not fit neatly into traditional roles can have a harder time trying to figure out how to build a strong partnership. We also realize that these couples, couples like YOU, are often very driven to thrive as partners in their relationships to reach their #RelationshipGoals… and often they desire to be POWER COUPLES.

WhaT is a Power Couple?

POWER COUPLE is a description of couples who work in partnership and agreement with mutual respect and accountability. These couples have had personal accomplishments as individuals, but are even more dynamic as a team in partnership.

WhY is it important?

It is important to know your Power Couple Style because it has become increasingly more challenging to manage relationships with gender roles. When you know more about Power Couple dimensions you can navigate your challenges more effectively to achieve your #RelationshipGoals. Take the POWER COUPLE QUIZ to find out more. 

The term Power Couple is a description people often use to describe us. This is what OUR power couple accomplishments have looked like throughout our complex partnership.

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When you and your partner have completed Power Couple 

Mentoring, you will...

  • Have clarity about how to celebrate your own and your partner’s uniques differences

  • Feel more connected in your relationship and know how to maintain that connection

  • Have tools to adapt as the seasons of your relationship shift and change

  • Experience increased satisfaction in your relationship

  • Know how to make changes when relationship roles no longer fit your partnership

  • Be able to relieve many common pressures that are a part of relationships

  • Learn strategies that will get you closer to your #RelationshipGoals

  • Have skills to open dialogue and navigate diverse ideas to find common ground

  • Have tools to create a balanced partnership

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THE MENTORING TOPICS

MODULE 1: Partnership with Benefits

PARTNERSHIP is an important part of the Power Couple relationship and communication is a vital part of ensuring that partnerships flourish. Connecting well in partnership requires that both partners are in sync. In Module 1, we consider how differences in personality preferences and personal motivations can affect interactions with your partner. We also discuss how it is possible to view the same events from different points of view and consider how to work together to create the same ‘picture’ when seeking common ground.
 

MODULE 1 LESSONS:

Relationship is Partnership • Riding Tandem • Celebrating the Differences • Connecting the Dots

MODULE 2: How to R.E.A.P. in Your Relationship

MUTUAL RESPECT is a building block of Power Couple relationships. Partners in Power Couple relationships recognize the importance of the other’s perspectives when making decisions and they consider how their partner’s unique way of doing things is an asset to the partnership, so those differences are respected. In Module 2, we will examine the R.E.A.P. Approach and consider how partnerships are strengthened when we are willing to Respect, Expect, Adapt, and Protect in our relationships.

MODULE 2 LESSONS:

When 2 Worlds Combine or Collide? • The R.E.A.P. Approach • Finding Common Ground Based on R-E-S-P-E-C-T! • Rules of Engagement

MODULE 3: Break the Mold to Get to Relationship Goals

AGREEMENT is one of the most dynamic aspects about being a Power Couple, because it intensifies your efforts. Traditionally, there were predetermined roles that many couples sought to fit into, whether they naturally fit that mold or not. Those that fit well into those roles are often able to function well. As society has changed and evolved, there has been a greater need for partners to play different roles. In Module 3, we address the various roles in relationship partnerships and use the P.I.E.S. Matrix to allow you to begin to consider your unique partnership design.

MODULE 3 LESSONS:

Gender Roles Spectrum • Let’s Slice PIES • Breaking the Mold

MODULE 4: Shape Your World Together

Without ACCOUNTABILITY, Power Couple partnerships are unable to thrive. Mutual respect and agreement are stifled if there is no way to ensure that a couple is following the same blueprint. After engaging in the interactive lessons as a couple in Modules 1, 2, and 3, you will spend the final week working together to design your own personalized blueprint for your Power Couple relationship. You will both use the skills and tools from the previous lessons to craft your own plan for your partnership. When you finish this final Module 4, you will have an individualized, personalized guide that you and your partner have created to fit the specific needs and dynamics of your relationship; and you will be equipped to modify it as needed. 

MODULE 4 LESSONS:

PIES 4 LIFE! • SHIFT!!! • Who’s the Man? • Raise Your Standard

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EMPOWERING LOVE and MAXIMIZING PARTNERSHIP

Power Couple Mentoring

What #RelatonshipGoals are you ready to see manifest in YOUR relationship? What investment are you willing to make to see yourselves reach those goals? By participating in Power Couple Mentoring, you will be solidifying a commitment to invest your time and resources into your relationship with your partner. In return, we Eugene & Andrea, commit to provide opportunities for support so that you can become a couple that:
  • Is an example in your spheres of influence

  • Is able to accommodate one another’s dreams and goals

  • Respects equality and equity for both partners

  • Is able to combine forces to “take over your world”

  • Is “US” focused more than “ME” focused

  • Views one another as each other’s GREATEST FAN

  • Complements one another in strengths and limitations

  • Is admired as a POWER COUPLE

TESTIMONIALS

Dorcas Owusu and

Patrick Zakee Young

Matteson, IL

We absolutely loved our experience with Andrea and Eugene. Marriage is a sacred union that succeeds with communal support. Eugene and Andrea use a wholistic approach, helping couples maintain a healthy and productive partnership. They helped us rediscover ways in which we are compatible, providing tools and strategies to strengthen our marriage. We are blessed to have worked with them and we look forward to our next meeting.

 

Mike and Bonnie Harrison Janecek

Chicago, IL

There initially was some dread, but you didn't play, "He said, she said."

It is "Let's!" And you provide a great example. Thank you both, so very much!

 

Robert and Natalie Watts

Founders of One Flesh Ministries, Inc.

Crete, IL

"AN EXPERIENCE" is exactly what you will get when you encounter this dynamic duo. Eugene and Andrea Mason are perfect examples of Legacy Builders who are intentional through their gifts, talents, education, and spirituality with imparting into not only their own children but also to the community on a global scale. We truly recommend that people don't just know about them but truly get to know them and what they offer; your life will be in enriched forever.

 

POWER COUPLE

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This self-paced, independent couple's course includes:
$367
$397
Be intentional about personal growth and building your romantic partnerships. INVEST NOW toward your #RelationshipGoals!
  • SAY YES to taking your relationship to a new level of satisfaction!
  • SAY YES to accomplishing your #RelationshipGoals!
  • SAY YES to becoming the Power Couple you desire to be!
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Power Couple Mentoring utilizes the P.I.E.S. Dimensions based on Dr. Andrea's research: Non-Conventional Gender Roles  in Relationship Education Curricula for African Americans

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Disclaimer: The mentoring received in the Relationship Strategy Sessions with Eugene Mason III, MBA and Andrea Little Mason, Ed.D. are intended for educational purposes services and are not considered a substitute for seeking mental health care. It is not intended to provide diagnoses, treatments, or cures for mental health conditions. Eugene and Andrea Mason do not guarantee specific outcomes based on the use or application of strategies found in the resources made available on the We Build Legacy website. Resources on the We Build Legacy website (i.e. blog posts, ebooklets, articles, videos, audios, session guides, music, etc.) are for use as self-help tools and do not serve as a replacement for a mental health consultation by a licensed professional.