Couples Retreat

Passionate Partners Couples Retreat with Esther B

Join me for a modern approach to working on your relationship.

Fun, engaging, and insightful, our couples retreat is designed for couples just like you.


Who goes to a Passionate Partners couples weekend?

  • Couples who want more than just better communication.

  • Smart, committed partners who long to have passionate, fulfilling relationships.

  • Couples who know that it takes much more than good communication to build a love that will endure whatever challenges life throws their way.


Passionate Partners Weekend Retreats helps couples who are:

  • feeling disconnected or bored in their relationship

  • love each other but no longer feel the passion of being in love

  • are trying to decide what the next step should be (e.g. marriage, cohabitation, separation)

  • are tired of having the same old fight over and over again

  • believe that their relationship is worth investing in




Your Passionate Partners registration includes:

  • 2 nights/3 day stay at luxurious, historic bed & breakfast in picturesque Virginia horse country

  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and evening socials featuring signature cocktails and sweets

  • Optional one-on-one consultation sessions with our couples experts

  • Welcome gift bag, workbook, and personalized copy of The Date Deck by Esther Boykin, LMFT



A weekend at Passionate Partners will teach you how to:

  • Rekindle and deepen  the emotional and physical intimacy your crave

  • Communicate your unmet needs and frustrations in a way that makes your partner want to engage

  • Practice better self-care and strengthen your sense of self in the relationship

  • Set better boundaries with family, friends, and co-workers

  • Create a clear vision of where you want your relationship to go



Come discover the real secret to a deeper connection and a more playful relationship.



Meet me in an idyllic setting for love and and learning… just a quick drive from our nation’s capital, The Inn at Evergreen will be your home for 3 days and 2 nights.

The Inn is a newly renovated Civil War Era mansion that offers the perfect mix of modern amenities and historic charm.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and on the National Underground Railroad to Freedom, this beautiful retreat will envelope you in warmth, comfort, and romance.

Included in your retreat cost are 3 days and 2 nights along with breakfast and lunch served in the Evergreen Country Club.  We will also host a Cocktails & Conversation social each evening in the Inn’s great room with  featuring signature cocktails and deserts.



“Thank you for being real.  I would have never done this on my own but I’m so glad that I’m here.  You’ve helped me see myself and our relationship differently.”
“I enjoyed myself immensely.  The experts were all very warm and personable, and the small group was nice.  It really makes these “conversations” amazing.”
“[Esther’s] vast knowledge and insights on the topics of healthy relationships and self-love are truly inspiring and enlightening, and we have been honored to work with her.”
“Great event, great information, great people.  You exceeded my expectations and the venue was beautiful”
“It was an informal and inviting atmosphere. The therapists gave very practical, informative, and encouraging information to apply and took the time to answer every question.”


This is an exclusive, couples-only event with limited space (8 couple maximum) so registration is first come, first serve. To ensure you get the best available rate, reserve your spot now.


Couples Retreat Itinerary


Arrival registration will be 3:30pm – 5:00pm with free time to meet other couples and the experts.  Once settled in, couples are welcome to enjoy dinner on their own in the Clubhouse or explore the surrounding area for a little pre-retreat date night.

We will reconvene at 8pm for a casual cocktail & conversation session and group activity in the Inn’s great room. During this cocktail hour your couple experts will share an overview of the weekend and lead everyone in a fun and eye-opening activity.


Our day starts bright and early with breakfast at 8am.  Breakfast will feature open Q & A for the day’s facilitators.

The afternoon will include two workshop sessions and another open Q & A during lunch break. Couples will be have plenty of free time in the afternoon and early evening to enjoy date night on their own or with the company of your new ‘couple’ friends.

We will wrap up the evening with another cocktails & conversations happy hour focused on how to bring more intimacy, fun, and passion to your your marriage.


We will start our final day with a group brunch to share insights and get any lingering questions answered.


Following brunch couples will again get an opportunity for small group consultations with their preferred experts before departing at lunchtime.


Check-out + departure will be at 12:30pm.



This is an exclusive, couples-only event with limited space (8 couple maximum) so registration is first come, first serve. To ensure you get the best available rate, reserve your spot now.


All reservations are for 2 people and include 2 nights stay, daily full breakfast and lunch, evening cocktail reception and all workshops + materials.

30 days prior to the retreat we’ll send you a short little survey to get to know you both better and to make sure your experience is incredible.

Note: All guests must be 21+

Still have questions… Contact me for more information


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