Weekend Retreat FAQ

Where are the retreats held?
Outside of Austin, TX in the Hill Country. We do not disclose the location or venue name where EMS Weekend is held for anonymity and privacy reasons. We immediately send you an email with the address and directions after you complete your purchase.Please note, THEY DO NOT TAKE PLACE AT OUR OFFICE.


Are accommodations provided?
Accommodations for EMS Weekend are included in the price of the weekend. You will recieve info on your specific weekend via email after your purchase, or if you would like information before you purchase you can email Erica at erica@hope-now.com.


Are meals provided?
Meals are included with your EMS Weekend purchase. All of our venues provide meals from friday breakfast all the way through Sunday lunch, as well as snacks and drinks throughout the day.  If you have any dietary restrictions we will be sure to accomidate you.


How many couples usually attend?
At each retreat, we generally have around 15 with a variety of stories and types of affairs. We also invite a chaplain couple to provide spiritual guidance and prayer for our attendees. A mentor couple will be in attendance to share their story and offer support to the couples.


Can I register online?
You sure can, through the EMS Registration page. You will be asked to pay the deposit online when you register.
EMS Product Page 


What is the recommended attire?
Please choose conservative casual clothing. Due to the nature of the retreat, please be respectful of the other attendee’s journeys and refrain from form-fitting or cleavage-bearing tops as well as short shorts or skirts.


Can I gift a retreat weekend to my kids (parents, brother, friend, etc)?
If you would like to pay for all or part of a retreat weekend for a family member, friend, employee, or other person, please contact the office at 1-888-527-2367.


Are the retreats covered by insurance?
Unfortunately EMS Weekends are not covered by insurance and are not therapy or counseling. Affair Recovery's services are educational.