* Young people today---many of whom grew up in broken or painfully dysfunctional homes---desperately seek successful marriages. Wright provides practical guidelines for identifying partners with positive potential for loving, long-term relationships. You'll also learn how to avoid common relationship mistakes and unhealthy patterns. Topics include compatibility, risk-taking, and more. Trustworthy guidance for singles! 258 pages, softcover from Baker.
Young people today, many of whom grew up in painfully dysfunctional homes, are waiting longer to get married, often out of fear of choosing the wrong partner. They want desperately to get it right the first time. Now singles can find help and hope in an excellent guide to relationships that will work and those that won't. Dr. H. Norman Wright provides simple, practical guidelines for identifying partners with positive potential for a loving, long-term relationship. Just as important, Wright shows how to avoid wasting time, money, and emotional energy on hopeless relationships with incurable negatives. Topics include compatibility, risk taking, infatuation versus love, the dangers of premarital sex, common relationship mistakes, and the characteristics of a godly, healthy relationship.
Dr. H. Norman Wright is a grief and trauma therapist and a licensed marriage, family, and child therapist. He has been on the faculty at Biola University and Talbot School of Theology, where he taught graduate students in counseling and psychology for four decades. He has authored more than 80 books, including the bestsellers Always Daddy's Girl and Before You Say I Do. Norman and his wife, Tess, live in Bakersfield, California.