Item description for Relationships That Work (and Those That Don't): The Single's Guide to Looking for Love in All the Right Places by H. Norman Wright...
Overview It's difficult for any single person today to find someone who is safe, sane and sanctified. All that is about to change. In Relationships that work (and those that don't), Dr. H. Norman Wright, one of America's best-loved Christian counselors, takes a sensitive, compassionate look at today's dating world, revealing specific ways to identify a godly partner and build a relationship that will stand the test of time. Whether you're just beginning to date or are in a more serious relationship, you'll discover: - The difference between healthy and toxic relationships. - How to avoid the mistakes at the beginning of a relationship that often lead to disaster. - What true compatibility is. - The difference between love and lust. - The myths about love.
Publishers Description 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.
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Studio: Gospel Light Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.56" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.69" Weight: 0.61 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2000
Publisher GOSPEL LIGHT PUBLISHERS #9
ISBN 0830721983 ISBN13 9780830721986
Availability 0 units.
More About H. Norman Wright
H. Norman Wright is a well-respected Christian counselor who has helped thousands of people improve their relationships and deal with grief, tragedy, and other concerns. He helps couples bring vibrancy to their relationships through counseling, seminars, and more than 90 books, including Before You Say -I Do- and After You Say -I Do.- Norm also reveals insights for spiritual growth, great relationships, and success in devotionals that include Strong to the Core, Quiet Times for Every Parent, and Truly Devoted What Dogs Teach Us About Life, Love, and Loyalty. Norm and his wife, Tess, enjoy their children, grandchildren, various pets, and fishing. www.hnormanwright.com
H. Norman Wright currently resides in Long Beach, in the state of California.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Relationships That Work: (And Those That Don't)?
Outstanding Nov 17, 2006
I just picked up this book to browse through it. I have been married for 25 years and I have children 18 and 21. I was interested in this book for them. I was very impressed with the content and how practical it is. In particular, he has one of the best descriptions of the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships..."It's not a good sign"...things that occur in relationships that are missed unless you know to look for them (we see what we know to see). I also like his description of infatuation vs. love. "Infatuation could lead you to do things you might regret...Love won't".
Good Book May 8, 2000
My boyfriend and I are going through this book together. It's a really good book for couples who are wanting a book that will help them explore their relationship and grow with God. It is a real "learning" book--it causes us to learn so much about each other. Lots of questions. A great book.
Looking for structure is your relationship? Sep 25, 1998
I was very impressed with this book. If you are in a relationship, just got out of one, or looking for ways to make your future relationship better than your last, this book is a great read. If you are in a seriuos relationship, this book is great to go over with your mate, to make sure the both of you right right for eachother. This book is also great because you can also see your flaws, so you can pray to God and work on them. If you want to have a healthy, balanced relationship, read this book!!!