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About H. Norman Wright
Dr. Wright is a graduate of Westmont College, Fuller Theological Seminary (M.R.E.), Pepperdine University (M.A.). He has received two honorary doctorates, D.D. and D.LIT, from the Western Conservative Baptist Seminary and Biola University respectively.
He is the author of over seventy books including Experiencing Grief, The New Guide to Crisis and Trauma Counseling, Recovering From the Losses of Life, Quiet Times for Couples, and Before You Say I Do. Dr. Wright has pioneered Premarital Counseling programs throughout the country. He conducts seminars on Parenting, Recovering from the Losses of Life, Trauma and Crisis Counseling, and Marriage Enrichment.
His current focus is in grief and trauma counseling and critical incident debriefings. Part of his work is developing curriculum in loss, crisis and trauma as well as community wide Grief Recovery seminars. He is a Certified Trauma Specialist and a Certified Traumatologist.
He and his wife Joyce were married for forty-eight years and he lives in Bakersfield, California. His hobbies include bass fishing, gardening and training his Golden Retrievers, Shadow and Aspen, as therapy response dogs.
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The Perfect Remedy for Cold Feet!
More than half of all couples who become engaged this year will never make it to the altar. Why? Leading experts believe it's because couples fail to really get to know their potential mate before getting engaged. Relationship expert and noted couples counselor Norm Wright steers potential brides and grooms through a series of soul-searching questions to discern if they've really met "the One."
Couples will be much more confident about whether or not to pursue marriage after completing these in-depth and personal questions. Norm also addresses the delicate subject of calling off the wedding if readers discover that a potential mate isn't actually meant to be a life partner.
Build a Love that Lasts
At a time when more people are delaying marriage or writing it off altogether, those ready to walk the aisle will appreciate a frank and trusted resource to help them start marriage on the right foot.
This practical guide will help you explore your relationship in depth and will
- provide new insight into your partner and how the two of you relate to one another
- establish your wants and needs as individuals and a couple before your marriage begins
- lay the groundwork for open and honest conversation for a stronger, healthier marriage
- reveal how life events and family background can influence decision making in finances, family, education, faith, and career
- engage you in activities that lead to thought-provoking discussion addressing your past experiences and current expectations
Engaging and easy-to-use, Before You Say "I Do" is full of tried and true wisdom to help you plan for your future and build a lasting relationship with the one you love.
Open Your Heart to Build a Lasting Love
Before you tie the knot, make sure the rope is strong. Let these insightful and inspiring devotions minister to your heart as you begin to develop a daily of spending time with God daily.
Bestselling author and counselor H. Norman Wright's has mentored millions of dating and engaged couples with his practical and easy-to-use books on marriage. Through Scripture, storytelling, and thought-provoking questions, each of these devotions serve as a tool to initiate honest and heartfelt conversation between you and your partner.
Whether you're already engaged or still getting to know each other, you can build a strong and healthy relationship with open communication, respect for one another, and trust in God.
Respected Christian counselor H. Norman Wright draws from his extensive experience to help couples establish strong, loving marriages. Whether divorced or widowed, people who marry again face unique challenges. Through 101 questions, Norm helps readers know their own views and understand where they agree and disagree with their future mates on finances, roles, sexuality, children, responsibilities, and previous relationship issues.
Couples will work together to:
- make sure they’re ready for a new marriage
- discover the essentials for successful remarriages
- clearly communicate personal and family needs
- establish realistic expectations for their new marriage
- handle common problems in remarriage: previous partners, in-laws (past and present), merged families, money, sexual issues
Offering plenty of room for written responses, this essential premarriage guide helps couples work through problem areas before they become issues. They will also discover areas of strength and agreement that will help them establish a solid foundation for success.
Ideal for couples, study groups, ministers, and counselors.
Writing from his own experience, Wright covers such issues as the meaning of grief, blaming God, and learning how to express and share in times of loss. Now repackaged and updated with additional material, Recovering from Losses in Life will help readers find hope in difficult times. Study questions included.
Let Comfort Find You in the Quiet
There are no words to instantly take away the deep pain of your loss. Grieving is a personal path—one that takes time to traverse. But genuine expressions of comfort and understanding can help you make gradual steps toward healing.
H. Norman Wright, a respected Christian counselor, offers these daily devotions from a heart that has endured difficult loss—yet found God faithful through it all. In these profound and practical reflections, you'll find...
- gentle guidance through the grieving process
- comforting reminders that you're not alone
- hope—and the space you need to uncover it
When you're grieving, give yourself quiet moments to rest in God's limitless love and peace.
Couples will discover how to make their future marriagessuccessful by covering remarriage basics and communication skills; establishingrealistic expectations; and handling problems, including in–laws, mergedfamilies, money, and sexual issues.
Work Together Toward a Lasting Love
If you've been married for more than five minutes, you know that marriage isn't all long-stemmed roses and heart-eye emojis. Marriages that stand strong under pressure take work—and lots of it.
Whether you've just tied the knot or been together for years, After You Say "I Do" is the tool you need to strengthen your bond. This guide offers creative resources to help you and your partner navigate your differences and resolve conflict through open and healthy communication. Learn how to
- understand and navigate your different personalities
- handle and talk about your finances in productive ways
- prepare for the unexpected life events that are sure to come
- build healthy relationships and boundaries with in-laws
A marriage that lasts is not a thing of the past. You can build a happy, healthy marriage one step at a time.