Getting the Love You Want with Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt
Harville Hendrix Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt Ph.D. are internationally-respected couple's therapists, educators, speakers, and New York Times bestselling authors. Together, they have written over 10 books with more than 4 million copies sold, including the timeless classic, Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples. In addition, Harville has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey television program 17 times. However, marriage—even for marriage experts—is never easy. They share insights from their own marriage as well as their best practice suggestions for other couples centered around imago, safe conversations, and zero negativity. This episode we go into the science behind how and why we choose the partners that we do. They share the Imago method and how we can have safe conversations which become healing rather than damaging. These two are world changers and movement makers. They are starting the movement of Safe Conversations through their Non-profit Relationship’s First in Dallas and have plans to expand to the rest of America and beyond. Any conversation with them is one worth listening to as their insight, expertise, and wisdom is invaluable.
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D. and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD., co-created Imago Relationship Therapy, a unique healing process for couples, prospective couples, and parents. Together they have more than thirty years’ experience as educators and therapists, and their work has been translated into more than 50 languages, with Imago practiced by over two thousand therapists worldwide. Harville and Helen have six children and live in New York and Dallas.
Additionally, Harville and Helen released a fully revised with a new forward and a brand new chapter of Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples.
This guide explain how to revive romance and remove negativity from daily interactions to help you:
Discover why you chose your mate
Resolve the power struggle that prevents greater intimacy
Learn to listen—really listen—to your partner
Increase fun and laughter in your relationship
Begin healing early childhood experiences by stretching into new behaviors
Become a passionate friends with your partner
Achieve a common vision of your dream relationship