Author(s): Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt
The New York Times bestselling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revised with a new forward and a brand new chapter.
Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of people experience more satisfying relationships and is recommended every day by professional therapists and happy couples around the world. Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt 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 passionate friends with your partner
- Achieve a common vision of your dream relationship
Become the most connected couple you know with this revolutionary guide, combining behavioral science, depth psychology, social learning theory, Gestalt therapy, and interpersonal neuroscience to help you and your partner recapture joy, enhance closeness, and experience the reward of a deeply fulfilling relationship.
"This new edition of Getting the Love You Want, after an amazing 4 million readers, Helen and Harville show how to create safety with an interactional structure that allows two lovers to turn escalating conflicts into a win-win dialogue that is enriched by partners' differences. Readers will benefit from the new wisdom of these two pioneers in understanding relationships." --Julie Schwartz Gottman & John Gottman, author of The Seven Principles For Making Marriage Work
"Getting the Love You Want provides a road map for partners seeking a path to intimacy and passionate friendship."--Marion Solomon
"...a remarkable book the most incisive and persuasive I have ever read on the knotty problems of marriage relationships."--Ann Roberts