Getting the Love You Want, 20th Anniversary Edition

A Guide for Couples

With a New Afterword; Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

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REVISED AND WITH A NEW FOREWORD

ARE YOU GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT?

Originally published in 1988, Getting the Love You Want has helped millions of couples attain more loving, supportive, and deeply satisfying relationships. The 20th anniversary edition contains extensive revisions to this groundbreaking book, with a new chapter, new exercises, and a foreword detailing Dr. Hendrix’s updated philosophy for eliminating all negativity from couples’ daily interactions, allowing readers of the 2008 edition to benefit from his ongoing discoveries during his last two decades of work.

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., in partnership with his wife, Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD., originated 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 two thousand therapists worldwide. Harville and Helen have six children and live in New York and New Mexico.

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Getting the Love You Want, 20th An. Ed.
part ITHE UNCONSCIOUS PARTNERSHIP1THE MYSTERY OF ATTRACTIONThe type of human being we prefer reveals the contours of our heart.--ORTEGA Y GASSET 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WHEN COUPLES COME to me for relationship therapy, I usually ask them how they met. Maggie and Victor, a couple in their mid-fifties who were contemplating divorce after twenty-nine years of marriage, told me this story:"We met in graduate school," Maggie recalled. "We were renting rooms in a big house with a shared kitchen.

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Praise for Getting the Love You Want, 20th Anniversary Edition

"Hendrix provides much insight into how spouses can mature through one another."—Booklist

"Harville Hendrix offers the best program I've seen for using the love/hate energy in marriage to help a couple heal one another and to become whole together."—T. George Harris, Editor-in-Chief, American Health

"I know of no better guide for couples who genuinely desire a maturing relationship."—M. Scott Peck, author of The Road Less Traveled
 
"Getting the Love You Want is a remarkable book—the most incisive and persuasive I have ever read on the knotty problems of marriage relationships."—Ann Roberts, former president, Rockefeller Family Fund

"Getting the Love You Want provides a road map for partners seeking a path to intimacy and passionate friendship."—Marion Solomon, Ph.D.

"This book will help any couple find the love they want hidden under all the concealing confusion of a close and intimate relationship. I have seen these principles in application and they work!"—James A. Hall, M.D.


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With a New Afterword; Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., has more than thirty years of experience as an educator, public lecturer, and therapist. His work has been translated into more than fifty languages and Imago Therapy is practiced in thirty countries. Hendrix and his wife, Helen LaKelly Hunt, are the co-creators of Imago Relationship Therapy. They have six children and live in New Jersey and New Mexico.

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Getting the Love You Want, 20th Anniversary Edition
A Guide for Couples
With a New Afterword; Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
December 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805087000
ISBN10: 0805087001
5 1/4 x 8 inches, 384 pages
$15.99

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Macmillan Audio
December 2007
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781427202406
ISBN10: 1427202400
Audio Run Time: 12:30
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Macmillan Audio
December 2007
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781427202413
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December 2007
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