Written by Harville Hendrix, PH.D. and his wife Helen Lakely Hunt PH.D. Getting The Love You Want is an enlightening exploration of how attraction works and why we often find more passion in challenging relationships.
Combining over 30 years of experience in working with couples, this book is based on their groundbreaking Imago Relationship Therapy and offers practical exercises to help deepen a couple’s connection.
In essence, Imago theory explores the reasons behind our attraction to particular partners who often trigger our own childhood wounds.
The primal gift in this is through our relationships, we are offered an opportunity to revisit and heal these wounds as more conscious and capable adults. Continue reading…
I just watched this TED talk by Esther Perel and felt compelled to share it.
“In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire? With wit and eloquence, Perel lets us in on the mystery of erotic intelligence…”