The Love Doctors: An interview with Harville Hendrix & Helen LaKelly Hunt

Illustration by Annie Internicola

Illustration by Annie Internicola

When a Relationship Needs CPR, It’s Hendrix and Hunt to the Rescue

Some relationships hum along happily—or unhappily—like reliable cars. Others sputter, stall, or come to their end in a spectacular collision of broken hearts. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt have seen it all. Perhaps the two best-known couples’ therapists in the country, Hendrix and Hunt have helped to repair, tune up, and preserve many a relationship over their 30 years of passionate partnership in both work and marriage. Twice a year, they bring their “Getting the Love You Want” workshop to both the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck and the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in the Berkshires. The co-creators of Imago Relationship Therapy and co-authors of 10 books, they’ve been to hell and back in their own marriage. Now they live as if Valentine’s Day is every day—and tell us how we can too. I spoke with the couple while they were on the road in Dallas. Read full article