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12/3/2019

First Round Review

How to Fix the Co-Founder Fights You’re Sick of Having — Lessons from Couples Therapist Esther Perel

An article by Esther Perel shining a spotlight on co-founder relationships, conflicts and critical tools for repair.

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12/2/2019

Kinfolk

Esther Perel

Couples who seek help when in crisis come to idolize the therapist who guides them out of it. Through her books, podcast and talks, Esther Perel has come to occupy that position in the hearts of millions. Pip Usher meets the psychotherapist whose unconventional understanding of intimacy is saving relationships around the world.

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11/15/2019

The Wall Street Journal

She’s a Couples Counselor, but for Your Work Relationships

Famed therapist Esther Perel is carving out a new niche as an executive coach. She insists her skills haven’t changed. The workplace has.

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11/6/2019

Financial Times

Esther Perel: ‘Emotions used to be the scourge of the business world’

The leading psychotherapist talks about navigating the social change transforming workplaces

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Marie Claire

25 Women Changing the Future 

To celebrate Marie Claire's 25th anniversary, we're honoring 25 women shaping the future, including Megan Rapinoe, Kacey Musgraves, Lilly Singh, Awkwafina, Greta Thumburg, and 20 other game-changing ladies.

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Esquire

For Esther Perel, Romance and Power Are Intertwined — The world-renown relationships expert is demystifying couples therapy with her podcast, "Where Should We Begin?" But her approach to problem-solving goes beyond love, passion, and sex.

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On Being

Erotic is an antidote to death — For Perel, eroticism is a key ingredient to life — and it’s more than just a description of sexuality. “It is about how people connect to this quality of aliveness, of vibrancy, of vitality, of renewal,” she says. “It is actually a spiritual, mystical experience of life."

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​Armchair Expert Podcast

Esther sits down with the Armchair Expert, Dax Shepard, to discuss the true definition of eroticism, the unrealistic expectations we put on our partners and how the status of a couple affects the whole family.

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​The New Yorker

Love Is Not a Permanent State of Enthusiasm: An Interview with Esther Perel. From the New Yorker Festival, the couples therapist and podcast host discusses infidelity, apologies, and the problem with wedding vows these days.

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Recode Decode

Host Kara Swisher and Esther discuss how Tinder and Instagram are ‘crippling’ relationships, and what advice she'd give to Donald and Melania.

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