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Vogue

If there’s such a thing as a celebrity couple’s therapist, it’s Esther Perel. The Belgian-born psychologist first earned recognition in 2006, when she published her book, Mating In Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence, which explored how to sustain desire in a long-term relationship...

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Psychology Today

Until now, the only way to find out what really happens in a couples therapysession is to go to couples therapy with your partner. That is about to change...

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1843 Magazine

Seth and his girlfriend of many years were already engaged when he discovered she had cheated on him. It was only once, with a co-worker, but the betrayal stung. “I had jealousy, insecurity, anger, fear,” he recalls. “It was really hard to talk about it.”...

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The New York Times

Is the classic post-coital question “Was it good for you, too?” outmoded? A recent conference would indicate yes. Last month, the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy held a symposium in New York called “Sex and Attachment: Coming Together.”...

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The New York Times

Not long ago, I was at a dinner party with several couples in their 40s, all married except for my boyfriend and me. The mood was jovial until, over dessert, one guest made an offhand joke about Internet porn...

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The New York Times

On the subject of sex, a subject that makes so many stammer, clam up, or crack wise jokes, Esther Perel, a couples therapist and author, is uncommonly eloquent, even rhapsodic. That particular rhetorical gift is apparently in high demand...

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