Esther Perel

Ms. Perel's work has appeared in leading publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New Yorker, Vogue, Le Monde, Ha’aretz, Stern, La Republica, The Guardian, The Observer and The Sydney Morning Herald; she also writes a popular column for the magazine Oh La La, published by the Argentine newspaper La Nación.

Esther on NPR’s TED Radio Hour April 25th

Tune in to TED Radio Hour on NPR April 25th to hear interviews with TED speakers, including myself, Bruce Feiler,  

Doctor Oz: How to Revive Your Flatlined Sex Life now available online!

I was recently a guest expert on The Dr. Oz show. Watch the full episode, How to Revive Your Flatlined  

The relationship between frustration and desire

Taken from transcription of Infidelity panel at Brief Therapy Conference 2012 We come to our committed relationships with very different  

How do we define desire?

Transcription from “On the 7th Day: Spiritual Genius and the Sabbath” at 92Y, March 7th Rabbi Jen E. Krause asks,  

Misconceptions about male sexuality

There are a lot of misconceptions about male sexuality. These ideas and beliefs about men and their sexuality don’t coincide  

Desire in long-term relationships in commercial media

I spotted an interesting commercial from Princess cruise lines last week. It suggests that a cruise will create a sense  

New research challenging cultural beliefs around sexuality

In this important TED Talk, author and researcher Christopher Ryan challenges the long held belief of human evolution that sexuality  

Changing attitudes in adultery and divorce

The attitudes toward premarital sex and extramarital sex have an inverse relationship. The more we tolerate sexual activity before marriage,  

Guy Winch’s Emotional First Aid

Therapists know what interventions to use when a client presents in our office with symptoms from the Diagnostic and Statistical  

On Purpose: A graphic novel (and a neat app)

Ever felt like your life had lost some of its meaning? It’s a feeling that can build up over time