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MAY 5, 2020

The New Yorker

“This Is What Happens to Couples Under Stress”: 
An Interview with Esther Perel

The therapist, author, and podcast host offers wisdom on navigating romantic relationships under quarantine.

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APRIL 22, 2020

The New York Times

We’re All Grieving. This Is How We Get Through It.

While therapists rarely divulge personal experience, Ms. Perel offers a rare glimpse into how she processes this crisis, as a mother, a member of the at-risk population and the child of two Holocaust survivors.

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APRIL 19, 2020

This American Life

Episode 701: Black Box

Tens of millions of couples confined for weeks now, the relationships being remolded by this lockdown. Wondering what's happening with couples, Ira Glass reached out to Esther Perel. 

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APRIL 13, 2020


Esther Perel Advises Wall Street on Relationships in Quarantine Era

“In the Wall Street world, the men who are used to being in charge often have traumatic backgrounds as little boys. They learn to never show an ounce of vulnerability, to always crush it. When they can’t crush it, and resources [are] diminished, they experience powerlessness, fear, which is all denied and transformed into rage.”

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December 18, 2019

The Economist

The best podcasts of 2019

The Economist names How's Work? as one of the six best podcasts of 2019. 

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December 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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December 2, 2019


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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November 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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November 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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September 24, 2019

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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