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Healthy Sexuality

Psychologist Esther Perel is recognized as one of the world’s most original and insightful voices on couples and sexuality across cultures. Fluent in nine languages, the Belgian native is a celebrated speaker sought around the globe for her expertise in emotional and erotic intelligence, work-life balance, cross-cultural relations, conflict resolution and identity of modern marriage and family. Her best-selling and award-winning book, Mating in Captivity: Reconciling the Erotic and the Domestic, has been translated into 24 languages.

Surviving Infidelity

So is there ever a way for you to really move on after cheating has occurred in your relationship? You'll probably be surprised to know that there is a way for you to rebuild the trust that has been lost in the event of an infidelity. You will find out later on that if you can work through the issues and really change the way that you deal with each other, you can make the relationship better. This is because the mistakes and expectations that weren't quite accurate get corrected and resolved. As a result, you will get to have a happy, safe, healthy and loving relationship despite the infidelity-related challenges that you faced together as a couple.

The Secret to Desire in a Long Term Relationship

In this inspiring video, Esther Perel describes what she has found across cultures, religions, and gender about understanding desire in long-term committed relationships.  It is no secret that desire can change in marriage as children and stressful work conditions are added to the relationship.  Endless resources have come out about how to ignite the fire in the bedroom as well as the importance of daily effort in your marriage.  In this fantastic Tedtalk, Esther unpacks what desire is, the components of connection, and how to balance the role of safety and surprise in your sex life.  So packed with great information, you may have to watch it twice.