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Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses?

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Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses?

Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses?

Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses?

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How can couples sustain desire? Psychotherapist Esther Perel argues that a good and committed relationship draws on the conflicting needs of security and surprise.

About Esther Perel

Psychotherapist Esther Perel specializes in marriage counseling. She coaches and consults organizations and families, holds a private psychotherapy practice in New York, and speaks regularly on the subjects of erotic intelligence, trauma, conflict resolution and infidelity. She is the author of Mating in Captivity.