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Esther Perel Psychotherapist, relationship expert, author, and speaker

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What is the larger game that you are playing in the world?

I want to engage people in an honest, enlightened, and provocative conversation about the nature of erotic desire and the intricacies of intimacy and sexuality. The object of my game is to bring nonjudgmental, multicultural understanding to the challenges and choices of modern relationships.

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What are the gifts that your unique self is committed to giving in the world?

I have more than thirty thousand hours of family and relationship counseling experience under my belt. Over the years, I have seen changes in relationship trends walk through my therapy office doors. My richest gifts are translating the complexities of love and desire in modern relationships into something simple and accessible. I can offer informed advice that makes people feel comfortable, knowledgeable, and confident.

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What does success mean to you?

Modern love is the enterprise that everyone wants to be a part of, yet there’s a fifty percent divorce rate in round one and a sixty-five percent divorce rate in round two. Success, to me, is helping one person or many people counter the isolation and pseudoconnectivity of our lives by boosting their ability to connect to themselves and to others. SUCCESS3SUMMIT.ORG 50 ORIGINMAGAZINE.COM

ESTHER PEREL, ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ORIGINAL AND PROVOCATIVE VOICES ON COUPLES AND SEXUALITY ACROSS CULTURES, IS THE AUTHOR OF THE BEST-SELLING BOOK MATING IN CAPTIVITY: UNLOCKING EROTIC INTELLIGENCE. HER CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED TED TALK HAS REACHED OVER FIVE MILLION VIEWERS, AND SHE’S WORKED WITH EVERYONE FROM OPRAH TO FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES.

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