Esther  Perel - Counselor/Therapist, Sex Therapist, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - New York, NY
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Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence

by Esther Perel

One of the world’s most respected voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel offers a bold, provocative new take on intimacy and sex. Mating in Captivity invites us to explore the paradoxical union of domesticity and sexual desire, and explains what it takes to bring lust home.Drawing on more than twenty years of experience as a couples therapist, Perel examines ...

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Esther Perel

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Main Specialty:

Infidelity / Affair Recovery





Time in Practice:

10 years +

Additional Expertise:

Sex Therapist


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Articles by Esther Perel
Sex Coach: World Sexual Health Day

Celebrate World Sexual Health Day With YourTango

YourTango celebrates World Sexual Health Day.

1 plus 1 equals 3

5 Mistaken Assumptions About Long-Term Love

YourTango Expert Esther Perel questions some of our most basic beliefs about intimacy.

Yes No Maybe

Boundaries, Negotiation and Open Relationships

Will open relationships someday become generally accepted? Why? Why Not? What do you think?


Erotic Fantasy Reconsidered: From Tragedy To Triumph

Tell me how you were loved, and I’ll tell you how you make love.


What is Fantasy?

Is fantasy always a specific set script? How can fantasy heal?

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Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence
One of the world’s most respected voices on ...
By Esther Perel

Esther Perel

All Specialties

Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Empowering Women, Emptiness, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Life Management, Marriage, Sex Addiction, Sexuality