Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel
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  • 1
    Ep. 1: I've Had Better | Esther Perel

    Ep. 1: I've Had Better

    • ORIGINAL (46 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
    Overall
    (53)
    Performance
    (37)
    Story
    (37)

    [Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time. He reached out because a year after the discovery of his affair, they aren't fighting anymore, but they certainly haven't moved on. Esther guides them towards a more honest conversation, and a revelation about their communication.

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  • 2
    Ep. 2: Motherless Women | Esther Perel

    Ep. 2: Motherless Women

    • ORIGINAL (35 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
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    (24)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (18)

    [Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time. A couple with two small children are at physical and emotional odds in their relationship. One has given herself over entirely to the children, while the other struggles to find her place within the family dynamic. Esther helps them reframe each of their roles in terms of what they uniquely contribute.

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  • 3
    Ep. 3: Speak to Me in French | Esther Perel

    Ep. 3: Speak to Me in French

    • ORIGINAL (38 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
    Overall
    (28)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (21)

    [Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time. A husband and wife met while deeply committed to the evangelical faith and didn't kiss until their wedding day; for her, that kiss felt like "kissing her brother." Esther gets creative in an effort to help them create a new sexual relationship.

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  • 4
    Ep. 4: The Addict | Esther Perel

    Ep. 4: The Addict

    • ORIGINAL (38 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
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    (16)
    Performance
    (14)
    Story
    (12)

    [Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time. They're grandparents, with a 40-year love story and a stable, happy marriage. But one of them had quite a few secrets. Esther gives them some tools to navigate and support each other's experiences.

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  • 5
    Ep. 5: Impotent Is No Way to Define a Man | Esther Perel

    Ep. 5: Impotent Is No Way to Define a Man

    • ORIGINAL (42 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
    Overall
    (13)
    Performance
    (9)
    Story
    (9)

    A man has struggled with impotence for over two decades. His wife, in despair over her feelings of hopelessness in the bedroom, seeks relief for her sexual frustration and feelings of resentment.

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  • 6
    Ep. 6: There's You There's Me and There's Us | Esther Perel

    Ep. 6: There's You There's Me and There's Us

    • ORIGINAL (43 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
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    (17)
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    (12)
    Story
    (12)

    [Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time. They have been together for 17 years, best friends and partners who, despite their loving and positive relationship, they go months without connecting sexually.

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  • 7
    Ep. 7: Tell Me I'm Not Alone | Esther Perel

    Ep. 7: Tell Me I'm Not Alone

    • ORIGINAL (39 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
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    (15)
    Performance
    (10)
    Story
    (10)

    A young family, a 16-year age difference, and a wife who used an extra-marital relationship to find independence.

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  • 8
    Ep. 8: Sexlessness | Esther Perel

    Ep. 8: Sexlessness

    • ORIGINAL (33 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
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    (13)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (9)

    [Contains mature themes] Free for a limited time. A couple are first-generation children of immigrants, raised to believe sex should only take place in a marriage. Now that sex isn't forbidden, it's deeply uninteresting...to one of them.

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  • 9
    Ep. 9: Trauma Doesn't Like to Be Touched | Esther Perel

    Ep. 9: Trauma Doesn't Like to Be Touched

    • ORIGINAL (36 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (5)

    A newly-married couple comes to Esther for guidance on how to create a space of safety and physical intimacy, while also giving voice to past trauma.

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  • 10
    Ep. 10: I Can't Give You a Child | Esther Perel

    Ep. 10: I Can't Give You a Child

    • ORIGINAL (40 mins)
    • By Esther Perel
    • Narrated By Esther Perel
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    (9)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    A woman realizes she doesn't want to have children and comes to Esther for help expressing this to her husband, who passionately wishes to be a father. But often the stories people come in with are not the ones they take home.

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