November 18, 2021

EP. 85 — Esther Perel

Psychotherapist, author, and podcaster-extraordinaire Esther Perel joins Jameela this week to discuss how our expectations of marriage have changed over the past 100 years, why you aren’t feeling sexy after the pandemic, why polyamory still feels taboo (even though it shouldn’t!), why infidelity isn’t necessarily a death knell of a relationship, and more.

 

You can follow Esther on Twitter @estherperel and on Instagram @estherperelofficial

Check out Esther Perel’s podcast – Where Should We Begin:https://whereshouldwebegin.estherperel.com/

 

You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website. 

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Transcript

  Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil. I hope you’re well. I am OK. I’m feeling a bit better this week. I want to thank you for all of your lovely messages about some of my more personal intros about what I’ve been struggling with of late. It’s not only your kindness that means a lot, but also how many of you are going through the same thing. Now while I wouldn’t wish that on anyone. It really does make you feel less alone, and I’m just grateful to you for sharing that with me because it’s never an easy thing to do, even though it should be an easy thing to do. And it shouldn’t be something that we consider taboo or difficult still. But our society has continuously failed us, so that’s why we’re still a little bit behind there. But it is a magical part of sharing the way that you feel is that you never know who you might find a community with. And so I appreciate you for t

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