Esther Perel

Esther Perel

Esther Perel is a Belgian psychotherapist and author notable for exploring the tension between the need for security and the need for freedom in human relationships.

Guest Appearances

August 3, 2023

Re-releasing this insightful conversation between Jameela & psychotherapist, author, and podcaster-extraordinaire Esther Perel, as her podcast ‘Where Should We Begin?’ returns for a new season. 

November 18, 2021

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

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September 14, 2016

How do you keep the fire alive? Can motherhood awaken your inner lesbian? Couples therapist and author Esther Perel answers YOUR sex advice questions. To join the conversation, go to:!

This episode is sponsored by Material Wrld, Fracture, The Great Courses Plus, Thirdlove and Horizon Organics61