“I want you to be my best friend, and my trusted confidant and my passionate lover to boot, and we live twice as long [as we ever have].”
Have you ever thought about how much we ask of our partners? In her TED Talk, Psychologist Esther Perel sheds some light on the difference between love and desire, why our imaginations are so important to a lasting, passionate relationship, and why we have got to stop asking our partners to do the work of a whole village.
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