29 episodes

Step into iconic couples therapist Esther Perel's office and listen as real couples anonymously bare the raw, intimate, and profound details of their story. From infidelity, to sexlessness, to loss, it's a space for people to be heard and understood. It's also a place for us to listen and feel empowered in our own relationships. So.. where should we begin?

Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel Audible

    • Society & Culture

Step into iconic couples therapist Esther Perel's office and listen as real couples anonymously bare the raw, intimate, and profound details of their story. From infidelity, to sexlessness, to loss, it's a space for people to be heard and understood. It's also a place for us to listen and feel empowered in our own relationships. So.. where should we begin?

    Couples Under Lockdown: Bavaria, Germany

    Couples Under Lockdown: Bavaria, Germany

    For the last year they have lived in separate countries. She took a dream job closer to where she grew up in Germany and he stayed behind with the promise he would follow soon. Six months turned into a year, which turned into a conversation that questioned the foundation of their marriage. It took the coronavirus to get them back under one roof again. While others might complain about the close quarters, this couple hopes to find themselves in each other again. Esther pushes them to worry less about the love that was, and focus now on the love that is.

    • 55 min
    Couples Under Lockdown: Sicily, Italy

    Couples Under Lockdown: Sicily, Italy

    They left each other emotionally years ago, but with three kids they have been trying to keep it together. For the last two weeks they find themselves confined to a small apartment in Sicily, Italy — he bears the brunt of the domestic duties at home all day. She must report to the hospital every day to help usher in new life as a midwife. Esther helps them come to terms with what these next few months could look like if they learn to communicate with one another in ways that might save their relationship.

    • 49 min
    Esther Perel's New Show: How's Work?

    Esther Perel's New Show: How's Work?

    Today we’re sharing the first episode of Esther Perel’s new show How’s Work? In it, Esther sits down with coworkers, cofounders and colleagues, and brings her inimitable perspective to workplace relationships and conflicts. You can listen to all episodes right now for free on Spotify and weekly everywhere else. https://smarturl.it/hows-work

    In this episode, friends and fellow dancers at a strip club: one brings years of experience, the other a youthful energy that turns angry at times. They’re here to talk about boundaries that are crossed, educating “civilians" about their work, family acceptance, and how they'll transition from the sex work industry into professional careers. Can sex work be a bullet point on a resume?

    • 50 min
    Happily Divorced

    Happily Divorced

    They’re a divorced couple whose two-household relationship may prove that a happy family doesn’t have to end with divorce.

    • 56 min
    Mom and Monique

    Mom and Monique

    They’re a child desperate to connect with their single mother after 28 years of living in the shadow of a special-needs brother.

    • 53 min
    A Romantic Revival

    A Romantic Revival

    He’s away a lot. She’s a stepmother at home to four children whose mother died by suicide. Is there anything left over for her?

    • 49 min

Top Podcasts In Society & Culture

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by Audible