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December 18, 2019

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Esther Perel: The Constant Dance Between Me and You

Love is at once an affirmation and a transcendence of who we are.

– Esther Perel –

Esther Perel: The Constant Dance Between Me and You

“We all come into this world with a need for connection and protection and with a need for freedom. And from the first moment on, we will be straddling these two needs — what is me, and what is us? The common parlance today is, I need to first work on myself; I need to first feel good about me; solve me before I can be with somebody else, and I find that also a strange thought. You know who you are, you discover who you are in the presence of another. So this constant dance between me and you, between I and thou, is at the core of being human.” Therapist Esther Perel shares more in this thought-provoking On Being interview. { read more }

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For more inspiration read this short passage by Barbara Frederickson, “Love is Not an Emotion.” { more }

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