Game Changer Series: Esther Perel on Modern Love and the Digital Age
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Relationships are going through a complex cultural shift. Expectations on intimate partnerships are at an all-time high, while our tools for connection are quickly shifting with the digital age.
Renowned psychotherapist and bestselling author Esther Perel is one of the world’s most original and insightful voices on modern love. Her award-winning podcast Where Should We Begin? allows audiences to tune in to one-time couples’ therapy sessions, a ground-breaking approach that has earned her innumerable fans around the globe. Her books Mating in Captivity and The State of Affairs are international bestsellers translated into more than two dozen languages and her TED talks have garnered more than 25 million views.
Drawing on more than 35 years counseling couples and families, Esther observes the impact of technology on human relationships with the macro lens of an anthropologist and micro antennae of a therapist.
Join Esther on her first visit to Australia to investigate modern love, lust, our desire for connection, and delicate matters of the heart through her unique perspective. In this Vivid Ideas exclusive, she charts the tricky territories of infidelity, online dating, screen addictions and social media overuse as well as the challenge of simply being present.
After her keynote, Esther will sit down for an in conversation session exploring ways we can all improve our interactions, connections, understanding and empathy. And yes, there’ll be plenty of time for your burning questions.