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The Paradox in Passion

Keeping Passion Alive

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Dr. Gail Gross

To know yourself and your partner, and what drives you both emotionally is to move forward from consciousness instead of projection.

Make It Fit

Kim West | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Kim West

We're so worried about being either great parents or nothing like our parents that we're losing our ability to hold onto our SELF. Of course we don't want to emotionally damage our children, but at what cost?

Have A Love Affair With Your Self

Donna Henes | Posted 12.06.2013 | TED Weekends
Donna Henes

It is our job to know what we want and what we like, and it is completely up to us to articulate our needs in such a way as to give them every chance of being met.

Lies People Tell About Love And Lust

Michele Redmon | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Michele Redmon

All relationships go through phases of attraction but when all is said and done who wouldn't want a good bagel?

If You Want A Healthy Relationship, Get A Life!

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 12.05.2013 | TED Weekends
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

I could almost hear him holding his breath, waiting for my response, and I think he let it out in a gasp when I said, "Oh goody! I have some friends I'd like to get together with, so I'll take advantage of having a free night."

The Most Important Reason Of All

Rick Modien | Posted 12.05.2013 | TED Weekends
Rick Modien

What accounts for the success of the twenty-one-year, monogamous relationship I've shared with Chris, the love of my life and my soul mate? How have we been able to stay together for so long, and what is our secret?

Why You Should Fire Your Marketing Department To Create Lasting Desire In Marriage

Dr. Corey Allan | Posted 10.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Corey Allan

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgRelationships, especially close ones, present a problem (and we all face this problem). There's no way that you can be in a close, committed relationship, and not have your spouse discover who you really are.

Scheduling Sex: The Secret To A Passionate Marriage?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 10.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Laurie Gerber

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgThe next time we have sex, we have to have it outside of our warm, comfy bed. For some of you, this may be exciting, but I happen to love my cozy bed. What consequence would work well for you?

The Keys To Love That Lasts? Get Connected And Then Separate

Lori Bell | Posted 10.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Lori Bell

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIn the heat of parenting, working, and creating a life together, what transitions a relationship from growing to thriving to long-term?

WATCH: Can You Feel Love And Lust For The Same Person?

Esther Perel | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Esther Perel

2013-10-03-perelpull.jpgAt the heart of sustaining desire lies a challenge. It demands that we learn to reconcile our fundamental need for safety and security with our equally strong need for adventure and novelty.