Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved is a TED talk by relationship therapist Esther Perel and presented at official TED conference held in Vancouver in March 2015.
For most people, infidelity is the ultimate betrayal. But does it have to be? Ms Perel examines why people cheat, and unpacks why affairs are so traumatic: because they threaten our emotional security. In infidelity, she sees something unexpected — an expression of longing and loss.
Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved is a must-watch for anyone who has ever cheated or been cheated on, or who simply wants a new framework for understanding relationships.
You can read a full transcript for the talk here.