Esther Perel on Sexuality, Eroticism & Aliveness

“One way to distinguish between sexuality and eroticism… is that animals have sex and it is the nature, it is the primary urge, it is the instinct, it is procreative. We have an erotic life, we transform sexuality, we socialize sexuality through our imagination. The central agent of the erotic act is our creativity, our…

The Opposite Of Jealousy

  Image from Les Liaisons Dangereuses, a novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, 18th c. French author Compersion is a term that means an empathetic state of happiness and joy experienced when another individual experiences happiness and joy. The word is mostly used by non-monogamists to describe a feeling of joy when they are aware their…