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The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity

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By Esther Perel

An affair: it can rob a couple of their relationship, their happiness, their very identity.  And yet, this extremely common human experience is so poorly understood.  What are we to make of this time-honoured taboo—universally forbidden yet universally practiced?  Why do people cheat—even those in happy marriages?  Why does an affair hurt so much?  Do our romantic expectations of marriage set us up for betrayal?  Is there such a thing as an affair-proof marriage?  Is it possible to love more than one person at once?  Can an affair ever help a marriage?  Perel weaves real-life case stories with incisive psychological and cultural analysis in this fast-paced and compelling book.

For the past ten years, Perel has traveled the globe and worked with hundreds of couples who have grappled with infidelity.  Betrayal hurts, she writes, but it can be healed.  An affair can even be the doorway to a new marriage—with the same person.  Affairs, she argues, have a lot to teach us about modern relationships—what we expect, what we think we want, and what we feel entitled to.  They offer a unique window into our personal and cultural attitudes about love, lust, and commitment.  Through examining illicit love from multiple angles, Perel invites readers into an honest, enlightened, and entertaining exploration of modern marriage in its many variations.

Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Harper (October 2018)
ISBN-13: 9780062322593
Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 2.3 x 20.1 cm

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