The Paradox of Passion & Intimacy

I just watched this TED talk by Esther Perel and felt compelled to share it.

“In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire? With wit and eloquence, Perel lets us in on the mystery of erotic intelligence…”



Jiveny Blair-West is a Dating & Attraction coach based in Melbourne, Australia. Her passionate obsession with relationship dynamics has led Jiveny to dedicate her time to better understanding the psychology of attraction, strategies for more effective communication, relationship dynamics and sacred sexuality. Jiveny is also the Co-Founder of Dating With Confidence - a series of workshops dedicated to helping men become more confident in relating to women effectively and authentically.