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  1. astrology
    Astrology’s Secret Weapon to Understanding Your Romantic RelationshipsA guide to all things Venus — yes, including Venus retrograde.
  2. first person
    What I Learned In Conversion TherapyI went to a session every week in high school. I came out as trans anyway.
  3. advice
    ‘He’s Pushing Me Away. Should I Take the Hint?’Sticking around might seem noble, but you also might just be enabling him. He needs to understand that his words and actions have consequences.
  4. esther calling
    ‘I’m Seeing Someone I Really Like — I Just Wished She Liked Me Less’To be able to experience a loving relationship, Esther Perel says, you must first accept that you’re capable of being loved.
  5. sex diaries
    The Waiter Wondering If He’ll Have Sex on the Third DateThis week’s sex diary.
  6. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of August 14A new moon in Leo gives you a chance to hit “refresh” on your relationships.
  7. ¡hola papi!
    ‘How Do I Make a Move Without Coming Off As Creepy?’Even I live in fear of saying something on a dating app that ends up in a viral Twitter screenshot.
  8. brooding
    When Lonely Children Go Viral, Should We Rejoice?GoFundMes and positivity will not actually help a child make friends — even worse, sharing feel-good content about them risks causing harm.
  9. sex diaries
    The Gallerista Getting an Erotic Massage at the Russian BathhouseThis week’s sex diary.
  10. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of August 7A quarter-moon in Taurus may create tension.
  11. hot bod
    How Many Calories Does Sex Burn?It’s not the same as a gym sesh but that’s fine!
  12. ¡hola papi!
    ‘My Friend Is Always Pointing Out Hot Guys, and It Makes Me Insecure’Comparison is a thief. It wants nothing but your time and happiness.
  13. sex diaries
    The 50-Year-Old Reconnecting With Her Summer-Camp CrushThis week’s sex diary.
  14. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of July 31On Tuesday, a full moon in idealistic Aquarius illuminates unseen possibilities.
  15. the hard part
    There’s No Such Thing as a Vacation with Young KidsA relaxing getaway may no longer be in the cards — but giving in to the chaos can be just as exquisite.
  16. star material
    A Handy Guide to (Surviving) Your Saturn ReturnAn existential crisis triggered by the universe can be a good thing!
  17. ¡hola papi!
    ‘Why Am I Dreaming About Sex With a Man When I’m a Lesbian?’The something at the root of a dream is very rarely the most literal interpretation of what happens in it. It’s your dating anxiety talking.
  18. brooding
    Will Teens Always Be Daredevils?It seems like an impulse that’s on the wane lately. Is that a good thing?
  19. explainer
    A Beginner’s Guide to Tarot CardsEverything you need to know to get started reading.
  20. sex diaries
    The Publicist Sleeping With an Irish Guy She Met at the GymThis week’s sex diary.
  21. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of July 24The sun has entered Leo just as Venus goes retrograde.
  22. star material
    Venus Retrograde Is Coming for Your SummerThe key to surviving it? Just give in.
  23. relationships
    How to Get Over SomeoneSome practical advice from the experts.
  24. ¡hola papi!
    ‘My Boyfriend Dumped Me Out of the Blue’Whether you like it or not, time will dull the ache. People can and do come out the other side of this situation all the time.
  25. zodiac seasons
    Your Guide to Leo SeasonLeo season is about the energy of the sun: golden, bright, impossible to ignore.
  26. both sides of a breakup
    Both Sides of a Breakup: He Couldn’t Get Past the HerpesTwo exes explain why it ended.
  27. esther calling
    ‘Is My Partner Gaslighting Me, or Am I Being Overly Sensitive?’Manipulation, scapegoating, coercion, and lying are all gaslighting tactics, says Esther Perel. This “Esther Calling” caller knows them all too well.
  28. sex diaries
    The Southerner Stumbling Into Her First ThreesomeThis week’s sex diary.
  29. astrology
    Madame Clairevoyant: Horoscopes for the Week of July 17The week starts with a new moon in Cancer and ends with the sun entering fiery Leo.
  30. dreaming
    How to Interpret Dreams About Practically AnyoneFrom exes to co-workers to celebrities, here’s a guide.
  31. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You Dream About Fish?Catching a fish in your dreams, or watching them swim in a tank? Here’s how the experts interpret it.
  32. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You Dream About Dogs?Are dogs running, barking, and chasing you in your sleep? Here’s what that could mean.
  33. self
    3 Marriage Counselors on the Misuse of ‘Therapy-Speak’“If someone can’t be vulnerable and honest, they can use therapy jargon to put their partner in their place.”
  34. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Tornadoes?“Our emotions are the weather of the mind … and tornadoes tend to represent worry and anxiety, spinning out of control.”
  35. esther calling
    “I’m Stuck in the Middle of My Fighting Friends”You’re not responsible for their relationship, says Esther Perel in this installment of “Esther Calling.”
  36. ¡hola papi!
    ‘What if My Partner Judges Me for Writing Smut?’He doesn’t have to read it or get super into the genre, but he does have to respect it, and respect you.
  37. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Having Dreams About Babies?“Usually baby dreams are a really positive sign that represent growth or development.” There are, of course, exceptions.
  38. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Spiders?“Any time of transformation, of rebirth, of cycles and life and death, can bring about the visage of an arachnid, for sure.”
  39. esther calling
    ‘I Want a Child, But My Partner Isn’t Sure’Giving them space to decide means changing the dynamic of the conversation, says Esther Perel in the latest “Esther Calling.”
  40. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Alligators?The gator may represent “someone with a big mouth, and sharp, biting remarks and hurtful criticism.” Sound like anyone you know?
  41. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Bears?Are you feeling threatened? In need of rest? Desperate to reconnect with nature? Bear dreams hold many meanings.
  42. esther calling
    ‘I’m 40 and I’ve Never Had a Long-Term Relationship’First things first: Our romantic attachments mirror the emotional bonds we have with our first caregivers, says Esther Perel in this “Esther Calling.”
  43. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Being Chased?“These dreams are especially common for those of us who avoid confrontation, conflict, and big displays of emotion.”
  44. esther calling
    ‘I’m Losing My Best Friend to Her New Fiancé’Curiosity, Esther Perel says in this “Esther Calling,” about a friend’s life now is essential if a childhood friendship is to survive adulthood.
  45. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Drowning?“Any event that produces emotion that you cannot control, or that you feel powerless in the sway of, is more likely to spur a drowning dream.”
  46. brooding
    On Parenting Regrets and the ‘Right Time’ for KidsThis isn’t an advice newsletter — but you have questions anyway. So here are some answers.
  47. rules to live by
    Esther Perel’s Advice for Giving Advice (and Hosting Dinner Parties)And other thoughts on intimacy from a bona fide intimacy expert.
  48. recommendations
    The Complete Esther Perel Immersion CourseA guide to the rest of Perel’s (cross-platform, ever-expanding) canon.
  49. esther calling
    “I’m Resentful of My Partner’s Privilege”“This is not a problem you need to solve,” Esther Perel tells this “Esther Calling” listener. This is the relationship.
  50. recommendations
    Which Episode of Where Should We Begin? Should You Listen to Right Now?A comprehensive guide to Esther Perel’s flagship podcast.
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