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Alexandra Posadzki

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  • The State of Affairs

  • Rethinking Infidelity
  • Written by: Esther Perel
  • Narrated by: Esther Perel
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 117
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    5 out of 5 stars 109
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    5 out of 5 stars 109

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. Adultery has existed since marriage was invented, and so, too, the prohibition against it - in fact it has a tenacity that marriage can only envy. Iconic couples' therapist and best-selling author of Mating in Captivity Esther Perel returns with a groundbreaking and provocative look at infidelity, arguing for a more nuanced and less judgmental conversation about our transgressions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Romantic’s View

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-04-18

Very eye opening

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Reviewed: 2017-11-29

Esther takes a taboo topic (infidelity) that is often depicted in moral black and white terms and paints for us all of the shades of grey, allowing for a more nuanced, compassionate and understanding conversation.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mastery

  • Written by: Robert Greene
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 16 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 143

In Mastery, Robert Greene's fifth book, he mines the biographies of great historical figures for clues about gaining control over our own lives and destinies. Picking up where The 48 Laws of Power left off, Greene culls years of research and original interviews to blend historical anecdote and psychological insight, distilling the universal ingredients of the world's masters.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Too much repetition in the story

  • By Alexandra Posadzki on 2017-11-14

Too much repetition in the story

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2017-11-14

This book is pretty solid but he reuses the same anecdotes too often which sometimes made me tune out.

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