The two have been married for more than 20 years, but it hasn't been without its hiccups.
"In the past, I've been in relationships with men who had intimacy issues," the actress said.
Privacy, a new off-Broadway play starring Daniel Radcliffe at the Public Theater in New York City, contemplates all the ways in which the digital revolution has destroyed privacy -- and it mourns for its loss.
Listen, it's not that we think the Bad Boys are better than the Good Guys because we know they aren't going to be permanent in our lives. The thing is, they understand what we need and want and are willing to risk rejection in hopes of giving it to us.
The concept of mothers doing something for themselves is revolutionary in North America. In other countries around the world, there is much more communal living, where the child has other adults to depend on.
At work, we show up 100 percent, are on time, are responsible, are proactive and intentional. Then, when we get home, we bring what Perel calls, "the leftovers". We're exhausted, we're on autopilot and even flat out lazy. No wonder desire and intimacy is dwindling with this way of showing up.
Have you ever listened to someone speak, and the truth in their message shook you to your core? It's a rare moment, but you can probably recall someone you watched live, listened to on the radio or on a podcast, or saw on television that challenged your way of thinking.
What if 'Happily Ever After After' was boring and didn't come 'naturally'? Have you noticed that nothing ever comes after 'Happily Ever After' in fairy tales? And monotony works fabulously for lots of people and yet the biggest problem couples and individuals have is the loss of desire.
If we aren't concerned about getting credit for an idea, but simply getting it into our culture, we can just share our best thoughts without having to worry about building an audience or platform.
Perel's unconventional take on infidelity is not a one-size-fits-all explanation. But, for those couples who do experience
Freedom and independence in my marriage started with me not taking my husband's last name and has continued to be important to me. When I got married 29 years ago, I was insistent on the wedding vow passage where it states that when we join in marriage we still remain as two separate individuals.
One of the natural consequences of having the ability to imagine is also having the skills to use our imaginations to conjure up sexual fantasies. But, just because we can think them up, doesn't mean we're comfortable talking about them, or further still, acting them out.