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Marriage may be ancient but marrying for love is a new phenomenon — one that becomes increasingly complex with modern day demands.

No longer do we marry purely to secure societal alliances or economic stability, says one of the world's leading voices on relationships, Esther Perel. Now, we expect our partner to fulfill the two contradicting needs we're all born with: security and adventure, connection and autonomy, love and desire.

In this short clip from Mindvalley A-Fest Ibiza 2017, Esther Perel answers the question, What does intimacy in the new landscape of modern love look like? 

If you want to learn more about love and relationships, sign up here to watch the full webcast from Mindvalley A-Fest Ibiza 2017, featuring world reounded speakers including Esther Perel, Vishen Lakhiani, Jon & Missy Butcher, Lisa Nichols, Dan Savage, Marisa Peer and John Gray.

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What do you think about Esther Perel's take on the paradox of desire in modern relationships? Do you agree? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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