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Listening Guide for Where Should We Begin

Welcome to Where Should We Begin. Listen as real couples anonymously bare the raw, intimate, and profound details of their story in the office of Esther Perel. It's a space for people to be heard and understood, and also a place for us to listen and feel empowered in our own relationships. On this site, you’ll find more information about the podcast, Season 3 episodes, transcripts and show notes to complement your listening experience, and opportunities to stay connected.

Where to Start

Each episode is a stand-alone story. Start at the beginning or click on an episode to read through the show notes to find themes most interesting to you.

If you need inspiration, here are some of our favorite episodes from Season 3:

How to Listen

There are two ways to enjoy podcasts: on our website or via your favorite podcast platform.

Prefer to listen online?
Bookmark this page on your computer or mobile device to listen to the most recent season. Select any episode to access the audio, show notes, and transcripts.

Prefer on-the-go listening?
Download episodes to your mobile device or tablet. Seasons 1-3 are available for streaming and download through any podcast app. 

Follow Where Should We Begin on Spotify, iTunes, or your favorite podcast app and never miss an episode. Each new episode will automatically load to your listening device when it’s released. It’ll also give us a boost of confidence that you’re listening! Here's How:

  • Download your favorite podcast app.
  • Search “Where Should We Begin with Esther Perel”
  • Select “Follow” or “Subscribe” to receive your automatic updates.
  • Find downloaded episodes in your Library or Favorites. Seasons 1-3 are available.

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Looking for more?

We have more to give. Be sure to check out Esther’s podcast How’s Work? You’ll step into Esther’s office as she navigates one-time therapy sessions with coworkers, cofounders, and colleagues. She brings new perspective to the invisible forces that shape workplace connections and explores how the relational habits you built in life don’t immediately disappear the moment you walk in the office door. Where Should We Begin is a podcast for anyone who has ever loved. How’s Work? Is a podcast for anyone who has ever had a job.

Use the Newsletter tab at the top of the page to sign up for Letters from Esther, our monthly email series to stay in touch and inspire reflection and action in areas that are important for your relational intelligence.