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#### From the Ted Talk by Esther Perel: Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved

## Unscramble the Blue Letters

So if we can divorce, why do we still have aifrfas? Now, the typical assumption is that if someone ctehas, either there's something wrong in your rnihoeisltap or wrong with you. But millions of people can't all be pathological. The loigc goes like this: If you have everything you need at home, then there is no need to go looking elsewhere, assuming that there is such a thing as a perfect marriage that will inoculate us against wanderlust. But what if passion has a finite shelf life? What if there are things that even a good relationship can never provide? If even happy people cheat, what is it about?
## Open Cloze

So if we can divorce, why do we still have **_______**? Now, the typical assumption is that if someone **______**, either there's something wrong in your **____________** or wrong with you. But millions of people can't all be pathological. The **_____** goes like this: If you have everything you need at home, then there is no need to go looking elsewhere, assuming that there is such a thing as a perfect marriage that will inoculate us against wanderlust. But what if passion has a finite shelf life? What if there are things that even a good relationship can never provide? If even happy people cheat, what is it about?
## Solution

- logic
- cheats
- relationship
- affairs

## Original Text

So if we can divorce, why do we still have affairs? Now, the typical assumption is that if someone cheats, either there's something wrong in your relationship or wrong with you. But millions of people can't all be pathological. The logic goes like this: If you have everything you need at home, then there is no need to go looking elsewhere, assuming that there is such a thing as a perfect marriage that will inoculate us against wanderlust. But what if passion has a finite shelf life? What if there are things that even a good relationship can never provide? If even happy people cheat, what is it about?
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