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Bettina Arndt

It was sex that made Bettina Arndt famous. One of Australia's first sex therapists, she spent her early career talking and writing about this fascinating topic before moving on to broader social issues. She’s still out there, speaking to audiences all over Australia and appearing regularly on television and radio. Her latest exciting venture is dating coaching, helping men and women write great online dating profiles and giving them advice on how to meet their match.

Bettina's Latest Blog Posts

Have you been ripped off by an introduction agency?

Have you been ripped off by an introduction agency?

I’m extremely concerned about the number of women coming to me for online dating advice who have paid up thousands of dollars to so-called ‘exclusive’ introduction agencies only to find they can’t come up with anything like the promised number of matches. If you’ve been in this situation I’d love to...more»

Where's Anne Summers?

Where's Anne Summers?

WHERE’S Anne Summers? Or any of the other wailing chorus normally so keen to point out the error of our sexist ways? How strange that the ABC has been running the news of Clive Palmer’s attack on Peta Credlin without any feminist commentary bemoaning this latest example of our nation’s...more»

What's so great about great sex?

What's so great about great sex?

I’ve frequently been on the receiving end of enthusiastic descriptions of transformative sexual events in someone’s life. People who experience really great sex are often dying to tell somebody all about it. I’ve long been intrigued as to these experiences, when and why this happens. What does it take to make...more»

Profile critique needed?

Profile critique needed?

I had fun last week with Jil Hogan, a journalist at The Canberra Times, who invited me to critique her online profile for a feature article about my online dating coaching. She wrote that she’d assumed she’d have done a pretty good job – after all, journalists are supposed to have...more»