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
I’ve just published a story about an amazing couple. Peter, 84, is a Melbourne writer who last year met his partner, Lieselotte, 80, through RSVP. After making contact last February they spent months emailing and making phone and Skype calls before she finally met him at her local Gold Coast...more»
While many people are successful in meeting partners online, there are others who find the whole thing too hard. They dip their toe in the water and then quickly retreat. So what’s going on here? Well, online dating has become a victim of its own success. So many people are joining...more»
It’s been a long time between blogs. But there’s a reason – I’ve just acquired a new knee (pictured!) A lengthy, painful process but I am finally back on deck and just a little bit wobbly. In the meantime it was fun to be featured in Channel 7TWO’s new series, Time...more»
Writing about sex means inevitably touches nerves. This week I obviously hit many of them, with a frenzied response to my recent article on casual sex. And a carefully written article it was too, pointing out that most young people have occasional casual sexual encounters which most report they enjoy and...more»