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Take It From Me: World of Worries


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Struggling to spot Hinge profile red flags? Want a romantic recipe for a third date? Need help spicing up your situationship? Don't worry, Take It From Me’s panel of hilarious non-experts are here to help ... or at least try to.


Looking for some much needed love advice? Look no further than Take It From Me.

For World of Words, the Wheeler Centre’s adored love and dating advice series returns with an all-star international line-up including former Dear Prudence writer Daniel M. Lavery and Masterchef UK judge William Sitwell, along with sexologist and founder of Mia Muse Vanessa Muradian and Take It From Me’s host, writer, DJ, and ABC broadcaster Jess McGuire.

Anonymously submit your romantic quandaries and quagmires and prepare for our panel to dish out advice you will love, but almost definitely shouldn’t follow.


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World of Words

From South Korea to Mozambique, the UK to Vietnam, India to the USA – World of Words brings together some of the world’s most exciting writers and thinkers as they share insights, ideas and inspiration from their internationally acclaimed careers.


World of Words


Daniel M. Lavery

Daniel M. Lavery is a co-founder of The Toast and the author of Texts From Jane Eyre, The Merry Spinster, and Something That May Shock and Discredit You. Lavery wrote Slate’s Dear Prudence column from 2016 to 2021. He writes an email newsletter at Substack called ‘The Chatner’. ... Read more

Jess McGuire

Jess McGuire is a writer and broadcaster based in central west NSW, and hosts breakfast radio each weekday morning on on ABC Western Plains. She previously appeared regularly as a reviewer and cultural commentator on Double J and ABC Local Radio stations across the country, and for many years she wa... Read more

Vanessa Muradian

Vanessa Muradian is a sexologist, yoga teacher and the founder of the sex and wellness platform Mia Muse. Vanessa has been working predominantly with women, non-binary and GNC folk over the past 12 years. Vanessa works with individuals to cultivate healthier relationships with themselves and their p... Read more

William Sitwell

William Sitwell is one of the UK’s leading food writers. Restaurant critic for The Telegraph and a feature writer and commentator for that paper he is also one of the long-standing judges on the BBC hit show MasterChef. The author of a number of internationally best-selling books his latest is The... Read more


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