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Why Sex Matters So Much to Men


Across the world, the story is the same. Sex scandal. Media frenzy. Another prominent man caught with his pants down. Sex therapist and social commentator Bettina Arndt talks about why men take such risks for sex and other intriguing aspects of male sexuality. Her recent research involved 150 men writing diaries about their sexual joys, longings and frustrations. Their amazing, often hilarious stories provide unique insights into what it is like to be a sexual male at this time in our cultural history.



Bettina Arndt

Bettina Arndt trained as a clinical psychologist before becoming one of Australia’s first sex therapists. After 20 years working as a social commentator, she is now back talking about sex with her recent book, The Sex Diaries, now an international bestseller. Her latest book, What Men Want, is all... Read more


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