The Sex Diaries: Why Women Go Off Sex and Other Bedroom Battles
In The Sex Diaries, Australia's best-known sex therapist, Bettina Arndt, uncovers the night-time drama being played out in bedrooms everywhere - the creeping hand and feigning of sleep, the staying up late in the hope that he will doze off. It is one of the great inconvenient truths of relationships that after the first blissful years together, most men want more sex than their female partners.
Bettina Arndt recruited 98 couples to keep diaries, revealing their intimate negotiations over sex. Who feels like having sex? Who doesn't? And how do couples cope if one person wants it more than the other?
She draws on her thirty-five years of professional experience to provide a provocative analysis that challenges our basic assumptions about sex. With her characteristic humour and insight, Bettina Arndt proposes a new approach to how couples can enjoy regular sex - and sustain loving relationships.
Bettina Arndt is the bestselling author of Private Lives, All About Us, Taking Sides and What Men Want in Bed.