Rach has been a Relationship Coach and Mentor since 2006 for people who are new, curious or stuck in an open style relationship (swinging through to poly), and a Life Coach from 2003. She is the Author of The Essential Guide for Adventurous Couples (as pseudonym Chantelle Austin), a Speaker and Relationship Trainer.
Rach is regularly sought after by the media to speak about open relationships and swinging internationally. She’s been seen in multiple national magazines such as Grazia and Take 5, she’s been on The Circle, The Project, Can of Worms, The Morning Show, Studio 10, heard on Nova FM, Mix101.1 Fox FM and Joy FM among dozens of international blog talk radio shows, regularly sharing the positive aspects of swinging or open relationships.
She has been married twice, currently to her soul mate; together since December 2000, married since 2003 and in an open style relationship since 2006 (officially) so she has extensive personal experience as well as professional expertise making her a non-judgmental and compassionate relationship professional for all non-monogamous people.
Articles by Chantelle Austin
3 Secrets to Swinging Success for the Swinger BeginnerChantelle Austin - 26 January 2023 4 comments
Welcome to the swinging world! Life as you knew it is over and from here on it’s a brand new ball game… or multiple balls game, either way it’s meant to be full of fun, new sexual experiences and new toys!
Coming out of the Swinging ClosetChantelle Austin - 8 September 2022 4 comments
For some people coming out of the swinging closet isn't an issue. While some people will be in awe of what you get up to, not everyone is as open minded and once your secret is out there is no going back.
Swinger EtiquetteChantelle Austin - 17 May 2022 3 comments
In the swing lifestyle there are rules and boundaries when it comes to etiquette. Rule number 1 is that you don't kiss and tell. So read on so you have an understanding of how to keep it fun & flirty.
Swinging is the Natural Libido Enhancer!Chantelle Austin - 14 January 2022 8 comments
When our resident swing lifestyle expert started to explore the swinging scene she wasn't expecting the effect it had on her libido. And what she experienced wasn't uncommon to couples in the swinging lifestyle.
Am I a Slut because I Swing?Chantelle Austin - 8 October 2021 62 comments
The thought of being labelled as a slut is something that many women struggle with when they consider swinging, or engaging in wilder sexual acts.
The Issues for a Social Butterfly with a Shy PartnerChantelle Austin - 3 August 2021 1 comment
Social butterflies have no problems getting play happening. But what if their partner is shy? Our swing lifestyle expert explores some of the issues and gives advice on navigating this bumpy part of the swinging road.
How do you not get Jealous?Chantelle Austin - 28 January 2021 19 comments
A frank discussion about jealousy in all couples, not just swingers and the sexual revolution that allows you to eat your cake and have it …
Could Swinging save your Marriage?Chantelle Austin - 15 June 2020 17 comments
Can swinging save your marriage? Absolutely! But you have to work out what the problems are first and see if a little bit of sex and adventure on the side (together) is what will fulfil the needs not being met.
How to Host a Mind Blowing OrgyChantelle Austin - 2 September 2019 7 comments
With over 50% of Australians fantasising about group sex it's clear that the sex lives of Aussies are not so vanilla but how do you make your orgy and group sex experiences legendary?
Evolving your Swinging RelationshipChantelle Austin - 19 February 2019 9 comments
The swinging scene is where many couples evolve and explore their sexuality. It really is the ultimate evolution when you can have the capacity to love, and be loving, to more than one person at a time.