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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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?
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.
There's more to hosting a swingers play party than buying condoms so read our tips for being the hostess with the mostess to get the play happening.