Being Best Friends

Can Keeping a Secret Damage Your Relationship?

  Audio Episode Transcript: In your mind, what is a secret? If you share something with some people and not others? Is it something that absolutely no one knows except you? Are secrets always bad? Or can they sometimes be something that is a need to know basis? How does keeping a secret impact relationships?…
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Is Social Media a Force for Good or Evil in Relationships?

Audio Episode Transcript: It is not uncommon these days to make friends on line. There are people who you might only know and speak to in the online world and on social media. And usually that’s fine, nothing to see here, but when does it cross a line? Let’s talk about this this morning. We…
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Dealing With Passive Aggressive Behaviour

Nothing makes me crankier than someone who can’t even tell me that they’re cranky! The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley talk about why people behave passive aggressively, and how to manage it. [Full Transcript Below] Audio You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC Newcastle at 1233AM or…
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From Partner to Carer: Navigating Difficult Role Transition

Making the transition from partner to carer can be sudden and provide a big challenge to your relationship. Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor talk about how to navigate shifting dynamics in your relationship when one partner requires an additional level of care due to illness, accident, or disability. [Full Transcript Below] Audio You can…
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The Dos and Don’ts of Breaking Up

If crying in the shower or eating buck loads of ice cream aren’t helping you get through a breakup, what could? DO:✅Practice self care✅Learn & Grow✅Give yourself time DON’T:❌Listen to Celine Dion. Like, ever.❌Get caught up in drama❌Try to be “right” Is it possible to breakup well and what might that look like? Kia Handley…
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