Being Best Friends

Will Keeping a Secret End 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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Top Tips for a Happy Relationship

  Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor find out listeners best tips to keep the love alive.[Original recording on ABC Radio here.] You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC Newcastle at 1233AM or stream live here. Kia Handley is: Not a car! Presenter ABC Newcastle. Loves vintage, Eurovision & great…
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This Waking Ritual Improves Your Relationship

Video Episode Transcript: Download video transcript here. What is a Waking Ritual? For most of my life, my waking ritual was to grumble, roll over, and catch a snooze or five! Not only am I am NOT a morning person, I also struggle with chronic fatigue and poor sleep. The call to leave bed can…
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