Communication

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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Who has the Power as the Decision Maker in Your Relationship?

Audio [Original recording on ABC website here] Episode Transcript: Who makes the decisions in your house? Is this a conversation that you hear quite a bit? “I Dunno, ask your mother.”…”I don’t mind, you pick” On the surface. It can seem minor, no big deal. That one person is the decision maker, but can it become…
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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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Sex and Porn: How to Talk About It

There’s a big gap in reality between sex and porn, Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor discuss how to talk about the issue of sexual expectations that arise from online porn. [Full Transcript Below] Audio You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC Newcastle at 1233AM or stream…
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How to Say Sorry (and Really Mean It)

How to say sorry is so fundamental to our relationships, that it ought to be taught at every level of education. Why do people find it so hard to say sorry? And what constitutes a great apology? [Full Transcript Below] Audio   You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am…
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