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 https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/20-02-03-Partner-to-Carer.mp3 You…

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https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/adf-2019-10-21-age-gaps.mp3 How many decades can your relationship handle? And is there an acceptable age gap for relationships? There is still a lot of stigma around age gaps between couples, especially when the older partner is a hetero woman. Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor talk about navigating age gaps when you are dating or in…

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Smashed Glass symbolising fragile friendships

How fragile are your friendships? I mean, let’s get really real here. How do you respond if someone doesn’t reply to your text? What do you do if it seems ‘hard’ to arrange a catch-up? Which of your invisible rules have you articulated to your friends? Are you flexible and generous in your interpretations? Get it off your…

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We have been educated to believe that a monogamous relationship is “standard”, and that anything else is a deviation from that norm… but how much do you really know about non monogamy? And what is polyamory? [Full Transcript Below] Audio https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/What-is-Polyamory.mp3 You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on…

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Women with wine wearing Christmas jumpers near a Christmas tree

The majority of couples are faced with relationship challenges at Christmas (despite what you might see on Insta). This time of year can be so much fun! But it isn’t all reindeers and egg nog… I can still remember the worst Christmas of my life, my ex-partner had gone on a bender and come home…

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