With social media and electronic devices becoming omnipresent in our lives, how can we keep our sense of agency in the way we use them? And is their influence on our relationships a force of good, or evil? The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley discuss the impact of social media in intimate relationships. [Full Transcript…

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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 https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/adf-2019-10-28-saying-sorry.mp3   You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30…

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https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/How-to-be-Better-at-Arguing.mp3 Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor talk about how the way you were raised influences your style of conflict. [Original recording on ABC website 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.…

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How do you know the difference between solvable and unresolvable issues in your relationship? And does it mean that you’re incompatible and should break up? Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor talk about how to navigate conflict when you just can’t agree. [Full Transcript Below] Audio https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/adf-2019-07-22-how-to-navigate-the-unresolvable-issues-in-a-relationship.mp3 You can listen to the show live on…

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https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/adf-2019-07-01-libido.mp3 Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor unpack how to manage mismatched libidos. [Original recording on ABC website 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 stories. You…

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What are the options around contraception? How do we navigate those conversations? What are the issues? Check out today’s chat with sexologist Jayne McCartney and Kia Handley on ABC 1233 Newcastle. https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/adf-2019-06-03-contraception.mp3 Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor with Sexologist Jayne McCartney discussing contraception. [Original recording on ABC Radio here.] You can listen to the…

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Relationship cycles: winter

The Winter of Love lasts for 12 months of the 7 year seasons of love cycle. This is often a season that couples skip in their headlong rush to do & get more, though in the end winter always comes. Many couples I work with come to me in the winter of their relationship. They have harvested their…

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https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/adf-2019-05-27-tips-for-newly-weds.mp3 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 &…

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Useful and everpresent, our pocket computer is designed for addiction. So how is your phone damaging your relationship? And what can we do? The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley discuss the impact of phone use in intimate relationships. [Full Transcript Below – Please note this blog is a living piece and is continually updated as…

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Shift gears from work to home with the daily download

How do you shift gears from work to home? I wrote a great article recently about the importance of transition time , and I want to add a layer to that; The Daily Download. There is a really important place in the day when you come together with your partner to share the highlights, the…

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