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

Winter is the season of death, reminding us that all things come to an end. The days are short, cold, and dark. For many, winter is a time of great hunger, sadness, or despair. This is the season in which most relationships end, not realising that spring is just around the corner! In the relationship…

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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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Image of Couple in Bed with Woman resting head on mans lap feeding him pizza. There is a guitar leaning against the wall.

For a long time the first thing I thought in the morning was “You’ve got to be kidding me…” I am NOT a morning person, and the soft light waking me from our Lumie is UNwelcome. I’d kick straight into “ugh, jobs”. And that meant that my beloved Jimmy T received a full serve of…

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a smart phone with a broken screen that has a bandaid. There is a rose next to the phone.

This is a big challenge for me. I spend A LOT of time on my phone. I read kindle books, listen to audio books, check email (and ALL the social) and just generally dick around. It’s a problem for my capacity to focus, for my ability to connect, for my wellness. There are some great…

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