Social scientists define gossip as ‘sharing about people who aren’t there’. So is gossip bad for relationships? Are there different types of gossip? Tara Thomas & Kia Handley discuss the gossip spectrum and how to be better at pro-social behaviours. [Full transcript below] Audio https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/adf-2021-07-19-is-gossiping-always-bad.mp3 You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings…

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When you find yourself with a toxic ex, it’s a tricky situation to navigate. The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley talk about how to maintain your own boundaries and get the best outcome for yourself. [Full Transcript Below] Audio https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/adf-2020-07-06-passive-agression-and-how-to-deal-with-it.mp3 You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC…

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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 https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/adf-2020-07-06-passive-agression-and-how-to-deal-with-it.mp3 You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC Newcastle at 1233AM…

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If crying in the shower and eating icecream aren’t helping you navigate the feels when you’re breaking up, what could you do instead? The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley discuss how to minimise drama and maximise healing in a breakup. [Full Transcript Below] Audio https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/adf-2019-07-15-breakups.mp3 [Original recording on ABC website here] You can listen to…

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Is jealousy an issue in your relationship? What do you do when the green eyed monster rears its ugly head?
The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley discuss how to deal with jealousy in intimate relationships.

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How do we keep our relationships healthy even in times of stress? The Sugar Doctor talks about this in our latest chat. Posted by Kia Handley on Sunday, 31 March 2019 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…

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Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor in conversation about “The Art of Fighting” 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 can also find the…

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There’s this thing I see couples do all the time and it MAKES ME CRAZY! They spend so much time fact checking each other, and defending their own precious egos that they make BEING RIGHT the most important thing, and BEING KIND is an afterthought. For real, they say “I’d do anything to save this…

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I am so stoked that you loved the Ideal Relationship Model – I reckon it’s a cracker because it makes the (seeming) complexities of a relationship, simple. I really want to dive right into the strategies & systems that support the identities of Best Friends, Lovers, and Creators, BUT… before I do there is something…

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