https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/20-02-03-Partner-to-Carer.mp3 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. [Original recording on ABC website here] You can listen to the show live on Monday mornings from 9:30 am on ABC Newcastle at…

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https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/adf-2019-10-28-saying-sorry.mp3 There truly is an art to a great apology. So many people offer deflections or half assed efforts and over time it really erodes trust in a relationship. So how do we do it better? Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor talk about how to apologise and really mean it. [Original recording on ABC…

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Storm troopers show relationship commitment

I used to think that commitment to a partner was a choice that would follow from a feeling of certainty. That there would be a point where I could say “Now the time is right. This is the person for me.“ and at that point I would take the next natural step in the relationship, whether it…

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Coloured blocks on a wooden background that spell Love and You (where they share the letter "o")

My friend Tash the dog trainer has clients who have 1 session with her and don’t understand why their dog is still doing the thing. They haven’t done the daily training and expect the resolution of the issue to happen in the room with her. Meanwhile THEY still behave in the same way. They reinforce all the…

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a woman leaning toward a man their heads are becoming trees with birds flying towards each other.

This Christmas I’d like to propose you take action in #RadicalLove. That means, choosing to behave in a way that is uncomfortable, because it expands your capacity as a lover. As someone who loves. It is so fucking easy to say that we love, because we only hold ourselves to a standard where we express…

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