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? [Includes audio & full transcript]Read More
How many decades can your relationship handle? And is there an acceptable relationship age gap? 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 a relationship.
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Relationship memories can feel joyful, painful, or remind you of heartbreak. How do ‘things’ trigger memories? And what should we do with the objects we shared? Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor discuss the Museum of Broken Relationships, and what to do with Things after a relationship has ended. [Full Transcript Below] Audio https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/adf-2019-09-23-keeping-love-items.mp3 You…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
https://www.thesugardoctor.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/adf-2019-06-17-how-to-deal-with-your-partner-s-annoying-habits.mp3 Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor uncover the most annoying habits in the Hunter Valley! [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 &…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Emotional labour Ever heard of emotional labour? You're probably doing it without even knowing what it is. And if you don't share the load, it could lead to a bit of relationship stress at The Sugar Doctor explains. Posted by Kia Handley on Sunday, 3 March 2019 You can listen to the show live on…Read More