Keeping a Secret

The 2021 Australia Talks survey has shown that between 9-14% of Australians (depending on age groups) are keeping a secret that they think would end a relationship within their family or with their partner.
What are the considerations when you are deciding if it is a secret for keeping? or for sharing?
The Sugar Doctor and Kia Handley discuss the complexities of keeping a secret.
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Social Media Icons

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. [Includes audio & full transcript]

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Psychologist Couch

These days we’re all armchair psychologists, but could you be creating bigger problems in your relationship? Tara Thomas and Kia Handley talk about why you must stop pathologising your partner.
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Passive Aggressive Lego Knight

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. [Includes audio & full transcript]

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office romance

What are the pros and cons when you are considering an office romance? Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor talk about navigating love in the workplace.
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sex and porn cucumber

There’s a big gap in reality between sex and porn, Kia Handley and The Sugar Doctor discuss how to talk about the issue of sexual expectations that arise from online porn.
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Human bodies and cells

Making the transition from partner to carer can be sudden and provide a big challenge to your relationship. 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.
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