Nov
23

2017

There’s a reason this month’s number one relationship podcast has experienced such unbridled popularity. Alone: A Love Story is like a heart-wrenching, Eat Pray Love-esque audio memoir. The events and the relationship we become swept up in are anything but fiction; an intimate dissection of the love story of Michelle Parise and her now ex-husband. It’s a story about love and betrayal, and that perilous place in between. It’s confronting – not just because we hear the gravelly reality of having your heart splintered by the man you trusted most, but because Parise does nothing to conceal how she coped with her ex-husband’s affair. The many bottles of alcohol she drank, the uncontrollable crying, the rage, the sleeping pills, the comfort she found in having a man’s body rest on top of her own. Sometimes, these bodies were unfamiliar ones – ones she gravitated towards in bars late at night, when…

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Nov
13

2017

WHAT happens when you hide in the office of a local ‘massage parlour’? You learn a lot about life and ‘extras’ like ‘happy endings’. PEOPLE cheat, it’s a fact of life. I’m not trying to downplay this issue, but we need to be more aware of the topics surrounding infidelity. You can turn a shoulder and think it will never happen to you, or you can open your eyes and work on what needs improving and discuss what needs to be addressed. For a recent podcast exploring sex addiction, I found myself at 12pm on a Thursday at a local massage parlour in Sydney, and I’m not talking about a plush day spa. I have previously visited a high-class brothel, but there was something different about this place and the volume of people that frequented it. At the brothel, it was very discreet and felt like those who were in the…

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Nov
06

2017
Sexologist Nikki Goldstein Stuns Derby Day

Giving her some relationship advice? Sexologist Nikki Goldstein stuns at Derby Day as she poses with Fiona Falkiner… after the model announced her new same-sex romance She’s the sexologist who’s famous for dishing out her expert advice on dating and relationships. But Dr Nikki Goldstein put her hectic work schedule to the side on Saturday as she attended Derby Day in Melbourne. The best selling author stunned in a sleeveless black frock as she cosied up to celebrity pals Fiona Falkiner and Pia Muehlenbeck at the horse racing event. Gold Coast-based Nikki added a white blazer to her outfit to battle the chilly Melbourne temperatures, and swept her blonde hair back into a bun. However, the star accentuated the glamour of her outfit by adding a hand-made headpiece from Monarque Jewels. The silver crown was complete with rhinestones and crystals, catching the eye of onlookers.   In one photo, Nikki was seen…

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Nov
03

2017
New Study Australian Women Think Contraception

Are you using the wrong contraceptive? As it’s revealed one in FIVE young women have experienced an unwanted pregnancy, experts say we MUST prioritise sexual health and ask the awkward questions   A new study has found almost one in five young women have become pregnant FEMAIL spoke to two experts to find out how we can prioritise sexual health According to Dr Nikki Goldstein, it’s about doing research and knowing options While the pill and condoms are most popular, they’re not always right for you Dr Deborah Bateson also said you need to discuss contraception with your GP A landmark new study of over a thousand Australian women aged 18-27 has found that almost one in five has experienced an unintended pregnancy. Leading experts say the ongoing issue of unintended pregnancies among women highlights the need for more education around choice of contraception. With this in mind, FEMAIL consulted…

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