Katherine Feeney

Katherine Feeney

Katherine Feeney heads the urban affairs desk for brisbanetimes.com.au. She is also one of Australia’s leading commentators on sex, love, dating and relationships via her popular blog CityKat.

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Are we eating our way out of sexual dissatisfaction?

Katherine Feeney Stop salivating over that cooking show. You’re only doing it because your love life is starved of sensuality.

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Do you consider yourself 'grown-up'?

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Katherine Feeney Rites of passage used to be well defined. You were an infant, then a child, then a teenager, then an adult.

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What would you do if you found out your partner had a criminal past?

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Katherine Feeney Some people find themselves in relationships with people who have done terrible things, and it is the discovery of this horror that forces them to make a decision: should they stay, or should they...

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Saying 'I don't' to 'I do': The case for abolishing the Marriage Act

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Katherine Feeney They say the time for marriage reform is now. But how about the idea that we should we just abolish the Marriage Act altogether?

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Saying 'I don't' to 'I do': The case for abolishing the Marriage Act

Katherine Feeney They say the time for marriage reform is now. But how about the idea that we should we just abolish the Marriage Act altogether?

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Mistress-keeping - an ancient right, or modern wrong?

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Katherine Feeney One of the most common complaints I have received over the seven years I've been writing this blog is that sex, after a while, dies.

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Does birth order influence relationship success?

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Katherine Feeney Survey suggests those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings.

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Does birth order influence love and sex success?

Katherine Feeney New research indicates those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings. Only children were also less lucky in love.

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Why are women happier being by themselves than men?

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Katherine Feeney More than 3500 single Australians were surveyed in February this year. Of them, 70 per cent said they were happy being single.

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Does absence really make the heart grow fonder?

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Katherine Feeney We are more mobile these days, time apart from your partner, even if it's just due to long hours at work, is the new norm. But is this good, or bad?

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Does absence really make the heart grow fonder?

Katherine Feeney We are more mobile these days, time apart from your partner, even if it's just due to long hours at work, is the new norm. But is this good, or bad?

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Are you a better lover if you abstain from masturbation?

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Katherine Feeney Perhaps there’s merit to this seemingly mad idea that your bedroom performance may be significantly improved were you to avoid any self-inflicted pleasure-making.

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How do you keep your sex life alive when kids come along?

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Katherine Feeney Shagging doesn't stop once kids arrive on the scene. It just gets a lot more challenging.

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Exercising everything but restraint

Mistresses, married women and early-morning workouts

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Katherine Feeney People haven't stopped having affairs, they're just having them first thing in the morning at the gym or at boot camp.

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Mistresses, married women and early-morning workouts

Katherine Feeney People haven't stopped having affairs, they're just having them first thing in the morning at the gym or at boot camp.

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Can you really flirt within a relationship?

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Katherine Feeney Flirtation is a social nicety, dipped in naughty desire, that translates roughly into that sort of deliberate behaviour which suggests ‘yes’ while saying ‘no’.

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Making sex fun again

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Katherine Feeney "I can't figure out why our sex has become so, well, boring."

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Sacrificing love for money

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Katherine Feeney All the striving for material success leaves little room for what really matters, writes Katherine Feeney.

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Sacrificing love for money

Katherine Feeney ''Not tonight honey, I’m working.''

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Is football ruining your relationship?

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Katherine Feeney Sometimes the very things that bring us together, tear us apart, writes Katherine Feeney.

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