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Great demand

Why some men see sex workers

MATTY SILVER Why do so many men visit sex workers? You only have to look at the ads in your local paper to realise there seems to be a great demand.

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CityKat

This is the last blog I intend to ever write, unmarried

Celebrating our commitment to love another: it is a gift that should be given to everyone.

Katherine Feeney Amidst all the joy of getting married, there will be hurt, writes Katherine Feeney.

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Rise and shine: why getting up at 5am will make you happy

Monday Morning

Sandy Smith If an early start has you rolling back under the duvet, forget about sleep deprivation and get out of bed - morning people are happier and more successful than night owls.

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Is the female condom making a comeback?

Female condom

CATHERINE RODIE The scientists behind the female condom have been tinkering with the design, and they think that this time round, it is going to take off.

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No 'Brady Bunch'

How to live and love in a blended family

CityKat-thumb

Katherine Feeney He’s probably in his 50s. A strong man, with a military background. Married once. Married again. Two kids. One was his, the other was hers. A son. When he was 30, step-dad asked him to leave. Told him, rather.

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When a child is born

baby

MJ Angel Extramarital affairs and infidelity are common, with websites dedicated to helping people find them, bloggers spilling sordid details of deceptive trysts and more and more lives shattered by the ...

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Battling anorexia

Weight of the world

debbie

Joel Meares Debbie Salmon lived for more than 30 years with anorexia. When the disease finally took her, she left behind a record.

Healthy eating

Double your five-a-day fruit and veg to live longer, study finds

Vegetables

Sarah Knapton A healthy diet should include 10 portions of fruit and vegetables a day, doubling the five-a-day official advice, say British health experts.

Age is not the full picture

Age is not the full picture: our health cannot be measured in years

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LIVIA GAMBLE Australian women might not be ageing as gracefully as they think.

Learning from experience

When illness can become a source of wisdom

sick

WILL BRODIE Being sick makes you a child again.

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Sexual jealousy

Sexual jealousy: when passion turns to paranoia

sex

MATTY SILVER People are not possessions and our partners don't own us.

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Unlucky

Kate Middleton wedding wardrobe faux pas

wedding

Hannah Furness and Nicola Fifield Fellow guest turned up to a society wedding in the same coat chosen by the Duchess of Cambridge.

Fantasies fulfilled, one night at a time

Sex Myths -busted.

Kathernine Feeney “One-night stands are the best way to live out your sexual fantasies.”

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Would I lie to you?

LIar

PETER MUNRO Fact or fiction? You can never truly know with a compulsive liar. Peter Munro goes searching for the whole truth, and finds a fascinating conundrum.

A sexy selfie: snapshot of Australians' sex lives

Orgasm

SARAH BERRY Utterly shameless, the Great Australian Sex Census is at it again. Seeking to go where, they say, the Australian Bureau of Statistics will not, they are looking to slide right between the sheets with us all.

Tech gaffes

When online mistakes make us seem creepy

Portrait of woman using phone

Henry Alford Have you ever been unintentionally "cybercreepy"? I have.

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How times have changed

Would you pop a placenta pill?

January Jones

Sandy Smith Repulsive no-no or healthy supplement? The debate is a long way from being settled.

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The lost art of the unsent angry letter

letter

Maria Konnikova What you gain by writing down your thoughts and never delivering them.

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Pulse

The sleep paradox

sleeping student.

Christina Ianzito Too little is bad for you - but so is too much.

The sleep paradox

sleeping student

Too little is bad for you - but so is too much, writes Christina Ianzito.

Two for one: lose sleep and brain cells

Time to wake up.

SARAH BERRY Feel like you're losing your marbles when you haven't had enough sleep? Well, you might not be too far off the mark.

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CityKat

What we learn from our parents' relationship

modern family

Katherine Feeney Did your parents have a happy marriage? If they didn't, are you screwed? Too many of us are beginning on the backfoot, and I wonder, what hope is there, if any?

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