Katherine Feeney

Smart, passionately participatory and nakedly truthful, the CityKat blog with Katherine Feeney is where sex isn’t taboo, it’s a talking point. With a mind open to every modern love, seduction and relationships dilemma you care to confess, join Kat and her brazen band of commenters every Wednesday and Friday for one of the most explicitly enticing conversations on the web.
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What would you do if you found out your partner had a criminal past?

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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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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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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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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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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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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Saying yes to the female orgasm

The female orgasm: just say

Katherine Feeney There's nothing quite like the bliss of the big O, writes Katherine Feeney.

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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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No 'Brady Bunch'

How to live and love in a blended family

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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.

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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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What we learn from our parents' relationship

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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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Kiss goodbye: Have we forgotten how great a pash can be?

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Katherine Feeney Somewhere between watching 20 strangers kissing for the first time, and writing The Kiss into my scarily-soon-to-be wedding ceremony, I realised something: We don’t give the kiss enough lip service.

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Why are single men so scared of love?

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Katherine Feeney When it comes to finding someone to love, why are we hiding behind our machines? And is this cowardly, or clever? Have we evolved, or devolved, socially speaking?

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