You keep me hanging on

November 4, 2016

Are you a booty call, friend with benefits, fallback or in a casual relationship when you want more? Many people want the companionship and regular sex of someone with the least amount of effort possible. […]

A Bitter Pill

September 30, 2016

Nina was put on the Pill by her doctor for bad acne and to “regulate” her cycles. It was sold to her as a “convenience” but she suffered terrible side effects. When Nina went off […]

Long life loving

April 1, 2016

“No one has sex over 35! Everyone knows that!” An elderly gentleman told me recently. I blinked and looked to see if he was joking but he wasn’t! No one else in the room laughed, […]

Spicy: Your thoughts on Tinder

February 5, 2016

Tinder – the best thing since sliced bread OR Cyber scourge of true romance? “I think it’s a bit of fun, but I wouldn’t take it too seriously or expect anything real to come from […]

Self Love

February 5, 2016

Celebrate love on Valentines Day by loving yourself! Being single on Valentine’s Day is no reason to miss out on sensuality and love! Humans are sexual beings and pleasure is our birthright. Pleasuring your body […]

Persian Love Cake

February 5, 2016

When something is described as Persian, I generally like it, and this cake is no exception. It only makes sense, as Persia (modern-day Iran) is renowned for producing delicious foods. And anything made purely from […]

Things We Love – 275

February 5, 2016

Here at Ciao we love… Love! We spotted this jazzed-up sign outside Darlington Public School, on Golden Grove Street. With Valentines Day just around the corner, what a perfect time to reflect on and celebrate […]

Romance Revisited

February 11, 2015

Ciao’s resident sex therapist and relationships columnist, Cat O’Dowd, interrogates the Inner West’s hot and cold affair with Valentines Day. “Cupid rhymes with stupid!” “Valentines Day isn’t about romance anymore it’s about rules and doing […]

What's on – 251

February 6, 2015

Dare to Date What if you could turn the fear and loathing of dating into a philanthropic and altruistic exercise? That’s what the Australia-wide Five in Five campaign has proposed: sign up, find five dates, […]

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