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The Hook Up is the Sex-Ed you wish you’d had. Nat Tencic talks all things sex, love and relationships, and hangs out with a team of experts who delve into their love lives and answer all your sexy questions.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 929 Ratings

The Hook Up is the Sex-Ed you wish you’d had. Nat Tencic talks all things sex, love and relationships, and hangs out with a team of experts who delve into their love lives and answer all your sexy questions.

    Have you got relationship FOMO?

    Have you got relationship FOMO?

    When you're dating, the fear of missing out on someone better can end a perfectly good relationships before it's even had the chance to bloom. In this episode, we find out why you're moving on too quickly and how to slow down and smell the roses.

    • 25 min
    BONUS: There Is No "I" In Threesome with Jan Oliver Lucks

    BONUS: There Is No "I" In Threesome with Jan Oliver Lucks

    Can you have your cake and eat it too? That's the promise of open relationships. We talk to NZ based filmmaker Jan Oliver Lucks who put it to the test with his new documentary There Is No "I" Threesome, a deep and unflinching look at his own polyamory journey.

    • 29 min
    Endometriosis: what we still don't know

    Endometriosis: what we still don't know

    1 in 10 people have it, but we still have more questions than answers - and no cure. In this episode, we’re deep diving into the world of Endometriosis, a painful chronic illness that for some can take a decade to diagnose.

    • 4 hrs 53 min
    The Beginners Guide To Eating Pussy

    The Beginners Guide To Eating Pussy

    It’s time to put that pussy where your mouth is. In this episode, we’re bringing you a definitive beginners guide on how to go down on that p****i like a pro.

    • 21 min
    Love behind bars

    Love behind bars

    Love in prison isn't like Orange Is The New Black. We find out what it's actually like to fall in love with someone behind bars, with stories about the struggle on the outside as well as inside of jail.



    Lifeline: 13 11 14

    Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636

    Relationships Australia: 1300 364 277



    Support for people in & out of prison:

    VIC: VACRO - (03) 9605 1900

    NSW: Community Restorative Centre - (02) 9288 8700

    SA: OARS Community Transitions - (08) 8218 0700

    TAS: Onesimus Foundation, JusTas - (03) 9513 1362

    ACT: Prisoners Aid - (02) 6207 2800

    • 40 min
    Beyond exploitative or empowering: Tilly Lawless on sex work and feminism

    Beyond exploitative or empowering: Tilly Lawless on sex work and feminism

    Tilly Lawless is a queer sex worker, writer, feminist and advocate. For International Women's Day, we chat with her to understand the misconceptions of the industry, the shame that surrounds it and the complicated relationship between feminism and sex work.

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
929 Ratings

929 Ratings

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Endometriosis

More episodes on this topic please !! Love the episode and tested heavily

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My favourite podcast!

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Love and Eating Disorders + Your Weight in a Relationship - Review

First time listening to the Hook Up, will make sure to check out more of the episodes.

Loved the episode of ‘Your Weight in a Relationship’. So nice to hear about real peoples experience but horrible to hear so many women/men are in toxic relationships. Anyone that truly loves you wouldn’t love you on conditional terms and wouldn’t put you down, someone who truly loves and cares for you, will encourage, support and help you to feel good they will not make you feel like you are not enough.

Being slimmer is not going to change that person, it will never be good enough to them. The issue is being with someone who isn’t actually in love with you, it is about being in a relationship with a person who is unfortunately narcissistic and emotionally abusive.

The Love and Eating Disorders episode was not bad but honestly not that insightful and didn’t delve deep.
Would be good if it went into more depth about the impacts of mood, rituals, habits in a relationship and how it interferes with being fully present when your mind is constantly elsewhere. Also when you prioritise your disordered eating over a partner and how that feels.

I’m 30, my disordered eating began when I was 11. It’s in recent years that finally realised how much disordered eating has impacted my relationships and what I think I deserve.

I liked that it covered the feeling of dissociating from the present situation and not having emotion, very relatable.

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