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Stuff It or Talk About It?

I finished reading Hurricane Sisters, and the husband came home begging for forgiveness. The couple spent the whole night talking, and then agreed never to talk...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 22, 2015
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Gratitude, Repairing and Avoiding Affairs

I'm reading a novel called Hurricane Sisters, and the very successful husband has been caught having an affair, and is knocked back by the stupidity of his actions...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 20, 2015
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The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

I saw this quote at the Y, and thought it is so fitting for relationships. It is up to us to water the grass within our relationship. Here are several suggestions: ē Giving...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 19, 2015 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1769 Views

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Marriage Interview 7: He Works 24 Hours a Day

Lui and Leon met at work in 2004 and began dating a month later. They married three months after that, and have been married for 10 years. Lui says that Leon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Gemello, on May 8, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2089 Views

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Marriage Interview 6: Blind to Clutter

Mandy and Sam met in college in 1988 and began dating a year later. They waited 15 years before getting married, and now have been married for 13 years. One of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 4, 2015 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 1765 Views

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Miscarriage and Child Loss Groups Starting

Connect2 Marriage Counseling is beginning two groups to address the support needs for miscarriage and child loss (death of a child). Both groups are open to women...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 22, 2015
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Marriage Interview 5: My Spouse is Not a Mind Reader

Thelma and Henry met at a dinner held by friends of theirs. They began dating and were married within the year. That was 50 years ago! One of the biggest problems...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jenn Davies, on Apr 16, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2322 Views

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"Itís Not About the Nail"

I've talked here a lot about women not wanting men to fix them, their situation, or to give advice. Many men I've talked to who have a happy marriage said it...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by mitch, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 5 comments | 3166 Views

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Marriage Inteview 2: Look for Good in My Husband Every Day

Sally and Richard have been married for 22 years. They met in 1992, on a blind date set up by her brother. They began dating right away and married 11 months later. One...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jenn Davies, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 3 comments | 3618 Views

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Marriage Interview 4: Flagging Interest in Sex

Thomas met his wife, MaryAnn, at a dinner party. They started dating a month later, and were married within the year. They've now been married over 50 years . In...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 7, 2015 at 9:22 am | 6 comments | 3551 Views

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A Glimpse into local HS Suicide

Note: This is only one view, from one Palo Alto HS student. My son is a senior this year. We spend every Thursday afternoon together, and have been doing so for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Roxy, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 16 comments | 5194 Views

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7 Doís and Doníts For Staying Connected as a Couple During Grief

My heart goes out to the families and friends of the young people who have died in our community lately. It is shocking and saddening beyond words. I specialize...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stephan Bashkir, on Mar 30, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 8 comments | 4229 Views

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Pre-Marital Conversations: Wedding Season Coming

You're in love, wearing rose-colored glasses, ready to marry, busy with wedding planning. It's an exciting time. Relish being engaged, it's a special phase that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 18, 2015
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Inteview 3: Being Vulnerable can be Very Scary

"It's kind of funny that we can easily touch each others' body parts, but letting someone into your heart and mind is somehow much more intimate." Sandra met...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 13, 2015
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Gifts (that are not bought)

My husband and I went away after mom's memorial service, to heal, regroup, and grieve, and to celebrate life. We went to the Big Island of Hawaii, and all of our...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by who cares lay dee, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 3438 Views

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Mom Died

This was the first thing in my consciousness when I woke up this morning. Mom died. Overnight, this truth gets erased, and then comes back first thing each morning. She...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:47 am | 12 comments | 6027 Views

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Waiting on the Edge of Death

All week I've been trying to write for you, readers. Instead I find myself pacing around, waiting, knowing these are the last few days of Mom's life. I went to see...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 2, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 10 comments | 5446 Views

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A Love Script? A Dyadic Encounter

Mandy Len Catron wrote a column recently for the NY Times called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 26, 2015 at 8:34 am |
2 comments | 5087 Views

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Couples Doubles Tennis

As a couple, please imagine that you are partners playing doubles tennis in life. This means that the two of you are on the same side. Whatever difficulty you are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 13, 2015
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Anger

I am for anger. It's a useful feeling that lets us know a boundary has been crossed. Anger lets us know we need to do something about that. It's what and how...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 5487 Views
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Stuff It or Talk About It?
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