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COUPLE'S NET

Say Yes or No?

I often hear from clients that your partner doesn’t want to do things with you that they're not interested in. How does that work with the idea of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 20, 2016
Last comment by HariPrasad, on May 20, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Marriage Interview 14: They Almost Didn’t Meet

November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed. The nation was in shock. People were crying. Set up by friends of theirs, Robert and Deborah...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 12, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2562 Views

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And Now for Something Completely Different

For those of you who have been following Couple's Net for a while, you know I love doing grief counseling. I was the caregiver for my husband who had...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 11, 2016 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 2010 Views

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How are Exotic Animal Training and Learning in Marriage Related?

I hear a lot of complaining about what a partner did or didn’t do. A lot of, “If you loved me, you would/wouldn’t,” and see...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on May 2, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 1910 Views

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"5 Sex Languages" and Three Categories of Sex

There’s a new book called 5 Sex Languages by Dr. Douglas Weiss that I think will be helpful to couples. The five sex languages are: Fun; Desire; Pleasure;...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 3115 Views

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"Wanting Sex Again"

The question isn't IF we will ever have sexual issues, but when. Just as all relationships require work, so will our sex life. And at times, we may need outside...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by reddo, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:11 pm | 11 comments | 8997 Views

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Warriors Win History-Making Game!

You may wonder why I am writing about the Warriors on a couple's blog. Partly to celebrate! And, it's because I'm thinking about how they got there,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2238 Views

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Pornography

I realized that with all the topics I have written about, I have not written about pornography. In the realm of modeling behavior I believe in (in this case being...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by What is the harm?, on Apr 9, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 2802 Views

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Holding Hands -- Why Not?

I went to see The St. John’s Choir of Cambridge (England) perform at Stanford Memorial Church this week. My husband and I sat in the balcony over the north...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1949 Views

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Your Relationship is the “Client” in Couples Counseling

You have each made a commitment to one another and to your relationship; a partner bond that goes both ways. If that bond going both ways breaks down, and you are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Brian Norman, on Mar 26, 2016 at 1:56 am | 1 comment | 2333 Views

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When Under Stress, Do you Fight, Flight, or Freeze?

While we are human beings capable of thinking, many of our reactions do not come from our thinking, or cortical, brain. They come from our limbic, or emotional,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views

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One Type of Difficulty in Marriage

I read the following description of a troubled marriage in Barefoot to Avalon, by David Payne. The book is an intimate look into family systems, pain, joy, dysfunction...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Mar 15, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 2994 Views

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Sex in the South and East Asian/Arab Communities

I am not claiming to be an expert on sex in the South and East Asian and Arab communities. Yet with the mix of nationalities of people in the Bay Area and Silicon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 7, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 3646 Views

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Afraid of Hurting My Partner’s Feelings

Do you avoid talking about certain topics because you are afraid it will cause hurt feelings? Many couples do. The proverbial pile under the rug gets so big that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2910 Views

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Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"

Whether or not you believe in the “California woo-woo thing,” as Elaine Taylor wrote in her story, A Karmic Pact Fulfilled: I Got the Love I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2695 Views

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Signs and Symptoms of Parallel Living

As I wrote recently in my best tip for marriage – which is to take care of it, I’ve been thinking of the signs and symptoms of parallel living...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 29, 2016 at 9:33 am | 3 comments | 3057 Views

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Sleep Differentials Between Spouses

A recent New York Times article: The Lark-Owl Scale: When Couples’ Sleep Patterns Diverge, talks about each person’s innate sleep pattern, called...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jan 25, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 3422 Views

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Five Years Post-Cancer

As I approach the one-year anniversary of my mother-in-law's death, I also got great news about my husband. He is five years post-cancer and has a clean bill...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Loren, on Jan 18, 2016 at 5:12 am | 1 comment | 3145 Views

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My Best Tip Continued

When you get a great job, you do everything you can to be successful and work your way to promotions and raises. When you find a great partner, please do everything...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2921 Views

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My Best Tip for Your Marriage

Take care of your relationship. I realize that sounds simplistic, but it’s not. Love is created by many small acts, and grows. Many of the couples...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 30, 2015
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