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Santa Says . . . Only Two in Marriage

I met Santa today (or at least he looks like Santa), and I asked him what make a marriage last. There were two things Santa told me that he believes are the key...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Ricky jones, on Sep 25, 2016 at 11:31 am | 21 comments | 5822 Views

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Taboo Topics

You tell each other everything, right? Pause. Are there things you don’t tell each other? If you’re telling each other everything, it puts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2138 Views

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Are Tiger Moms Raising Tiger Spouses?

Author Amy Chua is the author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Note: I have not read her book). According to an article in

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Clarity, on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:32 pm |
18 comments | 12827 Views

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Marriage Interview 15: I Blamed it on Him

Patti and Jeff met in 1979. Patti and her sister had placed a want ad for a roommate, and Jeff applied. They had a great, long talk, and decided he wasn’t...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Patti, on Sep 8, 2016 at 6:02 pm | 4 comments | 5462 Views

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Weekly Candlelight Reconnection Ritual

I know many of you have extremely busy lives and the week gets away from you. Many couples end up exhausted and feeling disconnected by Friday. Here’s...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by elizabethgillespe, on Aug 26, 2016 at 2:37 am | 3 comments | 1636 Views

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Work: What Happens when your Relationship is in Trouble?

If your marriage is suffering – if you feel unloved, unheard, misunderstood, lack intimacy and/or sex, are considering leaving your marriage, are having...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by rich, on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:06 pm | 3 comments | 10244 Views

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Couple's Donut and a Letter to Law Enforcement Couples

This week I have a guest column to share with you written by Dr. Ellen Kirschman, a 30-year police psychologist and author of several books for law enforcement officers...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 9479 Views

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My Son Turned 20

I'm so proud of him. He's thoughtful and kind, and has a great group of longtime friends that he listens to and supports. He treats his girlfriend and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by flamingo123, on Aug 10, 2016 at 10:35 pm | 6 comments | 17477 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 Jul 30, 2016 at 10:32 am | 5 comments | 4581 Views

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Heart Pounding, Hands Cold and Sweating

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I have to take continuing education every licensure period. Despite the fact that I had five years of couple training...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 27, 2016 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 5138 Views

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“We are Spiritually Unemployed”

I’m talking about the definition from the Oxford Dictionary: “of, relating to, or affecting the human spirit or soul as opposed to material or...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by James, on Jul 26, 2016 at 6:34 am | 9 comments | 4454 Views

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Repeating Myself

This is so important, that I am going to repeat myself: If your relationship is in trouble, do something about it NOW! The research shows that many couples let...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 13663 Views

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How Would You Two Handle a Terminal Diagnosis?

I watched the moving video of Craig Sager receiving the Jimmy...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 2:11 pm |
3 comments | 9470 Views

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A Moment of Silence (and then action) for the Families and Loved Ones in Orlando

This shooting in the gay bar in Orlando is so horrifying, that it is hard to find words for it. It seems that most of the random shootings, which are also horrifying,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 21, 2016 at 8:58 am | 8 comments | 11059 Views

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Infertility and Miscarriage

It seems that some women can get pregnant so easily (maybe even when they didn’t want to be), sail through the months, and have a nice, healthy baby. I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 82 Views

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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 | 3778 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. 4360 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 | 4023 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 | 3500 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 | 5099 Views
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Taboo Topics
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 2,138 views

Death by Diet
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,066 views

I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transaportation
By Steve Levy | 17 comments | 1,036 views