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COUPLE'S NET

Couples: "When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time."

- Maya Angelou One of the ways to get into relationship trouble is by not paying attention early on to the warning signs or red flags. You might find yourself...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 29, 2018
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Couples: “It’s Not My Problem. It’s Your Problem.”

I was on San Juan Island last weekend for my step son’s high school graduation. It was moving and powerful. He wrote a piece called Bedrock, about the earth...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 21, 2018
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Couples: "The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work" by John Gottman

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 13, 2018
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Couples: Love (Not Zero)

Once while soaking up the beauty of Taos, New Mexico, and the surrounding mountains, valleys, rivers, Rio Grande gorge, aspens, wild flowers, desert terrain, thunder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 28, 2018
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“Leaving You for Me”

“Leaving You for Me” is a new book by Alex Nicollet Delon. It’s the story of leaving her narcissistic husband after more than 40 years of marriage,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2018
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Couples: "Taming Your Gremlin" by Richard Carson

You know that narrator in your head that just won't shut up? Richard Carson calls it your "Gremlin." This book is a long-standing favorite of mine;...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 14, 2018
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Dating (or Hanging Out) While Sober: How to Pass Up Booze Without Passing on Love

With the holidays coming, parties and alcohol are more prevalent than ever. Plus ours is a society of drinking, and in Silicon Valley wine is not just drinking:...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 28, 2018
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Couples: Connection; Taking Breaks & Having Fun

It's healthy and imperative that we take breaks from working on our relationship. We need to relax, unwind, and just enjoy each others' company. This too,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 5, 2018
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Couples: It's Normal to Get Defensive . . . Then What?

We're human beings, therefore we get defensive. The real question isn't whether or not you get defensive, or who gets defensive. The real question is what...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 12, 2018
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Couples: Philosophy of Love

"You are open and honest in your philosophy of love." This was in my fortune cookie yesterday, and is a great topic for couples. What is your philosophy of love?...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 29, 2018
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Couples and Individuals: Alone or Lonely?

"I feel you beginning to come to grips with your loneliness, which is a necessary thing ? to accept that you are alone, that that is the human condition. Most...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 2, 2018
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Couples: Philosophy of Love

“You are open and honest in your philosophy of love.” This was in my fortune cookie yesterday, and is a great topic for couples. What is your philosophy of love?...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 9, 2018
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Couples: Mr. & Ms. Fix It

Do you ever get into difficulty with your partner because: You want to fix it and can't? You don't know how to fix it, so you'd rather not talk about it? You're...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 23, 2018
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Couples: Reading List

Note: For book reviews, please see individual posts. This is a list of excellent books for couples. A few of them are grief-related, and the rest are for all couples....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 18, 2019
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Couples: Miscarriage

Since publishing my book, No U-Turn at Mercy Street: A Memoir and Resource Guide for Grieving Parents, I've heard from readers that resonate with reading about my...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 1, 2019
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Premarital and Couples: Trust Walk

A trust walk is a process between two people in which one person has his or her eyes closed (or blind-folded), and the other leads them on a walk. The eyes-open...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 3, 2019
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Premarital and Couples: A: "We worked hard at it."

Question to long-married couples asked by Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture was "How were you able to stay together?" Randy Pausch was...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 10, 2019
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Premarital and Couples: Treat Your Partner Like Your Pet?

Tara Parker-Pope, NY Times writer, wrote an article called "What Pets Can Teach Us About Marriage." Ms. Pope had read an article by Suzanne Phillips of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 31, 2019
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Premarital and Couples: "Our Deepest Fear" by Marianne Williamson

As you read the quote below, please be thinking about yourself, your partner, and your relationship. What does this mean to you? What does it remind you of?...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 14, 2019
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Premarital and Couples: Musings on Life

As I sit in my living room, I hear so many different sounds: my dog's breath as he sleeps by my side, the antique German clock ticking, Caltrain on the rails, songbirds...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 21, 2019
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