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COUPLE'S NET

Couples: What is Marriage?

“When I'm weak, you can be strong; when I'm strong, you can be weak. That's what I believe marriage is.” - Gisele Bundchen No one likes to be weak,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2018 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 9366 Views

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Couples: Relationship Reset

Jen Elmquist, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist has written a book called Relationship Reset. It’s one of the best relationship books I’ve...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 9667 Views

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I need your help: Tips for Couples Traveling Together

Hey Readers, What are your three tips for traveling together as a couple? Please provide practical as well as emotional tips. For example, how do you two handle...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 21, 2017 at 11:04 am | 9 comments | 10989 Views

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Couples: Do These for 80% Chance of Divorce

Dr. John Gottman who runs the Love Lab in Seattle has done multi-decade research on couples. He can predict the couples who have an 80% chance of divorce based the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 8, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Dec 13, 2017 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 11132 Views

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Couples: . . . and I have Many Blessings

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you wonderful people! I'm grateful you read Couple's Net. I hope you continue to find value here. I'll keep writing to you. There...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 23, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 28, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 9354 Views

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Couples: Seven Simple Steps to Deal with Remodeling

Couples and remodeling . . . have you been through this? It is often a major problem between couples, leading them into counseling. My husband and I are remodeling,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 16, 2017 at 12:16 pm | 3 comments | 9838 Views

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Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

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 Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 10190 Views

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Recent Research for Wives to Keep Husbands from Straying

First, it’s interesting that the study didn’t take into account wives straying and how husbands can prevent that, but on to the research. “The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 11104 Views

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I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 10275 Views

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The Science of Passionate Sex

There’s a very interesting article that came out recently in Scientific American called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm |
1 comment | 13780 Views

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It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .

. . . It’s my responsibility. --David Duchovny David is right. It’s your responsibility to honor your marriage. What vows did you make? Are you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 11037 Views

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“Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than the marriage."

-- Zig Ziglar This is so true. Couples tell me they didn’t discuss money, kids, step-kids, in-laws, location where they’d live, and so much more....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 12198 Views

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Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship

“It was not [a summons . . . it was simply a desire to escape from what I had.” --Rachel Cask, Outline I’ve taken Rachel’s words out...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 11278 Views

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A Hard Road

I want to share an excerpt from another new book of mine: A Hard Road It's a story of cancer survival for patients and caregivers.We hope it will help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 10826 Views

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How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?

I had the great pleasure to interview Ron Weissman, an extremely accomplished man in all of his seven careers (look him up online). Ron is currently an Angel investor,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by polesmith, on Jul 26, 2017 at 11:16 pm | 11 comments | 15067 Views

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Love is a Verb

I had the pleasure of interviewing a young woman who’s a VC (part of my book research), and she said, “Love is a verb.” I told her I’m taking...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 10872 Views

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An Excerpt from My Novel

Hey Readers, Here's an excerpt from my novel, which I still have not named. If you have any name ideas, let me know! The story is a romance and our heroine is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sasa23, on Jul 6, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 10384 Views

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We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 11447 Views

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Love Comes Quietly

Love comes quietly, Finally drops around me, On me, in the old way. What did I know, Thinking myself able to go alone All the way? - Robert Creely Are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 10314 Views

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We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 0 Views
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