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Couples: Do You Have a Good Investment Plan?

I’m not talking about a financial investment plan this time, although I do also recommend that (money is a huge hot spot for many couples). I’m referring...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 28, 2017
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Do you Fight, Flight, or Freeze? “How did we get here?”

When you are triggered or flooded — i.e., upset or overwhelmed — do you fight, take flight, or freeze? These are the biologically wired-in options for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 10, 2020
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Premarital and Couples: ". . . Then it’s all downhill from there.”

“Some people put more effort and money into the wedding day than they do into their marriage itself. Then it’s all downhill from there.” ...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 30, 2021
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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
There are no comments yet. 26551 Views

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Three Top Thoughts on Letting Go and Moving On

You Can’t Make Yourself Let Go or Move On--So Be Kind to Yourself      While it’s uncomfortable, you need to let yourself feel...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 15401 Views

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Marriage Interview: Keep a Sense of Humor

I am working on a series of marriage interviews to share with you. They are anonymous so that these generous people will share a bit of their personal lives with...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 32503 Views

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Top 6 Reasons to do Online Top 6 Reasons to do Online (Video) and/or Phone Therapy

Top 6 Reasons to do Online Therapy 1. Concerns about Coronavirus or other health reasons; have your sessions as a couple or individual from your home or office. 2. Responsibilit...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 15487 Views

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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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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
There are no comments yet. 15371 Views

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When you realize your self-worth, you’ll stop . . .

. . . giving people discounts.” - Karen Salmansohn “In sport, a bye is the preferential status of a player or team that is automatically advanced...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 1, 2022
There are no comments yet. 8564 Views

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Cancer Mask to Butterfly

My sister-in-law, Marjie Anderson of Anderson Creative transformed mom's cancer treatment mask into an amazing butterfly. I don't know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 16, 2015
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Premarital and Couples: "Enchantment" by Guy Kawasaki

I had the pleasure of working with and being enchanted by Guy when I was Director of Online Services at the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA). Guy was on SAA's Board...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 8, 2021
There are no comments yet. 9984 Views

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Valentine’s Day Expectations

What are your Valentine’s Day expectations? Have you discussed them? It seems that traditionally men buy at least a card, chocolate and flowers, (and sometimes...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 8, 2017
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From Crazy in Love to Love of My Life

Dear Readers, this is the first post I wrote to you. I wanted to share it once again so you will be thinking of the love of your life as you did in your beginning....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 8, 2022
There are no comments yet. 7448 Views

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Can This Marriage be Saved?* Yes.

A real couple is interviewed (and then their identity is changed to protect their privacy). Chandrama Anderson is the counselor. Written by Jonathan Small, for the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2014
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17 Months and ‘No’ 105 Times = Yes!

I am thrilled to share my great news with you, Readers. To help me bring my I Do, I Don’t: How to Build a Better Marriage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 15, 2022
There are no comments yet. 6536 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 19211 Views

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Traffic Lights for the Whole Family

In previous blogs I’ve written about traffic lights and how to make use of them (March 30, 2018). Now it’s time to use traffic lights with your family. Everyone...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 7, 2020
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Couples: When You’re Frustrated with Your Teen

One of my colleagues is pregnant. I went to buy onesies, and fabric paint so we could decorate them at our Connect2/Silicon Valley Couples party. The cashier...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 20, 2018
There are no comments yet. 19049 Views

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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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