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"You Gotta Have Balls [to do counseling] . . .

. . . It's really scary, taking a look at yourself." A man said this to me yesterday while asking for my help. It is scary, it does take balls (or the female...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 16, 2019
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Couples and Individuals: Tapping Your Way out of Anxiety

Tapping is a method of releasing anxiety by "thunking" certain pressure points or meridians in the body. It's simple, effective immediately, and you can...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 11, 2018
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Union. Unity. E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One)

I’ve been trying to figure out what to write this week given what’s going on with the state of our nation, racism, and people’s treatment of one...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 5, 2020
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Premarital and Couples: "Self-Made Man" by Norah Vincent

This is an interesting read for couples. It was an uncomfortable read for me as a woman at times, and yet I am not surprised based on my own experience with men...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 13, 2020
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Dear Mom,

Dear Mom, I miss you so much. I'm at Camp Kesem, a place for kids and teens who have a parent with cancer. Mostly they have activities like any other sleep over...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 16, 2016
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Premarital and Couples: Are We the Only Couple Having Problems?

No, you are not. Despite how other couples look to you, you are definitely not the only one having problems. In the same way that you don't want anyone to know...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 31, 2020
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“To get the full value of joy . . .

. . . you must have someone to divide it with.” - Mark Twain Who do you divide joy with? Today has been a rich day, dividing joy with my husband and two...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 11, 2022
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Valentine’s Day: How to Make it Personal this Year

Expectations surrounding Valentine’s Day can turn an opportunity to give and be given love and care (which we all need daily) into a pressure-cooker. I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 4, 2022
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Couples: Do you Really Agree or are you Afraid of not Agreeing?

I see a lot of couples wherein one partner agrees to things in their relationship (or child raising), but they don’t really agree. They just are afraid of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 18, 2018
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Premarital and Couples: Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving is a holiday that I like personally, and as a therapist. A gratitude practice year-round is a great tool for your relationship. The focus on what...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 20, 2020
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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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Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all . . .

. . . to the relationship you're in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 14, 2017
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How to Integrate your Gift into a Healthy Life

I’m writing to you from Ashland, Oregon, famous for their Shakespeare Festival. I notice how much slower the pace is here than in Silicon Valley. I observe...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 12, 2022
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I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict

Recently I was looking at one of my journals from the early 80s when I was 20 or 21 years old. I came across an entry about an interaction with my guy of that time....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 4, 2016
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Couples: When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time

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...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 24, 2018
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Premarital and Couples: Permanent Record

We had dinner with our friends recently and learned that their son kept a "Permanent Record" of things his parents had done wrong during his childhood...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 30, 2019
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Goals and Expectations in a Couples Relationship

Do you plan goals and set expectations at work? Of course you do. However, many couples do not go through this process with their relationship, and later wonder,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 1, 2016
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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: "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 and Premarital : "Who we are . . . depends in part . . . on who we love."

One of my favorite books is "A General Theory of Love." Lewis, Amini and Lannon write poetically about love research, and they talk about limbic resonance,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 13, 2020
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