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Afraid of Hurting My Partner’s Feelings

Do you avoid talking about certain topics because you are afraid it will cause hurt feelings? Many couples do. The proverbial pile under the rug gets so big that...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 4, 2016
There are no comments yet. 34040 Views

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Getting Closer to Death

We had a trial run night before last. My mom was still breathing, but frozen and non-responsive. After a few hours, she did respond and is back to "normal" ill. It...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by GC, on Jan 3, 2015 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 34012 Views

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A Glimpse into local HS Suicide

Note: This is only one view, from one Palo Alto HS student. My son is a senior this year. We spend every Thursday afternoon together, and have been doing so for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Roxy, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 16 comments | 33994 Views

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Marriage Interview 8: "Spit Out All the Hairballs"

Denise and Dominic met 28 years ago and have been married 27 years. A mutual friend introduced them once they were both over their divorces from marriages they made...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Al, on Jul 16, 2015 at 3:44 am | 11 comments | 33950 Views

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"The Purpose of Sex"

Ashley Judd, in her memoir, wrote that Archbishop Desmond Tutu told her that the purpose of sex between married couples is "as an instrument of love and expression,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 16, 2014 at 8:55 am | 8 comments | 33907 Views

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Five Years Post-Cancer

As I approach the one-year anniversary of my mother-in-law's death, I also got great news about my husband. He is five years post-cancer and has a clean bill of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Loren, on Jan 18, 2016 at 5:12 am | 1 comment | 33891 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
There are no comments yet. 33846 Views

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"It is So Much Easier to Believe than to Think; It is Astounding How Much More Believing is Done than Thinking." James Kemper

James Kemper was an engineer working on the issues of the Mississippi River and its flooding problems in the 1920s. I am pulling this quote out of context to talk...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33787 Views

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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat

There are a couple of events coming up that I want to share with you. The first is on September 11th; a multi-faith peace walk and hosted picnic. This is open...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 33772 Views

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You Change!

"This relationship is a mess, and I want you to change." Now look in the mirror and repeat the above statement. Ouch! No matter how much we wish we had...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33738 Views

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Marriage Underachievers

I know no one wants to be a marriage underachiever. Would we have low standards for ourselves about our marriage? Whose standards are we using? Have we discussed...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33732 Views

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Marriage last 40 or 50 years?

What do we need to make our marriage last 40 or 50 years? Planning Ahead Dear Planning Ahead, Good for you for thinking about this now. Most people spend...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 29, 2014 at 8:32 am | 10 comments | 33691 Views

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What Topics Do You Want to Read About?

Hi Readers, I sit in my office thinking up couples topics. My company is my orange cat who rests on my desk next to my laptop. When I was a manager, then director,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by June, on Jun 22, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 33629 Views

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Ray Rice and Domestic Violence

There has been a great outrage and shock for people to see the video of Ray Rice slugging his then fiancé, now wife. We heard about it, but actually seeing it has...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by My thoughts, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:59 am | 17 comments | 33606 Views

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Silicon Valley Therapist Designs the Worst Video Game Ever! And Another In MOMA

This interview on CNN is our own, local Howard Scott Warshaw, MFT,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33551 Views

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Barbie, Women, Men and Body Image

I just want to start by saying body image is a huge topic and many articles and tomes have been written on the topic. I will just brush the surface here, with the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 4 comments | 33490 Views

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. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou If...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33486 Views

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Why does She Keep Interrupting Me?

Interruption, or Bid for Connection? Are you busy, working away, or engrossed in some project and your wife tends to come in and "interrupt" you with...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 6, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33265 Views

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Death with Dignity

Death with dignity is also known as assisted suicide. I can hardly believe that I am having this conversation with my MIL, the mom of my heart (or mom-in-love, as...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Dec 22, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 33246 Views

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Not Witty or Fun

As a follow on to the last post, about serial relationships and the "conversation with their ex, in front of their new spouse while their kids look on soaking it...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33111 Views
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