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COUPLE'S NET

808 Topics for Couples to Talk About

A normal piece of homework I give couples is to have date night EVERY week, and they may not talk about kids or work. The instructions are to take turns planning...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 35458 Views

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Do You Have Sex Only on Vacation?

Over the years of seeing couples in marriage counseling, and through reading I’ve done, there are many couples who only have sex on vacation. Sex on vacation...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Free Sexting App, on May 28, 2017 at 2:42 am | 4 comments | 35158 Views

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Valentine's Day: Pressure for Perfection

Valentine's Day is supposed to be about love and romance. It may be great pressure for gift buying and giving, and for doing things for your beloved. In the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 18, 2014 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 34830 Views

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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage

Kristin Collier’s new book, Housewife: Home Remaking in a Transgender Marriage is a must read for any couple going through this transition. When...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 34791 Views

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Pronouns

Okay, I'm getting tired of the awkwardness of writing him/her and s/he, etc. I am going to randomly write pronouns (and mix it up from post to post). Just sayin'. ...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 34647 Views

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Make the Magic

Last June I was the camp counselor for Camp Kesem, and wrote a column from there called Dear Mom. Camp...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 34535 Views

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Our Cat Died

Our beloved cat, Little, died. He was 14. While I try to remember all the sweet and loving times with him purring in my lap - and I do part of the time - I remember...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by milkweedlake, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 34099 Views

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Corporate Wellness and Couples

I’m starting to see a lot in the news about corporate wellness, and that companies are and will be investing in corporate wellness programs. According to the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Emma Smith, on Oct 4, 2016 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 34037 Views

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Anger

I am for anger. It's a useful feeling that lets us know a boundary has been crossed. Anger lets us know we need to do something about that. It's what and how...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 34035 Views

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Time Change

We're getting an extra hour of daylight, starting on Sunday. I do not want you to work for another hour a day. I want you to spend time with your beloved (without...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 12, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 6 comments | 33981 Views

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No Words Required

I was in Berkeley recently, and as I got in the car with the window rolled most of the way up, I noticed a couple passing on the sidewalk. I could not hear their...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 30, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33929 Views

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"How Can We Be Happy Again?"

Dear Chandrama, How can we be happy again? I try to argue with him to get him to respond, and he goes further and further away, including long hours at work,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 5, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 33919 Views

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Surviving Family Holidays

There are families that genuinely enjoy each other, and the holidays are as intended: good company, good food, music, laughter, storytelling, lights and sparkle....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 33774 Views

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Mom Died

This was the first thing in my consciousness when I woke up this morning. Mom died. Overnight, this truth gets erased, and then comes back first thing each morning. She...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Feb 9, 2015 at 8:47 am | 12 comments | 33551 Views

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The Grace of Nelson Mandela: An Example for Couples

The more I read about Mandela, the more I am impressed by his grace and humility. He initiated healing ? and connecting ? conversations with many people and organizations...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 33403 Views

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Arguing in Public

I went for a walk out at Princeton Point near Half Moon Bay the other day. The rain had stopped after pouring the night before, and it was damp and fresh. I watched...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 23 comments | 33371 Views

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A Moment of Silence (and then action) for the Families and Loved Ones in Orlando

This shooting in the gay bar in Orlando is so horrifying, that it is hard to find words for it. It seems that most of the random shootings, which are also horrifying,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 21, 2016 at 8:58 am | 8 comments | 33216 Views

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Work: What Happens when your Relationship is in Trouble?

If your marriage is suffering – if you feel unloved, unheard, misunderstood, lack intimacy and/or sex, are considering leaving your marriage, are having an...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by insta followers, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:04 am | 4 comments | 33180 Views

TIM TALK

Mission creeping for Bay Area air board

When discussing the Alameda County StopWaste government organization, I mentioned "mission creep" taking place when the organization has succeeded in its...

Original post made by Tim Hunt on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Formerly Dan from BC, on May 14, 2014 at 10:56 am | 26 comments | 33171 Views

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"It's Not About the Nail"

I've talked here a lot about women not wanting men to fix them, their situation, or to give advice. Many men I've talked to who have a happy marriage said it...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by mitch, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 5 comments | 33112 Views
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