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One Type of Difficulty in Marriage

I read the following description of a troubled marriage in Barefoot to Avalon, by David Payne. The book is an intimate look into family systems, pain, joy, dysfunction...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Mar 15, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 16592 Views

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Sex in the South and East Asian/Arab Communities

I am not claiming to be an expert on sex in the South and East Asian and Arab communities. Yet with the mix of nationalities of people in the Bay Area and Silicon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 7, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 7 comments | 22186 Views

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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. 18351 Views

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Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"

Whether or not you believe in the “California woo-woo thing,” as Elaine Taylor wrote in her story, A Karmic Pact Fulfilled: I Got the Love I Gave (posted...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 10, 2016
There are no comments yet. 16235 Views

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Sleep Differentials Between Spouses

A recent New York Times article: The Lark-Owl Scale: When Couples’ Sleep Patterns Diverge, talks about each person’s innate sleep pattern, called a “sleep...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jan 25, 2016 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 16717 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 | 18825 Views

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My Best Tip Continued

When you get a great job, you do everything you can to be successful and work your way to promotions and raises. When you find a great partner, please do everything...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 16275 Views

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Simple Joy

As I observe the Christmas holiday shopping craze from afar, I am seeking the simple joy of the season: Love. People from most parts of the world celebrate the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 15, 2015
There are no comments yet. 15726 Views

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S/he's on the Other End of the Thread

A friend of mine was getting discouraged about the online dating scene. He’d been on many dates, met a lot of interesting people, met a few “duds,”...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2015
There are no comments yet. 17521 Views

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Choose Your Beloved Daily

A colleague sent me an article about a man who chose his partner less and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by sEaN, on Dec 7, 2015 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 16344 Views

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First Holidays after the Death of a Loved One

I'm not going to tell you that the first holidays after the death of a loved one are going to be easy, or offer platitudes. The first holidays after the death of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 16386 Views

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Highly Educated Women Moving to Silicon Valley/Bay Area

It seems there’s a continuing influx of people from around the country and the world to this area. Many families move to Silicon Valley and the Bay Area for...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by marc665, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 17673 Views

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Communal Sexual Strength and Motivation

In the October issue of Psychology Today I finally found a name for something I've been talking to clients about for many years: it's called communal motivation,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 18470 Views

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Marriage Interview 12: Joe, Joan, and Helen: Crossdressing

“Joan is my feminine side,” Joe told me. Joe has been dressing in women's clothes since he was a young boy. Joe and Helen have been married for 25...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by songdoo, on Nov 5, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 31169 Views

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Increasing Number of Women Having Affairs

I've noticed the trend of more women having affairs, and have been wondering about whether others had also noticed it, and what the reasons may be. I had a look...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 19582 Views

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Performance Review Your Marriage?

A recent Wall Street Journal article, A Performance Review May be Good...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by DanielDCruz, on Oct 26, 2015 at 5:46 am |
2 comments | 18463 Views

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Umpqua

My daughter died in-utero 17 years ago in the midst of five miscarriages. I have done everything I can think of to keep my son safe (and not smother him in the process)....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by NeilsonBuchanan, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 16930 Views

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Five Do's and Don'ts for Surviving Miscarriage

Fit Pregnancy magazine recently asked for my expert opinion about finding ways that miscarriage can make you stronger. It's an excellent article; I enjoyed writing...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 24211 Views

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"Woman on Fire" a new Book for Sexual Empowerment

Woman on Fire, a new book by Amy Jo Goddard, MA, Sexual Health Educator, empowers women sexually in the same way that Cheryl Sandberg's Lean In empowers...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 29, 2015
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Marriage Interview 11: "Normal" Engineer Couple

George and Victoria met in 1990 through a matching service. But for some reason George didn't return Victoria's call for a few weeks, and when he finally did, she...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 18200 Views
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