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What's Your Attachment Style and Why Does it Matter to Your Relationship?

Let’s start with explaining attachment, which is developed in early childhood, with your primary caregiver. Depending on the type of care you received (consistent,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 27, 2017
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RAUCOUS CAUCUS

A Pope that a Unitarian Can Love ? Part One of a Series

I just finished reading Pope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Dec. 8, 2013
Last comment by BT, on Dec 16, 2013 at 8:22 pm |
40 comments | 28462 Views

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Are Tiger Moms Raising Tiger Spouses?

Author Amy Chua is the author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (Note: I have not read her book). According to an article in

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Clarity, on Sep 21, 2016 at 2:32 pm |
18 comments | 28398 Views

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Taboo Topics in a Relationship or Marriage

You tell each other everything, right? Pause. Are there things you don’t tell each other? If you’re telling each other everything, it puts you in...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 22, 2016
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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 | 28215 Views

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The Grass is Greener Where You Water It

I saw this quote at the Y, and thought it is so fitting for relationships. It is up to us to water the grass within our relationship. Here are several suggestions: - Giving...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 10, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 19, 2015 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 28160 Views

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Doghouse

If you're in the doghouse, or you put your partner in the doghouse, I encourage BOTH of you to work on getting him/her out. I know this seems contrary to putting...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 2, 2013
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. . . Loved in Spite of Ourselves

"The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves." Victor Hugo While...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 16, 2014
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Repeating Myself: for Your Marriage

This is so important, that I am going to repeat myself: If your relationship is in trouble, do something about it NOW! The research shows that many couples let...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by jame kurt, on Nov 1, 2016 at 7:41 am | 8 comments | 27709 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
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Isn't That Nice

I was at a concert recently, minding the box office, when a man rushed in saying he was bringing his wife her eyeglasses. I pointed him through the double doors....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 17, 2013
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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
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My Daughter Died 18 Years Ago

My daughter had Trisomy 13, a fatal chromosome disorder. Down Syndrome is Trisomy 21. The lower the number, the more serious it is. Her death, among a series...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 5, 2016 at 2:12 am | 6 comments | 27145 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. 26978 Views

PRESSING ISSUES

Unsung no more: 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes award recipients named

The Tri-Valley Heroes selection committee had a very difficult task selecting only one recipient per category. Again this year the committee had an opportunity...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tri Valley, on Mar 10, 2014 at 2:30 am | 1 comment | 26962 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 | 26779 Views

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Dear Chandrama, I Want to Change my Life . . .

. . . and I'm finding it hard to do. I am scared, and realize that in some areas I am stuck in my ways. My husband wants me to change, too. Any advice? Stuck Dear...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 25, 2014
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If You Don't Ask, S/he Can't Say "Yes"

True story. An attractive, smart, single, working young woman -- can you say eligible, what the heck are you waiting for -- told me recently that she wishes guys...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 18, 2013 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 26623 Views

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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. 26527 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 | 26494 Views
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