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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 | 30080 Views

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For Couples: All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

Couples would do well by each other by following these principles from Robert Fulghum’s book, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. 1....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 30076 Views

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Flirtation

To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.- E.W. Howe As Mira Kirshenbaum writes in her book, "When Good People...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 30053 Views

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He Doesn't Want to Talk. She Doesn't Want to Have Sex.

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Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 3, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 29 comments | 29988 Views

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See Me. Hear Me. Don't Fix Me.

It seems so simple. But to see, listen and not fix is harder than to reassure or apologize. We need to know our spouse gets us. We are competent, intelligent...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 26, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 29909 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 | 29909 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 | 29807 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. 29767 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. 29671 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. 29607 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 | 29599 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. 29566 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 | 29552 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 | 29551 Views

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Dear Chandrama, Everywhere I turn . . .

. . . these days there is talk of meditation. My partner is pushing me to take a class. What's the deal? Stressed Dear Stressed, While people have been meditating...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 22, 2014 at 8:18 am | 2 comments | 29542 Views

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"The Big Snit"

If you haven't seen Richard Condie's The Big Snit for a while (or not at all), Couple's Net says, "Check it out." ...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on May 30, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 29450 Views

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The Year in Review

What one or two things will I do better than I did in 2103 that will make my marriage stronger and healthier and happier? Let's make a list of ideas here. I'll...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Henri, on Jan 1, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 29372 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 | 29248 Views

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Let Bakersfield Beat Silicon Valley?

I don't think so! Do you know someone who has or had cancer? Did you wish there was a cure? Help fund the research that may save your beloved or someone else...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by Amy Boggs, on Jun 25, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 29084 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 | 29009 Views
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