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I Told My Mom She's Dying

Yesterday I told my mom she's dying. It was one of the hardest things I have ever done in my life. We cried. She thanked me for telling her and said she'll miss...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 24, 2014 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 34440 Views

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I Need Your Help Naming my New Book

Hey, wonderful readers, A 52 year-old heroine stars in the romance novel I’ve started. Caroline is a psychologically sophisticated woman. She’s VP of business...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:08 am | 14 comments | 34426 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 | 34414 Views

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Goals and Expectations in a Couples Relationship

Do you plan goals and set expectations at work? Of course you do. However, many couples do not go through this process with their relationship, and later wonder,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 34413 Views

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It's Easier to Love Someone When You Make Them Happy

I saw this quote in a book I'm reading, and it struck a chord in me. It made me think of all of you. It is easier to love someone when you can see, hear, and...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marchment, on Dec 15, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 6 comments | 34384 Views

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Miscarriage, Grievin​g and Advice

Hello, I read a beautiful piece you wrote sharing your experience with pregnancy loss. I too have...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 14, 2014 at 8:19 am | 5 comments | 34334 Views

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Couples Doubles Tennis

As a couple, please imagine that you are partners playing doubles tennis in life. This means that the two of you are on the same side. Whatever difficulty you are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 13, 2015
There are no comments yet. 34252 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
There are no comments yet. 34246 Views

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Couple's Donut and a Letter to Law Enforcement Couples

This week I have a guest column to share with you written by Dr. Ellen Kirschman, a 30-year police psychologist and author of several books for law enforcement officers...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Aug 16, 2016 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 34204 Views

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Santa Says . . . Only Two in Marriage

I met Santa today (or at least he looks like Santa), and I asked him what make a marriage last. There were two things Santa told me that he believes are the key...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah Sullivan, on Oct 14, 2016 at 9:37 pm | 22 comments | 34184 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. 34119 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 | 34109 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 | 34102 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 | 34060 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. 34033 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 | 34005 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 | 33990 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 | 33947 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 | 33902 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 | 33884 Views
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