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COUPLE'S NET

Can This Marriage be Saved?* Yes.

A real couple is interviewed (and then their identity is changed to protect their privacy). Chandrama Anderson is the counselor. Written by Jonathan Small, for the...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33842 Views

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"It is So Much Easier to Believe than to Think; It is Astounding How Much More Believing is Done than Thinking." James Kemper

James Kemper was an engineer working on the issues of the Mississippi River and its flooding problems in the 1920s. I am pulling this quote out of context to talk...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33781 Views

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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat

There are a couple of events coming up that I want to share with you. The first is on September 11th; a multi-faith peace walk and hosted picnic. This is open...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 33767 Views

COUPLE'S NET

You Change!

"This relationship is a mess, and I want you to change." Now look in the mirror and repeat the above statement. Ouch! No matter how much we wish we had...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Feb. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33731 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. 33724 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 | 33708 Views

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Marriage last 40 or 50 years?

What do we need to make our marriage last 40 or 50 years? Planning Ahead Dear Planning Ahead, Good for you for thinking about this now. Most people spend...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 29, 2014 at 8:32 am | 10 comments | 33685 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 | 33625 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 33604 Views

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Silicon Valley Therapist Designs the Worst Video Game Ever! And Another In MOMA

This interview on CNN is our own, local Howard Scott Warshaw, MFT,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33542 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 | 33487 Views

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. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou If...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 33481 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. 33261 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 | 33243 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. 33104 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 | 33103 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 32960 Views

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Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength . . .

. . . while loving someone deeply gives you courage. - Lao Tzu I absolutely love this quote because it’s true, and gets to the heart of the matter in...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 26, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 32960 Views

COUPLE'S NET

"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 | 32886 Views

COUPLE'S NET

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 | 32760 Views
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