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Marriage Interview 9: Make a Date to Have Sex Once or Twice a Week and . . .

. . . Deeply Understand Yourself and Your Partner Jessica and Steve just celebrated their 25th anniversary. Steve is 72 and Jessica is 68. They met in 1989 at...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 369 Views

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Meditation Before Medication for Better Mental Health

==I Please note: I am not a doctor, and I am not prescribing anything. I am not advocating that anyone stop their medication without consulting their doctor. I suggest...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 27, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 11 comments | 1823 Views

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Give Way or Have it Your Way?

What does Give Way mean in a relationship context? I'm thinking this morning of active yielding vs. passive yielding. Passive giving way may be a path of not...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 21, 2015 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 952 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 | 2796 Views

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Marriage Interviews: May I Interview You?

Hi Readers, You've had the chance to read eight Marriage Interviews so far. I am seeking individuals or couples who want to be interviewed. It will take about...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 10, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1273 Views

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Constitution Guarantees Nationwide Right to Same-Sex Marriage

"In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jul 4, 2015 at 9:49 am | 36 comments | 2719 Views

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Marriage Interview 7: He Works 24 Hours a Day

Lui and Leon met at work in 2004 and began dating a month later. They married three months after that, and have been married for 10 years. Lui says that Leon...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jenn, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:41 am | 3 comments | 3354 Views

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Her Latest Lesbian Lover is the Wife of one our Mutual Male Friends

Jerry posted what you will read below as a comment on my previous column, and a discussion ensued there. Because there are so many layers to it, and many are common...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:54 am | 10 comments | 4192 Views

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She Doesn’t Want Sex; He Doesn’t Want to Talk, Part II

I purposely left silence last week because that is what can happen when not talking and not having sex go on for a while. That silence gets filled with logistics,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sir Chasm, on Jun 9, 2015 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 2492 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 | 4374 Views

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Stuff It or Talk About It?

I finished reading Hurricane Sisters, and the husband came home begging for forgiveness. The couple spent the whole night talking, and then agreed never to talk...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2156 Views

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Gratitude, Repairing and Avoiding Affairs

I'm reading a novel called Hurricane Sisters, and the very successful husband has been caught having an affair, and is knocked back by the stupidity of his actions...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3261 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 | 2893 Views

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Marriage Interview 6: Blind to Clutter

Mandy and Sam met in college in 1988 and began dating a year later. They waited 15 years before getting married, and now have been married for 13 years. One of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 4, 2015 at 8:35 am | 7 comments | 2507 Views

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Miscarriage and Child Loss Groups Starting

Connect2 Marriage Counseling is beginning two groups to address the support needs for miscarriage and child loss (death of a child). Both groups are open to women...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 22, 2015
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Marriage Interview 5: My Spouse is Not a Mind Reader

Thelma and Henry met at a dinner held by friends of theirs. They began dating and were married within the year. That was 50 years ago! One of the biggest problems...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jenn Davies, on Apr 16, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 3002 Views

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"It’s Not About the Nail"

I've talked here a lot about women not wanting men to fix them, their situation, or to give advice. Many men I've talked to who have a happy marriage said it...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by mitch, on Apr 15, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 5 comments | 3936 Views

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Marriage Interview 2: Look for Good in My Husband Every Day

Sally and Richard have been married for 22 years. They met in 1992, on a blind date set up by her brother. They began dating right away and married 11 months later. One...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Jenn Davies, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 3 comments | 4282 Views

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Marriage Interview 4: Flagging Interest in Sex

Thomas met his wife, MaryAnn, at a dinner party. They started dating a month later, and were married within the year. They've now been married over 50 years . In...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Apr 7, 2015 at 9:22 am | 6 comments | 4309 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 | 6088 Views
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Coming soon: Fire Oak & Barley in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,991 views

The Saddle Room – A True Friend of Kids
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,827 views

Meditation Before Medication for Better Mental Health
By Chandrama Anderson | 11 comments | 1,823 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 2 comments | 694 views