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Couples: Cultivate Love, Gottman Style

Dr. John Gottman is best known for the extensive couples research he's conducted over many years at his institute in Seattle -- fondly known as the "Love Lab."...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 3, 2017 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 9712 Views

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Recent Research for Wives to Keep Husbands from Straying

First, it’s interesting that the study didn’t take into account wives straying and how husbands can prevent that, but on to the research. “The...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:06 pm | 4 comments | 10731 Views

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I Finished my Novel: Connect Two Hearts, and Musings

Thank you all for reading the excerpts I posted these last few months. I really appreciate the title suggestions you gave, too. I submitted Connect Two Hearts...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:05 pm | 4 comments | 9837 Views

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The Science of Passionate Sex

There’s a very interesting article that came out recently in Scientific American called

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 20, 2017 at 8:00 pm |
1 comment | 13227 Views

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It’s Not Someone Else’s Responsibility to Honor My Marriage . . .

. . . It’s my responsibility. --David Duchovny David is right. It’s your responsibility to honor your marriage. What vows did you make? Are you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 17, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 10603 Views

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“Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than the marriage."

-- Zig Ziglar This is so true. Couples tell me they didn’t discuss money, kids, step-kids, in-laws, location where they’d live, and so much more....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Anna Sanders, on Oct 19, 2017 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 11654 Views

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Attraction to a Person Outside Your Relationship

“It was not [a summons . . . it was simply a desire to escape from what I had.” --Rachel Cask, Outline I’ve taken Rachel’s words out...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Sep 28, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 10785 Views

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A Hard Road

I want to share an excerpt from another new book of mine: A Hard Road It's a story of cancer survival for patients and caregivers.We hope it will help you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Aug. 10, 2017
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Aug 12, 2017 at 6:05 pm | 4 comments | 10390 Views

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How Does Silicon Valley’s Culture Affect Your Marriage?

I had the great pleasure to interview Ron Weissman, an extremely accomplished man in all of his seven careers (look him up online). Ron is currently an Angel investor,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by polesmith, on Jul 26, 2017 at 11:16 pm | 11 comments | 14517 Views

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Love is a Verb

I had the pleasure of interviewing a young woman who’s a VC (part of my book research), and she said, “Love is a verb.” I told her I’m taking...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 20, 2017
There are no comments yet. 10404 Views

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An Excerpt from My Novel

Hey Readers, Here's an excerpt from my novel, which I still have not named. If you have any name ideas, let me know! The story is a romance and our heroine is...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sasa23, on Jul 6, 2017 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 9965 Views

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We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jun 29, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 10956 Views

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Love Comes Quietly

Love comes quietly, Finally drops around me, On me, in the old way. What did I know, Thinking myself able to go alone All the way? - Robert Creely Are...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 9852 Views

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We’ve Been Married About a Year . . .

. . . and things aren’t going all that well. I hear this often when clients call for couples counseling. They seem surprised to be in that boat, and wonder...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 22, 2017
There are no comments yet. 0 Views

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"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship . . .

. . . that makes unhappy marriages." -Friedrich Nietzsche You love your partner, right? Is your partner also currently your friend—your best...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 8, 2017
There are no comments yet. 11484 Views

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A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, . . .

. . . always with the same person. - Mignon McLaughlin How often over the years have you fallen in love again with your partner? Things happen, and you notice...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jun. 2, 2017
Last comment by JMan, on Jun 3, 2017 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 13568 Views

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Do You Have Sex Only on Vacation?

Over the years of seeing couples in marriage counseling, and through reading I’ve done, there are many couples who only have sex on vacation. Sex on vacation...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Free Sexting App, on May 28, 2017 at 2:42 am | 4 comments | 20670 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 | 11534 Views

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What’s Wrong with This?

"TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com’s annual Real Weddings Study revealed that the average amount spent on a wedding in 2012 was $28,427, with couples...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on May 17, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 11127 Views

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Mother’s Day

To all you moms out there, Happy Mother’s Day. Husbands: Help your kids do something nice for their mom, and you do something for yours. Even though you...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on May. 12, 2017
There are no comments yet. 11009 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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