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Wasband

This is my new word for the week. A husband who no longer is married to you is a wasband. Does waswife work as well? In order to avoid having a wasband or waswife,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 19, 2017
There are no comments yet. 701 Views

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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage

Kristin Collier’s new book, Housewife: Home Remaking in a Transgender Marriage is a must read for any couple going through this transition. When...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Jan 19, 2017 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 11458 Views

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Honesty, Humility and Morality: On the Same Page?

I recently read a very interesting article in Scientific American Mind called “How to Pick a Great Worker”. Previously, the honesty and humility...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Jan 12, 2017 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 7649 Views

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Year End Review

Many people make New Years resolutions. Many people do not keep them. It’s human nature. I’m advocating that you take time to do a year end review...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 31, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2709 Views

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Work: What Happens when your Relationship is in Trouble?

If your marriage is suffering – if you feel unloved, unheard, misunderstood, lack intimacy and/or sex, are considering leaving your marriage, are having...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by insta followers, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:04 am | 4 comments | 12155 Views

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Do You or Your Partner Struggle with Depression?

Note: If you are under a doctor’s care for depression, check with your doctor before making changes to your treatment program. I am not prescribing anything,...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 9943 Views

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808 Topics to Talk About

A normal piece of homework I give couples is to have date night EVERY week, and they may not talk about kids or work. The instructions are to take turns planning...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 10906 Views

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Surviving Family Holidays

There are families that genuinely enjoy each other, and the holidays are as intended: good company, good food, music, laughter, storytelling, lights and sparkle....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 9, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12180 Views

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Family Planning: Don't F%@K Up

I believe that family planning needs to be an open and ongoing topic for couples -- even if you just started dating. People’s wants and needs change, so...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Dec. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2938 Views

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What Are You Thankful for About Your Partner?

I love Thanksgiving, because it’s about family, friends, and food. It’s a good time to reflect on what we have to be thankful and grateful for. I...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 24, 2016
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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....

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 8234 Views

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Election Day: Vote for Your Partner

Please go out and vote in the election today. You voice matters. Let it be heard. Every day, vote for your partner, your relationship, your marriage. A lot of...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Chandrama Anderson, on Nov 14, 2016 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 3954 Views

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Make the Magic

Last June I was the camp counselor for Camp Kesem, and wrote a column from there called Dear Mom. Camp...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Nov. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 12453 Views

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Repeating Myself

This is so important, that I am going to repeat myself: If your relationship is in trouble, do something about it NOW! The research shows that many couples let...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by jame kurt, on Nov 1, 2016 at 7:41 am | 8 comments | 15590 Views

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Marriage Interview 16: X-Wife and Widow Issues

Kristi and Mark met on an airplane 15 years ago. They’ve been married for 11 years. Kristi’s first husband died young from cancer. It had...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 4948 Views

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Our Cat Died

Our beloved cat, Little, died. He was 14. While I try to remember all the sweet and loving times with him purring in my lap - and I do part of the time - I remember...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by milkweedlake, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 8038 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 | 9298 Views

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Pornography

I realized that with all the topics I have written about, I have not written about pornography. In the realm of modeling behavior I believe in (in this case being...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Apr. 8, 2016
Last comment by Shantaram, on Oct 10, 2016 at 2:01 am | 3 comments | 6440 Views

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Signs and Symptoms of Parallel Living

As I wrote recently in my best tip for marriage – which is to take care of it, I’ve been thinking of the signs and symptoms of parallel living...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by JamesJohan, on Oct 8, 2016 at 1:07 am | 6 comments | 6847 Views

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My Daughter Died 18 Years Ago

My daughter had Trisomy 13, a fatal chromosome disorder. Down Syndrome is Trisomy 21. The lower the number, the more serious it is. Her death, among a series...

Original post made by Chandrama Anderson on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Oct 5, 2016 at 2:12 am | 6 comments | 14578 Views
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Wasband
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