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You Complete Me?

By Dr. Jordan / January 8, 2016 / 1 Comment

You complete me. How? Now this is a pretty common love life belief with lots of implications. It is very common to fall in love, and experience the person you love as possessing “something” you need, like a piece of a puzzle that is not complete without it. This kind of feeling is very romantic and…

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Husbands Who Leave Once The Baby Arrives

By Dr. Jordan / December 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

This post is about the experience of losing your husband after your baby is born. Why does this happen in some marriages? What is the psychology of a man who abandons his wife at the point where she gives birth to their child? This is not a pretty love life issue and there are real…

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How Long Do I Wait For A Proposal?

By Dr. Jordan / December 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

You meet someone, fall in love, date, move in, (maybe even have a kid or two – optional), OK so when are you supposed to receive a proposal of marriage? More than a few women have showed up in my office depressed and angry about being in a love relationship with a man who keeps…

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Scary Father-in-law Story

By Dr. Jordan / October 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

This is how I met my future father-in-law. My wife, then my girlfriend, had practically moved into my little apartment. Now it was time to meet the parents. Her parents were no longer married so I had to meet them separately. I’ll focus on her father in this particular post. Victoria arranged a visit. We…

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Staying Intimate In The Internet Age

By Dr. Jordan / September 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

I love the internet. I’ve got the Mac, the iPhone, and I’m online for a big part of most days. Sometimes my computer is on all day. There are days when most of the human contact I have with others takes place online. So what, sounds normal to me, right? Maybe. I keep hearing about…

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Are You Shy?

By Dr. Jordan / September 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

Are you shy? What are the psychological and interpersonal causes of this uncomfortable condition? In many instances shyness is a consequence of past interpersonal experience that was a bit difficult for the person to tolerate. The aftereffects of this “overload” are obvious now in the way in which the individual is trying to reduce the…

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Love, Trance & Exploitation

By Dr. Jordan / July 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Unfortunately there are too many people out there who are looking to take advantage of those of us who are ready and willing to “fall in love,” broadly speaking. These individuals have given up on love and are basically interested in whatever opportunities they can find to “exploit” starry eyed lovers. What does it take…

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Don’t Stop ‘Dating’ Your Wife or Husband

By Dr. Jordan / July 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Don’t stop dating your wife or husband. Sounds strange right? If you’re already married why would you date your husband or wife? Because ‘dating’ has a lot to do with what you felt for each other at the beginning of your relationship. Dating is what a couple does when they are interested in each other.…

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Marriage Phobia?

By Dr. Jordan / July 13, 2015 / 0 Comments

Is marriage something you’re hoping for but afraid of at the same time? How could a institution based on love and commitment be so scary? Most people with marriage phobia have had experiences in life that tell them to be afraid. Let’s look at five of the top contenders. 1. Marriage means control. If you’ve grown…

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Infidelity In Your Genes? Give me a break!

By Dr. Jordan / May 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

According to a New York Times article (Sunday, May 24, 2015), “Infidelity Lurks in Your Genes.” You’ve got to be kidding, right? This is one of the newest efforts to explain what is going on in our love lives in purely physical terms. The problem is in your body. Or that old and tired argument…

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