Dr. Jordan

Don’t Stop ‘Dating’ Your Wife or Husband

By Dr. Jordan / July 13, 2015 /

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 /

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 /

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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Killing Love On St. Valentine’s Day?

By Dr. Jordan / February 13, 2015 /

An article appeared in Psychology Today that offers an understanding of why some people break up on St. Valentine’s Day. I’d like to weigh in with what I believe to be a much simpler explanation. St. Valentine’s Day is a day devoted to love and romance, right? But more than that, it’s also a day…

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St.Valentine’s Day ‘Love Formula’

By Dr. Jordan / February 13, 2015 /

According to the series of photos on your left, love is alive and well on the planet Mars. Good to know as we contemplate increasing love on the planet Earth. What better day to reveal the ‘secret formula of love’ than on St. Valentine’s Day? This particular formula has been right under our noses for…

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Cure For What Ails Us: St. Valentine’s Day

By Dr. Jordan / February 12, 2015 /

I remember watching a movie once about two ‘crazy’ people who fell in love with each other. The movie was filled with drama and suspense as these two people went through all kinds of changes trying to get a mutually satisfying relationship going. And all the while the audience was on pins and needles until…

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Your Mom’s Influence On Your Love Life

By Dr. Jordan / May 18, 2014 /

  So I’m a little late with this post. Mother’s Day has come and gone. So what? My own mother is deceased. Maybe that explains it. Nevertheless, if you are going to check out just one historical item that may be bearing down on your love life, I’d suggest you reflect on the influence your…

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Person I Love Is Emotionally Ill

By Dr. Jordan / April 24, 2014 /

  If you love someone who is emotionally ill, there are a few things you’ll need to get straight in your mind if you want your relationship to be healthy and have a chance to grow. First off, by emotional illness I mean for example: depressed, anxious, obsessive, chronically angry, chronically stressed-out, drug or alcohol…

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Spring Fever and Love

By Dr. Jordan / April 14, 2014 /

Finally! Springtime is upon us and summer will follow. This is traditionally the time of year when love hits the senses and people start seriously thinking about their love lives. What is it about the warm weather? My take on it is that we’re all folded up and trying to keep warm, running around to…

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What is a 80/20 relationship?

By Dr. Jordan / March 27, 2014 /

Somebody coined the idea of a “80/20” relationship. What does it mean? It means that a person in a couple is available 80% in the relationship while keeping someone else on the side for a 20% relationship. In other words, 80/20 describes what usually happens when there is cheating or infidelity in a committed relationship.…

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