Family of Origin

My Sick Mother & My Love Life

By Dr. Jordan / October 28, 2016 /

What happens to your love life if you’re unfortunate enough to be brought up by a sick mother? If you’re not conscious of what you’ve “learned” about love relationships from her…plenty. The two most prominent effects are: 1. You’ll become a “care-giver” when you’re in a love relationship, and; 2. You’ll “keep your love partners…

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My Wife’s Narcissistic Mother

By Dr. Jordan / February 14, 2016 /

If you are considering a marriage to a woman who comes as a “package deal” with a “narcissistic mother” in tow, you need to read this post to understand what you are getting into. First let’s define what I mean by “narcissistic mother.” This is a “self-centered” parent, single or with a husband, who has…

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Handling The Hostile Mother-In-Law

By Dr. Jordan / August 17, 2013 /

Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against mother-in-laws as a natural and inevitable byproduct of getting married. In fact, if you get married and don’t expect to have a mother-in-law, barring unusual circumstances, you’re in trouble. No, this post is about what happens when you get married and your mother-in-law rejects the fact that…

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Grandparents and Your Love Life

By Dr. Jordan / July 12, 2013 /

Let’s face it, the job of raising a child takes a significant amount of psychological maturity. Sometimes, a bit more than what parents have attained by the time they have their children. Nothing worse than being brought up by immature parents, right? If you are born into a family with immature parents, what happens now?…

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‘Hate’ As A Disturbed Need For Love

By Dr. Jordan / June 28, 2013 /

Hate is a disturbed need for love. Don’t kid yourself, hate is a very passionate emotion. You just don’t hate any ole person. No, hate is reserved for people who you want love from, secretly or more obviously. Too often hate is confused with garden variety anger, an emotion that can readily be directly at…

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