Love-Life Class

Women & Their Needs

By Dr. Jordan / April 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

As a companion post to ‘Men & Their Feelings,’ I offer you ‘Women & Their Needs.’ Traditionally, woman have been made to believe that they are the weaker sex. Remember that? There was a time in history, and presently in some places, that women were considered possessions. Men married in order to possess a woman…

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Men & Their Feelings

By Dr. Jordan / April 21, 2012 / 0 Comments

Allow me to dispel any misunderstandings right away, men have feelings, and lots of them. Everybody’s born with them. It’s what we learn to do with them that makes the difference. In this culture men are taught to put some of them away, especially the softer ones. Anger and aggressiveness are OK within certain limits.…

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Learn To Heal Your Broken Heart

By Dr. Jordan / April 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

There are many people these days who avoid love because deep down inside they don’t believe they can survive a broken heart. They don’t believe in their natural capacity to heal. Plus, they may have had certain love-life disappointments in the past that convinced them to avoid love now in the present. The real tragedy…

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Prepping Your Love-Life For Change

By Dr. Jordan / April 17, 2012 / 0 Comments

There are a few practical steps you can take to start prepping your love-life for change. I’m talking about a psychological preparation for change that doesn’t involve years of therapy or a long analysis of your personal history. I’m talking about a simple inquiry directed at what you believe about your yourself and your love-life.…

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Forms of Love

By Dr. Jordan / April 9, 2012 / 0 Comments

As a general definition of what we mean by the phrase ‘love-life,’ I’ll offer you the following: A love-life is what you think, feel, and do in your life involving the emotion of love including romance, family, how you feel about yourself, and beyond. This definition of love-life is probably a bit broader than you…

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I Love You vs I’m ‘In’ Love With You

By Dr. Jordan / April 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

Have you ever heard someone say “I love you but I’m not in love with you?” What’s the difference? It’s all in the little word ‘in.’ When you add the word ‘in’ to I love you, you’re making reference to the ‘fall.’ You fell into something with someone, in this case you fell into ‘love’…

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True Self in True Love

By Dr. Jordan / March 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

Otto Rank (1884-1939), an early psychoanalyst, made this wonderful statement about the experience of love……”Man’s true self, that which differs from character, expresses itself only in one sphere: namely the love life. There it is manifested quite spontaneously and in real love is just as spontaneously accepted and reciprocated.”  What an amazing idea to contemplate.…

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Love 101

By Dr. Jordan / February 29, 2012 / 0 Comments

Why is it that we have to be reminded to love or give by having special days set aside for that purpose? Human emotions like hate, anger, envy or greed don’t seem to need a reminder or special day. They seem to have no problem occurring the rest of the days out of the year.…

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