abusive relationships

Avoiding Sexual Harassment

By Dr. Jordan / February 28, 2021 /

The question I’m hearing now that our sensitivity to gender inequality has grown is: How do I approach a person I am interested in without crossing the line into sexual harassment? Harassment meaning: one person is aggressively pursuing something another person is unable or unwilling to provide permission for. First and foremost is the importance…

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Are You Being Emotionally Abused?

By Dr. Jordan / October 9, 2020 /

Are you being emotionally abused in a love relationship? Read this post if you suspect you are. There are a few important things to know in order to be able to identify this type of abuse. Emotional abuse is often a bit more difficult to identify than physical abuse, the form of abuse many people…

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Am I Being Abused in My Love Relationship?

By Dr. Jordan / December 4, 2019 /

Unfortunately, too many people are being “abused” in one way or another in love relationships. My purpose in writing this article is to give you a simple and effective understanding you can use to determine if you are one of them and what to do about it. First and foremost, let’s admit that there is…

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Are You An Abused Man?

By Dr. Jordan / March 13, 2013 /

Whether you are a man or a woman, you can be the victim of abuse in a relationship. Even though victims of abuse usually hide what is happening to them for a time, men tend to have even more reason to hide abuse beyond the usual shame a victim will feel. Why? Because men often…

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Love-Life Tip: Don’t Control Your Lover

By Dr. Jordan / April 19, 2012 /

Control in any form destroys love. Why? Because it limits and interferes with the freedom that love requires to thrive. The most common reason for trying to control a lover is to avoid getting hurt. My old mentor used to say, “Where did you get the idea you could be in love without getting hurt?”…

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Mind of the Abusive Lover

By Dr. Jordan / April 15, 2012 /

Most people when they hear about a love relationship that has become abusive feel concern for and protective of the victim. This makes sense. However in this essay I’m going to ask you to take some of that concern and protectiveness and apply it to the abuser. Let’s talk about the abusing person as someone…

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