Alone For The Holidays

By Dr. Jordan / December 25, 2012 /

Being alone is difficult enough, never mind being alone on the holidays. It’s important that you have a psychological ‘strategy’ in mind to cope with the experience. You don’t want to be wandering around during the holidays looking for something to do and feeling bad about yourself. Being around people you know will be useful…

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Women Who Choose To Remain Single

By Dr. Jordan / July 18, 2012 /

There has always been a double standard as far as being single in middle-age goes. Men always had an easier time of it. In the old days, a single woman in middle-age was known as an ‘old maid’ or a ‘spinster.’ The idea of consciously choosing to live as a single woman was not really…

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Science of Being Alone

By Dr. Jordan / June 27, 2012 /

At one point long ago the word ‘alone’ was ‘all-one.’ The underlying meaning of the word changed from a positive emphasis on ‘oneness’ or individuality to the negative implication of being unhappy ‘by oneself.’ Now when we use the word alone, most people will think of an experience worth avoiding. As in “I’m all alone.”…

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