marital conflict

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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What’s in Your Psychological Love Life?

By Dr. Jordan / September 3, 2020 /

What’s in your Psychological Love Life? Strange question or the potential answer to why your love life is not where you want it to be? Here’s the thing, your love life is not simply in your relationships with the people you love or want to love. It’s also in your expectations about love relationships. Put another way,…

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My Husband’s Narcissistic Mother

By Dr. Jordan / January 18, 2018 /

You married a man who has not yet separated emotionally from his mother. How can you tell? One very obvious sign is she (mother) will be trying to control her son, you, your marriage, up close and from a distance not long after you’ve married her son. The message to you, his wife (or lover,…

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The Disposable Marriage

By Dr. Jordan / September 6, 2013 /

Nowadays, most of us have a lot of everything. When something gets used up we throw it away. This simple act has a philosophy of life that comes with it. If something stops working, throw it away, and get another. At one time, when there was less for more people, throwing something away when it…

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Your Partner Doesn’t Want Kids?

By Dr. Jordan / April 7, 2013 /

I’m going to assume that people who want kids and people who don’t want kids might read this post. I know this to be a pretty sensitive topic. As far as I’m concerned there is no right or wrong here, just personal choices. Perhaps the rule of thumb should be: find someone that wants what…

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My Lover Makes More Money Than Me

By Dr. Jordan / September 23, 2012 /

This is an interesting love-life problem. Your lover makes more money than you. Question is, what effect does that have on your relationship? If you’re a woman, your gender has traditionally expected and adapted to this difference. For most traditional couples, the man is expected to make more money than his female counterpart. If he…

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