Dr. Thomas Jordan

In This Episode:

  • What Your Phycological Love Life Is
  • How What You Learned From Your Parents Can Affect Your Current Love Life
  • The Difference Perspective of Children From The Same Home
  • Recognizing Problems and Learning To Not Repeat Them
  • The Importance of Date Nights and Connecting With Your Spouse
  • Intimacy and Sex


“Most people are not in control of their love lives.” – Dr. Thomas Jordan

“Two people can get married and have such a narcissistic investment in each other that they see the children as competing with what they need from the other adult person.” – Dr. Thomas Jordan

“As a consequence of my explorations in myself, my own personal treatment experiences, I tried to talk to my parents about what happened. It was a little easier with my father, a little harder with my mother, my mother just couldn’t go there.” – Dr. Thomas Jordan

“It’s the relationship we form when we fall in love, that contains the love experience, it grows it or it stifles it.” – Dr. Thomas Jordan

“What we remember about childhood, it’s our own individual experience, but the impact of that experience is what we’re gonna have to deal with.” – Dr. Thomas Jordan

“When you make love to someone you’re in love with, there’s nothing better in this world.” – Dr. Thomas Jordan

Guest’s Bio:

New York State Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Graduate, Post-doctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis at New York University

Faculty, Post-doctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis at New York University

Dr. Thomas Jordan is a clinical psychologist, certified interpersonal psychoanalyst, author, professor, and love life researcher. He is a graduate of New York University’s Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and a member of the faculty. Dr. Jordan is the author of “Individuation in Contemporary Psychoanalysis,” a unique study of psychological maturation in adulthood, and “Healthy Love Relationship” an exploration of the essential ingredients of the healthy love relationship. Dr. Jordan maintains a private practice of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis on the upper west side of Manhattan. He has been researching and treating unhealthy love lives for more than 30 years.

Guest’s Contact Info:

You can contact Dr. Jordan directly at drtomjordan@lovelifelearningcenter.com or 212.875.0154.

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