|May 21, 2013
Stepping into the Mouth of the Lion: Embracing Your Fear
In this week’s show, I’m going to step into the mouth of the lion of fear, to help you understand what causes fear, when you should and shouldn’t listen to it, how to get on top of it using specific techniques like Systematic Desensitization, and, most importantly, how to use fear to your advantage in life and love.
You’ll also be meeting Akshay Nanavati, a Marine Corps and Iraq war veteran, adventurer, speaker, and success coach. He now helps people live a life filled with enthusiasm, joy, and freedom.
|May 14, 2013
Don't Take It So Personally! 7 Steps For Eliminating Excessive Personalization
Do you often feel like your partner is putting you down or blaming you...even when he/she swears that he isn’t? Are you taking things too personally, and is this putting a hurt on your relationship? If you said yes, you may be suffering from what’s called Excessive Personalization. There is a way out! Tune in to this week’s show and discover my 7 steps for eliminating Excessive Personalization. When you discover how to train your brain to level with you, rather than level you, you will be able to substitute Excessive Personalization for the ability to see and hear what your partner is actually saying!
|May 07, 2013
How to Make Your Long Distance Relationship Go the Distance
Because my HLN TV appearance on long distance love was so well received, I decided to do an entire radio show for you on this topic. With a full hour to spend, I can delve more deeply than I could on TV. So if you or someone you know is struggling with long distance love, there’s no need to throw in the glove. In this week’s show, I’m going to share my best tips for helping your long distance love make it to the finish line. From daily maintenance, to avoiding texting no nos, and even how to have sex from afar, I’m going to cover all the bases to make sure your long distance love hits a homerun!
|April 30, 2013
Turning Off the Blowtorch: How To Identify and Eliminate Relationship Destroying Fight Traps
Do you lose your you know what when you get pissed off? Do you yell, scream and name-call? Or do you use more subtle yet manipulative tactics that you think are helping you make your case that can actually be just as damaging to your relationship but you don't realize it? If you said yes to my questions, then you are trapped in what I call Fight Traps, those faulty conflict resolution tactics that throw oil on the fire and keep you stuck on the fighting treadmill. If you want to achieve relationship harmony and not die prematurely, you need to identify EACH of your Fight Traps and ditch them.
|April 23, 2013
ENCORE SHOW: Is Too Much Honesty Ruining Your Relationship?
Do you live according to the adage “honesty is the best policy?” Have you ever heard yourself justifying harsh words under the guise of “I’m just being honest?” In this show, I reveal the truth about honesty. I expose the dangers of the honesty is the best policy approach, explaining the little known fact, “simple” honesty, is often the cover story that conceals vented aggression.
|April 16, 2013
Are You Trying to Force a Leopard to Change its Spots?: How to End the Value Conflicts Vexing Your Relationship!
Are you locked in a value conflict and don’t even know it? If you’re caught in a heated tug of war, banging your mutual heads against the wall, there’s a good chance that a value conflict is afoot. Unfortunately, many couples fight to the death over value clashes. Values make up the core of who you are. This means that neither you nor your partner should ever try to change each other’s values. In this show, we’re going to tackle the thorny topic of value conflicts: how to know if you’re locked in one, and how to navigate your way out and save your relationship without selling out your values.
|April 09, 2013
How to Stop Your Mind From Wrecking Your Relationships
Do you ever feel like your brain is your own worst enemy? In this show, we’re going to focus on cognitive distortions--those nasty tricks that your brain plays on you--tricks that ruin your inner peace and self-esteem and wreck your success in love and work. Tune in as I help you identify and weed out the most common cognitive distortions before they tank your life!
|April 02, 2013
The Anatomy Of Infidelity
Cheating, two-timing, infidelity, betrayal, having an extramarital affair, the wandering eye, being unfaithful...There are many different words and expressions to describe the same phenomenon. In this week’s show, I bare the anatomy of infidelity. We’ll start with a quiz that tests your knowledge on the topic, followed by details about what causes affairs, the truths and myths about infidelity, and we’ll close with what you can do to head off an affair before an attraction has the chance to swell your head--and other body parts!
|March 26, 2013
How To Make Keeping Your Cool Your #1 Relationship Rule
Did you know that unresolved conflict is the number one killer of love? And did you know that keeping a cool head rather than blowing your top will determine whether you have a productive conversation that leads to a resolution of your issue rather than a dissolution of your relationship. Tune in this week as I share my proven techniques for cooling down the relationship climate, and discover why keeping a cool climate enables you to resolve your issues and preserve your relationships!
|March 19, 2013
Why Living in the Now Makes Your Relationships Say Wow
If you’re like most people, the magnificence of this wonderful life is being drowned out by an internal monologue of self-consciousness and anxiety. We are all being literally driven mad by the incessant buzzing of our own internal symphonies. Tune in to discover six proven steps and five exercises that will guide you to cultivate mindfulness so that you can finally experience greater joy in life and love!
|March 12, 2013
Secret To Lasting Love: Lose The Attitude And Try Some Gratitude
In this Ask Dr. Love radio show, I will explain why gratitude is linked to relationship satisfaction. A decade of research now proves the link between gratitude and relationship satisfaction.
|March 05, 2013
Saying Goodbye To Bullying Part 2: What You Can Do!
Last week, I described in detail what causes bullying. I explained that when you repeatedly observe bullying or are the target of bullying during your formative years, one of two things happen: either you become a bully yourself or you become a lifelong victim. This week, I will focus on what YOU can do to end bullying in your world.
|February 26, 2013
Saying Goodbye To Bullying
In this week’s show, I will be discussing the bullying epidemic in our society, and reveal the link between marital distress and bullying. The ultimate solution to end the epidemic of bullying is for all of us to have the strength to take ownership of our feelings of weakness, hurt, sadness and anger, and work them through, rather than dump our pain onto others. Joining me this week will be mental health counselor and clinical hypnotherapist Jef Gazley, LMFT, to discuss the link between family dysfunction and bullying.
|February 19, 2013
Are You Singing The Broken Record Blues?
Does the term Broken Record apply to your “discussions” with your partner? Do you find yourself repeating the same words and sentences when you talk to your partner? And, does your partner seem to be growing more and more deaf to your words? If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you are caught in what I call the Broken Record Phenomenon. Tune in to discover what causes this destructive pattern and how to break free before your relationship permanently breaks down!
|February 12, 2013
The Greatest True Love Stories Of All Time With Guest Robert Fulghum
Since this is the week of Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t resist sharing some of the world’s greatest love stories with you. And for the first time ever, I’m going to publicly share my own extraordinary love story. You will also be meeting Robert Fulghum, author of the phenomenally bestselling book, All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. This collection of essays was the second longest #1 bestseller in 23 years
|February 05, 2013
Dr. Love’s 5-Step Recipe for Romance on Valentine’s Day and Beyond
Whether you are looking for love or looking to make sure your love lasts a lifetime, tune in for this exciting and informative show. This week, I share my simple 5 ingredient recipe for lasting romantic love. You’ll discover how feeding each other the right Relationship Essential Nutrients is the most important ingredient in the mix. And, just so you know, the nutrients aren’t the same...
|January 22, 2013
The World Needs All Kinds Of Minds: An Intimate Conversation With Temple Grandin
Dr. Jamie Turndorf (aka Dr. Love) conducts a rare, one-on-one interview with Temple Grandin, the world-famous autistic doctor of animal science, bestselling author, and autism activist. Temple discusses her ability to tune into cows and understand their fear memories, while Dr. Turndorf shares her own unusual brain functions, including her ability to communicate with domestic and wild animals. Despite the fact that she is not autistic, the parallels between Temple’s brain and her own suggest that perhaps, we all have abilities that we don’t tap into.
|January 15, 2013
Why Being Your True Self is Your Key to Finding True Love
Do you secretly wish to have a relationship in which you feel loved down to the bone, despite your warts and flaws, fears and failings? From the time we’re small, we learn to pack away pieces of ourselves in order shield us from the anger, mocking and disapproval of our parents siblings and peers. Before long, we have constructed a watered down version of ourselves. What happens when we bring our watered down self to the dating scene? My special guest this week will be Ken Page. Tune in to find out how to allow the real you to shine through so you can experience the bliss of an intimate love relationship that lasts a lifetime and beyond.
|January 08, 2013
What Rats Can Teach Us About Making New Year’s Resolutions That Stick
Every year, millions of people across the globe make New Year’s resolutions to improve their career, health, fitness, weight loss or finances. Sadly, our resolutions fail not because we have no discipline but because humans are creatures of habit. Our brains are wired to maintain the status quo. In this show, I focus on 8 proven steps for setting yourself free of habitual behavior patterns that keep you stuck and prevent you from achieving your resolutions.
|December 18, 2012
Dr. Love’s Guide to Surviving The Jolly Hollerdays with Family
If the days ahead have you filled with dread, fear no more!
In this Ask Dr. Love radio show, I explain why millions of people end up broken rather than happy hearted during the holidays. Tune in to hear my proven plan for turning your family hollerdays into truly joyous holidays and beyond! This show features special guest Rick Tamlyn, Master Certified Coach and developer of The Bigger Game, a tool that inspires executives, leaders and everyday people to get out of their comfort zones and invent the life they want.
|December 12, 2012
Dr. Love’s Couple’s Guide to Surviving The Jolly Hollerdays
In this show, I’m going to discuss the real reason why holidays often become hollerdays. It is precisely the stresses of the holidays (extra chores and shopping, money worries, and time spent with families, etc.) that expose our relationship fault lines. Under this pressure our relationships rupture. This week I will be joined by special guest Larry James, the NY Times Bestselling author. former Associate Producer of “Mars & Venus,” the nationally syndicated Radio show. Tune in to listen to our proven tips for turning your hollerdays into truly joyous holidays and beyond!
|December 04, 2012
Top Ways to Put Male Sexual Dysfunctions to Bed - Part Two
If you’re having trouble getting a handle on your love handle, don’t despair. Today, we are going to tackle your toughest sexual problems. In this week’s show, I’m picking up where we left off last week and discussing ejaculation disorders and orgasmic disorders.
|November 27, 2012
Top Ways to Put Male Sexual Dysfunctions to Bed - Part One
Is your sex life getting you down? Well, chin up ‘cause things are about to start looking up. In this week’s show, I’m going to give you real answers to your most troubling sexual problems. From decreased libido to complete loss of sexual interest, to erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorders (and orgasmic disorders, I’m going to give you the lowdown on male sexual dysfunctions and explain the ways to put these various sexual problems to bed!
|November 20, 2012
How to Overcome Female Sexual Dysfunction
Does your sex life leave something to be desired? If you said, “yes,” you’re not alone! According to research, 43 percent of all women are less than thrilled with their sex lives. From sexual inhibitions, to diminished desire or no desire, lack of pleasure and no orgasms, and even painful intercourse, tune in as I get to the bottom of why millions of women find themselves sexually bottoming out!
|November 13, 2012
Liar, Liar Pants (or Panties) on Fire: Why We Lie and How To Stop Stretching the Truth
In this show, I expose the underlying reasons why people lie. According to the latest research, lying behaviors are fueled by two opposing motivations: We would like to view ourselves as honest, value-driven people, but we would also like to make as much money as possible or achieve other goals to get us ahead in life.
|November 06, 2012
How To Know If You And Your Partner Are Sexually Compatible
While everyone knows what it feels like to be in lust, sexual attraction does not equal sexual compatibility! In fact, you could be wildly attracted to somebody and have lousy sex. In this show, I’m going to lay all the cards on the table and take you through a thorough sexploration of the anatomy of sexual compatibility. From the scent of sweat to...lip size, I’m going to get down to the nitty-gritty so you find out once and for all how to determine whether you’re truly sexually compatible with someone or not.
|October 30, 2012
How to Know When to Call it Quits
If your relationship has been underwater for a while...and the tide of emotions seem to always run high. Or even if your relationship is drowning in the still waters of indifference...There still may be hope! But how can you know when to ride out the storm? And when it’s time to abandon ship? Tune in this week to discover the signs that a relationship is beyond repair and determine if it’s time to break up or not...
|October 23, 2012
Why Speaking Your Partner’s Love Language is Your Key to Relationship Bliss
In this show, I explain that knowing your partner’s preferred Love Language is the master key to unlocking your beloved’s heart, and I define the five types of Love Languages. I also discuss how many couples become distressed because they wrongly assume that their partner’s Love Language matches their own.
|October 16, 2012
Why Loving Without Limits Is Your Key To Limitless Love
Do you find yourself empty and yearning for more in life? More money? A bigger house? A better job? A better relationship
Have you noticed that when you finally obtain whatever “it” is you still feel hungry? Could it be that your hunger is actually divine discontent?
What I’m talking about is the universal hunger to feed our soul’s longing for divine love.
Tune in for this week’s show to find out how your relationships are the portal to the divine. And discover how you can use your intimate relationships to foster your soul development. As your soul evolves, you will be amazed to discover how love blossoms in your life!
|October 09, 2012
Ten Tips for a Sizzling Sex Life
Are you in despair over your sagging sex life? Well if your sex life is a wet blanket, tune into this week’s show for my appetite-wetting recipe for romance!To get to the bottom of this problem, I identify the underlying physical, emotional and relational causes of this problem. When these problems are put to bed, you will then be ready to introduce my proven sex boosting techniques. Tune in for this week’s show and find out how you can become a sexpert in your own bedroom!
|October 02, 2012
Are You Chasing Men Away With Your Man-Chasing Ways?
For millions of women, the task of finding a husband feels more like scaling an insurmountable mountain peak.
In this show, I explain how you can take a permanent rest from climbing the male Mt. Everest!
It is precisely by hanging up those mountaineering boots and abandoning the uphill trek in search of a husband that will effortlessly draw your ideal mate to you!
Tune in as I expose the signs that a woman is over-functioning in her mate selection process. And find out why working too hard at winning a man paradoxically backfires and makes him back away.
|September 25, 2012
How to Tame the Green Eyed Monster of Jealousy
Jealousy holds millions of relationships hostage, and it doesn’t have to! Tune into this week’s show to find out what kinds of Old Scars fan the flames of jealousy and how healing the underlying issues is the key to setting relationship free from this emotional prison
|September 18, 2012
Are Your Hormones Making You Moan? But NOT in a Good Way?
Are you hot under the collar, but not below the belt?
Are you tired, sad, anxious, sleepless, moody, bloated or gaining weight?
Have you lost your sex drive or capacity to perform?
Do you feel foggy brained and suffer from what I call CRS (Can’t Remember Sh**t) syndrome?
Well, maybe your hormones are to blame!
Tune in to this exciting show and discover the symptoms of hormone imbalance and the various natural cures available.
|September 11, 2012
How To Cheat Proof Your Relationship TODAY
In this week’s Ask Dr. Love radio show, I'll be explaining how to cheat proof your relationship. In order to prevent cheating, you have to understand the anatomy of infidelity. Infidelity is merely a symptom of a deeper relationship disease, a form of malnutrition that results from partners not providing each other with what I call "Relationship Essential Nutrients."
|September 04, 2012
Top 10 Ways To Handle Verbal Abuse
Does verbal abuse have your relationship by the throat?
Do you secretly fear that you are the victim of verbal abuse?
Are you a verbal abuser, and don’t even know it?
To answer whether you are the victim of verbal abuse or an abuser yourself you first need to be clear on what verbal abuse is. After all, you can’t diagnose a condition when you don’t know its symptoms.
So in this week’s show, I’m going to spell out the symptoms of verbal abuse. I’m also going to show you how to respond if you are the victim of verbal abuse; and, if you are the one who is abusive, I’m going to give you my proven pointers on how to rein in your mouth.