Character Development

The Big Test Before You Leap
May 28, 2024
Jordan Gray
The Big Test Before You Leap
In 2019, my now-wife/then-love-interest Demetra and I were engaging in multi-hour Skype dates and inching ever-closer to the point of saying "Hey, we should meet up in person and see if our chemistry translates to the real world." Our rapport was phenomenal. The synchronicities were everywhere. It...
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5 Kinds Of People To Avoid
Apr 24, 2024
Jordan Gray
5 Kinds Of People To Avoid
Ever found yourself in a relationship that drains your energy faster than water pours out of a busted fire hydrant? In a world full of diverse personalities, there are a few you might want to avoid. While by no means an exhaustive list, the following are a collection of some of the worst offenders. If...
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11 Thoughtful Things I Do For My Wife
Mar 27, 2024
Jordan Gray
11 Thoughtful Things I Do For My Wife
When it comes to sustaining a thriving, healthy marriage, I believe that grand gestures are overrated. In a world of choreographed, flash-mob proposals and Pinterest-perfect breakfasts-in-bed, it's easy to get caught up in the grand gestures of love, but I think it's the little things that truly keep...
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Why I Will Never Be A Matchmaker
Mar 9, 2024
Jordan Gray
Why I Will Never Be A Matchmaker
On a weekly basis, for the last 15 or so years, I have had someone ask me some version of: "Can you just introduce me to a healthy partner / Can you start a matchmaking service so that I can meet the people that follow your work?" Literally, every week. Here's the thing... We've all...
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8 Reasons You Won’t Attract A Conscious Man (As You Currently Are)
Mar 1, 2024
Jordan Gray
8 Reasons You Won’t Attract A Conscious Man (As You Currently Are)
Think you're ready for a relationship with a conscious man? The truth might surprise you. If you have been single for years, and yet you have the desire to be in a committed relationship with a man who meets you on all levels, there could be some unconscious blocks that are keeping you from attracting...
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9 Ways To Improve Your Marriage Using Inversion Thinking
Feb 28, 2024
Jordan Gray
9 Ways To Improve Your Marriage Using Inversion Thinking
I’ve written before about cognitive biases, and today, I’m going to speak to a different one and help you use it to improve your marriage (or any romantic relationship you’re in). Us humans have what is commonly referred to as a 'negativity bias.' Which is a fancy way of saying that we’re better at...
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14 Lessons Learned In 11 Years Of Business
Feb 26, 2024
Jordan Gray
14 Lessons Learned In 11 Years Of Business
On January 26th, 2013, I officially launched this business of mine. Whether you're a self-employed business owner and looking to shortcut some of my hard-earned wisdom, or just a reader of my work who is curious about peeking behind the curtain of a different aspect of my process, there will be something...
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7 Popular Concepts That I Just Don’t Believe In
Feb 23, 2024
Jordan Gray
7 Popular Concepts That I Just Don’t Believe In
There are a handful of concepts that are so popular… so everywhere… that every time I see them, I just want to shoot myself in the fucking face. Both the frequency of how often I hear about them and the degree to which people believe in them without question really grinds my gears. So, welcome...
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21 Things To Do When Your Sex Drives Are Different
Feb 21, 2024
Jordan Gray
21 Things To Do When Your Sex Drives Are Different
Imagine this: you would love to have sex with your partner five times a week, and yet your partner is fine with once or twice a month. For many individuals, they don't have to imagine this scenario - because they live it every day. Over the years, I have met countless men and women who were stressed...
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5 Types Of Compliments That Melt A Man’s Heart
Feb 11, 2024
Jordan Gray
5 Types Of Compliments That Melt A Man’s Heart
Men need compliments too. And yet, most men were more-likely-than-not raised in a way where they were fairly compliment starved. Think about it... It's easy to imagine a woman complimenting another woman. It's also easy to imagine a man complimenting a woman. But when we do an honest audit...
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