The Back to Me Project: College and Beyond

82. Be the Private Investigator for Your Heart with Joy Nordenstrom

Episode Summary

It's Valentine season and love is in the air. In today's episode of our Love Series on Relationships That Matter, Certified Matchmaker and Relationship Mentor, Joy Nordenstrom joins us to encourage you to love wisely and show up as your best self in your dating relationship. Find out how to create and strengthen the "we" in your partnership, in order to become interdependent with one another. Joy shares the importance and value in loving intelligently, even while your brain is on those "love drugs". Joy completed her Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship and her Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Economics at Mills College in Oakland, California. She received her certification as a Matchmaker at the United Latino Students Association and she attended the Matchmaking & Behavioral Sciences Institute in New York City. With over fifteen years of experience as a relationship mentor and a private investigator for her client’s hearts, Joy founded the Joy of Romance, Inc. She loves love and she enjoys guiding individuals to become their best self in their relationships. Whether they’re single and looking for love, or in a partnership wanting it to be the best it can be, Joy mentors her clients to discover their unique blueprint for who they are as a partner. When single, this coaching journey to discover their top ten relationship patterns is called “The Book of Me: As a Partner” and when they’re in a relationship, collaboratively she works with the couple to create their personalized playbook for relationship success called “The Book of Us: As a Couple.” Joy prepares her clients to be ready to have the most incredible relationships of their lives! She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, son, three step-kids, a Holland lop named Bella, Lilly Bear, a Miniature Poodle, and a Leopard Gecko named Geico. To learn more about Joy, her work and the Intelligent Love Vodcast, connect with her on LinkedIn or visit her website at

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