Welcome to Dr. Margaret Paul’s Blog

Dr. Margaret Paul, co-creator of the powerful Inner Bonding® self-healing process, is the author/co-author of several best-selling books, including:

  • Do I Have To Give Up Me to Be Loved By You?
  • Do I Have To Give Up Me to Be Loved By You?…The Workbook
  • Healing Your Aloneness
  • Inner Bonding
  • The Healing Your Aloneness Workbook
  • Do I Have To Give Up Me to Be Loved By My Kids?
  • Do I Have To Give Up Me To Be Loved By God?

Dr. Paul’s books have been distributed around the world and have been translated into many languages.

Dr. Margaret works with individuals and couples throughout the world – on the phone, via the web on http://www.innerbonding.com, in workshops, and in multi-day group intensive programs.

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Confronting an Abusive Parent

By Dr. Margaret Paul October 19, 2020

Is it loving to yourself to confront a parent about past abuse? Discover what is right for you.

A woman wrote, asking:

“I am trying to connect with my family of origin. I’ve been working on my recovery for a bit over a year (ACA . . . → Read More: Confronting an Abusive Parent

Healing the Lack of Loving Holding and Touch

By Dr. Margaret Paul October 12, 2020

If you were not lovingly held as a baby or toddler, you may need to do some healing work in this area.

Were you deprived of comforting holding as a child? I was. I was held by my mother, but the energy of her touch . . . → Read More: Healing the Lack of Loving Holding and Touch

You CAN Heal The Wounds of Abusive Parenting

By Dr. Margaret Paul October 04, 2020

The outlook doesn’t have to be bleak for those of us who had abusive or neglectful parenting.

“There are clear links between an individual’s psychological coping strategies and his or her physiological coping strategies. Both are established in infancy and toddlerhood and tend to persist . . . → Read More: You CAN Heal The Wounds of Abusive Parenting

Does Another’s Wounded Self Trigger Your Wounded Self?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 28, 2020

Do you disconnect in the face of others’ disconnection? Do you get angry in the face of others’ anger? Discover how to stay connected with yourself. Jenna was angry that she kept getting triggered into her wounded self when her husband, Seth, was in his wounded . . . → Read More: Does Another’s Wounded Self Trigger Your Wounded Self?

Are You Resistant To Loving Yourself?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 14, 2020

Do you want to love your inner child when you are in pain, or do you reject and abandon yourself in the face of your painful feelings?

Lauren, a client of mine, has been practicing Inner Bonding for a number of years but she was . . . → Read More: Are You Resistant To Loving Yourself?

What Do You Do When Someone Hurts You?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 06, 2020

When someone does something that scares or hurts you, do you lovingly manage your pain or do try to control them?

When I was a very young child, I quickly learned to jump out of myself whenever my mother was angry at me – which . . . → Read More: What Do You Do When Someone Hurts You?