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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Healing Neediness

By Dr. Margaret Paul October 04, 2021

Discover when you have a legitimate need and when you are being needy, and how to heal neediness.

Neediness is often a primary cause of relationship problems.

We are needy when we abandon and reject ourselves and then expect others to take responsibility for our . . . → Read More: Healing Neediness

Healing from Attracting Unhealthy Relationships

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 27, 2021

Are you attracting emotionally unhealthy relationships over and over? You CAN heal and attract loving relationships with friends and a partner!

Janis asked me the following question:

“I have been doing therapy and reading a lot about healing since a short but very emotionally abusive relationship . . . → Read More: Healing from Attracting Unhealthy Relationships

Do You Know You Are Good?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 20, 2021

Life changes dramatically when you discover your essential goodness and define your own worth.

 

What does it mean to be good or worthy? What does it mean to be bad or unworthy? Have you defined these terms for yourself?

Do you tell yourself you . . . → Read More: Do You Know You Are Good?

Are You Reliable and Dependable?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 13, 2021

Can your inner child and others rely on you to follow through on what you say you are going to do?

 

It seems to me that, more and more, I can’t depend on others to follow through on what they say they are going . . . → Read More: Are You Reliable and Dependable?

Is Self-Judgment Keeping You Stuck?

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 6, 2021

Why do you judge yourself? Self-judgment is a major form of self-abandonment that may be keeping you stuck, anxious and depressed.

Marianne was stuck. Even though she was trying so hard to change some things in her behavior – especially her anger and her clutter, . . . → Read More: Is Self-Judgment Keeping You Stuck?

Resistance: Wanting Freedom but Staying Stuck

By Dr. Margaret Paul August 30, 2021

Are you resistant to loving yourself? Are you winning the battle but losing the war – and losing yourself?

When Cecily was seven years old and her mother was beating her, she made a deep and profound decision: “I will not let her win. I . . . → Read More: Resistance: Wanting Freedom but Staying Stuck