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.


Holidays: Fraught or Fun?

What comes to mind when you think about the holidays?

Do you groan, feeling burdened by all you have to do? Do you dread going shopping for gifts or cleaning up after Christmas or Chanukah or Kwanzaa or other holiday celebrations?

Or, do you feel a sense of fun, delight, and joy in the . . . → Read More: Holidays: Fraught or Fun?

Loving Yourself means ‘Owning It!’

Years ago I heard my guidance say to me, “Own it!”

“What do you mean by own it?” I asked. “Own what?”

No answer.


What Owning It Means…

It took me quite a few years to understand what “Own it!” means. Now I know that it means to fully own my own life, . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself means ‘Owning It!’

Loving Yourself Heals Resistance

Have you ever experienced any of these situations?

Your project at work is due on Friday. Today is Wednesday and you’ve been procrastinating. There is no way of getting it done on time. You are supposed to meet a colleague for lunch. It’s an important meeting but you realize that you are going to . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself Heals Resistance

Loving Yourself in the Face of False Accusations

For many of us, being falsely accused is extremely painful. Were you ever falsely accused as a child? How did you feel?

I was falsely accused numerous times by my parents – accused of being irresponsible when I was over-responsible, of faking pain for attention when I was in deep pain, and of having . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself in the Face of False Accusations

Loving Yourself Enough to Create Balance In Your Life

I’m certain that many of you can relate to the following question from Serena:

“I’ve noticed I’m extreme. When I look after my heath I don’t allow myself any unhealthy food, but after a few months I get fed up with being cautious and then I eat only processed food. I know it’s wrong . . . → Read More: Loving Yourself Enough to Create Balance In Your Life

Are You Afraid to Love?

This question was asked by Jillian in one of my webinars:

“I really want to learn how to love my boyfriend, who has been showing care and love toward me. However I have fears of being taken advantage of and of being subjected to his unloving behaviors. So I feel very tight at my . . . → Read More: Are You Afraid to Love?