By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. July 27, 2015
Are you addicted to trying to get love from unavailable, unloving people?
Have you found yourself repeatedly ‘falling in love’ with an unavailable person? Have you wondered why you keep doing this?
This is the question Wanda asked:
“What about our wounded self causes us to attach . . . → Read More: “Why Do I Attach To An Unavailable Person?”
Were you born with the ability to feel others’ feelings? I was, and one of the issues that I had to face was that not everyone is empathic.
This was very confusing to me as a child. In school, I often saw children bullying and making fun of another child. The more the child . . . → Read More: What to do When Your Partner Lacks Empathy
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 06, 2015
Are you addicted to fixing others? Do you believe this is loving rather than controlling?
Many of us were raised to base our identity on helping or fixing others. Fixing others is often the addiction of choice for people who have a naturally deep level of empathy . . . → Read More: Healing a ‘Fix Others’ Addiction
Discover the things you might need to change in yourself in order to have a chance at creating change in your partner and in your relationship.
How much energy do you spend trying to get what you want from your partner? Think about it for a moment – how much of your thinking time . . . → Read More: How Can I Get My Partner To Change
One of the things I loved doing as a child was making creative things for my parents. I would spend hours designing and building wonderful cards with little poems in them, and make special pieces of jewelry for my mother. The only problem was that, while my mother would receive her gift graciously, she . . . → Read More: Do You See Your Essence and The Essences of Your Children?
Is there a difference between loving yourself and loving others, or are they one and the same?
Have you ever been confused about the boundary between loving yourself and also being loving to others?
This is what Rosanna is struggling with. She asked:
“How do I know where the boundary is between self-love . . . → Read More: Self-Love vs. Selfless Love