Managing The Heartbreak of Not Being Seen or Heard

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. May 02, 2016

Learn to manage the shattering heartbreak of when someone doesn’t grok you – doesn’t see you, hear you or understand you. Take a few minutes right now and think back to your childhood. Do you remember a time when you felt deeply unseen, unheard, misunderstood?

How did . . . → Read More: Managing The Heartbreak of Not Being Seen or Heard

Healing From A Relationship With A Narcissist

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. April 25, 2016

Healing from a relationship with a narcissist is a learned process. Learn it now!

Many of us have been there.

You met the person of your dreams – charming, intelligent, romantic, attentive, incredible chemistry and great lover. You might have been told how wonderful you are, how . . . → Read More: Healing From A Relationship With A Narcissist

Are You Addicted to Complaining As A Form of Control?

Why do people complain? What is it they want or hope for when they complain? In this article, discover the answers to these questions, as well as what to do about it if you are addicted to complaining.

Complaining is a way of life for some people. It was certainly a way of . . . → Read More: Are You Addicted to Complaining As A Form of Control?

Relationship Advice: Resolving Conflict When Someone Is Closed

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. April 04, 2016

Learn how to resolve conflict when your partner or another person isn’t available for mutual conflict resolution.

Loving relationships create a safe arena in which to resolve conflict. In the safe arena, both people are open to learning about themselves and each other, and as they caringly . . . → Read More: Relationship Advice: Resolving Conflict When Someone Is Closed

You Want A Relationship, But Are You Emotionally Unavailable?

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. March 28, 2016

Do you keep attracting emotionally unavailable people or are you stuck in a relationship with an emotionally unavailable person?

Do you believe that you are fully available for a relationship and that you have just not met the right person? Or, do you find yourself in love . . . → Read More: You Want A Relationship, But Are You Emotionally Unavailable?

When You Are Being Nice, Are You Loving Or Controlling?

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D. March 21, 2016

There can be a big difference in intent between being nice and being loving. Being nice might be manipulative, while being loving means being authentic.

Our society has long trained children to be “nice.” Being nice might mean:

Telling white lies so as not to hurt . . . → Read More: When You Are Being Nice, Are You Loving Or Controlling?