Controlling Behavior as a Cry for Connection

Controlling Behavior as a Cry for Connection

By Dr. Margaret Paul September 02, 2019

How do you respond when you feel that your friend, family member, or partner is trying to control you? Do you counter by trying to control them – giving yourself up, resisting, getting angry, blaming or withdrawing?

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Do I Have To Be Healed To Attract My Beloved?

Do I Have To Be Healed To Attract My Beloved?

By Dr. Margaret Paul August 26, 2019

Discover the essential ingredient to attracting your beloved and creating a loving relationship.

One of my clients asked me the following question: “Can I attract my beloved if I’m still in the process of healing my inner . . . → Read More: Do I Have To Be Healed To Attract My Beloved?

Why You Might Afraid to Be Open With Your Partner or Others

Why You Might Afraid to Be Open With Your Partner or Others

By Dr. Margaret Paul August 19, 2019

Discover what you are sacrificing if you withhold your truth due to your fear of others’ reactions.

“He will be so angry if I tell him that.” “I’m afraid of losing her if . . . → Read More: Why You Might Afraid to Be Open With Your Partner or Others

Relationships: Avoiding the Line of Fire

By Dr. Margaret Paul July 29, 2019

Do you try to talk with someone when you already know he or she is closed? Consider NOT putting your inner child in the line of fire.

How often do you ask a question of or make a statement to a partner, co-worker, friend, or . . . → Read More: Relationships: Avoiding the Line of Fire

Asking For Support: Authentic Need Or Neediness?

There is often confusion between the authentic need for others’ support, and being needy. A member of Inner Bonding Village posted this question:

“Since doing couples therapy, it has come to light that I often don’t consider sharing sadness with my husband or asking for emotional support. The therapist said that it sounds like a scary . . . → Read More: Asking For Support: Authentic Need Or Neediness?

We Can’t Control Others, But Here’s How To Influence Them

By Dr. Margaret Paul July 08, 2019

Rather than trying to control others, which never works in the long run, learn how you can influence others.

“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” – Albert Schweitzer

Inner Bonding teaches that we have no control over . . . → Read More: We Can’t Control Others, But Here’s How To Influence Them