Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

 

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 14, 2019

Is giving yourself up working to create inner and relationship joy? If not, then you might want to consider learning to love yourself instead.

Were you trained as a child to give yourself up to be loved? Did you learn to confuse love with . . . → Read More: Are You Ready to Give Up Giving Yourself Up?

Why Am I So Jealous and How Can I Stop?

 

Why Am I So Jealous and How Can I Stop?

By Dr. Margaret Paul January 07, 2019

You can heal your jealousy! Discover the underlying cause and how to heal it.

“My husband has become friends with the woman next door and when he talks with her, I feel crazy with jealousy. . . . → Read More: Why Am I So Jealous and How Can I Stop?

Who do you Want to be this Christmas?

By Dr. Margaret Paul

What kind of person do you want to be this Christmas? You get to choose!

Christmas is here and you get to decide who you want to be.

I don’t mean if you want to be Santa Claus. I mean what kind of person do you want . . . → Read More: Who do you Want to be this Christmas?

Relationships: Are You Dependent and/or Codependent?

By Dr. Margaret Paul [ 4 Hit(s) ] November 11, 2018

We discover our level of dependency and codependency as we open to learning and practice Inner Bonding.

Without judging yourself, open to learning about your level of dependency – needing others to feel that you are okay, and codependency – taking responsibility . . . → Read More: Relationships: Are You Dependent and/or Codependent?

“Is My Need For Attention Reasonable or Needy?”

Have you ever wondered if your desire to share time with a partner is coming from need or neediness?


Sometimes it’s a challenge to know what are reasonable relationship needs and when we are being needy.

Klarese is asking this important question:

“I am currently dating a wonderful person who I care about greatly. A challenge for me is his job is very demanding leaving us little time to spend together. I am aware my childhood triggers of abandonment are being tickled, however, I am having a difficult time figuring out if I am being reasonable or unreasonable with my need for attention. How do I discriminate between my codependent ‘needs’ and my true need to love and be loved while living my own fulfilled life?”

Each of us has the right to want whatever amount of attention we want in a relationship. Some people love to spend a lot of time together and others need less time together. There is nothing wrong with Klarese wanting more time with a partner. Continue reading “Is My Need For Attention Reasonable or Needy?”

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“When Someone’s Behavior Affects Me, What Can I Do?”

When someone’s behavior is affecting you, what can you do, other than blame them?


We Are Not Separate

Some authors suggest that, when we are healthy enough, we will not be affected by others‘ unloving verbal behavior. We will rise above it and not take their words personally – that “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me.”

I strongly disagree.

Of course we are affected by others. Even a mean look can shoot through you like a poison dart. This is because on the soul level, we are not separate. On the soul level, we are One. Continue reading “When Someone’s Behavior Affects Me, What Can I Do?”

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