“How Do I Ask For What I Need?”

By Dr. Margaret Paul November 30, 2020

Have you often wondered how to ask for what you want in a way that is not experienced as demanding or needy?

In a healthy, loving relationship, partners ask each other for what they need, and generally receive a caring response. But sometimes this can . . . → Read More: “How Do I Ask For What I Need?”

Relationships: “Why am I Struggling After All My Healing?”

By Dr. Margaret Paul November 23, 2020

Do you believe that, because you may have already done a lot of healing work, your relationship should be easier?

I can’t tell you how often I hear from my clients that “I should be further along in my healing process,” especially when it comes to relationships.

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You Don’t Really Know Someone Until You Have Conflict

 

By Dr. Margaret Paul June 08, 2020

Do you sometimes wonder if you really know the person you are dating?

People often ask me how they can know whether or not someone they are dating is really an open and caring person.

“He seems open and caring, but how can I . . . → Read More: You Don’t Really Know Someone Until You Have Conflict

How Do You Feel About Yourself?

By Dr. Margaret Paul

January 06, 2020

Do you feel worthy or unworthy, lovable or unlovable, adequate or inadequate, secure or insecure, alive and passionate or numb?

Do you feel worthy, valuable, adequate, lovable, and secure?

Or, do you feel unworthy, worthless, inadequate, unlovable, and insecure?

Do you believe that your . . . → Read More: How Do You Feel About Yourself?

Relationships: Accepting the Challenges or the Loneliness

 

By Dr. Margaret Paul December 16, 2019

Is the fear of getting hurt or losing yourself keeping you from accepting the challenges of loving a partner?

“My inner child is lonely and wants to be in a relationship, but relationships are too hard. I feel like I don’t want to work . . . → Read More: Relationships: Accepting the Challenges or the Loneliness

The Important Information Confusion Has For You

By Dr. Margaret Paul December 09, 2019

Discover what information your confusion is giving you.

There are two kinds of situations that can cause confusion:

1) You might feel confused when your wounded self is in charge and you are judging yourself. This confusion is telling you that your wounded self . . . → Read More: The Important Information Confusion Has For You