Don't Be Your Partner's Therapist

By Dr. Margaret Paul July 12, 2021

Learn why it’s not healthy to be your partner’s therapist, and what else to do.

One of the important things I learned in my own marriage and in my work with clients is that a committed relationship is NOT supposed to be a therapeutic relationship. . . . → Read More: Don’t Be Your Partner’s Therapist

How To Know If Someone Is Open or Closed

By Dr. Margaret Paul July 05, 2021

When you feel lonely with your partner or someone else, are you confused about whether it is because you are closed or because they are closed – or both?

 

Sabrina asked:

“How do I know if my partner is closed? Do I tune in . . . → Read More: How To Know If Someone Is Open or Closed

Relationships: Hanging in Through the Hard Stuff

Relationships: Hanging in Through the Hard Stuff

By Dr. Margaret Paul April 26, 2021

 

Do you have the courage to hang in through the hard times and do the learning and healing we all need to do to create a loving relationship?

Are you committed to working through the difficult . . . → Read More: Relationships: Hanging in Through the Hard Stuff

Do You Feel Invisible To Your Partner?

By Dr. Margaret Paul April 05, 2021

Do your conversations with your partner feel like a one-way street?

 Many of us have the experience of feeling unseen and unheard by our partner.For example, Kristy asks:”My partner is a good sharer and easily talks about his feelings, his day, his dreams, his struggles, etc. . . . → Read More: Do You Feel Invisible To Your Partner?

Do You Feel Invisible To Your Partner?

Do You Feel Invisible To Your Partner?

By Dr. Margaret Paul April 05, 2021

Do your conversations with your partner feel like a one-way street?

Many of us have the experience of feeling unseen and unheard by our partner.

For example, Kristy asks:

“My partner is a good sharer and easily talks . . . → Read More: Do You Feel Invisible To Your Partner?

Getting Over Fights

Getting Over Fights

By Dr. Margaret Paul [ 1724 Hit(s) ] March 08, 2021

Do you get over fights with a partner quickly, or does it take you a long time to get over them?

Most couples fight at times. This is generally not a problem unless they fight unfairly, hitting below . . . → Read More: Getting Over Fights