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?

The One and Only Dependable Source of Love

The One and Only Dependable Source of Love

By Dr. Margaret Paul June 24, 2019

Do you make others your dependable source of love – your Higher Power?

Seth and Lisa consulted with me because they had been married only a year and were having problems. Seth was often angry at . . . → Read More: The One and Only Dependable Source of Love

What’s Loving to Yourself – and What Isn’t?

By Dr. Margaret Paul May 28, 2019

Loving actions are often the opposite of actions that are self-abandoning.

Discovering the loving action toward ourselves in a particular situation – Step 4 of Inner Bonding – is a wonderful and creative process. However, since we have so few role models for loving action toward ourselves, . . . → Read More: What’s Loving to Yourself – and What Isn’t?

The Surprising Healing Power of the Loving Adult

By Dr. Margaret Paul May 20, 2019

Discover why you cannot heal without a spiritually connected loving adult.

Our loving adult is who we are when our intent is to learn about loving ourselves and others, and we are connected with our spiritual guidance. Before Inner Bonding, I practiced as a traditional psychotherapist, . . . → Read More: The Surprising Healing Power of the Loving Adult

Why Is Nothing Changing or Healing?

Len contacted me for Inner Bonding facilitation while he was going through a divorce. He had discovered Inner Bonding through a Google search and realized that what he was struggling with was self-abandonment.

Len was diligent in having sessions with me and in reading everything he could about Inner Bonding. Within a couple . . . → Read More: Why Is Nothing Changing or Healing?