Dr. Margaret Paul - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage Educator, Relationship Coach, Sex Educator, Speaker/Presenter - Pacific Palisades, CA
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Dr. Margaret Paul (PhD)


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Phone 310-459-1700

Fax: 310-459-1727


How Do I Know I'm Ready For A Relationship?

How Do I Know I'm Ready For A Relationship?

So you've finally mustered up the courage to talk to that person that you've been crushing on for months. Now that you're ready to take it a step further, you feel your nerves suddenly taking over. Falling for someone is the easy part; knowing whether you are actually ready for a relationship can be ...

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It Really Is You: How You Sabotage Your Relationship

It Really Is You: How You Sabotage Your Relationship

Do you have crazy trust issues? When you're out on a date with your partner, does he often get whiplash from your mood swings? If you find that you are constantly being visited by the green eyed monster, it's more than possible that you are playing a hand in wrecking your own ...

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Can Sex Really Be Meaningless?

Can Sex Really Be Meaningless?

Whether you're single, dating or married, sex likely plays a huge role in your life and relationship. We know sex to be an intimate activity but the way it is percieved differs for each person. For instance, you either feel connected through sex or use sex to feel connected. But is it possible to have sex ...

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I'm Middle-Aged & Single. Am I Doomed?

I'm Middle-Aged & Single. Am I Doomed?

You're 45 and still single. What gives? Do you have a fear of rejection? Intimacy? Committment? Maybe you're a workaholic. Perhaps you're all of the above. While living your reality may suggest you're doomed to find love, the truth is that you're not.  Relationship Experts Read More

Are All Relationships Destined To Get Boring?

Are All Relationships Destined To Get Boring?

Is it possible to have a long-term love affair where the passion is as intense as when it first began? Yes, but many couples don't have the skills necessary to sustain this type of passion in their relationships. It was easy in the beginining because it's new and an excess of dopamine flooded the brain. ...

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Dr. Margaret Paul

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Anxiety Issues

Couples/Marital Issues




Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:


Marriage Educator

Relationship Coach

Sex Educator


I offer my services:


Via Skype

I am fluent in:


Articles by Dr. Margaret Paul
Winter Couple

3 Types Of Hugs And How They Affect You

Not all hugs are created equal.

So In Love

Do You Listen?

If you want to have meaningful connection with others, then you need to develop the art of listening

Cooking Together

Are You Secretly Controlling?

We've all learned covert ways of getting others to do what we want them to do.

Problems In The Bedroom

Do You Feel Invisible To Your Partner?

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

Cooking Together

Differences: Opportunity or Deal Breaker?

How have you handled differences in your relationships?

Check Out My New Book
Inner Bonding: Becoming a Loving Adult to Your Inner Child
Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You? (Second Edition)
Healing Your Aloneness: Finding Love and Wholeness Through Your Inner Child
Healing Your Aloneness Workbook

Dr. Margaret Paul

All Specialties

Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety Issues, Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Depression, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Domestic Abuse, Eating & Food Issues, Empowering Women, Family Support, Health/Wellness, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, LGBT Issues (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender), Life Management, Life Transitions, Parenting, Personality Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress / Trauma, Postpartum Depression, Sexuality, Spiritual, Stepfamilies, Stress Management, Wellness