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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The Recipe For Intimacy: Revealing And Accepting

Most of us say we want a close, connected intimate relationship, but this doesn't just happen. It is made up of two essential parts: revealing yourself and accepting your partner. While this might sound easy, it is generally quite challenging for two ...

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The Fine Line Between Love and Care-Taking

"How do I know when I am caretaking and when I am being loving?" I get asked this question quite frequently. The answer lies in understanding your intent. Caretaking Read More

Is Divorce The Answer For You?

I've worked with individuals and couples for the last 44 years. During this time I’ve had two very different experiences regarding people who have divorced: • One group of people are happy that they finally left a marriage where they ...

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How to Talk about Sex

Sean wrote in the following question on one of my free webinars about sexuality: "My wife and I have been married now for eighteen years and for the most part are still very happy together. A year or so ago a friend introduced us to Inner Bonding and both together and alone we have become familiar with ...

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The Goals of Controlling Behavior In Relationships

All of us are controlling in one way or another, yet many of us are not aware of what it is we are trying to control in our relationships. I've found that there are two major areas in which we may try to control ...

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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
The Recipe For Intimacy: Revealing and Accepting

The Recipe For Intimacy: Revealing And Accepting

Intimacy flows when we are open, kind, interested, supportive and self-revealing with each other.

Oh My

The Fine Line Between Love and Care-Taking

There is a fine line between loving behavior and care-taking behavior.

Sad Dude

Is Divorce The Answer For You?

There are many reasons for divorce. Here is a list of the most common.


How to Talk about Sex

Can you and your partner talk about sex? Do you get into power struggles about sex?

Feed Me

The Goals of Controlling Behavior In Relationships

Do you try to control how your partner behaves or how your partner feels about you?

Check Out My New Book
Inner Bonding: Becoming a Loving Adult to Your Inner Child
Inner bonding is the process of connecting our ...
By Margaret Paul
Do I Have to Give Up Me to Be Loved by You? (Second Edition)
Newly updated by the authors, here is the ...
By Jordan Paul Ph.D., Margaret Paul Ph.D.
Healing Your Aloneness: Finding Love and Wholeness Through Your Inner Child
Erika Chopich and Margaret Paul show how ...
By Margaret Paul, Erika J. Chopich
Healing Your Aloneness Workbook
This book teaches a profound six-step process ...
By Erika J. Chopich, Margaret Paul

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