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


What Is Crazymaking?

Have you ever felt confused, immobilized, angry and frustrated at the other end of a conversation and not known why you were feeling this way? The chances are that you were being crazy-made. Crazymaking is not easy to talk about or ...

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Do You Know The Difference Between Caring & Care Taking?

Caring = giving to another from love, for the joy of it - as a free gift Caretaking = giving to get love, giving with an agenda attached, giving yourself up If you tune in to Read More

Avoiding The Line Of Fire In Relationships

How often have you asked a question of or made a statement to a partner, co-worker, friend or relative at a time when you already knew they are angry or withdrawn? Then, when they are predictably angry, closed or ...

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Love and Marriage: Do They Really Go Together?

Do love and marriage really go together like a horse and carriage? For some they do but for many they don't. Why not? Why does love seem to die away in so many marriages? At the beginning of most relationships ...

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Relationship Deal-Breakers

In the many years that I have been counseling couples, I have discovered that there are only a few issues that are true relationship deal-breakers. Many of the issues that tear relationships apart are not actual ...

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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
Unhappy Woman

What Is Crazymaking?

Do you know what crazymaking is? Learn about what it is and what to do about it.

How To Cook

Do You Know The Difference Between Caring & Care Taking?

Do you tell yourself you are being caring when you are fixing? Discover the big difference!

Needy boyfriend

Avoiding The Line Of Fire In Relationships

Do you try to talk with someone when you already know he or she is closed? Consider NOT doing this!


Love and Marriage: Do They Really Go Together?

Has the love that was once there gone out of your marriage? Discover why!

Sad Woman

Relationship Deal-Breakers

Most relationship conflicts are resolved if both people open to learning - some are deal-breakers.

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