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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Giving Yourself Up Can Kill You

A number of years ago, I had dinner with a lovely couple whom I met through a mutual friend. I connected with Allison (not her real name) immediately. Warm and open, I could see that she was a deeply caring woman. On the other hand, her husband Ken, while overtly charming, had a huge Read More

Feeling Disconnected From Your Partner?

"We can't seem to connect anymore." This is one of the most common complaints I hear in my counseling practice. We all know that it is generally easy to connect at the beginning of a relationship - before ...

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“Am I Lovable?” – Heal Shame Now!

Do you depend on how other people see you, for your own sense of worth? If you do, you are not alone. People Magazine wrote that Demi Moore is totally dependent on how other people see her in order to feel any sense of worth. The ...

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I Want To Be Married – What Am I Doing Wrong?

Jessica was attending her first five-day Inner Bonding Intensive because she could not seem to commit to a relationship. She wanted to be married and have a family, and she had no trouble meeting men, but as soon as she started to really ...

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Can A Post-Breakup Haircut Help Heal A Broken Heart?

To ask Dr. Margaret Paul your love and relationship questions, join her on Facebook Tuesday 2/7 at 2pm eastern! Many pop culture examples point to the external "breakovers" women engage in following a Read More

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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
Ball And Chain

Giving Yourself Up Can Kill You

Are you giving yourself up to attempt to make someone else feel happy and secure?

Couple Fighting

Feeling Disconnected From Your Partner?

Do you often feel disconnected from your partner? Discover why - how to re-connect.

Unhappy Woman

“Am I Lovable?” – Heal Shame Now!

Do you try to get love & approval in order to feel good about yourself? This is a hard way to live!

Love Cuffs

I Want To Be Married – What Am I Doing Wrong?

Discover one of the major reasons for not finding your partner.

post breakup haircut

Can A Post-Breakup Haircut Help Heal A Broken Heart?

One Expert tackles the question: can changing your appearance help you get over your ex?

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

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