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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"I Lose My Cool In Relationships."

Relationships offer us more opportunities for personal growth than just about anything else in life. But sometime the opportunities are very challenging! For example, Larry asks: "Whenever I feel a real connection with someone, whether it's for friendship or a love interest, I lose my cool ...

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"What's The Point of a Relationship?"

Jeanine asked me the following question at one of my free webinars: "Hi Dr. Paul, thank you so much for your wonderful work and for these complimentary calls. Dr. Paul, my parents divorced when I ...

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Do You Make A Person Your Higher Power?

Jerrod Jerrod, in his late 30s, consulted with me because he was feeling frantic about his relationship. He and Leslie and fallen deeply in love just over a year ago, but now the relationship was ...

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Family Ties - When to Let Go

Ruth consulted with me because she was confused about what to do regarding her mother, her brother and her son. From the time Ruth was born, she never felt like she belonged in her family. Her mother ignored Ruth, obviously preferring her brother, and consistently allowed her brother to beat up Ruth. Ruth ...

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Signs of Narcissism

Is there a way to tell early in a relationship if someone is suffering from Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)? NPD is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM IV-R) as "a pervasive pattern of grandiosity, need for admiration and a lack of 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
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"I Lose My Cool In Relationships."

Do you find that as soon as you really like someone you 'lose your cool'

"What's The Point of a Relationship?"

"What's The Point of a Relationship?"

Do you sometimes have confusion regarding the value of a relationship?


Do You Make A Person Your Higher Power?

Do you believe that in a good relationship, it is your partner's job to make you feel loved?


Family Ties - When to Let Go

It is often challenging to make the decision to let go of abusive family relationships.

First Date

Signs of Narcissism

Discover how you might be able to know a narcissist in advance of getting involved.

Check Out My New Book
Inner Bonding: Becoming a Loving Adult to Your Inner Child
Inner bonding is the process of connecting our ...
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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 ...
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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