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


Can You Love Others?

"Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves without any insistence that they satisfy you." Wayne Dyer, Author and Speaker Please read and ...

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Intimacy With Yourself

Over the 45 years that I have been counseling individuals and couples, I have very often worked with people who are considering leaving their marriage. Often they say things like: • I no longer feel close or intimate with my spouse. I love him/her, but I'm no longer in Read More

What If I'm Spiritual And He Isn't?

When my ex-husband and I met 50 years ago, neither of us were on a spiritual path. About eight years into the marriage, after our third child was born, I started searching. I knew something was missing from my life—some kind of inner peace and Read More

Lying as a Form of Control

All of us, as we were growing up, learned a myriad of ways to try to have control over getting love, avoiding pain and feeling safe. One of the ways we might have learned is to lie. We all had many ...

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Relationships: Accepting The Challenge Or Accepting Loneliness

"I'm lonely and I want to be in a relationship, but relationships are too hard. I feel like I don't want to work that hard," Karen told me in a phone session. I replied, "Are you ready to fully accept the 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
Mature Love

Can You Love Others?

What is loving to yourself and others is not always clear - consider these questions.

Intimacy With Yourself

Intimacy With Yourself

Have you fallen out of love with your partner & are seeking intimacy elsewhere? Find it in yourself!

Om Girl

What If I'm Spiritual And He Isn't?

Are you worried about your relationship because you are on a spiritual path & your partner isn't?

Hug Text

Lying as a Form of Control

Did you learn to lie as a child to protect yourself from rejection? Are you still doing this?


Relationships: Accepting The Challenge Or Accepting Loneliness

Is the fear of getting hurt keeping you from accepting the challenges of loving a partner?

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