114 Articles by Margaret Paul, PhD

Margaret Paul, PhD

The 7 'Systems' For A Better Relationship, According To A Couples Therapist

Sometimes, our relationships emerge from fear—and that's when it's important to make a change.

Margaret Paul, PhD
February 8 2018

The Key To Healing Your Relationships Lies In This One Question

And if you're single, this could lead you to a new relationship.

Margaret Paul, PhD
January 30 2018

The Subconscious Tendency That Erodes Intimacy In Every Relationship

"This one major change in your thinking has a huge impact on your life and on all your relationships."

Margaret Paul, PhD
October 10 2017

6 Myths Keeping You From Pursuing Your True Purpose

"Go for it now. The future is promised to no one." —Wayne Dyer

Margaret Paul, PhD
September 15 2017

How To Know If Your Relationship Turmoil Is Actually A Symptom Of Codependence

It might seem like there's no good way to deal with someone who always brings the drama, but we promise, there is. Here's the secret.

Margaret Paul, PhD
September 14 2017

How To Tell If Someone Is In Love With You — Or If They're Just Emotionally Dependent

How can you tell whether your partner is in love with you or they're just emotionally dependent? What red flags should you look for?

Margaret Paul, PhD
September 13 2017

How To Be Single Without Being Lonely (According To A Relationship Therapist)

Have you ever thought that if you don’t find a partner with whom you deeply connect, you'll be lonely your whole life? You can still experience the...

Margaret Paul, PhD
September 5 2017

S.O. Asking For Space? Here's What It Actually Means (And How To Keep Your Sh*t Together)

"I need some space." Those are four words no person in love wants to hear. But if you can get in the right mindset, it's not just manageable—it could...

Margaret Paul, PhD
August 12 2017

Turns Out Your Fear Of Rejection Isn't About Them — It's About You

This is what it takes to get over that fear of rejection once and for all.

Margaret Paul, PhD
August 11 2017

How Always Being 'In Control' Is Totally F*cking Up Your Relationships

"We don't actually have the control we like to think we have—at least not in the way we think we have it."

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 13 2017

Yes, Fear IS Standing In The Way Of Your Dreams. Here's How To Outsmart It

Do you make decisions out of fear? Stop letting it keep you from the things you really want.

Margaret Paul, PhD
June 9 2017

How To Deal With An Angry Partner: A Relationship Therapist's Best Advice

When your partner gets angry, do you get angry back, shut down and withdraw, or give yourself up, or freeze? Here's how to escape your lizard brain...

Margaret Paul, PhD
June 1 2017

This Is The Most Common Cause Of Unhappiness In Relationships (According To A Couples Therapist)

If trying to change your partner isn't working, you have two choices for how to move forward. Here's what you need to know.

Margaret Paul, PhD
May 7 2017