89 Articles by Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
This is what it takes to get over that fear of rejection once and for all.
Relationships fail over and over because people are not honest with themselves about a few key things.
Do you make decisions out of fear? Stop letting it keep you from the things you really want.
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...
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.
Boundaries are key to a good relationship; ultimatums almost inevitably damage them. Here's how to set solid boundaries and steer clear of ultimatum...
A lot of people think they're ready for a committed relationship, but doing this one thing is a dead giveaway.
"As long as you stay stuck trying to change other people, you won't focus on what you can do for yourself."
This is what loving yourself really means.
"It was a moment of profound grace — a great gift that comes unexpectedly from spirit when we are ready for it."
We all know that many long-term relationships eventually become distant, conflicted, boring, and/or passionless. Some people believe that this is...
"Giving myself up was the opposite of being loving — it was a form of control. I was trying to control others' love and approval, rather than learning...
"Just as doctors in medical school are not taught about what creates physical health, therapists—at the time I was in school—weren't taught about what...
Turns out the secret to happy relationships is the opposite of what you might think.
We've all argued with people who just can't seem to see reason. Here's the best way to handle it.
Is your sense of isolation caused by one of these sneaky factors?
It's up to you, as a healthy adult, to take loving action on behalf of your inner child to bring about equilibrium.
Everyone has the power to learn to trust their inner knowing. And the more deeply you tune into that still, small voice, the less vulnerable you are...