Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Location : United States
Joined : August 1, 2011
Total Articles : 6
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"Why Are My Partners Always Needy?"
Angelo had been married to Serena for 15 years before divorcing. In his marriage, Angelo was a caretaker, always trying to please Serena, always trying to get her approval and avoid her disapproval.
Category:   Marriage
Am I in a Healthy Relationship?
Frequently, my clients and members of our website ask me, "Is my relationship healthy? How do I know if it is healthy?" Just as physical health is on a continuum, emotional health and relationship health are also on a continuum. And...
Category:   Relationships
Are You Caring or Caretaking?
Caring = giving to another from love, for the joy of it - as a free gift. Caretaking = giving to get love, giving with an agenda attached, giving yourself up. Even though the actions of caring and the actions of caretaking might look exactly the...
Category:   Self Improvement
Life's One Achievable Goal
Most of us have many goals in life. These goals might have to do with work, finances, relationships and family. Some of the goals that many people strive for are to feel worthy, loved, and valued. Many people spend much time in their lives...
Category:   Goal Setting
The Relationship Trap: "Let's Talk"
"Let's talk tonight," said Callie. "Oh no, not again!" thought Darren as he gave Callie a blank stare, feeling like a deer in the headlights. Darren knew from past experience that "Let's talk," meant, "Let's talking about what you are doing wrong...
Category:   Relationships
The Secret to Emotional Healing
What does it mean to emotionally heal? It means that you know what you are thinking or doing that causes fear, anxiety, depression, guilt, fear, anger, jealousy, and so on, and how to learn from and heal these painful feelings.
Category:   Stress and Anger Management