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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

123: Abundance vs. Scarcity of Love

Updated: Mar 13

Your Secret Is Safe With Me with Dr. Marie Murphy | Is Monogamy (Un)Natural?

Sometimes, people get into situations that seem to involve a choice between one romantic partner and another. If you’re in a committed relationship but you’re also involved with someone else, the question often becomes, do you want to stay with your partner, do you want to pursue your relationship with your affair partner, or do you want to end up alone forever? This is where the idea of abundance versus scarcity comes in.

If you’re scared of making a decision about leaving your marriage, ending your affair, or dealing with any circumstances related to your infidelity because you’re afraid it will all end horribly, this episode is for you. People often get hung up in comparing the stability and comfort of their long-term relationship versus the excitement and passion of their affair, but have you considered that you could have all of it with just one person?

Tune in this week to discover how to start thinking more abundantly about your love life. When talking about scarcity and abundance, things can get pretty woo-woo and abstract. But Dr. Marie Murphy is here to discuss some specific examples of occurrences within infidelity situations where your beliefs around abundance or scarcity of love really do matter.

If you’re ready to take this topic deeper in a confidential and compassionate environment, you can schedule an introductory coaching session with Dr. Marie Murphy by clicking here!


What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • How people often think of dealing with their infidelity as an either-or equation.

  • Why it’s so important to acknowledge your fears instead of trying to brush them under the rug.

  • How folks engaging in infidelity generally go about comparing their affair and non-affair relationships.

  • Where you might be thinking about your relationships from a scarce mindset.

  • Why, instead of comparing your different relationships, you need to consider that you could have everything you want in one relationship.

  • What changes when you recognize that are an abundance of unrecognized possibilities in any relationship.

  • How to approach your love life with abundance instead of scarcity.

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