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Being the "Other Person," Part Two


Dr. Marie Murphy

Dr. Marie Murphy is a Relationship Coach, specializing in helping people who are having affairs make decisions on how to move forward — without judgment. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology with an emphasis in Sexuality from the University of California, San Diego, and has been teaching sex education since her high school years. Dr. Murphy is also a yoga instructor and has previously taught meditation.



Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • Dr. Marie Murphy discusses the complications involved with habitually being the “other person”

  • Three questions that can help you gain insight into your behaviors and desires

  • How can your personal narrative get in the way of your happiness?

  • Dr. Murphy talks about how you can change the unwanted patterns in your life and why working with a coach may help

  • Why it’s important to get clear on what you want in a romantic relationship


In this episode…


If you’ve ever been the “other person” in an affair, you’re probably familiar with how challenging that role can be. And, it can feel even more complicated when being the “other person” turns into a pattern. So, if you’ve found yourself in this position repeatedly and it’s not fulfilling your desires, what can you do to change your situation?


According to Dr. Marie Murphy, sometimes being the “other person” can feel like a tragic curse that you can’t shake. However, if you want things to be different, only you have the power to change your circumstances. Today, Dr. Murphy is here to share her expertise so you can stop feeling stuck and start building the life and forming the relationships you actually want.


In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy discusses why some people habitually find themselves in the role of the “other person” in an affair. Listen in as Dr. Murphy explains why your personal narrative could be preventing you from getting what you want and how you can break the patterns that aren’t serving you. Plus, Dr. Murphy shares three questions that can help you better understand your behavior. Stay tuned!

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Dr. Marie Murphy provides shame-free, blame-free, and non-judgmental relationship coaching. She draws from different philosophical traditions and approaches in order to better understand the human condition and the different types of professional assistance that can be germane to people in complicated relationship situations.


To learn more about her and her relationship coaching practice, visit www.mariemurphyphd.com today and schedule an introductory coaching session with Dr. Marie Murphy so that you can begin the process of healing and wellness in your life.

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