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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

131: Breaking Up with Someone You’ve Been Cheating On

Updated: Mar 13

Your Secret Is Safe With Me with Dr. Marie Murphy | Privately Grieving the End of an Affair

When you decide that it’s time to break up with someone you’ve been cheating on, you’ll likely have a lot of questions about how to ensure the person you’re breaking up with does not find out about the infidelity. While this isn’t always possible, Dr. Marie Murphy is exploring in this episode how you can break up with your partner without having to admit you’ve been cheating.

There is no foolproof way to prevent the discovery of your infidelity. If someone wants to discover your secrets especially if you’ve left a trail of evidence, the chances are, they will find confirmation of their suspicions. There are also situations where it might actually benefit you to disclose your infidelity. Either way, this episode has got you covered.

Tune in this week to find out why a well-thought-out breakup could be the key to your infidelity not coming up as an issue. Dr. Marie Murphy is discussing the benefit of properly preparing for your breakup, why breaking up itself might arouse suspicion of cheating, and some practical strategies for a good breakup so you can deal with anything that comes up in the process.

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 initiating a breakup with your partner might cast a new light on some of your past behaviors.

  • Why it might actually benefit you to be honest and disclose your cheating during your breakup.

  • What is within your power to control when breaking up with someone you’ve been cheating on.

  • Why Dr. Marie Murphy recommends you prepare for your breakup as effectively as possible.

  • How to bring some awareness to your partner’s experience of you breaking up with them.

  • What Dr. Marie Murphy means when she says “good breakup” and why a non-awful breakup experience will look different for everyone.

  • Some strategic suggestions for how to break up with someone you’ve been cheating on.

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