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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

67: Choosing To Leave A Good-Enough Marriage for Your Affair Partner

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

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 myths about leaving your marriage to be with your affair partner

  • The difficulty of disassociating yourself from your infidelity situation in order to make a decision

  • Dr. Murphy poses the question: what is essential to you right now in your life and relationship?

  • Dr. Murphy shares an example from her life that illustrates the value of tolerating discomfort when making a difficult choice

  • What can you do to get more clarity about your situation?

  • Dr. Murphy talks about letting go of comfort to get what you truly want in a relationship

In this episode…

Deciding to end your marriage for your affair partner can be complicated. It can leave you with feelings of discomfort and confusion about what you truly want. Fortunately, there are ways to gain more clarity about the best path forward in your infidelity situation.

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, if you’re able to change your thinking, you can change your circumstances. Deciding to leave your marriage for your affair partner is not without its challenges. But to procure what you want, you have to be willing to tolerate discomfort in the process. With Dr. Murphy’s help, you can venture into the unknown, transform your mindset, and achieve the life and relationship you truly desire.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy shares her expert strategies for making decisions that are fundamentally aligned with your goals and desires. Dr. Murphy talks about permitting yourself to experience discomfort, identifying your individual needs and wants, and overcoming challenges along the way. She also shares a personal story to help you find clarity in your decision to leave your relationship.

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This episode is brought to you by Marie Murphy Ph.D. Relationship Coaching.

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 today and schedule an introductory coaching session with Dr. Marie Murphy to begin the process of resolving your infidelity situation in a way that's truly right for you.

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