• Marie Murphy

55: Contemplating Leaving Your Marriage

Updated: Aug 24


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 some common concerns people have when contemplating divorce

  • The importance of honestly examining your thoughts about ending your marriage

  • Why you may be doing yourself a disservice by avoiding thinking about divorce

  • Dr. Murphy poses the question: if not now, when?

  • Why you shouldn’t act on impulse when making critical decisions

  • How Dr. Murphy helps her clients work through their fears and desires as they consider leaving their marriage


In this episode…


Does wanting to leave your marriage seem like an unsolvable problem? What do you do if the decision is unclear?


It’s completely normal to have concerns and fears when contemplating divorce. But, according to Dr. Marie Murphy, considering leaving your marriage does not equate to getting a divorce. By taking the time to acknowledge your dissatisfaction with your marriage and work through your mixed emotions, you can find the solution that is right for you.


In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy examines the difficult emotions behind contemplating divorce. Listen in as Dr. Murphy talks about the value of allowing yourself to explore your thoughts about your marriage, why you shouldn’t ignore your own happiness, and how to effectively navigate your fears and concerns as you move toward a decision. 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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