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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

60: Dealing with Other People's Feelings

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 shares examples of how other people’s emotions may be impacting your own

  • Why external circumstances are not actually the direct cause of your feelings — your thoughts are

  • How to start taking responsibility for your own emotions and stop trying to manage other people’s feelings

  • Dr. Murphy explains why you have to allow yourself to feel discomfort before you can feel better

  • The value of seeing other people’s emotions in neutral terms

  • What is a misconception about compromising?

In this episode…

How are other people’s feelings impacting your emotions and choices? What would happen if you started taking responsibility for your own feelings?

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, it’s possible to take responsibility for your actions and feelings — without needing to feel responsible for other people’s emotions. The path to peace is discovering the power of your own thoughts and learning to let go of other people’s emotions. As Dr. Murphy says, no one can determine your feelings for you. It’s up to you to manage your own thoughts — and your own discomfort.

Join Dr. Marie Murphy in this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me as she discusses how to deal with other people’s feelings. Listen in as Dr. Murphy explains what actually causes feelings, how to stop adverse opinions from having power over you, and some misconceptions about managing other people’s emotions. 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 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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