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58: Financial Fears, Divorce, and Infidelity

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 common financial fears surrounding divorce

  • Why you should acknowledge and investigate your beliefs about money

  • Dr. Murphy poses the question: what do you get — or not get — from money?

  • Getting clear on what values and experiences are most important to you

  • Dr. Murphy addresses how to manage the financial concerns that may be holding you back

In this episode…

When you imagine the worst-case scenario about a change in your finances, you may be ignoring the critical question: do you want to continue a romantic partnership with your spouse? Many people struggle to make a change to their infidelity situation because of financial concerns. So, how can you start alleviating your fears about money?

Dr. Marie Murphy suggests taking the fears head-on, investigating your true feelings surrounding financial change, and asking yourself: is the money worth your unhappiness? Once you get clear on your values and what is most important to you, you can make the most empowering choice for your situation.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy discusses the common fears surrounding divorce and financial change. Listen in as Dr. Murphy shares her advice for placing value in more than just your finances, overcoming the discomfort of monetary instability, and freeing yourself from financial concerns.

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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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