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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

82: How to Cheat and Keep Your Sanity Intact

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 explains why the behavior of cheating is not inherently meaningful, bad, or good

  • What are the challenges of juggling multiple priorities and relationships?

  • Dr. Murphy discusses the emotional component of deception

  • The common themes Dr. Murphy has observed with people who decide to cheat and stay married

  • How can you manage your emotions while engaging in an infidelity situation?

In this episode…

When you’re unclear on your desires, you may feel stuck or powerless in your situation. If you are trying to cheat and want your sanity to stay intact, how can you deliberately decide what you want from your relationships?

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, you are accountable to yourself and your choices. To make more deliberate and satisfying relationship decisions, you need to manage your mindset and emotions. How? Dr. Murphy has the tools to help you get clear on your desires so you can keep your sanity intact in your infidelity situation.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks about managing your emotions while cheating. Dr. Murphy discusses the emotional baggage that comes with deciding to engage in cheating and how to navigate it. She also shares her tips for maintaining sanity during an affair.

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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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