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63: Infidelity and the Holidays, Part One

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 talks about why we assign significance and value to holidays

  • What meaning are you giving to your life experiences?

  • Dr. Murphy describes how to practice deciphering fact from fiction in your situation

  • How overthinking future possibilities can alter your mindset — and Dr. Murphy’s tips for thinking in more neutral terms

  • Dr. Murphy shares why it is essential to focus on the facts


In this episode…


Are you feeling pressure and guilt about your infidelity situation with the upcoming holidays? How do you find a sense of relief from the thoughts clouding your mind?


According to Dr. Marie Murphy, the key to clearing your mind is understanding the meaning you assign to your circumstances. We are constantly giving meaning to our lives, but it is essential to separate the facts from our stories. Dr. Murphy suggests forming the habit of examining your thoughts and beliefs in more neutral terms, so you can feel less pressure and guilt and start thinking more clearly about your situation.


In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks about understanding the meaning you create in your life. Listen in as Dr. Murphy discusses how your thoughts generate feelings about your circumstances, the importance of distinguishing fact from fiction, and her tips for preparing for the upcoming holiday season. 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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