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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

65: Infidelity and the Holidays, Part Three: Putting off Decisions

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

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 why the decision to address your relationship circumstance can be overwhelming

  • What are some critical questions to ask yourself this holiday season?

  • Dr. Murphy talks about the unconscious truth of your desire to please others

  • Why do you decide what you believe is true surrounding your infidelity this holiday season?

  • The importance of addressing your discomfort to find a resolution

  • Dr. Murphy explains investing in yourself — and why this can help you overcome the fear of your infidelity

In this episode…

If you’re having an affair and want to change the situation, how can you overcome the fear of finding the right time — especially during the holiday season? Are you just avoiding the uncomfortable feelings about facing your situation?

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, feeling uneasy should not prevent you from doing what you want. Purposefully learning how to deal with the emotions that make you uncomfortable can help change your mindset and become someone who faces fears and does not let fear dictate decisions. This is your life — you’re the one in charge of how to live it.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks about the importance of addressing your uncomfortable feelings. Listen in as Dr. Murphy discusses how to get past overwhelming thoughts about your infidelity situation, the truth about trying to justify other people’s feelings, and questions to ask yourself this holiday season. Stay tuned!

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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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