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59: Is the Grass Always Greener?

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 shares one of the greatest mythologies about divorce

  • The societal expectations surrounding marriage — and what to do if a relationship doesn’t work out

  • What happens when you’re unhappy after divorce?

  • Dr. Murphy suggests creating a clear vision of what you want in order to find happiness

  • How to identify and invest in the things that matter most to you


In this episode…


Are you questioning what you want out of your relationship? Society often hides the challenges of marriage, and many relationships don’t work out. But, how do you know which path forward is the right one for you?


According to Dr. Marie Murphy, many people enter into a marriage with little to no idea of what marriage means to them. They may believe it is the only legitimate form of partnership — without knowing what they want out of that partnership. And, when a marriage doesn’t work out, many people see divorce as their only option for happiness. However, it’s essential to determine what you want from your situation and get clear on your why. While you may experience a range of emotions no matter what path you take, Dr. Murphy suggests that you invest in the choices that are best for you.


In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy discusses the complicated relationship between divorce and marriage. Dr. Murphy examines the common mythologies and expectations surrounding marriage, why it’s essential to create a clear vision about what you want, and how to invest in the right choice for you. 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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