78: Lying About Infidelity
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 examines lying in neutral terms
What results or consequences should you prepare for when lying?
Why you shouldn’t speculate on the feelings of others
Dr. Murphy talks about communicating the truth in your relationships
Dr. Murphy poses scenarios centered around choosing to lie versus telling the truth in your infidelity situation
How to mitigate feelings of tension and make more conscious decisions when ending your relationship
In this episode…
Are you faced with an ethical dilemma in your infidelity situation? When you’re upset, it can be difficult to slow down and make a conscious decision about your relationship. So where can you turn for guidance?
According to Dr. Marie Murphy, you get to decide how to make the best decisions for you — no one can tell you what to do but you. But, with Dr. Murphy’s help, you can navigate difficult ideas around morality — such as telling the truth versus lying in your relationship — and take action to determine the best route for you.
In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks about navigating lying in your infidelity situation. Tune in as Dr. Murphy discusses how to reframe lying in neutral terms, the key to making more conscious decisions in your relationships, and why you should stop focusing on the opinions of others.
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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 www.mariemurphyphd.com 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.