• Marie Murphy

62: Making Difficult Decisions

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 discusses the uncomfortable feelings associated with making a decision about your infidelity situation

  • Why you must focus on the present — not the past — when examining your choices

  • Dr. Murphy explains why not making a decision is a decision in and of itself

  • How to efficiently move through feelings of discomfort

  • Dr. Murphy talks about recognizing the benefits and possibilities of your decision

  • Why resisting discomfort actually pulls your further from your desires


In this episode…


Does making a decision about your infidelity situation seem like an unfathomable problem? How can you make the best choice for yourself in the present moment?


Understandably, many people do not want to face the consequences of their difficult choices. They tend to identify the uncomfortable emotions that come with these decisions as unfavorable — but Dr. Marie Murphy asks: what if these feelings aren’t inherently negative? If you can recognize the inevitable discomfort of these emotions, you can make decisions that better align with your desires and priorities.


In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy discusses how to deal with the difficult decisions in front of you. Listen in as Dr. Murphy talks about recognizing your present discomfort, honoring and cultivating your personal growth, and efficiently moving in the direction of your desires. 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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