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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

76: Regret

Updated: Nov 16, 2022

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 dispels the myths about regret and “wrong decisions”

  • The three ways you can start reframing regret

  • Why dwelling on the past won’t change the present — and what you can do instead

  • Dr. Murphy talks about finding value in your past experiences

  • Making the decision to proactively create the future you desire

  • Dr. Murphy describes how to break your cycle of regret

In this episode…

Do you want to change your thoughts about your past but feel helpless about where to begin? Dwelling on the past won’t change the future — but it is possible to reframe your thoughts and regrets in order to identify your desires.

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, the only things that make an experience regrettable are your thoughts. As she says, you have to decide for yourself what is truly valuable in each situation and use that to create the future you desire. So, how do you break the habit of negative thoughts?

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks about reframing your thoughts about regret. Dr. Murphy discusses why regret is not as helpful as you think, how to find value in your past experiences, and the key to discovering clarity in your decisions about your relationship.

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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 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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