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61: Sex, Unhappiness, and Compromises in Marriage

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 discusses the myth about dissatisfaction in marriage

  • Addressing your beliefs about what is possible — and Dr. Murphy’s tips for how to change your reality

  • Dr. Murphy poses the question: what is an unreasonable amount of unhappiness in a marriage?

  • The importance of examining your dissatisfaction in a new way

  • How to identify the roots of the compromise in your marriage

In this episode…

Are you wondering if you’re compromising too much or not enough in your marriage? How do you know when you’ve crossed the threshold of unhappiness and need to make a change?

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, our beliefs about what is possible determine what becomes possible. Your reality is what you make it — as long as you’re willing to put in the work. While it can be challenging to address your feelings and desires, Dr. Murphy suggests that changing how you approach your marriage or relationship can drastically change how you experience it.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy talks about examining and transforming your dissatisfaction in your marriage. Dr. Murphy shares her tips for identifying what is important to you in a relationship, reframing your beliefs to achieve greater happiness, and making compromises you can feel good about. 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 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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