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  • Writer's pictureMarie Murphy

71: When You Love Your Partner And You Still Want To Cheat

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 talks about monogamy and how people assign meaning to it

  • How to clarify your desires for your relationship

  • The specific questions to ask yourself to get clear on what you want

  • Why it’s important to make conscious decisions — and to acknowledge the “why” behind those choices

  • Dr. Murphy explains how to prepare for feelings of discomfort as you pursue your desires

In this episode…

Do you want relief from your complicated feelings about monogamy? What can you do to get what you really want out of your monogamous relationship?

According to Dr. Marie Murphy, there is no simple solution. The first step is to determine what you’re looking for from your relationship — but many people struggle to find that clarity. That’s where Dr. Murphy comes in. She has the strategies you need to get clear on your desires and configure the relationship that’s best for you. With her help, you can figure out how to improve your relationship with yourself and others.

In this episode of Your Secret is Safe With Me, Dr. Marie Murphy shares her expert strategies for clarifying what you want from your monogamous relationship. Dr. Murphy explores the various ways people define open relationships, how to communicate your desires, and the importance of making conscious decisions. Plus, Dr. Murphy shares some helpful questions to ask yourself right now. Stay tuned!

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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 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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