Self Compassion Shows Strength – Not Weakness

Morning Friends, I thought I would do something completely different for the blog during the month of July. Instead of answering a reader’s question, I wanted to ask a few questions of my own. I have asked a few different individuals to guest blog their experience in a destructive marriage on how they stayed well, […]

Living In Limbo Land. Married But Not Married. What Do I Do?

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Morning Friends, I went to the movies this weekend and saw Love and Mercy, the story of Brian Wilson, the leader of The Beach Boys. Growing up I loved the Beach Boys and I was eagerly looking forward to hearing one of their best songs, Good Vibrations. Seeing how he created the layers of that […]

I Hate Me And I Love Him – What’s Wrong?

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Morning friends, Great news. The Village Church has apologized to Karen Root and agreed that their tactics were controlling and harsh when they implemented church discipline against her for having the State of Texas annul her marriage to Jordan Hinkley after she discovered him viewing child pornography. Karen has graciously accepted their apology and the […]

My Friend’s Turned On Me After My Divorce – How Can I Recover?

Hi Friends I’m in Chicago and just finished visiting with my family and doing a radio program for Moody Mid-Day Connection on The Emotionally Destructive Marriage. The response was huge and I hear more and more women being willing to tell the truth about how destructive their marriage has become. And, believe it or not, […]

One Woman’s Bravery. One Woman Wakes Up To Her Own Power

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Morning friends, I recently became aware of a tragic story that I want you to know about. Karen and Jordan Root were missionaries when she discovered that her husband was viewing child pornography. She was devastated, yet took the appropriate action, disclosed it to her mission board and church, where they promptly brought them home […]

My Wife Say’s I’m Controlling? Is She Right?

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Hi Friends, I am so excited about my new course called Letting Go of Negative Emotions, starting Thursday night. It will help you understand where your negative emotions come from, how to recognize them before they get the best of you, and specific strategies on letting them go. It is my most intensive class offering […]

Scripture Support For Separation From Destructive Spouse

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Hi Friends, I’m in Italy this week, my first time. I’m very excited to be here with my sister, her husband and mine. We are visiting three cities, Rome, Florence, and Venice. Instead of answering a question from one of you this week, I thought I would give you an article I wrote to supply […]

I Don’t Trust My Husband, Should We Be Having Sex?

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Hey Friends, I’m heading to Italy this week for a much needed vacation. I’ve never been there before so I’m really looking forward to it. Martha, my assistant will be monitoring the blog while I’m gone. We had an overwhelming response to the launch of my new group CONQUER. If you’re interested in a monthly […]