Posts by Leslie Vernick
I Can’t Accept I Wasn’t Enough
Morning friends, I’ve just experienced three wonderful days with our virtual CONQUER conference AND packed, got on a plane, and am traveling to Istanbul Turkey where hopefully I am right now. This is a pre-Covid trip we planned with my sister and her husband. My brother and his wife decided to join us and so…Read More
What Boundaries Are Appropriate With Someone Who Won’t Talk with You?
Morning friend, This is a busy week this week for me. A lot is happening and I’d appreciate your prayers especially Thursday, Friday and Saturday during our conference. Next week I will be leaving for a cruise that we booked pre-covid and are finally able to go. My coaches will be answering some of your…Read More
I Need Specific Steps On Separation
Morning friend, The temperature in Prescott dipped below freezing so I packed myself up and moved back to Sun City West yesterday. As lovely as it is in the mountains, my body likes to be in the warm not the cold. I may drive up there for some snow with my granddaughters and Thanksgiving, but…Read More
Am I Enabling Or Enduring (Poorly)?
Morning friend, We had a great CONQUER workshop last week and I hope you got a chance to attend. Our doors are open until this Friday. If you’re interested in checking it out, click here. This week’s question: My husband struggles with anxiety disorder, is controlling, and acts harshly with bullying, criticizing, or the silent…Read More
He’s Ready To Get Help, Should I Move Home?
Morning friend, I had a great time at the American Association of Christian Counselors conference last week in Dallas. It was hard work and emotionally and physically draining but I sensed an openness and willingness to listen as I have not before. Perhaps it’s been all the recent news stories about how the church has…Read More
I’m Broken and Lost. What Do I Do?
Morning friend, I am in Dallas, TX this week for the American Association of Christian Counselors conference. I’d appreciate your prayers as I am speaking several times around some tough topics. Pray I can stay focused and honor God in all I say. Question: I do not normally do this, but I am lost and…Read More
Living In The Truth When It’s Hard And Ugly
Morning friend, I’m angry as I answer this reader’s question. I’m angry at her church and pastors for not being wise enough to know what they were dealing with and continuing to make the mistake of prioritizing the institution of marriage and a man’s sexual needs over a wife’s safety, sanity and the well-being of…Read More
You Do Have Choices
Morning friends, I have an exciting announcement. After almost a year in the works, it’s DONE. We have a brand-new website and I’m anxious for you to hop over and have a look. It’s still at leslievernick.com but is fresher, easier to navigate, and totally updated. Since we are filling up our current classes quickly,…Read More
Are My Boundaries Selfish
Morning friend, We’ve been having a good discussion on last week’s topic about boundaries and being accused of being controlling. One of our readers posted this additional question to last week’s topic: PS: Our free webinar is this Thursday, August 18 at noon ET and at 7:30 pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, click…Read More