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My Husband Stopped Using Porn But Isn’t Better. What’s Next?

By Leslie Vernick | December 8, 2021 |

Morning friend, We had our big workshop yesterday on the Three Shifts You Need to Make to Move From Victim Mindset to Owner Mindset. I hope you got to watch it. We had a lot of positive comments and good questions. Our six-month group coaching program Empowered To Change has just opened. For more information go to www.leslievernick.com/change. Question: My…

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He Says He’s Trying To Build Trust, But I Don’t Trust Him

By Leslie Vernick | September 9, 2020 |

Morning friends, I hope you had a relaxing and fun Labor Day weekend. The weather was beautiful here in the White Mountains and I probably walked close to 20 miles over the 3-day weekend.  I have loved walking here in the cooler weather, among the pine trees of Arizona. Yes, we have the largest deciduous pine forest in the world…

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Is Porn An Acceptable Outlet For Fun And Fantasy?

By Leslie Vernick | August 19, 2020 |

Morning friends, So glad you enjoyed Allison Cook’s guest post last week. I’m going to be inviting some of my other colleagues to share with you what they are learning about having good boundaries, healthy self-respect, good self-care, and how to recognize controlling relationships. Life is so messy, isn’t it? I find so many people today do not know even…

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Navigating A Separation Wisely

By Leslie Vernick | July 8, 2020 |

Morning friends, Summer is well underway but it feels different this year doesn’t it? We’re in the midst of history-changing moments and my hope is that it’s creating change for the better. My granddaughters left to go back home this weekend. We had fun painting and horseback riding. My prayer is that they grow up to be strong women of…

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Thriving Not Surviving [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | July 1, 2020 |

Morning friends, I’m up at our cabin, being nana this week, but I have a treat for you. I’ve asked my friend Gary Thomas to guest post for me today from his newest book When To Walk Away: Finding Freedom from Toxic People. I love hearing a pastor’s voice and heart validate the horrible effects of emotional abuse on a…

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Do I Give Him One More Chance?

By Leslie Vernick | April 15, 2020 |

Morning friends, CONQUER, the educational support group for women in destructive marriages has opened its doors for one week only.  If you’d like more information click here.  More than ever, especially in this time of social distancing and isolation, if you are a christian woman in a destructive and/or abusive marriage you need help. You need to get godly support,…

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How To Manage My Emotions After Disclosure Of Porn

By Leslie Vernick | June 26, 2019 |

Morning friends, We are having amazing wonderful weather at our cabin in Pinetop. You’d never know that this was Arizona. It’s still about 80 degrees during the day and 55-60 degrees in the evening. Perfect. I feel bad for my friends still in pizza oven hot temperatures in Sun City West.  If you have trouble with people pleasing, please check…

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My Husband Has The Disease Of Alcoholism. Should I Accept That?

By Leslie Vernick | October 3, 2018 |

Morning friends, This is my 500th blog. Whew. Each week for almost 10 years I’ve been answering someone’s question and each week I get lots more questions. I’ve so appreciated all the community and support you give one another here. Thank you. Some of you are going to the 2018 CONQUER Conference. I would love to meet you and have…

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Am I Being Too Passive In My Marriage

By Leslie Vernick | June 13, 2018 |

Morning friends, We had a great time last week on Facebook Live talking about topics that will be covered at the CONQUER: Be brave, Grow Strong Conference in October. Over 400 women have registered so far and I would love to see you all there. If you’d like to watch some of last week, here is a link to the…

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