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I Feel Powerless In My Relationship

By Leslie Vernick | May 17, 2017 |

Morning friend, I was in Gloucester, MA over the past few days celebrating the marriage of the son of a dear friend of mine. We ate lots of fresh seafood, enjoyed amazing views and every time I looked out the window or walked through the quaint town I felt like I was in a movie set for Jaws or The…

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What Do I Do With My Husbands Porn Habit

By Leslie Vernick | April 12, 2017 |

Morning friends, Could you all do me a favor? I want to do a webinar or e-book or similar on The Lies in Christian Marriages That Lead to Crazy Making. Here are a few examples: The man always has the final say because he’s the head Unconditional love means unconditional relationship Forgiving means forgetting and putting the past behind you…

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Do I Have To Have Sex With My Husband?

By Leslie Vernick | January 20, 2016 |

Morning friends, Don’t forget about tonight’s (Wednesday, January 20) free webinar with Pastor Chris Moles and me. We are talking about what it takes to wisely counsel an emotionally destructive person. If you know of a church leader, pastor, or counselor who could benefit from this class, please send them the link. They won’t be able to participate without signing…

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

By Leslie Vernick | June 3, 2015 |

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 for an evaluation. Jordan repented,…

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Sexual Abuse In Marriage – A Real Life Experience

By Leslie Vernick | March 25, 2015 |

Morning Friends, This is my last week in California and I will be heading home the 31st. I will miss this beautiful state and my sweet grandkids, but I’m ready to get back into my own home. From time to time I hear stories from women (and men) who would like to share their experience on this blog. I’ve invited…

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Am I Wrong To Consider Porn Adultery?

By Leslie Vernick | December 17, 2014 |

Morning friends, Are you merciful towards yourself? I bet even if you’re merciful towards others, you are hard on yourself – constantly beating yourself up for your shortcomings, flaws, mistakes, and failures. Being merciful towards yourself (or others for that matter) doesn’t mean you are self-indulgent or enabling of sinful behaviors and attitudes. But it does mean that you understand…

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When is Enough Enough?

By Leslie Vernick | October 1, 2014 |

Morning Friends, This weekend I’m headed to Branson, MO for the American Association of Christian Counselors Conference.  I’ll be speaking Friday morning. Pray that my presentation goes well.   There are a lot of people signed up for it (over 300) so please pray that I feel better and get there without delays. I’m going to be doing a new Moving…

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Boundaries and Consequences

By Leslie Vernick | December 10, 2013 |

Morning friends, Sorry I’m late with this blog.  It’s been that kind of week. You know what I’m talking about.  I got a new computer and I’m on a steep learning curve.  Yes, I’ve finally converted to MAC.  December is the month I’ve committed to learning this before I start traveling again in January. I’ve also been a little slow…

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Is There Hope for Reconciliation?

By Leslie Vernick | September 10, 2012 |

Good morning friends, I need your prayers. I’ve been convicted that I’m not practicing what I preach. I want Christ to be first yet I find I’m too busy to relax and enjoy him. I’m always thinking of the “next” thing that is due or has to be done. Pray for me, that I would put him first, above all…

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