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How Do I Speak Up To My Trial Lawyer Husband?

By Leslie Vernick | November 10, 2021 |

Morning friend, Do you have a hard time asking for what you want or need from your friends? Children? Husband? Doctor? Neighbor? Pastor? Counselor or coach? I’d love to hear from you the reasons you think it’s hard for you to be direct and say what you want or need. Granted you may not always get what you ask for,…

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I’m Not In Love Anymore. Is It Okay To Leave?

By Leslie Vernick | June 16, 2021 |

Morning friends, I’m in Chicago this week spending some time with my elderly parents. It’s so good to share this journey with them and it’s so hard. It’s never easy seeing those you love struggle and when you think of it, I’d appreciate your prayers for them.   Question: I’ve been married for almost 13 years now & have 2…

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How To Find And Keep Good Friends

By Leslie Vernick | March 11, 2020 |

Morning friends, I usually respond to a lot of questions each week about marriage. But last week’s question was about a friendship with another woman and I don’t think we give this topic enough time or energy. Our girlfriend relationships are crucial, probably even more important than marriage because there is no one person, even a good spouse that can…

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Whom Do I Tell & How Much Do I Share About My Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | April 24, 2019 |

Morning friends, I had a bad fall today. I slipped on some rocks and fell on a large boulder. Thankfully landing on my rear end and hands and not my head. But it reminded me just how quickly things can change and how fragile our life is. The psalmist prayed, “Teach me to number my days, O Lord, so that…

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Help, I Can’t Seem To Find Female Friends

By Leslie Vernick | September 13, 2017 |

Morning friends,  I am excited about the opportunity to speak this Friday to a group of pastors and counselors in the Southern California area on how to help women suffering in emotionally destructive marriages.  I put out a question on my CONQUER page about what you wish your pastor or Christian counselor had said to you when you sought help. …

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I’m Afraid To Be Honest, But Other Than That, We Have An Amazing Marriage

By Leslie Vernick | August 16, 2017 |

Morning friend, Thanks for your prayers. I need and appreciate them. Still trying to figure out what I need to eliminate in order to create more balance in my life. I love how you care for one another so tenderly. Even though I don’t always comment, I read almost every comment posted. Today’s Question: My husband has anger issues. He…

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