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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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How Do I Handle My Husband’s Jealousy?

By Leslie Vernick | December 18, 2019 |

Morning friends, Christmas is just a week away. Please take some time to be with yourself and God reflecting on this miracle of Emmanuel, God with us. Read through John 1 slowly. Ponder the words, “So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness….he has revealed God to us.” What…

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Does My Husband Get The Final Say?

By Leslie Vernick | August 14, 2019 |

Morning friends, I’m heading to Chicago to spend some time with my parents and family for a few days before going to Canada for some meetings. But I want to invite you to a very special FB Live tomorrow (Thursday, August 15) at noon ET with my guest Mary DeMuth. Mary’s a prolific author and has just released her newest…

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Can I Have Good Boundaries And Still Be Compassionate?

By Leslie Vernick | May 29, 2019 |

Morning friends, I’ve made the transition. I’m now up in Pinetop, AZ for the summer months in our little cabin in the woods. My granddaughters are here for two weeks and we are enjoying the cooler weather. Hopefully, it will warm up too, but to 80 degrees and not to 100 degrees. Looking forward to some hiking, pickleball, reading, and…

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My Kids Are Treating Me Disdainfully

By Leslie Vernick | November 28, 2018 |

Morning friends, I want you to know how thankful I am for all of you. Your community and caring for one another continues to bless me. I know at times there can be different opinions or different approaches on how to handle various situations, but that only illustrates the messiness of real life and the value of real relationships and…

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Do I Have To Have A Relationship With My Mother-In-Law?

By Leslie Vernick | November 7, 2018 |

Morning friends, Thanks so much for your prayers. It was a grueling week and I spoke a lot and now I’m sick with a head cold. I have another week of travel to go. As I gave my keynote address at AACC there was a collective gasp when I said, “Abuse, adultery, and addictions are not marital problems. They cause…

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Was I Wrong In Speaking Up

By Leslie Vernick | October 24, 2018 |

Morning friends, I have a whirlwind schedule over the next few weeks speaking mostly on the East coast so I will be away from home for almost 3 weeks. Pray for my safety and stamina that I do each event with excellence.   Today’s Question: My husband and I began reading The Emotional Destructive Marriage. I initiated this after many…

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Is It Your Role To Be Submissive To Your Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | June 7, 2017 |

Morning friends, What robust discussions we’ve had over the past two weeks.  I love how you minister to one another with the loving heart of God. If you have time, head on over to my Facebook Fan Page tonight (Wednesday) at 7:30 pm for my  Moving Beyond Challenge. It’s Easy! Simply Sign Up here.  Sometimes we need a little motivation in the summer to…

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Boundaries With Brene Brown (Video)

By Leslie Vernick | April 27, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am heading to speak to about 60 pastors and counselors in my area on Thursday to teach them how to counsel individuals and couples in destructive marriages. I’m very excited that all these professionals are gathering together for 5 hours of teaching on this important topic. Pray for ears to hear and a great time of encouragement…

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