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Recognizing Mature Love in Your Marriage

By LeAnne Parsons | December 6, 2023 |

Dear Beloved Reader, As we approach Christmas, my heart swells with gratitude and love, making this season one of my favorite times of the year. The gentle weaving of gratitude and the gift of pure love continually remind me to focus on what matters most as we close this year and prepare to embrace the next with great anticipation and…

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How To Talk To My Adult Children About Leaving My Unhealthy Marriage?

By LeAnne Parsons | November 8, 2023 |

Dear Beloved Readers, Welcome to November, dear readers, and greetings from the sunny state of Arizona! As the rest of the country begins to bundle up against the chill of autumn, we here in the Grand Canyon State are still basking in the warmth of our desert paradise. November is a month of transition, where the scorching summer heat gives…

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Am I Being Equally Deceptive?

By Leslie Vernick | August 16, 2023 |

Morning friend, Thursday, August 17, I’m giving a free webinar: I’m not Okay when You’re Not Okay: Defining My Problem, Your Problem and Our Problem. If you are getting frustrated or feeling stuck because “his problem” is not changing and it’s continuing to impact you in negative ways, it’s time for you to change directions. It’s time to stop trying…

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How Do I Stay Well When He’s Causing Harm?

By Leslie Vernick | July 26, 2023 |

I watched a movie this weekend that was so powerful I watched it again the next day to take notes. It’s called Women Talking. It’s based on a book by the same title by Miriam Toews, a true story about a community of Mennonite women and children who were sexually abused over a period of years. Their male leaders told…

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Does Understanding The Enneagram Help With Marriage Problems?

By Leslie Vernick | July 19, 2023 |

Morning friend, Last time I wrote, I said I’d send pictures of an art project I did with my granddaughters for Nana week. I bought them some used cowboy boots. I spray painted them a neutral color, then brought out the paints, pictures, words to cut out, beads and sparkles and let them be creative. Once done, we filled them…

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Can I Find Freedom and Healing While Navigating a Toxic Marriage with Grace?

By LeAnne Parsons | July 12, 2023 |

Hello, my friends! Coach LeAnne here! I am so honored to share space here again this month as we delve into the transformative power of freedom. Freedom to be all God created us to be. In a world where we often find ourselves entangled in various forms of bondage, both externally and internally, the concept of freedom becomes a beacon…

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Why Do I Feel So Resentful And Unhappy?

By Susan King | June 14, 2023 |

Hello Friends! It is my privilege to be writing this week’s blog for the Leslie Vernick and Co. team. May was such a whirlwind of a month for me. I have had to schedule a specific time for writing as my deadline narrowly approaches. There have been a plethora of responsibilities and distractions pulling me from my work life lately.…

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What Are the Steps to Heal from Abuse?

By Susan King | May 10, 2023 |

Hello friends! It’s Susan again; here to answer one of the Leslie Vernick & Co inquiries this month. I am traveling across the country today for my daughter’s college graduation. As I head west to meet one young adult child, I am leaving another younger adult child at home thousands of miles away. Parenting is difficult anyway, but I find…

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Pause, Pray, Prepare, Practice and Plan

By LeAnne Parsons | April 19, 2023 |

Spring is a glorious season, it’s a time for gratitude and celebration. We get to reflect on hope, renewal, and the gift of our salvation in Christ Jesus. This week’s question provides an opportunity to appreciate the courage and strength it takes to prioritize our well-being and set boundaries in our relationships. By focusing on what is working and finding…

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