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Can I Honor God Even If I Disobey My Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | December 2, 2020 |

Morning friends, I hope you were able to have a good Thanksgiving even if you celebrated with just you and God. Holidays always bring their own stress, but with the virus on the upswing in many states, it can create even more dilemmas with having boundaries and learning to speak up for yourself.   Our free webinar on 3 ways to…

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Is It Wrong To Keep A Record Of Wrongs?[Guest Blog]

By Leslie Vernick | September 16, 2020 |

Morning friends, I’m excited to share with you a new book that’s just come out, Is It Abuse, by Darby Strickland. Darby is a colleague, friend, and fellow warrior in helping Christian women who are in abusive marriages get sane, safe, and strong. This book expertly and Biblically unpacks the whole concept of controlling abuse in all its forms.   I…

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My Daughter-In-Law Said I’m Narcissistic

By Leslie Vernick | November 29, 2017 |

  Morning Friends, Wow, we had quite a lively conversation on our last question. Someone asked if I notify the person whose question is being asked. I usually do, but sometimes I forget to get their e-mail when I collect the questions that are sent to me. I appreciate your opinions and thoughts about being generous as well as not…

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Can I Reach Out To My Daughter Even Though My Husband Forbids It?

By Leslie Vernick | September 20, 2017 |

Morning friends, I had a wonderful time speaking to a church in Valencia, CA last Friday on how to care for victims of abuse. My heart is more and more heavy to help churches know how to competently and compassionately help those in destructive marriages. My new people helpers website (the old one will still be there too) will be…

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Do I Have An Evil Heart?

By Leslie Vernick | August 30, 2017 |

Morning friends, I can’t believe that August is almost over and we have survived our first Arizona summer. It’s been over 100 degrees for more days than not, but it feels different when it isn’t as humid. It’s like walking into an oven, but not a sauna. Hot, but not sweaty. August has also been birthday month. My son and…

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I Can’t Let Go Of My Hurt And Anger

By Leslie Vernick | July 26, 2017 |

Morning friend, I am on vacation this week in San Diego. We needed a break from that hot Arizona weather. It’s been beautiful here, about 70 degrees but sunny. The cool breeze is just what our bodies needed. I will be caring for my three granddaughters all week as my daughter and son-in-law have decided to move to Arizona, not…

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Is His Behavior Part Of His Recovery Or Part Of The Same Abuse?

By Leslie Vernick | February 22, 2017 |

Morning friends, Well, we had quite a challenging week at Our blog didn’t post correctly last Wednesday and therefore your responses weren’t showing up. Then we discovered other problems with people trying to access our CONQUER membership site. After two days of searching, we found that our hosting site had installed a plug-in that negatively affected my website. The…

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Do I Owe My Husband An Apology?

By Leslie Vernick | December 7, 2016 |

Morning friends, This weekend represented one of the reasons I moved to Arizona. The weather was absolutely spectacular. It was sunny and 70 degrees. Back in Pennsylvania, it was cold, dreary and raining and I was glad I was gone. My bones ache in that kind of weather and I crave the warmth and the sunshine. But my body has…

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Help, I’m Stuck In Guilt And Regret

By Leslie Vernick | June 22, 2016 |

Morning friends, Whew – we’ve been having a great time on FaceBook live for the past two weeks. If you haven’t joined us LIVE yet, come this Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 PM ET for another 30 minutes of teaching and Q & A. We will be learning how to deal with a toxic and destructive person, the very thing…

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