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When Your Old Beliefs Must Change to Grow

By Leslie Vernick | August 3, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m back from my July break refreshed and recharged. I have a renewed sense of God’s desire for us as women, to help one another heal, grow, and thrive even in a scary uncertain world. It’s time to leave behind some of our old ways of thinking and being so that we can fully mature. Paul says when…

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My Husband Is Attached To My Daughters

By Leslie Vernick | October 6, 2021 |

Morning friend, I’m so grateful for you and the support you provide for one another on this blog. If you’re looking for or needing a deeper level of support and community as well as Biblical content to do your own work to get safe, sane, and grow strong, then please check out CONQUER. My CONQUER group membership program is only…

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Is Staying Well The Best Option?

By Leslie Vernick | September 30, 2020 |

Morning friends, I was in Chicago recently visiting with my family. This past weekend was my 50th high school reunion, but sadly it was canceled due to COVID (Of course – I graduated at 10 years old). It was a little eerie going to the airport and sitting on a full flight for almost 4 hours wearing a mask. But…

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How Do I Honor A Parent Who Is Abusive?

By Leslie Vernick | July 24, 2019 |

Morning friends, I just returned to the cooler weather of the mountains from hot, hot Phoenix. I’m so thankful for this break. Even our dog resisted her walks because of the hot sidewalks. Up here, she can run around and expend all her energy.   I receive quite a few questions from readers who are struggling in relationships that are toxic…

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What Details Do My Kids Need To Know? Part II

By Leslie Vernick | January 9, 2019 |

Morning friends, Today’s question is a follow up to last week’s discussion on what to tell the kids about what’s happening in the marriage. However, this week’s question is rooted in one mom’s fear of parental alienation when she separates. This is a very real issue in high conflict relationships and something you must be mindful of it if it…

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How Do I Live With A Basically Good Man Who Is A Tyrant?

By Leslie Vernick | November 12, 2014 |

Morning friends, Thanks for your prayers.  I had an amazing weekend speaking on Saturday in Iowa at Faith Community Church to over 500 women on how God Weaves Our Story into His Story.  Women can hungry and broken and left hopeful, healed, and filled. Our God is so good. One more big event I need your prayers for next week.…

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My Husband Refuses To Let Me Help My Mother

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | September 17, 2014 |

Morning friends, Don’t forget to sign up for tonight’s (Wednesday, September 17th) free live streaming event, 7:30pm to 9:00 ET with my guest, family law attorney Maryann Modesti.  She and I will be discussing how to be more informed of your legal rights and responsibilities if you are considering separating from a destructive spouse.  There will be time to ask…

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My Mother’s In A Destructive Marriage With My Father

By Leslie Vernick | October 21, 2013 |

                Morning friends, I’m heading off to Liberty University in Virginia this morning (October 21) to speak to their counseling students tonight on Destructive Marriages. Tomorrow (October 22), I’ll be speaking to a group of pastors in the morning, and then in the evening I’m going to be doing a 3 hour webinar…

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Raising Good Sons

By Leslie Vernick | March 25, 2013 |

Good morning friends, I’m in sunny California celebrating my granddaughter’s third birthday.  She is such a joy to watch growing up. She wanted to be a princess, so here are some pictures of her in her princess dress as well as pictures of her two sisters enjoying her birthday party.    In light of the tragic incident in Steubenville, Ohio,…

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