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How Can I Heal When He’s Still Toxic and We Have Children to Parent?

By Leslie Vernick | December 27, 2023 |

Morning friend, I hope you had a blessed Christmas even if things at home were not that great. I’ve been struck this year in new ways on how God used two women, Mary and Elizabeth, in a patriarchal culture, to speak his truth. The feminine voice is important to God, even if it hasn’t been valued in your church or…

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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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How Much Time Do I Give Him To Show Me?

By Leslie Vernick | September 27, 2023 |

Morning friend, I’ve just returned from a busy two weeks of speaking and traveling. I spoke to over 350 men and women at the American Association of Christian Counselors conference on rebuilding broken trust. This year, more than in previous years I felt an openness and acceptance that some marriages cannot be fixed. Not because God can’t heal but because…

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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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How Do I Get Through to My Spouse?

By Susan King | January 11, 2023 |

Happy New Year, Friends! Susan here with my first blog entry of the new year. Even though we are a long way from spring, January seems like a good time for fresh starts as we step into 2023. As much as I’d like to hunker down and hibernate all winter, I feel God moving me to be diligent in my…

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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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