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Are My Boundaries Selfish

By Leslie Vernick | August 17, 2022 |

Morning friend, We’ve been having a good discussion on last week’s topic about boundaries and being accused of being controlling.  One of our readers posted this additional question to last week’s topic: PS: Our free webinar is this Thursday, August 18 at noon ET and at 7:30 pm ET. If you haven’t registered yet, click here.  Question: Leslie, you say…

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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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Work On You

By Leslie Vernick | July 20, 2022 |

Morning friend, Thank you for all your engagement regarding the stress of co-parenting.  The problem is real and attempting to get the “other parent” to be different than he’s already shown you that he is can drive you crazy.  Instead, strengthen your own mindset, communication skills, and spiritual armor so that you can continue to be the parent/person that you…

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Relationship Truth: Unfiltered

By Leslie Vernick | June 8, 2022 |

I am so excited to announce the launch of my brand new podcast, “Relationship Truth: Unfiltered!” And I want YOU to be among its first listeners.  If you know me you know this isn’t the same “how to have a happy marriage” stuff you’ve heard so many times before. This is real, biblical advice you can actually put into practice…

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My Husband Blames Me When He Blows Up

By Leslie Vernick | May 18, 2022 |

Morning friend, I am traveling for both business and a bucket list trip to Israel over the next few weeks. Instead of stressing out trying to write answers to three questions before I go, I thought I’d try something new. In some of my private webinar teaching, I’ve done a Q & A at the end. I’ve chosen a few…

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He Says I Abused Him When I Resisted His Control

By Leslie Vernick | May 11, 2022 |

Morning friend, Since we’ve been discussing whether or not Christian women should resist the oppressive control of their spouses or even church leaders and how that resistance should look, I thought this question was timely.  Question: I separated from my husband after 48 years of marriage because of his emotionally destructive and sometimes physically violent behaviors toward me. Now he…

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Is Resisting Abuse Sinful Part 2

By Leslie Vernick | May 4, 2022 |

Morning friend, In our last blog I began to address the question, “Is resisting oppression abusive or sinful?” My answer was no, however, often when a woman is in an abusive relationship and she resists her oppressor it may be labeled as mutual abuse by an untrained eye.  This week I want to continue the discussion by looking at Jesus’…

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Is Resisting Abuse Sinful?

By Leslie Vernick | April 27, 2022 |

Morning friend, We’ve had a great discussion on our blog regarding suffering and whether or not an abused wife should willingly suffer in an abusive marriage. I’m so glad that women are waking up to the error of this traditional teaching.  Here’s another question I receive often that I want to help you think through. Question: My pastor says that…

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My Daughter Is Dating A Boy She’s Crazy About

By Leslie Vernick | March 23, 2022 |

Morning friend, Today’s question is a little different in that it is a parenting question from a concerned parent. If you have worried about your daughter’s dating partner, or if your parents did or said something that helped you wake up to the danger in your dating relationship, please share with this woman to help her get through to her…

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