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My Husband Has The Disease Of Alcoholism. Should I Accept That?

By Leslie Vernick | October 3, 2018 |

Morning friends, This is my 500th blog. Whew. Each week for almost 10 years I’ve been answering someone’s question and each week I get lots more questions. I’ve so appreciated all the community and support you give one another here. Thank you. Some of you are going to the 2018 CONQUER Conference. I would love to meet you and have…

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Am I Being Too Passive In My Marriage

By Leslie Vernick | June 13, 2018 |

Morning friends, We had a great time last week on Facebook Live talking about topics that will be covered at the CONQUER: Be brave, Grow Strong Conference in October. Over 400 women have registered so far and I would love to see you all there. If you’d like to watch some of last week, here is a link to the…

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How Can My Counselor Get My Husband To Repent

By Leslie Vernick | April 4, 2018 |

Morning friends, Sheesh. Have you ever had your bedroom carpets replaced? Master bathroom ripped out and redone, whole house painted and baseboards removed and redone? Yep, that’s happening at my house and it feels a little overwhelming, actually like a disaster. This is phase two of our 20-year-old Arizona house renovation and I hope I live through it. Just kidding,…

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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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The Glorious Unbecoming – Part II [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | January 11, 2017 |

Morning friends, Thanks so much for your prayers. My dad got out of the rehab center last Wednesday and I was able to fly home and leave him and my stepmother in the able care of another sibling. We are praying he will grow stronger again and they will be able to continue to live independently. There has been quite…

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Am I Controlling In My Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | October 12, 2016 |

Morning friends: Our CONQUER Conference is going to be held this weekend and it will be amazing. Over 600 women from all over the US and Canada are going to be joining together to learn how to become the woman God designed them to be. It’s not too late for you to come. Click here to register. Next week I…

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Does Grace and Forgiveness Erase Negative Consequences or Amends Making after Serious Sin?

By Leslie Vernick | April 13, 2016 |

Morning friends, I’m home. Although I miss the sunny California warmth, it is so good to be back to my own house and bed. This week I am doing a free webinar on Thursday night on Healing a Destructive Marriage: The Roadmap. Click here for more information.   Today’s question was written by a man who challenged my theology and I think…

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Six (6) Attributes That Can Replace Abusive Actions [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | March 23, 2016 |

Morning friends, This is my last full week in California and then I head back home (long drive) to Pennsylvania. I am ready to get home. I love California and sunshine, ocean, and grandchildren, but I miss my house and my stand up desk where I can do most of my work standing rather than sitting for 6-8 hours a…

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From Violance To Gentleness – How I Work With Physically Abusive Men [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | March 16, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am feeling much better. Thanks for your prayers.  I appreciate you all so much. I’ve invited my friend and colleague, Pastor Chris Moles, who is also a Batterer Intervention Specialist with the State of West Virginia to share his heart on some of the things he does to help abusers change.   He will be my guest blogger…

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