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3 Ways To Set Healthy Boundaries In Your Marriage

By Leslie Vernick | October 21, 2015 |

Good morning friends, If you missed our webinar on “The Emotionally Destructive Marriage” last week don’t worry, it didn’t happen. Technical problems got the best of us but by now you should have gotten a replay of it in video format if you signed up for it. If you didn’t receive something, just let know and we can send…

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Putting My CORE Strength To The Test

By Leslie Vernick | October 7, 2015 |

Morning friends, I’m in California visiting my sweet granddaughters. Two of them have birthdays this month so we are celebrating at Disney, a child’s favorite place to be. Instead of answering a question this week I want to talk a little bit about how important it is that we learn to live from our CORE instead of our emotions. No…

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Consequences In Action – What Worked And What Failed

By Leslie Vernick | September 9, 2015 |

Morning Friends, One of the biggest criticisms I receive about my work with women in destructive relationships is that I speak to the “victim” about recognizing her part of the destructive dynamic. To my critics, that feels like I blame her for being abused in the first place. Let me be crystal clear. If you are a victim, you are…

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A Man’s Story – I Am Changing

By Leslie Vernick | July 29, 2015 |

Hi friends, In response to last week’s blog about Leaving Well, a reader asked me to expand on what “honorably” meant when leaving or staying well. Initially I was going to answer her question directly, but thought it might be more meaningful to answer it here because the answer affects us all who are trying to live a God-centered life.…

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One Woman’s Bravery. One Woman Wakes Up To Her Own Power

By Leslie Vernick | June 3, 2015 |

Morning friends, I recently became aware of a tragic story that I want you to know about. Karen and Jordan Root were missionaries when she discovered that her husband was viewing child pornography. She was devastated, yet took the appropriate action, disclosed it to her mission board and church, where they promptly brought them home for an evaluation. Jordan repented,…

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How Can I Know God Better?

By Leslie Vernick | February 25, 2015 |

Morning friends, WOW! I’m so grateful for the level of support you give to one another on this blog and your willingness to go deeper inside, to discover hidden or unknown parts of yourself. I was talking with a friend this week about this whole idea of knowing who you are and growing up to be all that God created…

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More Clarity on Boundaries and Consequences

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | December 23, 2013 |

Merry Christmas Friends, I hope you are ready. If not, then let it go. It’s time to stop being frantic and remember what Christmas is all about. Over the past few weeks I’ve answered several questions about boundaries and consequences. And, from your many responses, some of you are waking up to the idea that its okay for you to…

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My husband’s a slob! What can I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | February 18, 2013 |

This week’s question: My husband’s a slob! He drops his clothes on the floor and he never picks up after himself or helps around the house. I’m exhausted and I’m tired of asking for help. Answer: It can be frustrating to live with someone who has different habits than we do. But before we get into what you might do,…

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Husband says he’s sorry and will change, but doesn’t. Now what?

By Leslie Vernick | January 16, 2012 |

Good morning friends, Do you have people in your life who will tell you the truth? I do and am thankful for that. Remember the childhood story, The Emperor’s New Clothes? No one had the courage to honestly tell the king that he was naked. What happens in our lives if we have no one who will honestly speak the…

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