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Boundaries And Addiction

By Susan King | December 7, 2022 |

From Suffering In Silence To Finding Courage Susan King Hello friends!  Susan here, stepping in to address one of the many questions that come to Leslie Vernick & Co. each week.  I have just had a 4 day weekend and was so thankful to have downtime with friends and family.  It felt so great to rest and wake up at…

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Stay Well

By Susan King | November 16, 2022 |

Hello, Friends!  We are approaching the holiday season! I can imagine it will be an extra stressful time for the many who have destructive people in their lives. My heart goes out to you as you navigate through challenges while still trying to enjoy some holiday cheer.  I invite you to take some time to set your intentions as you…

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Am I Too Sensitive?

By Susan King | October 12, 2022 |

Good Morning, Friends! This is Susan, one of Leslie’s coaches. I will be regularly answering some of the questions that readers send in. I’ve been on the coaching team for over a year now and have trained with Leslie for many years prior.  Outside of my work here, I am raising a teenage boy and parenting him through his senior…

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Parental Alienation

By Susan King | September 21, 2022 |

Good Morning, Friends! My name is Susan King, a coach on the Leslie Vernick & Co. team. I have the opportunity to fill in for Leslie by addressing today’s blog question.  As I let my dogs outside this morning, I was reminded of the coming fall. The morning air was cool and crisp; children were getting up and out for…

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Living In The Truth When It’s Hard And Ugly

By Leslie Vernick | August 31, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m angry as I answer this reader’s question. I’m angry at her church and pastors for not being wise enough to know what they were dealing with and continuing to make the mistake of prioritizing the institution of marriage and a man’s sexual needs over a wife’s safety, sanity and the well-being of the children in this destructive…

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My Pastor Doesn’t Get It

By Leslie Vernick | April 13, 2022 |

Morning friend, CONQUER doors are open. If you’ve been wanting to join our online education and support group for Christian women in destructive marriages click here. We only open twice a year and our doors will close next Friday. Today’s Question: My husband and I attended a Baptist church for many years. My husband has a Catholic background I have…

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He Doesn’t Hit Me, Is It Still Abuse?

By Leslie Vernick | March 2, 2022 |

Morning friend, I’m scared. The world has turned upside down over the past week just as we thought things were returning to normal. What do we do with our body when it’s still shaking after watching the news? Or our mind when we see pictures of children dying and mothers fleeing their homes with littles in tow? Or our emotions…

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What Repairs Are Necessary To Fix My Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | September 29, 2021 |

Hey Friend, Sorry this is a little late in the day, but had a huge online free workshop today and got a little bit behind. Prayers appreciated as we’re all feeling a little sick at my house too which doesn’t help the energy levels. The doors to CONQUER are open starting today, 9/29 and close October 8. If you’ve been…

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Despair, A Time For Change

By Leslie Vernick | May 5, 2021 |

Morning friend, I just read the most amazing book you all have to check out. It’s called The Making of Biblical Womanhood by Beth Allison Barr. She is a pastor’s wife as well as a Ph.D. History professor on women. She tells a riveting story of Christian women teaching and preaching throughout the church history as well as more recently.…

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