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He Refuses to Hear Me or Change. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | February 21, 2024 |

Morning friend, Our 3 month Walking In CORE Strength coaching group is now open for registration. If you’ve tried all by yourself to get healthier and stronger and have not had great results, maybe it’s time for you to join WCS. In it you will find the support, accountability, and step-by-step guidance to build that internal strength you need to…

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I’m Gladly Divorced, Why Am I Hurt That He’s Moved On?

By Leslie Vernick | January 24, 2024 |

Morning friend, I’m traveling this week. I’ll be at a meeting in New Orleans and then speaking at Lysa Terkeurst’s event on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. I’d appreciate your prayers for my health, stamina, and safety as well as for healing for the women who attend the Haven House Intensive. It’s always a precious and sacred time. Today’s Question: My…

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How Do I Keep Myself from Reverting to Old Habits?

By Susan King | December 13, 2023 |

Hello, Friends! The year is quickly coming to a close. This time of year, people tend to get busy with social events and holiday planning. I am going to ask you to pause and consider how you have grown this year. Are you happy with the person you are and the relationships you have with yourself and others? Maybe you…

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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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Red Flags of an Abusive Relationship

By Leslie Vernick | August 30, 2023 |

Morning friend, I hope by now you’ve had a chance to watch the movie Women Talking. It is an important movie about a group of women thinking through the question, “How are we going to respond to the abuse, injustice, deceit, and oppression we’ve all experienced.” Many of you have also watched the documentary Shiny Happy People, which is a…

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Am I Being Equally Deceptive?

By Leslie Vernick | August 16, 2023 |

Morning friend, Thursday, August 17, I’m giving a free webinar: I’m not Okay when You’re Not Okay: Defining My Problem, Your Problem and Our Problem. If you are getting frustrated or feeling stuck because “his problem” is not changing and it’s continuing to impact you in negative ways, it’s time for you to change directions. It’s time to stop trying…

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What Are the Steps to Heal from Abuse?

By Susan King | May 10, 2023 |

Hello friends! It’s Susan again; here to answer one of the Leslie Vernick & Co inquiries this month. I am traveling across the country today for my daughter’s college graduation. As I head west to meet one young adult child, I am leaving another younger adult child at home thousands of miles away. Parenting is difficult anyway, but I find…

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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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