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My Husband Rages At My Daughters Too. I’m Devastated. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | April 18, 2018 |

Morning friends, I had a great meeting in Gilbert, Arizona last Saturday teaching both Biblical counselors and married couples what it takes to build healthier marriages and repair broken ones. I was encouraged by the openness and vulnerability of the participants. Pray it brings fruit in their lives and ministries. I am giving two plenary sessions this Saturday at a…

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What’s the Difference Between a Difficult, Disappointing and Destructive Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | September 27, 2017 |

Hi friends, This week I am at the AACC training pastors and counselors on recognizing destructive marriages. Please pray for me that I can share my message in the way the Lord wants me to. I wanted to repost a great article about the difference between a difficult, disappointing and destructive marriage. I think this is a question many of you are trying to…

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My Wife Says I’m Destructive

By Leslie Vernick | August 9, 2017 |

Morning friend, Thank you so much for all your heartfelt love and support for one another. I am grateful for you all. Lots of activity here with my daughter’s family moving to the area and the Fall speaking season gearing up. I do appreciate your prayers and continue to need them. I have more on my plate than I’m managing…

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Four Ways To Create Emotional Distance in a Destructive Relationship

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | August 20, 2014 |

Morning friends, I’m on my way to California to attend a seminar and meet my assistant Kim, for the very first time.  In the age of virtual, Kim has been managing the technical part of things since February from where she lives in California while I’m located in Pennsylvania.  This will be fun for us both – although we have a lot of…

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Topic: My husband won’t change, my pastor can’t help, and I am a mess!

By Leslie Vernick | October 17, 2011 |

Morning friends, Today I’m flying home from sunny (and I mean SUNNY) California where I just spent nine wonderful but exhausting days cooking and taking care of my grandbabies. The weather has been unusually hot and I can’t believe I’m saying this, as a girl who LOVES the sunshine, but I think I’m looking forward to getting back to my…

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My mom’s in an emotionally destructive relationship with my dad. What should I do?

By Leslie Vernick | September 19, 2011 |

Good Monday Morning Friends: I hope you had a beautiful weekend. I just finished reading a beautifully written new book by Michael and Gina Spehn, The Color of Rain. It is a true story of incredible loss, hope, and trust in God’s goodness. Both Michael and Gina lost their spouses to cancer at young ages. The shared grief turned to…

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