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Stay Well, Leave Well

By Leslie Vernick | December 16, 2013 |

Morning Friends, It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the end of 2013 and Christmas will be here in a few short days. I hope you’re not getting all crazy busy and not giving yourself some moments to pause, reflect and enjoy the music and beauty of the season. Today’s Question: In the 24 hours since discovering this site, I’ve read…

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My Husband’s Getting More Controlling And Uses The Bible to Back It Up

By Leslie Vernick | December 2, 2013 |

Morning friends, I just returned from a fabulous weekend at America’s Keswick, a Christian conference center whose main ministry is the Colony of Mercy. This ministry is a residential treatment center for men who are caught in addictions – all kinds, and their families. If you know someone who could benefit from real gospel oriented help, this group is top…

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Three Essentials to Thriving Marriages

By Leslie Vernick | November 25, 2013 |

                      Morning Friends,   This weekend I had the awesome privilege of ministering to the wonderful folks at The First Baptist Church of Glenarden, MD as well as speaking at the Sunday morning service at Loudoun Bible Church in Ashburn, VA. I feel so blessed to do work I truly…

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He Said He’s A New Man. Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | November 11, 2013 |

  Good Monday friends, If you are a Veteran, I want to thank you for serving our country and sacrificing yourself for my freedom. I’d love to thank you by gifting you with a CD, The TRUTH Principle. Just e-mail my assistant Donna at assistant@leslievernick.com with your name and address, and I will personally sign it for you and mail…

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How an Abuser Manipulates to Get Others on His Side

By Leslie Vernick | November 4, 2013 |

Hi Friends, I’m in Los Angeles visiting my daughter’s family and spending time with my granddaughters, ages, 3, 2 and 1. There is no greater joy than to have a little hand tucked into yours with total trust. I’m so grateful that three little girls believe their Nana and Papa will take good care of them. I’ve been asking you…

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My Mother’s In A Destructive Marriage With My Father

By Leslie Vernick | October 21, 2013 |

                Morning friends, I’m heading off to Liberty University in Virginia this morning (October 21) to speak to their counseling students tonight on Destructive Marriages. Tomorrow (October 22), I’ll be speaking to a group of pastors in the morning, and then in the evening I’m going to be doing a 3 hour webinar…

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Am I Manipulative Or Am I Implementing Consequences?

By Leslie Vernick | October 14, 2013 |

  Morning friends, I put a new video up on my site home page entitled Building Your CORE Strength. Even if you’re not in a destructive marriage, I think you will find it helpful. Please share it with others. This month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you’d like to help a woman in need, here is one way you…

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I Have To Control Finances. Does That Mean I’m Abusive?

By Leslie Vernick | September 30, 2013 |

  Morning friends, My new book, The Emotionally Destructive Marriage, has been doing very well. Thanks for getting the word out to people who need to hear. Keep up the good buzz because word of mouth is the best way to market a new book. If you tweet, I can email you some key phrases to tweet if you’d like.…

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Help, I Am Bitter and Angry

By Leslie Vernick | September 16, 2013 |

                Morning friends, I just returned from attending the American Association of Christian Counselors Conference in Nashville. It was an amazing event with over 7,000 Christian leaders from all over the world. I spoke twice on my new book and had lots of opportunities to talk with people about it. It was an…

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