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What Is a Godly Wife Supposed to Do?

By Leslie Vernick | January 31, 2024 |

I just returned from a busy week of work travel. I love meeting our CONQUER sisters when I travel and talking one-on-one with so many women who are freshly learning that they are co-equal image-bearers. That they are not less-than and their purpose is not to prop up dysfunctional, foolish, immature, or wicked men, even if that man is their…

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Help, I’m discouraged. What can I do?

By Leslie Vernick | June 15, 2022 |

Morning friend, We did it. We launched our new Podcast, Relationship Truth: Unfiltered. I hope you have listened to the first few episodes and subscribed. This week I’m talking about what defines a relationship as healthy or unhealthy? To listen, click here. I’d also love to hear from you regarding what topics would you like to see me talk about…

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How Do I Get Past My Guilt Over Marrying the Wrong Man

By Leslie Vernick | December 29, 2021 |

Morning friend, In a few days, we will be into a New Year. What kind of year would you like to create for yourself? (Pause…and answer that question please). You don’t have total control of all of your external circumstances, but you do have a say on how you will see them, handle them, or whether or not you will…

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Do I Have To Laugh At My Husband’s Jokes?

By Leslie Vernick | August 22, 2018 |

Morning friends, So good to be home. I love sleeping on my own pillow and in my own bed. Showering in my own shower. Eating my regular food. Simple pleasures but much appreciated after almost 6 weeks away. I’m so glad you’ve enjoyed our sisters sharing their stories on my blog and I hope to do more of these in…

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Why We Should Always Teach Romans 12 With Romans 13 [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | May 4, 2016 |

Morning Friends, I am in France and Germany for 10 days doing some touring and some teaching. I’ve never been to this part of the world and am enjoying all the touristy things as well as the wonderful food and people. If you think of me, pray that all is safe. For this week’s blog, I invited a colleague of…

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How I Got Covered In Poison

By Leslie Vernick | July 8, 2015 |

Morning friends, Please pray for me. I am covered with poison ivy. I will get through this but for the moment it’s pretty miserable. Last week I went out to my front door, which I rarely do since we have a side entrance garage. I wanted to plant some geraniums in my two pots on my porch. I was shocked.…

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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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What Scripture Supports Separation from a Destructive Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | August 5, 2013 |

Morning friends, I hope you have been finding the weekly video’s that I’ve been posting on my home page helpful as you navigate through emotionally destructive marriages. This week I’m talking about misunderstandings on headship and submission that can lead to a mindset of entitlement and excusing abuse. I would appreciate your prayers as I always have more to do…

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Today, I’m Asking You Some Questions

By Leslie Vernick | October 8, 2012 |

Morning friends, I’m deep in book writing mode right now and invite you to read a short excerpt answering the question, Is Marital Indifference Emotionally Abusive? It will be posted by Thursday on www.christiancounseling.com I hope you check it out. My two day interview entitled, “Finding Freedom from Destructive Relationships” with Focus on the Family is scheduled to air Wednesday,…

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