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Am I Enabling Or Enduring (Poorly)?

By Leslie Vernick | October 5, 2022 |

Morning friend, We had a great CONQUER workshop last week and I hope you got a chance to attend. Our doors are open until this Friday. If you’re interested in checking it out, click here. This week’s question: My husband struggles with anxiety disorder, is controlling, and acts harshly with bullying, criticizing, or the silent treatment if I don’t act…

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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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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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Help My Husband’s Become a Muslim

By Leslie Vernick | December 22, 2021 |

Morning friend, Can you believe Christmas is only a few days away? I’d love to hear your take on my latest newsletter, Bad Girl or Brave Girl. There are times we’ve demonized or blamed strong resourceful women in the Bible (see Vashti’s story in Esther 1). It’s time we read old stories with fresh eyes. Question: I have been reading…

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No One Believes Me

By Leslie Vernick | December 15, 2021 |

Morning friend, It’s been a busy few weeks, how about you? One of the things that is crucial to your own mental and emotional well-being is a healthy, loving community. If it’s not happening at home or in your church community, it’s important that you seek it. Online community is better than no community. Grateful for all of you here…

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He Said I Should Be Happy He Came Home To Me

By Leslie Vernick | October 13, 2021 |

Morning friend, So glad that you chimed in on not seeing some of your responses on the blog posts. We’re checking into that on our technical side so hopefully all will be running well. In the future if you have questions on issues related to the tech side of things, please reach out for help using our contact form here.…

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Can I Honor God Even If I Disobey My Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | December 2, 2020 |

Morning friends, I hope you were able to have a good Thanksgiving even if you celebrated with just you and God. Holidays always bring their own stress, but with the virus on the upswing in many states, it can create even more dilemmas with having boundaries and learning to speak up for yourself.   Our free webinar on 3 ways to…

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My Husband Became Verbally Abusive After I Gave Birth To My Son 12 Years Ago

By Leslie Vernick | October 14, 2020 |

  Morning friends, I read a quote recently that has me pondering. It’s by Father Thomas Keating and it says, “There is no commandment that says we have to be upset by the way other people treat us. The reason we are upset is because we have an emotional program that says if someone is nasty to me, I cannot…

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Do I Have To Wear Sexy Clothes To Meet My Husband’s Needs?

By Leslie Vernick | February 26, 2020 |

Morning friends, I survived pickleball camp. Four days of intensive training broke some bad habits and instilled some new ones. Yet, now that I’m back, I have more work to do. I have to drill and practice in order for my new habits to become a consistent part of my game. In the same way, real change in any area…

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