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I’m Broken and Lost. What Do I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | September 7, 2022 |

Morning friend, I am in Dallas, TX this week for the American Association of Christian Counselors conference. I’d appreciate your prayers as I am speaking several times around some tough topics. Pray I can stay focused and honor God in all I say. Question: I do not normally do this, but I am lost and broken. You see when I…

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He Has Aspergers, Do I Stay?

By Leslie Vernick | March 9, 2022 |

Morning friend, It’s been a hard week and I’d appreciate your prayers. It’s hard all over and for everyone for sure. We need one another’s support and prayers for times like these. As I’ve been struggling and wrestling with something in my life, I’ve learned to press pause and remind myself that I do have choices. I can cope in…

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Can Trust be Rebuilt?

By Leslie Vernick | February 16, 2022 |

Morning friend, We’ve had some good discussions this week on forgiveness and remembering. But let’s take another person’s question about repentance and restoration of a relationship after serious sin. Today’s Question: My husband has betrayed my trust over and over but I still hope we can make our marriage work. What does it take to rebuild broken trust? Answer: I’m…

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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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My Husband Is Attached To My Daughters

By Leslie Vernick | October 6, 2021 |

Morning friend, I’m so grateful for you and the support you provide for one another on this blog. If you’re looking for or needing a deeper level of support and community as well as Biblical content to do your own work to get safe, sane, and grow strong, then please check out CONQUER. My CONQUER group membership program is only…

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He Won’t Let The Affair Go.

By Leslie Vernick | July 7, 2021 |

Morning friend, I’m back at our little cabin at Pinetop, AZ. The weather has been wonderful. Lots of rain, which we desperately need. The temperatures are cool and my five-mile daily walk is a joy. I was joking with my husband that I kind of like the smallness of our space. It’s easier to put things away because leaving them…

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Is It OK To Do What I Want Even If My Spouse Doesn’t Want Me To?

By Leslie Vernick | June 30, 2021 |

Morning friends, Just a heads up. Sometimes we need a little motivation in the summer to keep vigilant over some bad habits in our life. If compulsive people-pleasing is something that is causing you to be resentful, exhausted and in lopsided relationships, check out our course and new coaching group.  Today’s Question: My husband is a sweet controlling, possessive guy.…

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Is Not Talking Cruel

By Leslie Vernick | March 17, 2021 |

Morning friend, I’d appreciate your prayers.  I’ll be speaking at the River Conference this weekend at Prestonwood Baptist Church near Dallas, TX. This is my first event since COVID and I’m sure it will feel a little weird.  Pray that people are met by God this weekend and find help to help others. Question: My desires are to stay well,…

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