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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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Is My Hope Realistic?

By Leslie Vernick | December 23, 2020 |

Morning friends, For me, Christmas is the season for quiet.  For stillness. For reflection on the reality of “Emmanuel, God with us” Pray for me that I would know that God is in this place. So many places the Bible reminds us that the person didn’t realize that God was present when he was. How would your life be different…

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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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Navigating A Separation Wisely

By Leslie Vernick | July 8, 2020 |

Morning friends, Summer is well underway but it feels different this year doesn’t it? We’re in the midst of history-changing moments and my hope is that it’s creating change for the better. My granddaughters left to go back home this weekend. We had fun painting and horseback riding. My prayer is that they grow up to be strong women of…

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Thriving Not Surviving [Guest Post]

By Leslie Vernick | July 1, 2020 |

Morning friends, I’m up at our cabin, being nana this week, but I have a treat for you. I’ve asked my friend Gary Thomas to guest post for me today from his newest book When To Walk Away: Finding Freedom from Toxic People. I love hearing a pastor’s voice and heart validate the horrible effects of emotional abuse on a…

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