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My Husband Says It’s My Disrespect That Causes Him To Hit Me

By Leslie Vernick | January 16, 2019 |

Morning friends, I really appreciate this community and the help and support you give one another. I am on a puppy quest. As most of you know my beloved dog Gracie died over a year ago. I didn’t think I would ever get another dog, but I miss a furry companion and have started the hunt. Many of you know…

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What Details Do My Kids Need To Know? Part II

By Leslie Vernick | January 9, 2019 |

Morning friends, Today’s question is a follow up to last week’s discussion on what to tell the kids about what’s happening in the marriage. However, this week’s question is rooted in one mom’s fear of parental alienation when she separates. This is a very real issue in high conflict relationships and something you must be mindful of it if it…

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Do I Have To Reconcile

By Leslie Vernick | December 19, 2018 |

Morning friends, Thanks for your prayers. My week in Mexico was amazing. If you want to hear a little bit about it as well as see some of the paintings I did while there, you can watch my most recent FB live here. We still have a few more openings for our Thursday Empowered to Change class which is my…

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Is My Husband Indifference A Form Of Abuse?

By Leslie Vernick | November 14, 2018 |

Morning friends, Wow, I am home at last. It’s been a long, long road trip. Sleeping in my own bed with my own pillow feels so good. Thank you for your prayers. I’m quite sure I would not have gotten through these days without them. Lesson learned: I do not like to travel (personally or professionally) for too many days…

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My Wife Is Sexually Anorexic. Don’t I Deserve An Explanation?

By Leslie Vernick | May 9, 2018 |

Morning friends, What a whirlwind week I had. I spoke in York, PA for two days and then had the chance to go back to my old church in Allentown. It was wonderful seeing friends there and having a dinner gathering with my former small group. Monday I met with some additional friends and then flew home last night. I…

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Did I Make The Wrong Choice When I Left My Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | April 11, 2018 |

  Morning friends, Thanks for your prayers. We are still living in chaos. I think it will last at least through the end of May. But I’m liking the result. Our bedroom was painted this week and two walls are a bluish-green color and it looks really peaceful. I can’t wait to get the rest of it done and put…

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Can Separation Help Reconcile A Marriage? 

By Leslie Vernick | January 17, 2018 |

Morning friends, I have a surprise for you. Part of rebuilding a shattered life is restoring a broken sense of self. My good friend Dee Brestin has just written a new book entitled He Calls You Beautiful which is all about hearing the voice of Jesus in the Song of Songs. I will be giving away two free copies in…

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I’m Stuck, Afraid And Don’t Know What To Do

By Leslie Vernick | December 20, 2017 |

Morning friends, What a great discussion you had this week with one another. So many of you offer such value and support to one another. Just to clarify, I do personally write all my own blogs and blog titles. I have a few assistants who do lots of things but they don’t create content for me.   One thing that…

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How Do I Live With A Narcissist?

By Leslie Vernick | November 8, 2017 |

Morning friends, Wow, we had a pretty lively dialogue with Counselor Tim last week and I’m trusting he has seen and learned some things about himself from listening to all of you. But I’m also wondering if you have seen and learned some things about yourselves as a result of your interaction with him? Tim was a total stranger to…

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