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3 Critical Heart Changes For Successful Reconciliation

By Leslie Vernick | April 6, 2022 |

Morning Friends, Next week (April 12) I’m doing a free workshop on “How long do you keep waiting for change, and if changes are happening, how do you know they’re real?” I will be doing two live sessions, one at 12pm ET and one at 7:30pm ET. If you know someone who might benefit from this workshop or you’d like…

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Should I Love The Unlovable?

By Leslie Vernick | December 16, 2020 |

Morning friends,  I hope you are doing something for yourself this season to recharge your spirit. This year normal holiday festivities are changed.  They may be virtual or non-existent, but our need for community and connection remains strong.   Even if you are single, divorced, or living out a “new normal” during this time, remember, you are not alone. There are…

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Is He Manipulating Me?

By Leslie Vernick | July 15, 2020 |

  Morning friends, I’ve got a question for all of you. What book, or television series or movie have you watched or read during this COVID isolation time that you loved? I’m reading a few right now. We watched Anne with an E (Anne of Green Gables) Netflix series – excellent – we all loved it. Little Women TV series…

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Am I Wrong For Not Reconciling?

By Leslie Vernick | May 8, 2019 |

Morning friends, We’ve had a lively discussion on verbal abuse. It never ceases to surprise me how relevant God’s word is to today’s problems. We can’t ignore God’s principles for healthy relationships and expect to reap great connection and loving community, including marriage. Sadly destructive individuals somehow believe that if they say loving things, or say they are sorry, all…

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I Want To Please God Most. Will Separating From A Destructive Spouse Ruin That?

By Leslie Vernick | February 13, 2019 |

Morning friends, I imagine you’ve all read or heard in the news the expose’ on what’s happening within the Southern Baptist Church in their mishandling and covering up of abuse inside their ranks. It’s heartbreaking and sinful. It’s everything that’s against justice, truth, and the heart of God. Abuse Of Faith Southern Baptist Leaders And Volunteers Accused Of Sexual Misconduct…

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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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How Do I Love My In-Laws Unconditionally When They Still Hurt Me

By Leslie Vernick | October 11, 2017 |

  Morning Friend, Thank you so much for your love for one another on this blog. I am so very grateful that you are such warriors on each other’s behalf. I know so many of you are very busy and the time you take to thoughtfully respond to one another deeply touches my heart. I so wish I could meet…

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Can I Reach Out To My Daughter Even Though My Husband Forbids It?

By Leslie Vernick | September 20, 2017 |

Morning friends, I had a wonderful time speaking to a church in Valencia, CA last Friday on how to care for victims of abuse. My heart is more and more heavy to help churches know how to competently and compassionately help those in destructive marriages. My new people helpers website (the old one will still be there too) will be…

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I’m Newlywed And He’s Destructive. I’ve Separated But Do I Try To Reconcile?

By Leslie Vernick | August 31, 2016 |

Morning sweet friends, What a week I’ve had. Chris Moles and I had an amazing time at The Village Church. Pastor Matt Chandler and their entire staff were extremely supportive of our work and wanted to know how they as a church could do better. I was very encouraged by their humility, affirmation, and support of how we can help…

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