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I’m Stuck. How Do I Help Him See His Problem Instead of Blaming Me?

By Leslie Vernick | February 1, 2023 |

Morning friend, I’ve been reading through Proverbs in the month of January. One chapter a day for 31 days. If you’ve never done that, I highly encourage you to try it. If you’re confused, and need wisdom for your life, especially when dealing with destructive individuals read it each day with these three categories of people in mind, and ask…

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What Boundaries Are Appropriate With Someone Who Won’t Talk with You?

By Leslie Vernick | November 2, 2022 |

Morning friend, This is a busy week this week for me. A lot is happening and I’d appreciate your prayers especially Thursday, Friday and Saturday during our conference. Next week I will be leaving for a cruise that we booked pre-covid and are finally able to go. My coaches will be answering some of your questions while I am gone.…

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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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30 years of Marriage Doing The Same Song Different Verse

By Leslie Vernick | October 5, 2016 |

Morning friends, You should see my house. Boxes everywhere. Piles everywhere. We are having our CONQUER conference VERY SOON and I have two houseguests. I know they will understand but a girl sort of likes her house to look pretty when she has guests. NOT this time. But the good news is we have an amazing turn out for our…

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Can Constantly Arguing About Everything And Anything Be Considered Emotional Abuse

By Leslie Vernick | July 27, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am so excited about our upcoming live CONQUER conference I can hardly wait. We have over 250 women registered and we are still 2 ½ months out. I believe we will sell out. If you’re thinking of attending, don’t wait until there are no openings. Early bird registration will end soon. For more information click here. Today’s…

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Fred and Marie, A Case Study

By Leslie Vernick | July 6, 2016 |

Morning Friends, I’m on vacation this week spending time with my granddaughters so instead of answering a question, I’m going to give you a short 15-minute video to watch and then I’d like you to answer some questions. The video is in French (with subtitles) but a very powerful example of what emotional abuse looks like. Here’s what I want…

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My Husband Was Abused – Now He Is Abusing Me

By Leslie Vernick | February 17, 2016 |

Morning friends, Please pray for me. I have been a bit overwhelmed with all that is on my plate and I’m working hard to juggle it well, but sometimes things fall off. There isn’t one thing that I’m doing that I want to let go of but there just aren’t enough hours in each day to do it all. Please…

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Am I A Magnet For Abusers?

By Leslie Vernick | December 23, 2015 |

Morning friends, In honor of Christmas and the need for both Martha and I to have a less stressful week, I thought I would repeat a blog I did several years ago about a person’s vulnerability to being a repeat victim in abusive relationships. Please do not take this to mean that you cause someone to abuse you. That is…

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Am I Enabling Or Being Godly Wife?

By Leslie Vernick | October 28, 2015 |

Morning friends, We’ve had some lively dialogue over the past few weeks and I’m going to continue our discussion about boundaries and consequences over the next few weeks. Next week I’m going to tackle the issue of how a diagnosis of mental illness impacts personal responsibility for wrongdoing. And, how or when we should implement consequences for destructive behaviors or…

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