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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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Have I’ve Done All That I Can Do Or Has My Marriage Died?

By Leslie Vernick | April 10, 2019 |

Morning friends, Sheesh, I’ve had a whirlwind week. I was at a conference for a week and I am just catching my breath. I hope you’ve been watching the short little nugget videos I’ve been posting on my FB page. If you enjoy these blogs, these little videos will give you some truths about questions you ask, but in a…

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What’s The Difference Between True Guilt and False Guilt

By Leslie Vernick | September 28, 2016 |

Morning friends, I so appreciate this community and the faithful participants who pray for one another and regularly respond with wisdom and compassion. Thanks also for your support in my desire to keep this blog open to fresh air and other people’s perspectives. I told you a while back that I had a big life change coming up and asked…

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Why Isn’t The Marriage Getting Better?

By Leslie Vernick | April 6, 2016 |

Morning Friends, As you read this, hopefully, I am home from the long drive from Los Angeles to Pennsylvania. Thanks for your prayers for safe travels. We had a great time with my daughter and our three adorable granddaughters. Gracie (my dog) was amazing. She loves car rides and managed the long five-day drive home with unbelievable patience. I think…

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What Constitutes Abuse?

By Leslie Vernick | February 24, 2016 |

Morning friends, Recently I’ve seen a few comments on this blog and others questioning what behaviors or attitudes are considered abusive in a relationship. Some people object to singling out certain behaviors or attitudes as abusive. They say things like, “sin is sin.” Or “We’re all sinners.” I don’t disagree, all abuse is sin, but I think it’s critical that…

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Is There A Place For Judging?

By Leslie Vernick | December 9, 2015 |

Morning friends, I am in Florida taking a much needed break. The weather has been lovely. Feels good to feel that sunshine again. We have visited with old friends and it’s been great. I want to let you know that I have just opened registration for 2016 Empowered To Change, my six-month group-coaching program that starts in January. It’s a…

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Trading Up By Letting Go

By Leslie Vernick | September 30, 2015 |

Morning friends, Thank you so much for all your prayers while I was in Nashville and for Chris Moles and my workshop. We received so many positive comments from those who participated and our booth was full of people who wanted to learn more. Chis and I will be doing a free webinar soon on the things we taught so…

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Stop Accepting “Non-Apology” Apologies

By Leslie Vernick | April 8, 2015 |

Good morning friends, Thanks for all your prayers. I am back home safe and sound. We drove five days cross country with our dog, Gracie, but she was great through it all. It’s weird, but it already feels like a long time ago. I miss the grandchildren and the warm weather, but I am excited to be offering some new…

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My Husband Is In Denial About His Abuse

By Leslie Vernick | April 1, 2015 |

Morning friends, I’m headed back to Pennsylvania and will be on the road all week. I’d appreciate your prayers for safe travels. We’ve had a great time and will miss our sweet granddaughters. It’s been great having this time to get to know them more and vice versa.   This week’s question: I have felt awkward and isolated in various…

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