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What Does it Mean to Respect Your Husband?

By Susan King | September 6, 2023 |

Good morning, Friends! September is always a busy month! I hope you are getting ready for all that Autumn brings. Today’s question is short but one that I think deserves attention and discussion. I know I am not the only one who has contemplated the practical application and meaning of the word respect. Join in a discussion if you have…

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Can I Have Good Boundaries And Be Compassionate?

By Leslie Vernick | February 20, 2019 |

Morning friends, Hope you can join me this Thursday (February 21) for my free webinar on 4 Lies That Keep You Feeling Stuck, Miserable and Afraid…..And, What You Can Do To Stop Them.  You must register to attend, either at Noon ET or 7:30 ET. I will also be addressing other lies with some FB LIVE teaching throughout this week…

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Do I Have To Have A Relationship With My Mother-In-Law?

By Leslie Vernick | November 7, 2018 |

Morning friends, Thanks so much for your prayers. It was a grueling week and I spoke a lot and now I’m sick with a head cold. I have another week of travel to go. As I gave my keynote address at AACC there was a collective gasp when I said, “Abuse, adultery, and addictions are not marital problems. They cause…

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I Feel Crazy. What’s Going On In My Marriage?

By Leslie Vernick | February 21, 2018 |

Morning friends, This is a long blog post so I’m not going to write much here. But let’s remember to love one another well here and give each other the benefit of the doubt. We are all at different stages of healing and we are all working on becoming a healthier version of ourselves, growing in Christ-likeness, even in the…

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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 Stop Enabling

By Leslie Vernick | February 10, 2016 |

Morning friends,  I’m making the adjustment to living in California and I have to say, I much prefer sunshine every day to cold grey skies. I spent some wonderful time with my granddaughters this weekend and love that I get to have this extra time to continue to develop my relationship with them. Most of the questions in this blog…

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Staying Well Together – Part 2

By Leslie Vernick | August 5, 2015 |

Morning friends, I’m enjoying some days off in sunny California visiting my favorite little girls, Amaya, Leilani and Natalia.   I know you are anxious to read part two of how a couple is working hard to stay well together and their individual journeys. Here is W’s journey. My questions to her are in bold her responses follow. How did…

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Self Compassion Shows Strength – Not Weakness

By Leslie Vernick | July 1, 2015 |

Morning Friends, I thought I would do something completely different for the blog during the month of July. Instead of answering a reader’s question, I wanted to ask a few questions of my own. I have asked a few different individuals to guest blog their experience in a destructive marriage on how they stayed well, how they left well, and…

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Raising Good Sons

By Leslie Vernick | March 25, 2013 |

Good morning friends, I’m in sunny California celebrating my granddaughter’s third birthday.  She is such a joy to watch growing up. She wanted to be a princess, so here are some pictures of her in her princess dress as well as pictures of her two sisters enjoying her birthday party.    In light of the tragic incident in Steubenville, Ohio,…

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