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Boundaries With Brene Brown (Video)

By Leslie Vernick | April 27, 2016 |

Morning friends, I am heading to speak to about 60 pastors and counselors in my area on Thursday to teach them how to counsel individuals and couples in destructive marriages. I’m very excited that all these professionals are gathering together for 5 hours of teaching on this important topic. Pray for ears to hear and a great time of encouragement…

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Do I Have To Have Sex With My Husband?

By Leslie Vernick | January 20, 2016 |

Morning friends, Don’t forget about tonight’s (Wednesday, January 20) free webinar with Pastor Chris Moles and me. We are talking about what it takes to wisely counsel an emotionally destructive person. If you know of a church leader, pastor, or counselor who could benefit from this class, please send them the link. They won’t be able to participate without signing…

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My Wife Say’s I’m Controlling. Is She Right?

By Leslie Vernick | May 27, 2015 |

Hi Friends, I am so excited about my new course called Letting Go of Negative Emotions, starting Thursday night. It will help you understand where your negative emotions come from, how to recognize them before they get the best of you, and specific strategies on letting them go. It is my most intensive class offering yet, with three 90 minute…

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My Top 5 Post On Destructive Marriages

By Leslie Vernick | May 20, 2015 |

Morning friends, I got home safe and sound from a wonderful dream trip to Italy. I’ve wanted to visit Italy for years and years and this beautiful country did not disappoint. There was so much history, so much beauty, so much fun, beautiful weather and great food to feast on day after day. Here are some of my favorite pictures.…

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I Left My Destructive Marriage, Now What?

By Leslie Vernick | April 22, 2015 |

Morning Friends, I spend the weekend cleaning out my closets and boy did it feel good. I am reading the book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I think there is something very healing about decluttering your space. When we get too full of stuff (internally or externally) we can’t be at peace. Our environment feels overwhelming,…

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Shortening The Abuse Learning Curve

By Leslie Vernick | March 11, 2015 |

Hi Friends, We got quite a response to last week’s blog on five reasons a woman may be resistant to “seeing” or “stopping” the destruction in her marriage. This week I want to talk about what we can do to shorten that learning curve. It does not have to take 30+ years of suffering to identify destructive behavior, to find…

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How Will I Know If I’m Ready To Date Again?

By Leslie Vernick | December 9, 2014 |

Morning friends, I appreciate your feedback on incorporating some new topics into the blog next year. We’re going to start next year by talking about our “shadow” side and false self. I think it will be beneficial for you to understand this concept not only for your own emotional, spiritual and mental health but also to recognize that all people…

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Help! I’ve Grown Dependent on My Christian Counselor

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | January 15, 2014 |

Morning friends, Thanks friends for understanding my change in blog posting dates. After prayer it occurred to me that my stress levels could be lowered considerably by changing my blog post date from Monday to Wednesday. Weekends are usually never a time for rest due to speaking or writing. Now that the blog isn’t going to be posted until Wednesdays,…

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The Destructive Elements of Neediness

By Leslie Vernick | December 17, 2012 |

Good morning friends,   As all of us, I have watched the unfolding of the horror of Friday’s school shooting at Sandy Hook School. If you don’t subscribe to my newsletter yet, you might want to subscribe where I look at the question “Why does God Allow Bad Things to Happen?”.  It is hard to understand why God allows evil…

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