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Do I Let Go Or Hang On?

By Leslie Vernick | March 30, 2016 |

Morning friends, I leave in a few days for the long drive home to PA. I’d appreciate your prayers that we have safe travels and no car problems. We’ve had such a great time with our granddaughters. I hate to leave them, yet I am ready to get back to my own bed, my own shower, my own house. Don’t…

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How Do I Manage A Narcissist Through A Divorce

By Leslie Vernick | March 9, 2016 |

Morning friends, Thanks so much for your continued prayers. I’ve been feeling better and finally am starting to get some energy back. There are a lot of new things coming up that I wanted you to know about. Our two-session introduction to understanding CORE strength starts in a few weeks. The class is conducted entirely over the phone. If you…

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Help. I Can’t Let Go. I Still Love Him.

By Leslie Vernick | January 6, 2016 |

Morning friends, I flew down to Florida on Sunday for some needed sunshine. I get gloomy without enough sun and although it’s been warm for about a month in Pennsylvania it’s been foggy and cloudy. Unfortunately the sunshine left here for more clouds and wind but I am thankful that I’m not in the 5-degree weather back home. But I…

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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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Staying Well

By Leslie Vernick | July 22, 2015 |

Morning friends, Well, my front yard IS looking better. Change is taking place and I like what’s happening. Perhaps that’s a good picture for your life. You took a good hard look at what you saw and didn’t like what was staring back at you. It was time to remove the deadwood, the diseased and even the areas that were…

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Living In Limbo Land. Married But Not Married. What Do I Do?

By Leslie Vernick | June 24, 2015 |

Morning Friends, I went to the movies this weekend and saw Love and Mercy, the story of Brian Wilson, the leader of The Beach Boys. Growing up I loved the Beach Boys and I was eagerly looking forward to hearing one of their best songs, Good Vibrations. Seeing how he created the layers of that song was fascinating. But Love…

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Do I Have To Stay Married To An Abusive Spouse?

By Leslie Vernick | March 4, 2015 |

Morning friends, Over the last few weeks we’ve talked about our various “selves” and ways we can recognize the good parts and bad parts, the healthy parts and not so healthy parts, the parts that work “for us” and the parts that work against us. Last week I added the dimension of masculine and feminine to help us clarify even…

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How To Be a True Friend To Someone Going Through Marital Separation

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | July 23, 2014 |

Morning friends, Thanks for your prayers while speaking in San Diego at the American Association of Christian Counselors International Marriage Summit. I gave the keynote talk at Saturday’s luncheon on Three Critical Mistakes People Helpers Make Working with Couples in Destructive Marriage and as I spoke I could feel your prayers. Now continue to pray God uses the information these…

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How Do I Find Resources For A Lawyer?

By Leslie Vernick & Co. | January 29, 2014 |

Morning Friends, I am in Florida – not so sunny today but a whole lot better than freezing Pennsylvania. I will be speaking in Sarasota on Friday evening and Saturday morning on Destructive Relationships. Come join us if you can. Since I am trying to do a bit of R & R, I chose today’s question specifically for this week…

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