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A New Kind of Love

Original Air Date 08/03/2012

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Leslie Vernick talks about the reality of love that sets in during marriage. Listen to the full program here.

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Leslie Vernick

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Leslie Vernick is a popular speaker, an author, a licensed clinical social worker and a life coach with a private counseling practice in Pennsylvania. She has over 25 years of experience helping individuals, couples and families heal, rebuild and grow their relationships. Leslie is the author of six books, including Lord, I Just Want to be Happy and The Emotionally Destructive Relationship. She and her husband, Howard, have two grown children. Learn more about Leslie by visiting her website,