Ashleigh Slater

Ashleigh Slater is the author of the books "Braving Sorrow Together: The Transformative Power of Faith and Community When Life is Hard" and "Team Us: The Unifying Power of Grace, Commitment, and Cooperation in Marriage." With over twenty years of writing experience and a master's degree in communication, she loves to combine the power of a good story with practical application to encourage and inspire readers. Learn more at or follow Ashleigh on Facebook. Ashleigh lives in Atlanta with her husband, Ted, and four daughters.

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How to Navigate Differences in Your Relationship

Jul 02, 2018|Ashleigh Slater

Having some differences with a potential spouse is inevitable. But which ones are red flags?

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When Others Grieve, Talk Less and Listen More

Mar 12, 2018|Ashleigh Slater

A “talk less, listen more” response is one of the best gifts I can offer others when life is hard, disappointing or outright devastating. Because the truth is I can’t heal the brokenhearted, but I can offer comfort — and a deluge of words isn’t required.

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A Mirepoix for Dating

Dec 11, 2017|Ashleigh Slater

This three-ingredient recipe can revolutionize your romantic relationships.

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When Personalities Collide

Oct 23, 2017|Ashleigh Slater

Three ways to navigate conflict with those who see things differently than you do.

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5 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for Marriage

Apr 18, 2016|Ashleigh Slater

While no amount of preparation would have made me the perfect bride, it could have helped me enter marriage as a more thoughtful, easier-to-live-with spouse.

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When Friends and Romance Mix

Mar 21, 2016|Ashleigh Slater

The community of friends a couple surrounds themselves with can make or break the relationship.

You + Me = Family

Nov 23, 2015|Ashleigh Slater

With less than a month until their wedding, this wasn't the first time the issue of how and where to spend holidays had come up.

3 Ways to Fight for a Better Relationship

3 Ways to Fight for a Better Relationship

Jul 28, 2014|Ashleigh Slater

Resolve conflict as a team by choosing to put the long-term health of your relationship ahead of your personal agenda.