Enriching Relationships for a Lifetime    
     

Dr. Gary Oliver
Gary J. Oliver, Th.M., Ph.D.
Executive Director

Graduate Fellowship:

  A relationship is like a pebble—when it hits the water it creates a ripple that has an impact way beyond where it entered. Research tells us that the greatest source of joy in life is healthy relationships and that the greatest source of frustration and pain is unhealthy relationships. Like the little pebble dropped in the water, the quality of our relationships ripple across our lives, the lives of those around and even impact future generations.

CHR exists to educate, encourage and equip individuals, couples, families, churches, colleges and corporations to experience healthy relationships. Liferelationships.com is a collection of unique resources to encourage healthy relationships ranging from articles to questions and answers, to seminars and workshops, to books to links to other excellent relational web sites.

Regardless of where you are in your important relationships know that you can enjoy stronger, healthier, more vital, vibrant and effective relationships—and we're here to help.

     
Question of the Day

I've been going through a rough patch with my 10-year-old son. I love him, but to tell you the truth, sometimes I just don't like him. And I definitely don't understand him. I'm generally even-tempered and happy, but he has bouts of moodiness that make no sense to me. When I ask him what's going on, he just clams up. What can I do to get inside his head?
If his bouts of moodiness don’t make any sense to you the odds are good that they don’t make any sense to him either. Have you ever been in a situation where it seemed like someone was trying to force you to talk about something you were feeling that you couldn’t figure out? What did it feel like? Did it make you feel loved, valued and understood? Were you encouraged? Did it make you want to open up more to this forceful person?
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