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

My husband has extremely annoying social behavior that tends to turn people off. I have tried to start friendships with other couples that seem promising until they meet my husband, then the friendship fizzes. What can I do to help?
It must be discouraging and disappointing to love your husband, to know that he has strengths and when you’ve tried to help him have him reject that help. The good news is that your husband has expressed that he wants friends. At the outset realize that you will not be able to change your husband's behavior so giving up that notion and releasing responsibility for that will be helpful to your emotional, mental and relational health.
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