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

After ten years of marriage and rearing our three children, my wife wants to get a job outside our home, I reluctantly agreed, but I’m having a difficult time adjusting. When I was growing up, I lived in a one-income family where my father was dedicated to his family and worked outside the home to provide and my mother dedicated herself to the home and everything in it. My wife doesn’t need to work; I make enough to support our family well. But she says she wants to “be someone” outside the house and to contribute to the family.
Clearly there are some perceived needs and concerns your wife has that don’t make sense to you. What appears to you to be just a “problem” can in God’s hands be a great opportunity for you to stop, look and listen to your wife’s heart, to deepen your ability to understand, to see things through her eyes, to clarify and even redefine your marriage relationship.
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