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’m a 20-year-old wife and mother with a 9-month-old baby. I am constantly angry at her but can keep it under control except when the baby wakes up at night or too early in the morning. My anger comes out in words, not physically. My husband has offered to get up with the baby if I'll just wake him, but I won't ask him for help because of my fear that I am a bad mother or weak. I’ve prayed for patience, but I haven't learned to calm myself when I get angry. I want to be a good mother.
You have good reasons to be concerned and we’re glad that you’ve written to us. Some feelings of frustration and anger are normal but being “constantly angry” and your difficulty keeping it under control are things that need to be dealt with and that with God’s help you can change.
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