Monthly Archives: March 2011

Competition of the bad mother:

Halt the blog! My wife asked me a question and I firmly practice nepotism. Mrs. Brilliant is in a ‘mom’s’ book group and they are reading Bad Mother by Ayeletat Waldman Her question: Everyone loves this book, I don’t. But … Continue reading

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Insecure

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, When we are younger, family and friends both offer a support to us. Once I left home the only real support web I have is that which I build around myself… usually it’s made up of … Continue reading

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Infidelity

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I screwed up. I don’t know what I was thinking. I love my wife and kids and never thought I would do anything to hurt them, but I did. I had an affair. Now I feel … Continue reading

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The Queue:

First I would like to thank everyone for submitting excellent thought provoking questions. It has really made the blog both inspiring to read and fun to do. People have been asking me about the long turn around time regarding responses. … Continue reading

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The nasty teen

Hello Dr. Brilliant Cliché, How do you correct narcissistic behavior in a teenager who has been allowed to “run the Roost” since she was two? The family now sees their folly but as they attempt to regain control the teen, … Continue reading

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