Monthly Archives: April 2011

Asking the wrong question:

  I met a breathtakingly beautiful and brilliant young medical student on her way to sort out a failing relationship and the rest of her life. Her whole persona seemed wrapped around these unspoken questions: “Will I end up alone? … Continue reading

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Aging Gracefully:

Dear Dr Brilliant Cliché How should one deal with getting old? It’s not about mid-life crisis or emptied nest syndrome. A friend of mine is turning 50 years old. 1/2 of her life is over. It’s like reaching the peak … Continue reading

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Teenage suicide:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, Why do most teenagers between 13-15 think about suicide? It’s not because they all come from a bad or dysfunctional family. It can’t be because they don’t have enough to do or are being influenced by … Continue reading

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Loneliness:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, Why despite all the social networking, cell phones, e-mail, twitter, do I feel Lonely? I have a good marriage, healthy happy children, a good job and I am extremely busy in my life. I just don’t … Continue reading

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Breast is best except when it is not!

With the last essay I referenced the breast feeding Nazis, I thought this topic important enough to follow up that theme this week. In the book Bad Mother there is a chapter on the author’s experience breast feeding her fourth … Continue reading

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