Monthly Archives: July 2011

What do we do with Dennis the Menace?

Dear Dr. Cliché, In the past 90 days rural central Indiana has had one teen charged with attempted murder after shooting a classmate in school.  Now an 11-year-old may be tried as an adult for killing his younger brother. These … Continue reading

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Everyone is a little bit racist:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliche, Please comment on racism. Is it any different if motivated by hatred or fear? It certainly brings the same trauma for the person on the receiving end.   America has a history of dealing with racism — and of overcoming it. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Who teaches us to be loved?

Dear Dr. Cliché,  You asked who teaches us about love? I assume that it is our parents who are first supposed to teach us love. They can’t help how we absorb their way of showing it and how we live … Continue reading

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Is your daughter a Ho?

A reader described to me a problem she was having with her teenage daughter now that summer was here.  To paraphrase: “What do I do? I can’t shop for clothes with her. Everywhere we go, the clothes look like something … Continue reading

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