Monthly Archives: March 2012

Bully a parent – double speak version:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I’ve been reading a lot about bullies lately and I have a question for you- is it possible for a child to bully a parent? Here’s my situation- I’m divorced, with two children. I met a … Continue reading

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Bully a parent normal development version:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I have an 11 year old daughter who just this year has started to challenge her mother about everything. They seem to be at it all the time. My wife appears a little intimidated by her … Continue reading

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Predatory teacher:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I really need to talk to somebody about this, because I sure can’t tell my parents. OK, I am on the ski team at my high school. An instructor was hired this year who is so … Continue reading

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Journey through the sea of cultural dysfunction:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I watched The Burning Bed and I know how to recognize an abusive relationship in the extreme. But I am having a problem with my own situation and, as with most issues in real life, it … Continue reading

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Bullying will not go away:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché;  I’ve been seeing so many articles recently about bullying in schools- and today, in the news, I saw a story that was very disturbing.  Apparently, a nine year old girl died from a blood clot on … Continue reading

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