Monthly Archives: April 2012

Square peg in a round hole:

Dear Dr. Brilliant cliché, I have a friend whose eight year old son is having a tough time. He is smart but is constantly in trouble at school. I volunteer in the school and can see that the boy looks … Continue reading

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The first step

Dear Dr. Brilliant cliché,  Here’s a problem I have with the twelve step program, and I’d like your opinion. Why must I declare powerlessness? I am an alcoholic. I have been trying my whole life not to be powerless toward … Continue reading

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My marijuana is better than your Antidepressant:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I have been smoking marijuana daily for the last three years starting around fourteen years old. Previous to that my life was hell.  My dad smokes medical marijuana when he’s not beating on my mom or … Continue reading

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Why can’t he just die:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I have been reading your blogs about “soft abuse” and I have realized that my husband is a bully. For the last 14 years I have tried to please him but he is constantly on my … Continue reading

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