Monthly Archives: January 2013

Eyes wide shut:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, When I look at many of my friend’s relationships, I see woman staying in horrible relationships because they believe that in some way they will change their partner’s abusive behavior. They all seem to think that … Continue reading

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Am I to messed up for this field:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I am a psychology intern and as such I get to sit in on patient interviews. What I have found distressing and a tad overwhelming is that I see myself in many, if not all, of … Continue reading

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Sexual Re-education:

Dear Dr. Brilliant; I’ve had problems dealing with sex in relationships all my life. Although I might feel initial attraction, as soon as it seemed that sex was an “expected” part of the relationship, I would feel turned off, even … Continue reading

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Faith does not mean blind:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché,  At church this Sunday the sermon was on how God manifests though other people and your relationships with them. The idea was that we should always have faith in others and try to establish rapport. However, … Continue reading

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Forgive but don’t forget:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My friend developed a serious a drug problem after college. We all knew that something very bad happened in her life, but none of us really understands what it was because she withdrew after the crisis. … Continue reading

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