Monthly Archives: April 2013

Yes we are on permanent yellow alert:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; The recent bombing and sensational manhunt in Boston and Watertown has unsettled everyone I know. What I found most disturbing was the fact that one of the suspects in the case was a student- and his … Continue reading

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Unhappiness after doing the right thing!

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I’ve been reading these comments on “Tree”, the guy who wanted to find meaning in his life after years of being the silently suffering dutiful husband. I feel for him. I can see myself there. I … Continue reading

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Black and white people are doomed to hard lives

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I have been married for 25 years and have two kids. Getting married wasn’t in my plans until Bea got pregnant and told me she was going to have the baby whether I wanted to be … Continue reading

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Grief isn’t confined to bad changes

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché Your recent blog about suicide, along with a conversation I had, is prompting me to write this question. Suicide is a mystery… but what is even more of a mystery to me are the people who … Continue reading

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