Monthly Archives: December 2013

Western enabling vs Eastern Empowering:

Dear Dr. Brilliant cliché; I was diagnosed with a dangerous chronic disorder in my mid twenties and given a bleak prognosis by my doctors which included probable dialysis by the time I reached 50 due to the medication I would … Continue reading

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Elves on Strike: A Hanukah Christmas / Chrismukah  story for the holidays!   MERRY CHRISTMAS  and Happy Solstice!  (just click on the title link above)     from: Dr. Brilliant Cliché   and The Granny Doctor   

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The way of the warrior:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I know that I am supposed to be building a new life and all, but I am recently divorced, emotionally spent and my faith has been shaken. I’d like to build a new life, but I … Continue reading

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my kid lies Here is a post from our newspaper blog. I didn’t want any of our readers to miss out especially if your dealing with one of these kids.   Dr. Brilliant Cliché Just click on the title link

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Sexuality is just adult play:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My friend Doreen was sexually abused as a child. I think she’s come to terms with it, but we discuss very private aspects of our lives and I know that before therapy, she went through some … Continue reading

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Needy kind of love: (for a friend who is hurting)

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I am at my heart’s end. This is the third time someone I really loved dumped me. I am wondering just what is wrong with me. I work hard and put in long hours but I … Continue reading

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Life sucks (for many):

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I was doing a workshop at a library in a very poor section of town today. A little girl was there and I got to talking with her father in the hall while the kids were … Continue reading

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Fear after loss makes for an abusive partner:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I can’t remember a time when my husband and I weren’t together. I know it sounds like a cliché, but we were childhood sweethearts, went to college together and then got married. We had our ups … Continue reading

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