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GSAF vs. Hakuna Matata:

My daughter developed a fidgety habit of hair pulling and twirling which caused her to develop a bald spot. She then started becoming anxious about social situations fearing the spot would be seen by others. This led to avoidance behaviors. … Continue reading

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Experimenting with a new project

I have started a new blog: The selfie of the word A Raw, uncut, as is, unedited, and open to the public Narcissistic introspection. Essentially a selfie of the word. Let me know what you think. It might be conducive … Continue reading

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Always on Call for them and not for me:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I work in a profession where long hours and unexpected emergencies are par for the course. My wife knew this when we got married; in fact I think that the fact that I was a good … Continue reading

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Age is relative and not related to ones relatives:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I have been the odd man out for the holidays for the last seven years. All of my friends are married by now, some of them even have kids, and I am now in my mid-50’s … Continue reading

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All people are a cliché:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I am not sure if it is a problem but my situation just feels weird sometimes. I have been married for over 15 years and my wife can finish my thoughts before I can even formulate … Continue reading

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Be Gracious, it not worth your sweat to fret:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I worked for 10 years at a company that offered a good salary and benefits. When the recession hit, both myself and many of my friends were laid off due to budget cuts. It’s been several … Continue reading

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Another Pippin:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; After I dropped out of school I got caught for a petty crime- shoplifted some CD’s. Anyway, my parents got me into this “rehab” program so I could minimize the impact of my pilfering. They feel … Continue reading

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Romance is often just looking into the mirror:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, A friend and I have been having this ongoing conversation: what makes a good marriage? He says marriage is a contract and a partnership built on mutual intent, and requires a plan. I say that marriage … Continue reading

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Act or be killed:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I was listening to a talk show on NPR and a listener called in with this experience- A bully with 10 friends surrounded this guy, and he knew he wasn’t going to get away. They engaged … Continue reading

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Jealousy isn’t a sign of love:

Dear Dr. brilliant Cliché, I am not sure if this is a problem but it does worry me a lot. My boyfriend never gets jealous over me. Not even the tiniest bit. I have never cheated on him but I’ve … Continue reading

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