Tag Archives: alcoholism

Should we let the dirtbag die?

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I am a mental health worker. Today I received the strangest request. One of my clients, who has had a less than reputable past which includes drug abuse and alcohol, is now older and sober; but … Continue reading

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Alcoholism is not a disease:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My dad is an alcoholic, sober for 23 years now. His sister was also an alcoholic, still drinking; I realize that it is something that runs in the family. I can’t say that I have a … Continue reading

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Hell is other people but so is heaven:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I am 86 years old. My husband is dead. Until recently, I worked all my life. I have 5 kids, 10 grandkids and 15 great grandkids. My daughter took me to a psychiatrist. She thinks I … Continue reading

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My alcoholic brother:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My brother is 40 years old and an alcoholic. He doesn’t have anywhere to live so I let him live with me. The other day we had to call the 911 because he had a seizure. … Continue reading

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