Tag Archives: bipolar

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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RED

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My cousin Donna is a painter and seems to have applied her artistry to her own view of herself as well. As she explains it: ” I suffer from a philosophical melancholy and yearn for the … 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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Risperdal might make my son grow breasts?

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My 16 year old son was just put on Risperdal by his psychiatrist. Although it has made a remarkable difference I worry as all I see on TV are advertisements regarding some lawsuit over Risperdal. “If … Continue reading

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Parasite from the planet Me

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, The reality show of our family Thanksgiving is over and I was left pondering an ethical dilemma around one of my more colorful family members; my brother in law, the Parasite From Planet Me. Every two … Continue reading

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The three faces of nature:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My husband could be brilliant. He could be productive. He isn’t. I think he is scared of himself. He says everything he touches falls to shit. I think that’s his excuse for doing nothing except smoking … Continue reading

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Absolute Conviction:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché,  Why, when it is obvious someone is absolutely nuts, do some seemingly non crazy people follow them?  Dr. Rapture,  Dear Dr. Rapture, Humans as a social animal have both instinctual pecking order and herd order behaviors.  … Continue reading

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