Tag Archives: daughter

Don’t tell mom

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I was just diagnosed with stage two melanoma. I think I’m going to be OK, and I’m fully insured, so as far as my personal trauma from this, I am managing. The question I am torn … Continue reading

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No I Don’t want to visit my Dad!

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My daughter is 14 and she had been complaining that she doesn’t want to go on visitations with her dad anymore. I don’t believe there is any abuse going on, or danger- just that her dad … Continue reading

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The price of art:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My daughter is just out of college with a degree in fine arts and beginning to work in her chosen field. She is uncomfortable with her skill set and doesn’t know how to price herself. She … Continue reading

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Real Life has growing pains:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My mom has been divorced for about 2 years now. At first, she was pretty bummed, because my father left her for a much hotter and younger chick (I’d call her a woman, but I’m not … Continue reading

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A Period piece:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; Do you remember the movie, Carrie? I swear to god, my mother took parenting lessons from Sissy Spacek’s movie mom. Her way of telling me about the birds and bees was to surreptitiously whisper to me … Continue reading

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Is your daughter a Ho?

A reader described to me a problem she was having with her teenage daughter now that summer was here.  To paraphrase: “What do I do? I can’t shop for clothes with her. Everywhere we go, the clothes look like something … Continue reading

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