Tag Archives: Loneliness

Hero’s narcissism:

  Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My niece Lara  is 15 and I’m concerned. My sister, Lara’s mom, is proud of her and just shakes her head when Lara gets upset because she got an A- on her report card instead … Continue reading

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My perfect friend killed herself:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I’m graduating from high school next week and have a spot reserved at a good university in the fall. I should be feeling good, but I feel as if someone pulled the rug out from under … 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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Asking the wrong question:

  I met a breathtakingly beautiful and brilliant young medical student on her way to sort out a failing relationship and the rest of her life. Her whole persona seemed wrapped around these unspoken questions: “Will I end up alone? … Continue reading

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Loneliness:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, Why despite all the social networking, cell phones, e-mail, twitter, do I feel Lonely? I have a good marriage, healthy happy children, a good job and I am extremely busy in my life. I just don’t … Continue reading

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