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Nice vs. Kind splainin:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I read your recent blog on the difference between “nice” and “kind.” I wonder if you could explain this further. It seems like there’s an important point here and I would like to make sure I … Continue reading

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Be kind not Nice:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I have been dating a woman, Sara, for about 2 months. We talked about our past relationships and I gathered that her last one wasn’t a good experience. In her eyes, the guy was “abusive.” She … Continue reading

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Our Inalienable right to be miserable:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I have worked at my company for five years. I used to love my job. But recently, this same job has begun to drive me crazy and it’s ruining my life. It all started with a … Continue reading

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Nice is cultural

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I work with a guy named Tony who is manipulative in an annoying subtle way that goes up my butt sideways. For instance, if he is offered some coffee and doesn’t want it, he won’t tell … Continue reading

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It’s not me, it’s not happening, it’s not fair:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; What do you think of a person whose first instinct, whenever there is a problem, is to look for someone to blame it on, yell their head off, and then sit and do nothing to solve … Continue reading

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