Tag Archives: relationship

All people are a cliché:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I am not sure if it is a problem but my situation just feels weird sometimes. I have been married for over 15 years and my wife can finish my thoughts before I can even formulate … Continue reading

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Romance is often just looking into the mirror:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, A friend and I have been having this ongoing conversation: what makes a good marriage? He says marriage is a contract and a partnership built on mutual intent, and requires a plan. I say that marriage … Continue reading

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He has another wife and another life:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I just discovered that my husband is, and has been, involved for quite some time with a woman in another city. He travels for business and spends at least a third of the year in Venezuela … Continue reading

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Jealousy isn’t a sign of love:

Dear Dr. brilliant Cliché, I am not sure if this is a problem but it does worry me a lot. My boyfriend never gets jealous over me. Not even the tiniest bit. I have never cheated on him but I’ve … Continue reading

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50 shades of the beast

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; Every time I turn on the TV, I am seeing scenes from Fifty Shades of Gray. I never thought I’d live to see the day that Hollywood was, essentially, promoting S&M. One thing I do find … Continue reading

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Oxytocin and Love

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; Here’s something I don’t understand and I’m hoping you can help- why do women seem to become emotionally attached more easily than men? It seems that as soon as I become intimate with a guy, something … 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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She loves me not?

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I don’t know what the deal is. For the last few weeks, my wife of ten years and I have been at each other constantly. She seems to take every single thing I say as if … Continue reading

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Two hearts beating as one

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, How do you not lose your identity when you marry? I feel as if I have become my partner! After 20 years of marriage, and giving up my career to be a stay at home mommy, … Continue reading

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The other half of co-dependence:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My therapist told me to find a book on co-dependence so today I visited the Sober Camel, an AA book store. My last two husbands were alcoholics and my therapist is trying to prevent me from … Continue reading

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