Tag Archives: respect

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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People can be mean:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I am having terrible luck with relationships and I don’t understand why.  I have heard that girls usually look for someone who resembles their father and this is why so many women from dysfunctional families with … 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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Napoleon was short:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I’m about 5’3″, petite, cute and young looking for my age. I know that none of this seems like a liability, but I’d just like to say a few things to the rest of the world. … Continue reading

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Respect and chivalry do not always go hand in hand:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; I just have to share this and ask what you think. A male friend, Dan, stopped by here today and we went for a walk. As we were getting ready to cross a street, and were … Continue reading

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Forgive but don’t forget:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché; My friend developed a serious a drug problem after college. We all knew that something very bad happened in her life, but none of us really understands what it was because she withdrew after the crisis. … Continue reading

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Mission impossible:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My parents have sent me to a therapist. OK, maybe I’m “disrespectful, condescending and critical”, but I don’t think I need therapy. They need therapy more than I do, my Dad thinks I don’t notice how … Continue reading

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Be happy in their being happy;

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché;  I am not a tolerant person. I will admit it. When someone is playing music with the bass turned up too loud and it’s making my teeth rattle, I walk over and ask them to turn it … Continue reading

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Can we trade children?

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, I was ready to trade my own child in for my friend’s 8 year old. When this other little girl is with us she is charming, courteous, engaging, obedient and just an absolute pleasure to have … Continue reading

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Why absolute honesty is disrespectful:

Dear Dr. Brilliant Cliché, My best friend is a girl that I have known and hung out with daily for the last two years. About 4 months ago we took it to the next level and since then things seemed … Continue reading

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