Quarter Life Crisis: The rug was pulled from beneath this recent grad. Now what?
Dear C and Dr. B; I am in my last year of college and will soon have to figure out a career. I know that I have some big decisions to make. I am trying to be optimistic, but everything in my life sucks! My mother just died and this means I am losing my […]
Texting Treachery: Should this reader confront her husband?
Dear C and Dr. B; My cell phone died and I had to text my daughter, so I borrowed my husband Paul’s phone – he’d left it in the car. I got the shock of my life when I saw my husband’s last message to a co-worker. The subject was “the smokin’ hot” new receptionist […]
Changing Stations: One reader shares workspace with a bigot. What should he do?
Dear C and Dr. B; I work on an assembly line. It’s a hard, brainless job but I believe in the “whistle while you work philosophy.” Why be miserable, right? But not everyone there shares my thinking. George, the guy next to me, is miserable. And he seems to want to spread his misery to […]
Is My Teen Suicidal?: One writer wonders if something deeper is going on with her daughter
Dear C and Dr. B; My husband thinks I am making too much out of this, but I am worried. My daughter Sophie has been affected by the pandemic like all of us. But now, I am sensing something deeper is going on with her. I used to have to tell Sophie to stop talking on […]
Serving Up Some Truth: Can this waitress’ anti-masker boss force her to go bare-faced?
Dear C and Dr. B; I am a waitress in a very busy high-end restaurant. The government seems to be saying the pandemic is over and a lot of people are tossing their masks – but I read the news, and I know that with the new highly contagious variants, the danger is far from […]
Not Firing on All Cylinders: Why is her gun-hating friend heading to the shooting range?
Dear C and Dr. B; My friend Cynthia just shocked the hell out of me by announcing that she was going to a shooting range to learn how to fire both a pistol and a rifle. She has always told me that she totally against guns and she has also posted many remarks on her blog […]
Stuck with You: Was Granny ultra modern or out of line?
Dear C and Dr. B; My grandmother is 76 now, which means she grew up back in the days when men were the masters of the house and a woman’s main job in life was to please them. But listen to this story about her wedding night! I really want to know what you think! After a […]
Heavy-Handed: Should this reader’s daughter apologize?
Dear C and Dr. B; My daughter Hannah got on her high horse at her high school about another student wearing a Hamsa religious symbol. She said that it was a cultural appropriation and that it was inappropriate for the other student to wear it because she was of a white non-Jewish race. Actually, Hannah […]
Poison Pen: What should this reviewer do with an artist who did her wrong?
Dear C and Dr. B; Ten years ago, I was part of the music and performance culture; that’s where I met Penny. She was from a wealthy family, spoiled, and saw the world as her personal stage, but she was actually very talented, which was why I started to collaborate with her – I felt […]
Love Triangle: Her boyfriend’s married sister is into her roommate. Now what?
Dear C and Dr. B; I’m caught in the middle of someone else’s love triangle and don’t know what to do. Kendra and I have shared an apartment 5 years. Neither of us have a steady relationship, but we both date. She’s a real hottie, but she is respectfully hands off when it comes to […]