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I try to be at peace for my hour-long drive to work. I try not to react to the angry drivers and my coworkers. ...
My little girl is six and decidedly mediocre. She showed me an awful scribbled picture she drew and said, “Isn’t this special?” I asked what was special about it to her.
I am a young, confident business woman who travels for my career.
My son is 9 and he’s obese, according to his doctor. I was worried about a hereditary problem because he’s eating so much.
My best friend and I work together. Her sister also works with us.
My daughter’s in middle school now, and the same girls who bullied her in elementary school are there, along with new girls.
What do you tell a child who asks: “Why is bullying and calling kids names wrong when the president of the United States does it every day?”
“CBD” stores are everywhere. My husband decided they are the cure-all for his anxiety, pain, insomnia and arthritis.
My cousin committed suicide last month and I can’t understand what happened. She was only 11.
Malls are a joke. I’m a buyer for a department store, and when I walk into malls, I feel like I’m on the streets of NYC, with sale signs over the windows and brown boxes instead of displays.
My husband was on the phone to a woman he said is new at work.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My girlfriend and I have been living together for two years and she’s changed.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve seen your columns that mention your definition of civility, and courtesy is part of it.
My dad raged at my mom, my sisters, and me in our childhood. He degraded us and blamed social media for our unhappiness.
My daughter’s 11 and going into middle school. I’m worried about her because she’s been severely bullied for having a speech problem.
We live in a big city and recently another mom told me I have too many children … I have seven.
I’m not a racist, but I’ve been accused of it at work by several black women. I’m white and have many friends of other races.
My husband was violent toward me and our girls, 6 and 7. I had a restraining order, but then he got visitation with our girls.
Your columns validate that my husband is a bully. Bullying isn’t just for kids.
My husband and I own a restaurant. We put up a sign saying that Service Dogs are allowed because the government’s ADA (American with Disabilities Act) says we have to allow them.
I’m a successful doctor. My husband and I are well known in our area. ... He bruised me, again, in a fight we were having over money.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My wife embarrasses me because she doesn’t have good manners or grooming habits.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My 9-year-old daughter was always shy, but I’ve put her into activities.
I’m 33 and was a nerd without friends in high school, until I suddenly became accepted into the “cool guys” group.
I’m a teacher with two 11-year-old girls who both reported being bullied by each other.
My daughter has always been very social.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My sister and I are in high school. She’s bossy and angry, just like my parents.
I’m very insecure, but I’ve always been the funny girl, because I make fun of myself. I dress weird and have frizzy hair. People love me because I put myself down.
My grandma plays favorites with her seven grandchildren, and I’m not a favorite. I’m 12 and an only child.
I’m in college, but it feels like high school. I’m so humiliated and it’s not my fault.
I’m sick about my daughter’s late-term abortion. She was pregnant until her 23rd week, when she decided she didn’t “want his child anymore.”
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, When I got divorced, I did all the parenting.
My mom reads your column. I’m writing because I’m scared. My girlfriend and other junior high friends are playing a game, called Momo, on their phones.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I have a senior manager who’s from a different country. She’s so tough. Everyone’s afraid of her.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve had workplace problems throughout my career. I’m a social worker.
My daughter is in college and works. But she gets fired or quits a lot.
I’m 25 and I’ve been living with my boyfriend for three years.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My brother’s friend did sexual things to me against my will. He threatened me, if I tell on him. No one else was home, except him.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a lot older than my wife, who is 39. We have two teenage daughters.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We told a friend to kill herself on Facebook.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our daughter was suspended from school due to her smoking pot on campus. Surprise! She’s been smoking pot for two years and argues it’s not bad for her.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My problem with my daughter-in-law is awful.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We have three kids, but my youngest son is the one who constantly talks back to me.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I asked my 12 year-old granddaughter, “What are your most important values?” She answered, “What?” I said, “What’s gives you a sense of purpose in life?”
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My husband and I brought up our four kids on a farm. We did everything.
An old friend, who’s lived by me forever, didn’t invite me to her Sweet 16 birthday party. I was shocked and hurt.
My best friend’s a cutter. We’re 10. She’s beautiful, but she doesn’t think so. She’s bullied because she looks older than 10.
My heart’s broken. I found my 12-year-old son watching violent, awful porn. I can’t believe he thinks this is all right.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a single mom of a 4-year-old son in preschool. My son and another kid in his class are completely out of control. He wasn’t like this until the other boy showed up.
We went to school authorities over a girl who bullied our daughter.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My 15 year-old daughter has a bad habit of saying, “I don’t know” when I ask her anything.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My granddaughter is a spoiled brat. She talks back to her mom. She demands and tells her mom what she’s going to do. She never gets consequences.
My wife and I are grandparents of teenagers. We’re from a different era; however, we want to know what to do about the need for common courtesy.
Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I am engaged to a man in real estate. He does well and we’ll be moving into his house.
I’m 67 and raising three grandchildren, two from my oldest daughter and one from my son.
My adult sister claims she was molested by our dad when she was age 7 to 10. I have no memory of this happening to me.
A co-worker flies into our break room to tell anyone who’ll listen her latest horror story about a boyfriend.