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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. ...

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri September 14, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri August 31, 2019
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I am a young, confident business woman who travels for my career.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri August 24, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri August 17, 2019
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My best friend and I work together. Her sister also works with us.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri August 10, 2019
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My daughter’s in middle school now, and the same girls who bullied her in elementary school are there, along with new girls.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri August 3, 2019
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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?”

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri July 27, 2019
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“CBD” stores are everywhere. My husband decided they are the cure-all for his anxiety, pain, insomnia and arthritis.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri July 20, 2019
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My cousin committed suicide last month and I can’t understand what happened. She was only 11.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri July 13, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri July 6, 2019
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My husband was on the phone to a woman he said is new at work.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri June 29, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My girlfriend and I have been living together for two years and she’s changed.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri June 22, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve seen your columns that mention your definition of civility, and courtesy is part of it.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri June 15, 2019
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My dad raged at my mom, my sisters, and me in our childhood. He degraded us and blamed social media for our unhappiness.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri June 8, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT June 1, 2019
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We live in a big city and recently another mom told me I have too many children … I have seven.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri May 25, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri May 18, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri May 11, 2019
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Your columns validate that my husband is a bully. Bullying isn’t just for kids.

May 4, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT April 27, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT April 20, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My wife embarrasses me because she doesn’t have good manners or grooming habits.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri April 13, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My 9-year-old daughter was always shy, but I’ve put her into activities.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri April 6, 2019
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I’m 33 and was a nerd without friends in high school, until I suddenly became accepted into the “cool guys” group.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri March 30, 2019
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I’m a teacher with two 11-year-old girls who both reported being bullied by each other.

By Rhonda Orr & Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT March 23, 2019
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My daughter has always been very social.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri March 16, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My sister and I are in high school. She’s bossy and angry, just like my parents.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri March 9, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri March 2, 2019
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My grandma plays favorites with her seven grandchildren, and I’m not a favorite. I’m 12 and an only child.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri February 23, 2019
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I’m in college, but it feels like high school. I’m so humiliated and it’s not my fault.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri February 16, 2019
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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.”

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri February 9, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, When I got divorced, I did all the parenting.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri February 2, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri January 26, 2019
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri January 19, 2019
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve had workplace problems throughout my career. I’m a social worker.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri January 12, 2019
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My daughter is in college and works. But she gets fired or quits a lot.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri January 5, 2019
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I’m 25 and I’ve been living with my boyfriend for three years.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri December 29, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri December 22, 2018
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a lot older than my wife, who is 39. We have two teenage daughters.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri December 15, 2018
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We told a friend to kill herself on Facebook.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri December 8, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri December 1, 2018
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My problem with my daughter-in-law is awful.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri November 24, 2018
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We have three kids, but my youngest son is the one who constantly talks back to me.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri November 17, 2018
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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?”

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri November 10, 2018
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Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My husband and I brought up our four kids on a farm. We did everything.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri November 3, 2018
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An old friend, who’s lived by me forever, didn’t invite me to her Sweet 16 birthday party. I was shocked and hurt.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri October 27, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri October 20, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri October 12, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri October 6, 2018
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We went to school authorities over a girl who bullied our daughter.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri September 29, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda and Dr. Cheri September 22, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald September 15, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT August 11, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda & Dr. Cheri July 28, 2018
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I’m 67 and raising three grandchildren, two from my oldest daughter and one from my son.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT July 1, 2018
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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.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT June 24, 2018
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A co-worker flies into our break room to tell anyone who’ll listen her latest horror story about a boyfriend.

By Rhonda Orr and Dr. Cheri L. McDonald, PhD, LMFT March 4, 2018
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