Episode List

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My Sister is an Angry BullyDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My sister and I are in high school. She’s bossy and angry, just like my …2019/04/162019-04-16 06:00:42
I’m a ‘Roasting’ MessDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m very insecure, but I’ve always been the funny girl, because I make fun of …2019/04/092019-04-09 06:00:32
FOMO is a ThingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My daughter has always been very social. But she’s almost 16 and suddenly everything that …2019/04/022019-04-02 11:37:09
Rebellious Adult ChildrenDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, When I got divorced, I did all the parenting. I thought I was a warm, …2019/03/262019-03-26 14:49:34
Slut-shaming: Still significantDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri,I’m in college, but it feels like high school. I’m so humiliated and it’s not my …2019/03/252019-03-25 06:00:58
Mom distraught over daughter’s late-term abortionDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m sick about my daughter’s late-term abortion. She was pregnant until her 23rd week, when …2019/03/162019-03-16 23:20:07
Dealing with Authority BulliesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve had workplace problems throughout my career. I’m a social worker. I’ve left several companies …2019/03/052019-03-05 06:00:25
Momo – a dangerous new form of cyberbullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My mom reads your column. I’m writing because I’m scared. My girlfriend and other junior …2019/02/262019-02-26 06:00:55
Marijuana use and entitled kids: a dangerous combinationDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our daughter was suspended from school due to her smoking pot on campus. Surprise! She’s …2019/02/192019-02-19 06:00:45
Marriage: Still WaitingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m 25 and I’ve been living with my boyfriend for three years. I lived with …2019/02/122019-02-12 18:00:51
Work ethic – ‘It’s just a part-time job’Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My daughter’s in college and works. But she gets fired or quits a lot. She …2019/02/052019-02-05 06:00:38
Sexual Assault at ChristmastimeDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My brother’s friend did sexual things to me against my will. He threatened me, if …2019/01/282019-01-28 17:06:12
One-Upping: The Game Where Everyone LosesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My problem with my daughter-in-law is awful. I can’t figure out why she reacts to …2019/01/282019-01-28 11:22:05
“J/K” Does Not Make it OKDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri,        We told a friend to kill herself on Facebook. She has another creep boyfriend. We’re …2019/01/152019-01-15 06:00:24
Modesty isn’t only about clothingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a lot older than my wife who’s 39. We have two teenage daughters. Everything …2019/01/082019-01-08 09:00:25
My Daughter is a WafflerDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My husband and I brought up our four kids on a farm. We did everything. …2019/01/012019-01-01 14:50:40
Yakety-Yak — Don’t Talk Back!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We have three kids, but my youngest son is the one who constantly talks back …2018/12/252018-12-25 05:54:11
Top Ten Values for Today’s YouthDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I asked my 12 year-old granddaughter, “What are your most important values?” She answered, “What?” …2018/12/112018-12-11 06:00:54
Porn: Is it a Big Deal?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My heart’s broken. I found my 12-year-old son watching violent, awful porn. I can’t believe …2018/12/042018-12-04 06:00:50
Parents: Don’t Punish Kids Who Report BullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We went to school authorities over a girl who bullied our daughter. Afterwards, my husband …2018/11/272018-11-27 06:00:13
Why Wasn’t I Invited?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, An old friend, who’s lived by me forever, didn’t invite me to her Sweet 16 …2018/11/202018-11-20 16:10:12
My Friend’s a CutterDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My best friend’s a cutter. We’re ten. She’s beautiful, but she doesn’t think so. She’s …2018/11/132018-11-13 14:17:40
Catfished Girl Needs HelpDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My family is well-off financially. My college-age daughter was dating someone who pretended to be …2018/11/062018-11-06 06:00:19
Timeout works, when you do it correctlyDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a single mom of a four-year-old son in pre-school. My son and another kid …2018/10/302018-10-30 06:00:44
“I Don’t Know” is Not an AnswerDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My 15 year-old daughter has a bad habit of saying, “I don’t know” when I …2018/10/232018-10-23 06:00:30
Couth is a ‘thing’Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I am engaged to a man in real estate. He does well and we’ll be …2018/10/162018-10-16 06:00:08
Surviving a Mother’s SuicideDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m starting my junior year in high school. I have three older siblings. My mother …2018/10/092018-10-09 06:00:52
Why Won’t Parents Parent?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My granddaughter is a spoiled brat. She talks back to her mom. She demands and …2018/10/032018-10-03 00:13:04
Making Common Courtesy Common AgainDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My wife and I are grandparents of teenagers. We’re from a different era; however, we …2018/09/182018-09-18 06:00:03
Forgiving a bully: Hard but necessaryDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My half-brother was a cruel bully to me and molested me when I was young. …2018/09/112018-09-11 06:00:34
Unusual Marriage ArrangementsDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My sister and I were brought up in an odd family situation. Our parents fought …2018/09/042018-09-04 06:00:12
Is She Making Up Her Childhood Sexual Abuse Claim?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My adult sister claims she was molested by our dad when she was age 7 …2018/08/282018-08-28 06:00:05
Bullycide: A Real ProblemDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Honestly, I’m tired of hearing about bullying. It’s always been around and it’s always going …2018/08/212018-08-21 06:00:08
Grandma’s a Mom AgainDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m 67 and raising three grandchildren, two from my oldest daughter and one from my …2018/08/122018-08-12 23:23:34
Stuck between two boyfriendsDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I have a new boyfriend. We’re in high school. My old boyfriend keeps texting me …2018/08/082018-08-08 17:20:01
Boys need a father – even a mediocre oneDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My husband left me for my younger sister (who was also married). He married my …2018/08/082018-08-08 17:16:05
Summertime Friendship NightmaresDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I don’t think I can handle another year with my four kids and their summer …2018/07/192018-07-19 17:51:29
Whatever Happened to Gratitude?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a teacher and I dread going back to work in the fall. The reason …2018/07/102018-07-10 06:00:40
Defusing the F-bombDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I have a young, innocent, kindergarten-age daughter, who just told her older brothers, “Shut the …2018/07/032018-07-03 13:14:11
When Kids StealDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our children are 21, 12, and 9 years old. My daughter has never stolen a …2018/06/252018-06-25 13:26:08
Cynical about cynicsDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My parents are cynical about everything. They didn’t use to be this skeptical. They’re always …2018/06/192018-06-19 01:02:49
Dealing with Financial BulliesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My husband berates me about spending. He controls our credit cards, and has embarrassed me …2018/06/122018-06-12 06:00:48
Girl Bullied for Being PoorDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My grandma is writing this letter for me because kids are bullying me about being …2018/06/032018-06-03 23:30:09
Yesterday — I Don’t Live There AnymoreDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I was singing “Let It Go” from the Frozen movie with my four-year-old daughter, when …2018/05/282018-05-28 22:02:21
Fiance Kicks Family Dog: A Warning Sign?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My fiancé just kicked our little dog in front of my two children. I walked …2018/05/222018-05-22 06:00:52
The Barbie BulliesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve been reading about Barbie with new sizes and shapes. My grandkids have Barbie dolls, …2018/05/152018-05-15 06:00:00
Bullied for Being OverweightDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Kids at my school who are depressed and overweight get bullied. My friend is obese …2018/05/082018-05-08 06:00:48
Is My Son Schizophrenic?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My 22-year-old son just dropped out of college for the third time. His three good …2018/05/012018-05-01 06:00:50
Wedding traditions and norms for today’s new cultureDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our wedding is in two months. My in-laws-to-be have made it into a monster ball, …2018/04/242018-04-24 06:00:18
Help! I’m an embarrassment to my daughterDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Evidently, I’m an embarrassment to my only child. I got a divorce from her father …2018/04/102018-04-10 14:03:37
Is Grandma a Goody-Two Shoes?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My best friend chose the anniversary of my husband’s death to visit me and tell …2018/04/072018-04-07 20:07:19
Ostracizing is abuseDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My grandma was ostracized by her women’s group after one of them started spreading rumors …2018/04/032018-04-03 03:53:40
Sexual Harassment, Cheer and DanceDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m so tired of the cheer and dance snobs. My neighbor is always ranting and …2018/03/272018-03-27 15:39:12
Oversharers Need BoundariesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, A co-worker flies into our break room to tell anyone who’ll listen her latest horror …2018/03/132018-03-13 12:11:41
Is Bullying Different for Girls and Boys?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, We have three children. The girls have both been viciously bullied by other girls on …2018/03/122018-03-12 11:16:13
Pompous or healthy self-esteem?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My son, at age 9, is the best pianist in his school. I’m not saying …2018/03/062018-03-06 06:00:41
Gossiping: The Worst Form of CyberbullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My best friend in high school is turning out to be my worst friend in …2018/02/272018-02-27 13:22:13
Style is distractingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My two young adult daughters are the exact opposite in nature. One likes my advice …2018/02/202018-02-20 13:07:13
Forgiveness comes firstDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My teenage daughter has a diagnosis of ADHD, anxiety, depression, and PTSD. My ex- husband …2018/02/132018-02-13 12:40:28
Your Happiness: One Thing Bullies HateDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I can’t tell my parents about the kids that bully me. They already had to …2018/02/062018-02-06 06:00:22
Fault-finding Must Stop!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My sister-in-law finds fault in everything I do. She tells me I’m too easy on …2018/01/292018-01-29 23:05:39
Gay and depressed by parents’ re-marriageDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I am a gay teenager who is depressed because my parents got divorced. Today, our …2018/01/162018-01-16 17:10:36
Own Your Mistakes Before They Own YouDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My past is always haunting me and no one is letting me change. I live …2018/01/162018-01-16 06:00:57
Teen babysitters need trainingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I have two young girls. I’m a single mom going to college, which requires a …2018/01/092018-01-09 06:00:59
Choices – Curse or Gift?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My son got mad at me today when he admitted to cheating at school, using …2018/01/022018-01-02 06:00:49
Better offer from a new friend?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My daughter lied to one of her best friends, who asked her to spend the …2017/12/262017-12-26 05:00:22
On-line self-harm-a new form of bullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our teen daughter has made creative videos for Youtube. We live in New York City. …2017/12/192017-12-19 06:00:01
Bullying and School AttacksDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My next door neighbor’s daughter is in my daughter’s classes at school. They used to …2017/12/122017-12-12 06:00:23
Unique, just like everyone elseDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our son went into high school and suddenly he is hanging out with kids who …2017/12/052017-12-05 06:00:36
Bully revenge: does it work?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve been looking at your website and advice columns. I subscribe to your podcast and …2017/11/282017-11-28 06:00:43
Is my child a victim of my domestic abuse?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My two daughters saw me being violently abused by their father. I was hit, kicked, …2017/11/142017-11-14 06:00:45
Let Kids Pick Their Own TalentsDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Our nine-year-old son won’t stick to anything. He likes drawing cartoon characters to relieve stress. …2017/11/072017-11-07 06:00:21
Civility is the answer to bullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, A friend of my daughter is bullying her by harassing and humiliating her with damaging …2017/10/312017-10-31 06:00:05
What’s with all the eye-rolling?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, When my husband doesn’t like something I say, he rolls his eyes at me. I …2017/10/242017-10-24 06:00:07
Great Teens Doing Great Things!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Teenagers in my neighborhood have shown great courage in many ways. I’m a mom. I …2017/10/172017-10-17 06:00:29
The Lunchbox BulliesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a school volunteer and I have witnessed some really disturbing bullying behavior in middle …2017/10/102017-10-10 06:00:41
Technology is here to stay, but bullying and suicide aren’tDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My daughter was cyberbullied last year and now it’s happening again. Someone is threatening to …2017/10/032017-10-03 06:00:47
Family Meal Time Can Reduce Sibling RivalryDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, What causes sibling rivalry? Our daughters are terrible about fighting with each other. They are …2017/09/262017-09-26 06:00:55
Fake names can get you 20 yearsDear Rhonda & Dr. Cheri, I’m in college and have a roommate. She’s also a great friend — or was, …2017/09/102017-09-10 12:22:46
Passive-Aggressive Bullies in Class  Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I seem to have more students who are negative in a subtle way. Some …2017/09/072017-09-07 17:27:07
We’re Just Not Perfect Anymore, Darn It!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I now realize, at age 67, I am not perfect and neither are the people …2017/08/272017-08-27 13:12:17
The Attention-Seeking DaughterDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My daughter has an app called the Sarahah. Anyone can say anything anonymously. We just …2017/08/222017-08-22 12:57:33
Air-Travel BullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Like everyone, I’ve witnessed and experienced mistreatment while flying. It’s as bad as it looks …2017/08/152017-08-15 12:57:01
Change yourself, then change the worldDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I work for a corporation with a nonprofit that helps kids with cancer. I’m in …2017/08/082017-08-08 12:21:27
Mean girls can grow up to be mean bossesDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Bullying isn’t confined to just children. “Mean girls” grow up and become mean women. I …2017/08/012017-08-01 13:44:28
Include humility in civilityDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My daughter is egocentric beyond belief. She’s a good ballerina. Not the best, not the …2017/07/252017-07-25 12:49:20
What’s wrong with today’s parents?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a mom of two young children and I’ve noticed parents can’t say “no” to …2017/07/182017-07-18 14:38:31
The Blackmailing BullyDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My neighbor goes to high school with me. He saw my boyfriend and me in …2017/07/112017-07-11 12:15:14
Sexual harassment, suicide, and homeschoolingThe following letter was written by a courageous girl who overcame bullying, sexual harassment, and suicidal thoughts. She wants to …2017/07/042017-07-04 15:06:39
Their divorce isn’t my fault, but…Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I know I didn’t cause my parents’ divorce, but somehow I feel weird about it. …2017/06/272017-06-27 13:47:12
Don’t ask — it’s rude!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, People need to stop asking others every question under the sun about their personal lives. …2017/06/202017-06-20 13:07:35
Why are girls still being slut-shamed?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Why are teen boys still slut-shaming girls? Why aren’t boys ever treated this way? I …2017/06/062017-06-06 15:33:42
13 Ways to Stop BullyingDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, There’s a lot of controversy over the TV show “13 Reasons Why.” My husband and …2017/05/302017-05-30 05:12:28
No one is born to be a loserDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My big sister just told me I was born to be a loser and it’s …2017/05/242017-05-24 17:30:59
Yes, little girls can be bullies, tooDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Why do little girls bully each other? I’m mad because we have moved three different …2017/05/182017-05-18 00:49:02
Stop making snowflakes!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, Two kids at high school called my daughter’s friend a “snowflake.” She told them she …2017/05/022017-05-02 12:10:00
Making kids self-sufficientDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’ve been a teacher for many years. I’m a single mom of two who are …2017/04/252017-04-25 12:21:47
Bully boyfriend = bully husbandDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I started dating a guy while I was in college. He can be unkind and …2017/04/192017-04-19 00:53:21
PTSD – Not just for combat veteransDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My brother is a Marine. We had a horrible fight because I have PTSD and …2017/04/112017-04-11 04:07:43
“Easy” does not equal happiness (Millennials, part 2)Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a dad of a 28-year-old son. I just read your column about Millennials. He’s …2017/04/042017-04-04 12:31:11
Millennials’ guide to real relationshipsDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I am 24 years old and I feel hopeless and empty. When I was a …2017/04/012017-04-01 20:06:11
When getting pain meds is a painDear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, A decade ago, I was given pain medication liberally for back pain from a bad …2017/03/282017-03-28 21:14:31
Incest victim: Why don’t they believe me?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I am a woman in her fifties and I was a victim of incest from …2017/03/212017-03-21 12:10:17
Transgendered at age 9?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a concerned grandmother. My son and his ex-wife share custody of three girls, ages …2017/03/142017-03-14 13:44:50
Is this elder abuse?Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, My sister has been taking care of my mother for nine years. My mother is …2017/03/072017-03-07 13:39:16
I’m weirded out!Dear Rhonda and Dr. Cheri, I’m a junior in high school, but, when I was in sixth grade, three boys …2017/02/282017-02-28 14:19:03
Gaslighting: What is it?Gaslighting is a form of manipulation that seeks to sow seeds of doubt in a targeted individual, hoping to make …2017/02/132017-02-13 03:38:14