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Dale Archer, M.D. February 2, 2017 Comments Off on Fearful/Anxious

Dear Dr. Archer, My 43-year-old son has a difficult time socializing, and has a tough time retaining any instruction, unless it’s a routine. He has difficulty in gathering his thoughts together, and sometimes has

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Let Him Go!

Dale Archer, M.D. January 19, 2017 Comments Off on Let Him Go!

Dear Dr. Archer, I’ve been in a long-term relationship with a long-term marijuana smoker. We’ve had many ups and downs over the years, with plenty of anger and disappointment. I’ve felt let down and

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More Than Skin Deep

Dale Archer, M.D. December 15, 2016 Comments Off on More Than Skin Deep

Dear Dr. Archer, I had a short relationship a few years ago. I was 26, and he was 20. We had different jobs and acquaintances, but our social status was pretty similar. Initially, he

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End It Now

Dale Archer, M.D. December 1, 2016 Comments Off on End It Now

Dear Dr. Archer, For the past two years, I have been in a relationship with a divorced, 46-year-old father of two. I’m 22, have never been married, and do not have children. He asked

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Out Of Control

Dale Archer, M.D. November 18, 2016 Comments Off on Out Of Control

Dear Dr. Archer, I’m at my wits’ end with my 16-year-old daughter.  When she was six, she was diagnosed with ADD. Once medicated, she was a very easy and responsible child. Once she started

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Trust Him

Dale Archer, M.D. October 21, 2016 Comments Off on Trust Him

Dear Dr. Archer, I’m a long-time reader, but this is my first time to write to you. I’m looking for an informed, professional perspective, please. I’m engaged to a wonderful man. We have a

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He’s A User

Dale Archer, M.D. October 7, 2016 Comments Off on He’s A User

Dear Dr. Archer, I’m a junior at a university in Pennsylvania. After my first semester, I became very close with a guy whom I thought was my best friend. We did everything together. He

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Get Out Now

Dale Archer, M.D. September 15, 2016 Comments Off on Get Out Now

Dear Dr. Archer, I’ve been involved in an abusive relationship for nearly two years. To be honest, I’ve been in a long string of abusive relationships.  I knew better when I met this man,

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Wolves In Sheep’s Clothing

Dale Archer, M.D. September 2, 2016 Comments Off on Wolves In Sheep’s Clothing

Dear Dr. Archer, I’m still trying to put the pieces together. I’m still trying to figure how, during my summer vacation to Greece visiting relatives, I was tricked into getting married two weeks before

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Dale Archer, M.D. August 4, 2016 Comments Off on Guardianship?

Dear Dr. Archer, Thank you so much for what you do. My daughter is bipolar with OCD and describes herself as having borderline personality. I’m not sure if she was tested for this or

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