Category: Cake Eating

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When You Work With Your Ex

Dear Chump Lady I’m in the unfortunate position of having to continue to work in a business with my ex. I know this isn’t ideal, …

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Grieving the Affair Partner and Other BS

Here’s a Reconciliation Industrial Complex trope that can die in ignominy — chumps being patient as their cheater “grieves” the affair partner. Ain’t that special? …

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Should I Write the OW?

Dear Chump Lady, My husband left “temporarily” two years ago after my teenagers confronted him about his chronic emotional and verbal abuse. After a weird …

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The Benevolent Other Woman

An alert chump sent me A Letter To The Woman Whose Man Cheated On Her With Me. The OW is “Aria.” The chump girlfriend is …

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‘How Do I Handle the OW?’

Dear Chump Lady, How do I handle this bitch?! My husband left me last year because he needed “space.” Come to find out he has …

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‘He Didn’t Suck’

Dear Chump Lady, Finding your webpage was the best thing happened to me lately as I was about to lose my sanity. I spent hours …

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‘Why Does My Ex Want to Be Friends?’

Dear Chump Lady, Can you please tell me why cheaters so badly want to remain friends? A little background information — my ex-husband and I …

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UBT on Guy Who Wants to Keep Both Sex Workers and His Girlfriend

‘Tis the season for cake. Here’s a new flavor, courtesy of some whackadoodle advice columnist at Slate — a guy who’s dating an “amazing” woman, …

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‘I Can’t Trust That She Sucks’

Dear Chump Lady, My wife left me for another man 8 months ago. You could argue that she didn’t TECHNICALLY cheat on me (at least …

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UBT Responds to Ex Dictating Where Kids Can Open Presents

Dear Chump Lady, My ex, after a year and a half, thinks that we should still be buying joint gifts for the kids, and signing …

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‘I Feel Guilty for Leaving Him’

Dear Chump Lady, I discovered in September 2018 that my husband of 3 years (together a total of 13 years) had been having a 2-year …

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He Left 3 Kids. How Can He Be Happy?

Hello Chump Lady, 10 weeks ago I found out that my husband of 9 years (together 14, 3 kids aged 6,4 and 1) has been …

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When You Don’t Want to Spend Thanksgiving with Your Ex

Dear Chump Lady, The holidays are coming and I was just wondering how to deal with the soon-to-be-ex (STBX) and holiday get-togethers. I actually thought …

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Are ‘Emotional Friendships’ with Other Women Cheating?

Dear Chump Lady, I’m eternally grateful to my friends for directing me to your site, even though it complicates most of the advice I’ve been …

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‘The Other Woman Is Taunting Me’

Dear Chump Lady, The other woman is taunting me! She’s been in an affair with my husband for over 18 months now, and I’ve asked …

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Dear Chump Lady, I can’t kick hope

Dear Chump Lady, First I want to say I am so glad I found your site, it is beginning to counteract the damage all the …

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Dear Chump Lady, She won’t move out

Dear Chump Lady, I came home from a doctor’s appointment early to catch my wife of 20 years cheating on me with an old friend …

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When You’re Married and ‘Fall in Love’ with Someone Else

Dear Chump Lady, I am a recovering chump, happily divorced and living in the State of Meh. Your blog saved me, and I still read …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do I keep the OW away from my kids?

Dear Chump Lady, I tried to take the high road regarding my cheating ex-husband having my kids around the OW (who he had a long-term …

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‘I Haven’t Been Happy for a Long Time’

The other week someone asked me to decode, “I haven’t been happy for a long time.” (Also sometimes expressed as “WE haven’t been happy for …

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