Category: Children and infidelity

unicorn

How Can I Help Son Reconcile with His Cheater Dad?

Hey Chump Lady, I’m happily divorcing my cheater. It took me awhile to get to this place, but am now finally working my way to …

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Narcissist Goldfish

Toxic MIL Pushes Mediation ‘For The Children’

Dear Chump Lady, I’m 3 weeks a chump and my cheater is your usual no-remorse, gaslighting passive-aggressive joy who is now playing at being the …

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cheater manifesto

Should I Reach Out to the OW?

Dear Chump Lady, My ex-husband had a year-long affair while on a military deployment. He came back to our hometown back in July and we …

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Need a Response to ‘His Cheating Had Nothing to Do with the Kids’

Dear Chump Lady, I was wondering if you or a member of the Chump Nation eloquently or not, could explain to my best friend why …

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Universal Bullshit Translator

UBT: Other Woman Doesn’t Want the “Mistress” Label

Many alert chumps sent me the Carolyn Hax column from yesterday, “Will She Always Be the Mistress to Her Now-Husband’s Children?” Having been elevated to …

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Universal Bullshit Translator

UBT: The Children Made Me Cheat

In loathsome clickbait news, many chumps sent me the Daily Mail’s “I didn’t want to cheat on my wife. But having children wrecked our sex …

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Ex Thinks They Must Have a ‘Relationship’ for Their Daughter

Hi Chump Lady, Stress chump here. So for anyone who doesn’t know my story – I’m in the Armed Forces and my wife of 6 …

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meh

The Kids Are Killing My Meh

Dear Chump Lady, I swear I would be at meh if not for my adult kids. Please help; I need advice (and I thank you …

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broken heart

How to Help a Chumped Parent?

Dear Chump Lady, I would be truly grateful for some advice here and don’t know where else to turn. I have always known my father …

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broken heart

The Other Man Wants to Come to Mom’s Funeral

Dear Chump Lady, My mother died suddenly last Friday. I’d started grieving her when out of the blue this bloke called her phone and asked …

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meh

How Do I Set Boundaries with My Kids About My Ex?

Dear Chump Lady, My cheating ex-wife avoids me. We don’t speak on the phone. And she does not go to events with our kids if …

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Cool, Bummer, Wow

Dear Chump Lady, Please help! I do not know how to navigate this entire divorce mess with my two teenage daughters. My youngest sees her …

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bitter

Lawyer Thinks She Has an Anger Issue

Hello Chump Lady, My D-day was October 2019, I found you early and you have helped me keep sane. I have three children. At D-Day …

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ego kibbles

Ex-Wife Wants Old VHS Tapes for Christmas

Dear Chump Lady, I have been divorced for 4 years now after going through an ugly divorce complete with 2 years of doing the pick …

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When Your Kids Believe the Lies

Dear Chump Lady, What can you say to your adult children to make them understand that the gaslighting, lying, cheating, stealing, abusive break up and …

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broken heart

‘I Can’t Talk to My Kids About Their Father’

Dear Chump Lady, I am having a problem. I was chumped 5 years ago this month. I am in a good place now, remarried, etc. …

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planet narcissist

UBT: Cheating on My Husband Made Me a Better Mother

Who’s ready for another personal testimonial to the wonders of cheating? It brightens! It whitens! It dices! It slices! And it’s good for stubborn stains. …

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UBT: ‘My Dad Sucks’

How children feel about their cheating parents is a topic the Universal Bullshit Translator has rightly shied away from. My standard advice to chumps here …

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Infidelity, Divorce, Kids — How Did You Navigate It?

Hi Chump Lady, I wish I would have found your site a decade ago.. alas spilled milk… I’m in a 19 year marriage to a …

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baby

UBT: A Letter from the “Baby”

Dear Chump Lady, I have one that I would LOVE to go through the Universal Bullshit Translator. As a chump I so want to believe he is truly …

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