Category: Children and infidelity

Dear Chump Lady, *Now* he wants to be an involved parent? WTF?

I have removed this letter at the request of the original poster. But have left the advice intact.  For the record — do NOT send …

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Dear Chump Lady, What do I tell my 3-year old?

Dear Chump Lady, My ex-wife (married for 7 years, together for 10 total) was a stay-at-home mom to our 3-year old daughter, and I discovered …

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Cheating on the Pregnant, and Other Acts of Abandonment

I was reading Modern Love in the Sunday New York Times yesterday (one of life’s great pleasures). It was a story about a women in …

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Kids and the Affair Partner(s). The Unavoidable Shit Sandwich.

How do I protect my kids from my spouse’s affair partner(s)? How do I shield my kids deal from this new blended family that’s been …

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Dear Chump Lady, What do I tell the kids?

Dear Chump Lady, I have been married for almost 17 years, together for 21 years.  The first time I caught him cheating it was all …

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Dear Chump Lady, Do I have to co-parent with the OW?

Hi Chump Lady, In my local  newspaper is an advice column called “Ex Etiquette.”  The only thing this column inspires me to think is “what …

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A letter from a child of a cheater — Don’t stay together

I got this letter sent to me after my last Huffington Post essay. Posting it to get your thoughts and provoke discussion. I did write …

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Do It for the Children

Oh how I loathe articles about how divorce hurts children! And not only because they frequently use “impact” as a verb. And are full of …

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Dear Chump Lady, 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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Dear Chump Lady, Can 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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