Category: Co-Parenting with a FW

Voodoo doll

‘He Brought His Girlfriend And I Lost My Meh’

Dear Chump Lady, I’ve done a ton of work on myself, I’m slowly reaching meh, and I’m practicing no contact as much as is possible …

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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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UBT: You Will Use This to Illustrate Your Holiness

Hi Chump Lady, Could you translate this email that the ex sent me? We have been in the process of getting divorced for 5 years …

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The Kid Calls the Felon OW ‘Mama’

Dear Chump Lady, I am divorced from a shitbag who decided to have an affair with a married coworker. Yes, I know, I should have …

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When Is It Okay to Tell Someone STOP?

Hi Chump Lady! The question I have for you is, when is it okay to tell someone to stop with their hurtful behavior and when …

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planet narcissist

UBT: Let’s Put Aside ‘Our Differences’ for These Special Times in Our Kids’ Lives

Dear Chump Lady, Here is a very topical subject dealing with Covid, Kids, and Warped Reality. I’ve been Chumped 2x by my Soon To Be …

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no contact

‘My No Contact Stinks’

Dear Chump Lady, My no contact stinks. You have discussed no contact in your book and on your website. Many of the CN regulars speak …

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go away

‘I Lost My Meh’

Dear Chump Lady, I thought I was really close to meh, until I had a tough day with kids, and then ran into my XH …

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bitter bunny

Do I Have to Be Friendly With My Ex?

Hi Chump Lady, My question is about whether I’m supposed to be friendly to my cheating ex-husband when around the children (14-year-old twin girls). We …

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Coronavirus and Co-Parenting with Fuckwits

Hello Chump Lady, I was married for 17 years, together 19. Left him in 2015, divorced 2016. I lived with him in a very remote …

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Ex-MIL Thinks I Should Get Along with OW for My Son’s Sake

Dear Chump Lady, I have unresolved in-law issues it seems, and can’t make sense of how I react to them more than my ex-husband and …

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Stay friends

‘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 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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butt face

‘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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mindfuck

Dear Chump Lady, Do I have to organize their video chat?

Dear Chump Lady, Some backstory before I dive into my current issue: My ex-husband (as of July) told me he wanted to separate in January …

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broken heart

Dear Chump Lady, How do I protect my son’s heart?

Dear Chump Lady, My D-day was over 3 years ago now and the divorce has been final for over a year. I have taken your …

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lysol ex

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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broken heart

When Mother’s Day Sucks

Dear Chump Lady, Exactly one year ago from Mother’s Day, I was opening gifts, receiving flowers, and left alone in the morning to catch up …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do I stop being so mad at my ex?

Dear Chump Lady, How do I stop being so angry at my cheating ex? I get flashes of it and it makes me tired. He’s …

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Dear Chump Lady, He moved down the street

Dear Chump Lady, I divorced my (abusive) ex-husband a year ago after 17 years of marriage and 4 children. That wasn’t fun for him, so …

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