Category: Dating

maintain your dignity

Busted Sexting Other Guys

Wassup Chump Lady, Recently I found out my girlfriend cheated and I don’t know how to feel about it. Part of me wants to take …

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planet narcissist

Ex-Wife Wants to Manage His Dating

Dear Chump Lady, It has been 4 years since we divorced. I found out she was on a dating site. She confessed she was dating …

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Stay friends

He Dumped Me for His ‘Best Friend’

Dear Chump Lady, I have been enjoying your blog for many years. Not because of any direct experience with cheating, but just because I love …

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Any Dating PTSD?

Dear Chump Lady, This is a question about PTSD. It’s been almost three years since my one and only D-day. I had the usual trauma …

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His Wife Didn’t Understand Him

Dear Chump Lady, I wanted to share a story with you about (hopefully) protecting a woman I do not know and will never meet from …

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I Looked at My Boyfriend’s Tinder

Dear Chump Lady, I am 24 years old (F) and last week I realized that my boyfriend (22M) of one year and a half was …

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no contact

‘I Hate No Contact’

Hello Chump Lady! I dated a guy for a while and decided that we weren’t a good match for marriage, so I broke up with …

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sex addict brain

He Says He’s a Sex Addict. Should I Keep Dating Him?

Dear Chump Lady, I’ve read through all your archives and can’t quite find a situation like mine, and I don’t know what to do. I …

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UBT: When Your ‘Match’ Is a Married, Motivational Speaker

Happy Memorial Day, CN! Especially to all the veterans and military spouse chumps in our ranks. Thank you.  Forgive the day off, but I just …

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dating meme

Dating Profiles You Would Never Post

Today’s Friday Challenge comes from a CN request for snarky dating profiles. Hell of a Chump writes: I just thought of a Friday Challenge suggestion: …

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‘I Think My Boyfriend Is on Dating Sites’

Dear Chump Lady, I think my boyfriend is on dating sites, but I’m too tech illiterate to investigate it. Specifically, I think he’s on Hinge …

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How Do I Explain My Divorce?

Hi Chump Lady, Could you please offer some advice as to what to say on your dates regarding why you’re divorced? Like you, I’m twice …

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Tuesday Tales from the Other Side

Recently, CN member Tall One reached out and asked me if I could run more “Gain a Life” stories. We’re heavy on the triage for …

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How Not to Be a Chump When Dating

Dear Chump Lady, I fear I will always be a chump. Text today to and from girlfriend about her co-worker: JAD: I’m sorry you have …

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Red flag

‘I Didn’t See Any Red Flags’

Hello Chump Lady, My D-day was almost 3 months ago. It wasn’t a marriage but a 10-year relationship, since teen years. I am 27, she …

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He Was Not As Advertised

Dear Chump Lady, I dated a guy this year, for almost a year, and about 1.5 months ago he broke up with me. I’m divorced …

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New Boyfriend Says She’s ‘Playing the Victim’

Hi Chump Lady, I was married for a decade, and for half of the time, my ex-husband was having an affair with a coworker. He …

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Narcissist Goldfish

I Just Want Her to Be Truthful

Dear Chump Lady, I recently broke up with my girlfriend of two years. I had suspicion that she was seeing someone else after she came …

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Where Are All the Single, Available Men?

Dear Chump Lady, Please throw some light on the very stormy waters of the dating world out there. The last page of your book encourages …

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My Ex Gave Me an STD

Dear Chump Lady, It is now 7 months since D-Day. In 7 years, ex-boyfriend cheated with four women and only now “shows” some remorse over …

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