Category: Divorce

Women Regrets Divorcing Her Cheating Husband After Watching New Fatal Attraction

I really can’t handle this much patriarchal, reconciliation bullshit before breakfast. The Daily Mail reports that Amanda Platell (whoever that is) regrets leaving her cheating …

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‘I’m Grieving the Lost Years’

Dear Chump Lady, Your writing has been a life saver for me in the past few years. Currently married 28 years. Separated 1 year. Dead, …

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‘I’m Considering Just Giving Up’

Dear Chump Lady, I’m struggling. We have been married 5 years. He’s been cheating for 4. First it was with his boss and then with …

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Don’t Stay 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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Carolyn Hax’s ‘Bitter Woman’ Pile On

It’s not your imagination that chumps are portrayed as bitter, controlling and deserve to be cheated on. Anyone catch last Sunday’s Carolyn Hax column pillorying a woman …

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Sex Addict Therapist Douglass Weiss Gets Divorced

Well, I don’t really keep up on the goings on of celebrity sex therapists quacks. So many unicorns, so little time. But an alert chump …

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Do It Yourself Divorce — Good Idea or Not?

A lot of chumped people wonder how on earth they can afford a divorce. It’s one of the many crap sandwiches of infidelity — taking …

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Divorce Is ‘More Than I Can Deal With’

Dear Chump Lady, Do you think you can achieve meh while still married to the cheater? I have been with my husband for 41 years. …

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How Do You Ask for a Divorce?

Dear Chump Lady, What you think is the right way to ask for a divorce? Does there have to be a justifiable reason beyond just …

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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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Trying to Divorce When the Cheater Won’t Move Out

Dear Chump Lady, I recently discovered yet another affair, after suspecting it for a year, I even knew who I thought the affair was. I …

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I Don’t Want to Spend Holidays with My 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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‘She Refuses to Understand We Are Over’

Dear Chump Lady Happy late pride. I have been reading your website for a while. It really helped me get through a lot of grief …

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Confronting a Divorce-Phobic Cheater

Hi Chump Lady! I work in retail, and today I ran into my soon-to-be-ex and his affair partner (ex’s best friend’s girlfriend) while on my break. We’d …

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Do I Unfriend My Ex’s Family on Social Media?

Dear Chump Lady, My “husband” of almost 20 years was having an affair. I put a GPS on his car, revealing all kinds of deception, …

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I’m a Civil Co-Parent. Isn’t That Enough?

Dear Chump Lady, I was married for 7 years and turns out had a sham marriage and was chumped throughout and left for younger OW. …

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She Keeps Acting Like We’re a ‘We’

Hello Chump Lady, Thank you for an amazing site that has helped me through the worst time of my life. The background: two months ago, …

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How to Tolerate Ex in Close Proximity

Dear Chump Lady, I’m writing in hopes of finding some fresh advice. Quick backstory: My story is the same old, same old. Multiple D-days, lots …

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My Ex Wants to Live in My Basement

Dear Chump Lady, My husband of 28 years gave me the speech 5 years ago.  He loved me, but was not in love with me, …

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Bill Gates Has a Sadz About His Divorce

Isn’t it regrettable when nebulous clouds of divorce just descend upon innocents? Microsoft founder Bill Gates is one such sad case. In an interview with …

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