Category: Divorce

Dear Chump Lady, I’m a chump, my brother is a cheater

Dear Chump Lady, I have a problem that I am not sure how to deal with my brother is a cheater and I don’t hate …

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broken heart

Dear Chump Lady, We’re divorcing… and still living in the same house

Dear Chump Lady, My D-day was August 27th, 2017. He just came up to me out-of-nowhere once the kids were in bed and said that …

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Rejection man

Dear Chump Lady, Am I normal?

Dear Chump Lady, So, D-Day was June 12. I saw a text message from a “Melissa” when she was asleep holding her phone. After reading …

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twu luv

Dear Chump Lady, My husband got engaged

Dear Chump Lady, My husband got engaged. (This statement does not contain a typo, although even a search engine tried to get me to add …

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Gwyneth Paltrow Can Bite Me

I’m sorry. I hate “conscious uncoupling.” On the one hand, I’m thrilled this bit of word salad is getting the snark and derision it so …

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Dear Chump Lady, What happens to couple friends after divorce?

Dear Chump Lady, I am 6 months post divorce after discovering my ex-wife’s infidelity in September 2013. This holiday season my children (12, 8) are …

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How to Co-Parent with a Narcissist

Once upon a time I got a call for a post on how to co-parent with a narcissist. So, here’s your article. If I were …

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Dear Chump Lady, I miss being a full-time parent

Hello Chump Lady, So I live in a part of the country that never snows. My ex and and his soon-to-be Ho-Wife took my kids …

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planet narcissist

Dear Chump Lady, My ex-wife has some weird requests

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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The Smugness of Friendly Divorce

I loathe the term “conscious uncoupling.” From what I can figure, it’s a smugger kind of divorce without the gluten. On the one hand, I’m …

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“Our Marriage Was Already Over”

Here’s some one-size-fits-all cheater bullshit for you — “Our marriage was already over.” Cheaters say it to affair partners, “We’re all but divorced!” “We’re separated!” …

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you suck valentine

Dear Chump Lady, How do I deal with my cheater dad?

Dear Chump Lady, I am a college student who watched her parent’s marriage implode four years ago due to my father’s infidelity. My mom, without …

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Divorce Hacks

So yesterday, my blogger friend The Happy Hausfrau remembered a column I’d written “Divorce? Hey You’re Doing It All Wrong!” where someone took her to …

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Dear Chump Lady, 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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miss you

Dear Chump Lady, I don’t miss him at all. Is there something wrong with me?

Dear Chump Lady, I just walked away from a 17-year marriage. He admitted to his second one-night stand in our marriage. I’m not chumpy enough …

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mindfuck

Dear Chump Lady, He exults in my parenting “mistakes”

Dear Chump Lady, Here is where I am at —overall, happy. I managed to get my divorce finally finalized more than a year ago. I …

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Dear Chump Lady, I smell a generous settlement…

Dear Chump Lady, I never cease to be amazed at the stupid shit my soon-to-be-ex, aka Porky Pig, does. And, I’m only two months out …

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The Bitch-Be-Crazy Red Flag

Here’s a situation I’ve encountered many times among dating friends. Friend will swoon with excitement over new man in her life. Man is divorced. Being …

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Dear Chump Lady, The court wants me to say she is a “good parent.” I can’t.

Dear Chump Lady, I’m coming to the end of things with a divorce hearing shortly, on money and children matters next month. As part of …

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Dear Chump Lady, Why do I have to pay her when she cheated?

Dear Chump Lady, I have been in a nightmare for 6 months, my wife told me that she had feelings for someone else. She told …

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