Category: Divorce

Dear Chump Lady, Son wants me to be friends with my ex

Dear Chump Lady, Looking for words of wisdom from you and Chump Nation about my relationship with my son. I split custody 50-50 with ex. …

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Dear Chump Lady, I feel guilty for divorcing her

Dear Chump Lady, I want to thank you for what you are doing for us betrayed partners. The many other sites I that I have …

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Chump Lady’s Conspiracy Theory on Divorce Shame

So… thinking some more about this divorce shame phenomena. And I’ve concluded that most of this divorce shame comes from cheaters. Yep. Cheaters and their …

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Dear Chump Lady, What do I do with the presents?

Dear Chump Lady, I recently found out that my father has been having an affair for several months. My mother knows and they are in …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do I make it through the holidays?

Dear Chump Lady, I am six months out from separation. Facing holidays alone with three grade school age boys. Friends all happily married (for the …

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Enough with the Divorce Shame

So, I’ve been spending some time reading the writings of the Reconciliation Industrial Complex, and it’s been pissing me off. Specifically, I’ve been checking out …

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How Do You Divorce a Narcissist?

Dear Chump Lady, Although he fits the readings, although the therapists tell you he is a narcissist, you don’t quite believe it. It isn’t quite …

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Divorce Party, What Do You Think?

KarmaBuilder sent in this blog post idea on ways to commemorate your divorce. Assuming one feels drawn to such an observance, I’d love some ideas …

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Dear Chump Lady, Should I hold out for more money?

Hi Chump Lady, I was hoping for a little advice. My very narcissistic husband and I separated back in 2008. We did the dance for …

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Dear Chump Lady, I can’t meet him halfway…. literally

Hi Chump Lady, Is it unreasonable of me to insist on meeting X at the midway point between our homes to drop off/pick up the …

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Divorcing the Disordered — An Interview with Dr. George Simon

From an upcoming article for HuffPo Divorce… Many of us might be inclined to describe our exes as “crazy.” After all, divorce doesn’t normally bring …

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Dear Chump Lady, Am I an asshole for wanting to leave?

Dear Chump Lady, My husband cheated almost three years ago. Since that time he has been remorseful and been the husband that he was before …

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Dear Chump Lady, I’m afraid to tell him I want a divorce

Dear Chump Lady, My husband doesn’t want a divorce, and he said that he wants to rebuild what we have. I’ve told him that I …

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Financial Infidelity

People who will screw around on you, will often screw you over financially as well. Are you in the dark about their affairs? You’re probably also in …

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“We Grew Apart”

Chump Lady recently got into an exchange of comments with a fellow “Zalkreb” on Huffington Post. (Should we trust the opinion anyone who sounds like …

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A Reluctant Cheerleader for Divorce

I really never thought I’d be a cheerleader for divorce. Hell, if you’d asked me 25 years ago about divorce, I’d be horrified to discover …

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