Category: Holidays

Operation Sparkly Shoes

How cute is this kid?! As you’ll recall in November, I posted a call to send sparkly shoes and other goods to South Sudan where …

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Double-Decker Holiday Shit Sandwiches

Dear Chump Lady, You know that radio show hosted by Delilah, where folks call in and request a special song for someone in a particularly …

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Cheater Freak Christmas Contest!

It’s time again for our Cheater Freak Christmas Contest! This is how the game is played. You determine what parts of your infidelity story  make …

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Dear Chump Lady, I don’t want to spend the holidays with my cheating 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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And the winner is….!

You chumps have twisted, Gothic imaginations. LOVED the Halloween submissions! I award the winner — STELLA! Who submitted: His costume–Shiva, god of destruction My costume–a …

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Cheater Halloween Contest!

Happy Halloween! In honor of our scariest holiday, I thought we could all stop stuffing our faces with chocolate for a moment and have some Halloween …

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Dear Chump Lady, Santa isn’t visiting his crappy apartment

Dear Chump Lady, My D-Day was in August 2014. My husband was always a terrible liar. It was a running joke in our marriage. It …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving, chumps! Sorry this is short today. I’m between turkeys. (Already cooked one last week, when family was here, and now cooking another one …

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Dear Chump Lady, Gifts for my cheating ex from the kids?

Dear Chump Lady, I have a random question that I am sure some of the chumps can relate to. This is for those of us …

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The Holiday Season and Chumpdom

It’s beginning to look a lot like… NO! It’s not even Thanksgiving yet! Don’t even THINK about it! I’m sorry. The holiday season is upon …

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This Mother’s Day? Take a Single Mom to Brunch

An essay I submitted to HuffPo divorce for Mother’s Day (no idea if it will run, if it does, I’ll post the link.)  I was …

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When the Holidays Suck

The holidays can suck at the best of times, let me count the ways. Credit card debt, over eating, dysfunctional family get togethers, box store …

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