Category: Hopium

chasing unicorn

It Was a ‘One-Off’ — Let It Go?

Dear Chump Lady, Been married 21 years, and late last year my wife was on a vacation with my adult daughter, where she had a …

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Hopium

UBT: The Apology That Never Came

Hello Chump Lady! I’ve got a fine bit of BS here and I’d like to see what you think. Brief background: My ex-wife had an …

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cheater overlap

When You Discover Your Boyfriend Has a Married Girlfriend

Dear Chump Lady, Last week, I left my boyfriend of 11 months. I recently discovered that before meeting with me, he had been in a …

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Hopium

Your Long, Strange Hopium Trips

Chumpy hearts die hard. Armed with the smallest evidence that a freak still cares, a chump will assign great significance to scraps. HE CALLED (to …

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‘Why Do Reconciliation Bloggers Annoy Me?’

Dearest Chump Lady, Why does the Reconciliation Industrial Complex annoy me so much? I don’t want to name any names, but while looking for support …

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5 Things That Keep You Stuck with a Cheater

Are you on the fence about leaving a cheater? Is this not their first rodeo? Here are some common traps that keep you stuck with …

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Hopium

Chump Won’t Stop Doing Her Ex Favors

Hello, Chump Lady. I am hoping that you and Chump Nation can help me help a chump. My cousin, who is like a sister to …

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Hopium

Discovered CN by Googling ‘I Hate Esther Perel’

Dear Chump Lady, I’ve only very recently stumbled on your blog (actually, last night at 2 AM, and I’ve read about a hundred posts so …

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Hopium

A Chump Off the Old Block

Dear Chump Lady, My beautiful, intelligent daughter has now joined the ranks of lovable trusting Chumpdom. She’s a Chump Off the Old Block. I left …

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maintain your dignity

When Does the Pain Stop?

Dear Chump Lady, Tonight is a hard night for some reason. It has been 11 months since D-Day. And since then stories of other affairs …

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‘I Let Him Come Over with Pizza’

Hi Chump Lady, Your site is so important and has helped me find what I thought was my meh. D-Day was 4 years ago. Divorce …

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chasing unicorn

My Sister Is the Marriage Police

Dear Chump Lady, My sister is a chump, she actually sent me to your site years ago when she still seemed to have some sense. …

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cheat on me

‘Other Chumps Infuriate Me’

Dear Chump Lady, I was cheated on years ago. It was a horrible, messy, painful two years. I wish I’d had your book back then …

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butt face

When You Work With Your Ex

Dear Chump Lady I’m in the unfortunate position of having to continue to work in a business with my ex. I know this isn’t ideal, …

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maintain your dignity

I Still Want Her Back

Dear Chump Lady, I am 44, she is 10 years younger. We’ve been together for over 11 years and are married less than 3. I …

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meh

Is This Meh or Did I Just Give Up?

Dear Chump Lady, Here’s my problem (and I’m sure this is due to hopium): Three years ago I caught my cheating husband in an emotional affair with …

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Hopium

Should I Give Him a Fourth Chance?

Dear Chump Lady, I stumbled upon your blog after my husband cheated on me for the third time, and then left me shortly after our …

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chasing unicorn

‘I’m Trying to Show Her the Guy She Fell in Love With’

Hi Chump Lady, Great website!  I just discovered last Sunday that my wife of 13 years has been cheating on me with “some one she …

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unicorn problem

This Is Your Brain on Hopium

Hopium is a powerful drug. You can hand a chump the most desperate set of circumstances, and goddamn it, that chump will work with it. …

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unicorn

‘None of My Choices Are Acceptable’

Dear Chump Lady, Please help me with advice — I’m stuck. I’ve been reading your blog for a year and it has kept me alive …

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