Category: Hopium

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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‘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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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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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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‘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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Hopium

Hope versus Hopium

I wrote once that chumps need to “bludgeon hope with a fencepost and operate with total lucidity.” Which doesn’t sound exactly hope friendly. But I …

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Hopium

Dear Chump Lady, I can’t kick hope

Dear Chump Lady, First I want to say I am so glad I found your site, it is beginning to counteract the damage all the …

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Dear Chump Lady, Please kill my hope

Dear Chump Lady, Three years ago, I found out that my husband had had a three-year affair. When I found out, he told me I …

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Dear Chump Lady, I want to rescue my friend

Dear Chump Lady, Almost a decade ago, I lived with a man with NPD. I was fortunate: his sparkles ran out before he could cheat …

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