Category: How to leave a cheater

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5 Things You Need When Leaving a Cheater

I’m rerunning this great guest post that I received from a physician, Kimberly, who told me part of her medical practice is dealing with the …

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How to Divorce a Financially Abusive Cheater

Dear Chump Lady, I am in the process of divorcing my cheating husband. He has not only cheated, but is also financially, verbally, emotionally and …

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How to Line Up Ducks When You Can’t Afford a Duck

Hello Chump Lady, I have a question as to your to line up one’s ducks. A little about me: currently 6 months pregnant, working part-time …

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How Did You Line Up Your Ducks?

We talk a lot at CN about “lining up your ducks” — stealthily doing your reconnaissance work before you leave a cheater. Getting financial records, …

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‘I’ve Never Broken Up with Anyone’

Dear Chump Lady, I’m closing in on a year from D-Day. I feel like my mental and emotional well-being have largely recovered and I’m ready …

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How the Hell Can I Live with Him Until I Can Get Him Out?

Hey there, Chump Lady. D-day 1 was almost a year ago and D-day 2 was almost 2 months ago, now. I won’t unpack the Baggage …

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Am I Selfish for Leaving Him?

Hello Chump Lady. This is hard to write to you — but I am not sure if it’s hard because of the situation, or because …

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Does Mental Illness Make Him Less of a Cheater?

Hi Chump Lady, Your blog and book have sustained me since I learned last Monday (merry fucking Christmas) that my husband had an ‘emotional’ affair …

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‘I Feel Trapped’

Dear Chump Lady, I need to vent. I have no one to talk to and I feel trapped. I can’t talk to friends or family …

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When They Won’t Leave

There is no hell like the hell of in-house separation. You’ve been a good spouse appliance. Why should those perks end? What’s for dinner? I …

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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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How Do You Leave a Cheater?

Dear Chump Lady, When you discover cheating, how do you break the news? I’m a strong person. I help domestic violence victims, I have an …

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‘I Want to Blast Them on Facebook’

Dear Chump Lady, I just found out after 5 or 6 years of absolute insane digging (mental breakdowns, trips to rehabs, gaslighting to the extreme, …

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He Says ‘I Better Behave’

Dear Chump Lady My husband cheated on me, I didn’t find out through his phone (he doesn’t have one, he doesn’t like them). Didn’t find …

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I’m Forced To Live with My Cheater Right Now

Dear Chump Lady, It’s been five weeks since D-Day here. I’m a lesbian, we have been together 13 years, we have one small child that …

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How Did You Line Up Your Ducks?

Dear Chump Lady, I have written before and asked for anonymity due to domestic violence, despite my ex being out of my house 3.5 years …

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‘We Had a Good Life. Why Did He Cheat?’

Dear Chump Lady, I come to you as perplexed and heartbroken. When you think about how many people experience this kind of betrayal, it is …

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When You Want to Leave, But Just Had a Baby

Dear Chump Lady, I have been married for almost 3 years and we have a one-year old. I discovered he was cheating with random strangers …

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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, She won’t move out

Dear Chump Lady, I came home from a doctor’s appointment early to catch my wife of 20 years cheating on me with an old friend …

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