Category: How to leave a cheater

Dear Chump Lady, Can I leave if he has cancer?

Dear Chump Lady, I have been reading your blog for the past year and, while it has helped me tremendously, I have a nagging sense …

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Dear Chump Lady, Cheater’s mom enables him in his affair

Dear Chump Lady, It has taken several D-days (yes, I’m a chumpy chump) to realize that my fiance is not going to change. Now I’m …

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How Did You Get Rid of Their Crap?

My cheating ex once gave me a tie-dyed license plate cover for Christmas after D-Day — because I’m a “hippy chick.” He proudly affixed it to …

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Tips for Starting a New Life?

Hi Chump Lady, I found your site recently, I love the support here. Can I make a request for a post for those of us …

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Dear Chump Lady, I don’t have any proof but…

Dear Chump Lady, Is it normal behavior for a man to be accused of cheating, and he denies it, yet continues to hide his phone?  I started …

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Do-It-Yourself Mediation Is For Suckers

Following up on Vickie’s excellent financial advice, I thought I would devote today’s column to mediation debacles. Vickie had a great comment on chump/cheater power …

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Anthony Weiner Gets Catfished

Anthony Weiner, that irrepressible mongoose, is at it again. In case you missed it, last Friday the disgraced former New York politico and underemployed stay-at-home dad …

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Dear Chump Lady, My cheating husband wants me to sponsor his citizenship

Hi Chump Lady, First off I am gay and I’ve been married for over 2 years and been with this guy for 9 years. I …

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You Need a Lawyer

Today’s little public service announcement is brought to you by the Broke Ass Divorced Losers United Council (BADLUC). (Cue bouncy tune…) Are you divorcing a …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do I say goodbye?

Dear Chump Lady, How do I say goodbye? My soon-to-be-ex and I broke up about 8 months ago, which was the best decision of my life. …

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Dear Chump Lady, He apologized to the OW for not leaving me

Dear Chump Lady, Please help, I feel so lost, I don’t know what to do. Earlier today I found my husband’s email open, it was …

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What Made You Leave a Cheater?

On yesterday’s post a thread broke out on what it took for chumps to finally leave their cheaters. Not surprisingly, we have quite a readership …

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Infidelity Advice for the Newly Chumped?

So assuming some of the newly minted chumps from the Ashley Madison data hack wash up on our shores, what advice would you give them? …

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When Escape Is Your Best Option

Today’s guest post is by J.C. You were one of the mighty chumps. With the universally understood truth that it is the cheater who should …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do you get through the middle of leaving?

Hi Chump Lady, I have a question for you: how do you get through the middle of this leaving-your-cheater process, as in, not the terrible …

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Why Did You Leave?

Boy, we really bled a vein with the last post here “Why Did You Stay?”! UniquelyMe had a good suggestion, which was to follow that …

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How To Leave Someone, How to Be Left

I think chumps are often misunderstood as sore losers. People can be incredibly tone deaf about infidelity — she left you? Hey, it’s all for …

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What Would You Tell Yourself at D-Day?

Who wouldn’t love a do-over? I’m sure a few of you navigated this shit perfectly right out of the starting gate, but most of us …

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Leveling the Financial Playing Field on Your Way Out the Door

Folks, I don’t do a lot of guest blogging here, but today I’m making an exception to introduce you to financial planner Vickie Adams, CFP®, …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do I leave without him getting violent?

Dear Chump Lady, How do I tell a (potentially) violent cheater I want a divorce without getting the shit kicked out of me? My DDay …

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