Category: Limbo

Dear Chump Lady, My husband wants to date

Dear Chump Lady, Am I being unreasonable for having a problem with my husband’s ongoing relationship with a woman he tried unsuccessfully to seduce? One …

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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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Dear Chump Lady, The OW exposed the affair on Facebook

Dear Chump Lady, My sister has been married for 15 years. Six months ago, she discovered that her husband had been having an affair. The other …

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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, How do I know when I’m done?

Hi Chump Lady, I feel like I’m asking a stupid question, but at the same time, it’s like I don’t understand my own mind. Some …

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unicorn problem

Dear Chump Lady, Should I take back Sparkles The Magnificent Personality Changing Dry Drunk Unicorn?

Dear Chump Lady, I am currently in limbo while I get the finances in order and fully decide what I will do. He wants to …

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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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maintain your dignity

Dear Chump Lady, Should I fight for her?

Dear Chump Lady, My wife and I decided to start separation and divorce today. She really is my best friend and we’ve been together 17 years …

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Why Is No Contact So Hard?

A lot of chumps falter when it comes to no contact (NC). It’s the most maddening thing — your brain will be very clear on …

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Lies Are Exhausting

Another primer in mindfuckery today, and that is exhaustion as manipulation tactic. If you’re a cheater and you want your chump to back off? Keep …

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Dear Chump Lady, Why do I keep handing out chances?

Dear Chump Lady, If ever there was an award for the biggest, most thick headed chump, I probably would win the crown. I am an …

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Living with Your Ex… For The Children?

The most amazing case of cake-eating appeared in the Washington Post last week, “Daddy’s home — Why I let my ex live with us on the …

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Dear Chump Lady, Can I please destroy the OW?

Dear Chump Lady, My husband confessed on New Years Eve to an emotional affair with a subordinate. I spent 12 months suspecting, he spent 12 …

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Dear Chump Lady, She’s pregnant by the Other Man

Dear Chump Lady, Four weeks ago I found out my wife of 20 years was having an affair for the past year. She denied it at first, …

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Embrace the Chaos

I remember once upon a time when my life was going to Hell, a friend wrote me a cheer up email and ended it with …

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Dear Chump Lady, I’m considering just giving up

Dear Chump Lady, I’m struggling. We have been married 5 years. He’s been cheating for 4. First it was with his boss and then with …

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Dear Chump Lady, My cheating husband won’t move out

Dear Chump Lady, Were it not for your blog I would have been struggling through the “pick me dance” and following the misguided self-destructive teachings …

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Dear Chump Lady, My friend doesn’t listen to your advice

Dear Chump Lady, My friend reads your blog, but doesn’t take your advice. I (and several other friends) have coached her through the hurts and …

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Dear Chump Lady, I’m an ex-Marine chump

Dear Chump Lady, Here’s my story and I’ll try to keep it short. I married my high school sweetheart and we’ve been married for almost 20 …

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Dear Chump Lady, Divorce and then date? Is this a good idea?

Dear Chump Lady, Help me, please!! I am a lesbian and my wife and I have been married for 5.5 years nearly, though we have …

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