Category: Other Women

The Other Woman Died

Dear Chump Lady, My ex husband left me and our 3 kids almost 9 years ago, after 17 years of marriage, and never looked back. …

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How Do I Face OW at Daughter’s Graduation?

Hi Chump Lady, My daughter will be graduating from college in a month and I’m kinda dreading the day because I’m feeling pressure to interact …

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promise bullshit

I’m the Other Woman and I’m Terrified He’ll Cheat on Me

I’m on the road today, so I am rerunning a CN favorite, where an OW wrote to me expecting chump compassion…. and it didn’t end …

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Did the Affair Partner Tell You?

One of the lousier ways to find out you’re a chump is having the news sprung on you via the affair partner. There are worse …

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bitch is crazy

‘I Believe the Other Woman Is Psycho’

Dear Chump Lady, I found out my husband cheated on me about 2 months ago. How you ask? The woman he was sleeping with sent …

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The Affair Partner Is Daughter’s Coach

Dear Chump Lady, My very handsome husband of 15 years (we have 3 kids ages 14, 13 and 11 and one on the way due …

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The OW Signs My Support Checks

Dear Chump Lady, I have been divorced from ex-shithead for five months now. We have two teenage daughters. I receive child support and alimony weekly …

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Jealousy and the Leggy, Blonde Other Woman

Hello Chump Lady, I have this unhealthy obsession over the woman my ex-boyfriend of two years left me for. A year after it happened I …

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And Just Like That

And Just Like That: Pick-Me-Dance Triumph

As a chump watching the new HBO Sex in the City reboot, And Just Like That, must feel akin to a black person watching Gone …

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He Was Not As Advertised

Dear Chump Lady, I dated a guy this year, for almost a year, and about 1.5 months ago he broke up with me. I’m divorced …

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ego kibbles

UBT: ‘I May Be His Mistress, But I’m Not a Homewrecker’

Another Lebkuchen-worthy submission to the Universal Bullshit Translator… Tis the season for over indulgence, so onward we go with Your Tango’s clickbait “I May Be …

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bitter bunny

‘I Want Him to Stay with the Other Woman’

Dear Chump Lady, I’m new to reading your column (just found it).  I’ve been divorced 10-years after 14 years of being married. I found out …

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I am not defined by my relationship.

UBT: I Know My Truth

Dear Chump Lady, I am 6 months post d-Day. My husband of 40 years finally has a move out date and I am starting to …

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Untangling the skein of fuckupedness

Why Do Affair Partners Stalk Chumps?

Hi Chump Lady, Life is good at five years post-divorce. I haven’t talked to or seen ex since the settlement signing/final appearance in front of …

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broken heart

The Other Woman Was a ‘Best Friend’

Dear Chump Lady My children’s father and I broke up 18 months ago after after an 11-year relationship, 2 kids, a house, and a business. …

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Voodoo doll

How Do I Stop Comparing Myself to the OW?

Dear Chump Lady, I am five months out from the last Dday. I did not do the pick me dance, I drew boundaries and protected …

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broken heart

My Best Friend Is an Affair Person

Hi Chump Lady, I got chumped many years ago during my first marriage, and I wish I’d had you back then (would have saved me …

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mindfuck

UBT: Our Relationship Is Over, I Suppose

Dear Chump Lady, Your blog helped me to cut through the nonsense about staying with a cheater and I can say that I am now …

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How Do I Ward Off Emotional Vampires?

Dear Chump Lady, I left my ex-fiancé a few years ago just as our daughter was born (standard cheater asshole) and amidst him marrying and …

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Voodoo doll

Meeting the OW for the First Time

Hi Chump Lady, I have a problem that I am really struggling with. What do I do when I meet the ex and the OW …

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