Category: Other Women

Mistress Is ‘Archaic’ and ‘Sexist’?

The venerable AP style book, used by journalists for matters of grammar and style, has taken us all to task for using the word “mistress.” …

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“I Need to Forgive the OW” WTF?

Dear Chump Lady, My divorce was final just 3 months ago. I went back to using my maiden name. I have been living with family …

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UBT: “Will Our Affair Survive the Lockdown?”

A few bazillion of you sent the Universal Bullshit Translator the Guardian’s “I’m involved with a married man. Will our affair survive the lockdown?” Penned …

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The OW Recommends a Self-Help Book

Hi Chump Lady! I wrote to you over the holiday’s, detailing how my cheating EX got cheated on by his mistress and how karma, completely …

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The Benevolent Other Woman

An alert chump sent me A Letter To The Woman Whose Man Cheated On Her With Me. The OW is “Aria.” The chump girlfriend is …

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‘How Do I Handle the OW?’

Dear Chump Lady, How do I handle this bitch?! My husband left me last year because he needed “space.” Come to find out he has …

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‘I Work with the Other Woman’

Dear Chump Lady, How do I deal with the following situation? I work at the same organisation as my husband though in a different team. …

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Called the Other Woman, Got ‘Vague’ Answers

Dear Chump Lady, I have been with my boyfriend for over a year. He is 17 years older than me. Well, the first 3 months …

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‘The Other Woman Is Taunting Me’

Dear Chump Lady, The other woman is taunting me! She’s been in an affair with my husband for over 18 months now, and I’ve asked …

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No Tag Backs, OW

Hi CL! I’m a newbie chump (7 weeks going on 8) and up until now I behaved really rather well. I kept my cool and …

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Where Are They Now?

“Don’t wait for karma,” I tell people on this blog all the time. Get on with your life! Go be awesome! Embrace meh! Assuming you …

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Dear Chump Lady, She changed him

Dear Chump Lady, I want to first say that I am SERIOUSLY thankful for your blog. I found it a little too late, and pick-me …

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Dear Chump Lady, I don’t want to make nice with my OW SIL

Dear Chump Lady, I am 10 years out from leaving my cheating ex-husband. I found out about his affair on July 4, 2009, and have …

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Dear Chump Lady, I’m the OW and I’m terrified he’ll cheat on me

Dear Chump Lady, I am probably the biggest chump of all, but here goes…  I was married for 21 years and had an affair (the …

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Dear Chump Lady, She has abs of steel

Dear Chump Lady,  I need your help because I sabotage my own life by comparing myself to the ex’s new woman (one of the many …

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Dear Chump Lady, I discovered my new friend is an OW

Dearest Chump Lady, You pulled me through my darkest days when I found out my husband was cheating. Your blog was my sanity and North …

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All Those Times You Didn’t Cheat

If you believe the popular commentators on infidelity, unfaithfulness is an affliction that can happen to anyone anywhere anytime. All of our relationships are under …

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The Futility of Confronting Affair Partners

Here’s a rookie chump mistake — confronting affair partners. Maybe you did this. Maybe you agonized about doing this. Maybe you’re still waiting to come …

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Dear Chump Lady, Is this weird?

Dear Chump Lady, I’ve recently just attended the baby shower of a fellow chump friend that I met recently. She told me the story of …

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Dear Chump Lady, I’ve got a Bunny Boiler

Dear Chump Lady, My D-day was March 2017. OW, aka the Yoga Whore, is a woman who had met Porky Pig on a beach vacation …

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