Category: Quacks

Join the International Academy for the Advancement of Chump Studies

This one goes out to the pseudo-therapist-sexologist quacks everywhere and the diploma mills who love them. I’m rerunning my piece on Chump Credentials. Join IAACS now! …

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Dear Chump Lady, Is pain a choice?

Dear Chump Lady As I try to heal in the most graceful way (suppressing my revenge fantasies) this is what I am struggling with… Like …

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Why blame the chump?

Dear Chump Lady, Why are these so called experts so rabid about blaming chumps for their part in creating a situation where they got betrayed? …

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Making the Marriage ‘A Good Place to Be’

One piece of advice the Reconciliation Industrial Complex likes to give after D-Day is telling chumps it is their responsibility to make the marriage “a …

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UBT: Affair Proof Your Marriage

“Affair Proof Your Marriage” articles are so ubiquitous, I hesitate to feed them to the Universal Bullshit Translator. It just rolled its circuits at me. Really? …

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Affairs Improve Marriage?

Last week several of you directed me to this God awful column in the New York Times (a paper that I dearly love, but which …

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How Can We Challenge Blameshifting Therapists?

Dear Chump Lady, I find myself truly saddened, perplexed, outraged, confused? Am I going crazy? or is this really the philosophy around infidelity and how …

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Esther Perel in the #MeToo Era

I really find it bizarre that cheater apologist Esther Perel is having a moment at exactly the same time as #MeToo. When the zeitgeist on …

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Weinstein Does Outpatient Quackery

It’s probably not fair to pile on about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, seen pictured here expressing a fleeting moment of regret for raping starlets. But …

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The Unicorn of Reconciliation

Every Piece of Crappy Reconciliation Advice You Got

Raise your hands Amazon chumps! If you’re the sort of person who responds to crisis with research, how many reconciliation books did you buy? Is “When …

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Dear Chump Lady, My therapist thinks I’m responsible for my husband’s cheating

Dear Chump Lady, I just finished reading your book. Your words about using caution when finding the right therapist were life changing for me. I …

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UBT: Esther Perel’s “Happy People Cheat”

The world is going to hell in a hand basket. If the daily news cycle wasn’t enough to make you stick your head in an …

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UBT: Will Telling the Truth Hurt Your Relationship?

Sometimes the Universal Bullshit Translator needs some time to recover between bullshit sessions. Rest the old transponders, oil the gears, avoid the news cycle… And …

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The Fallacy of “Unmet Needs”

If I could wave my magic Chump Lady wand and rid the world of one founding principle of the Reconciliation Industrial Complex, it’s that affairs happen …

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Your Most Ridiculous RIC Nuggets

If you were ever an Amazon chump, somewhere there moldering on your bookshelf (or ashen in an incinerator somewhere) are the 50 Save Your Marriage …

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Apologize to Your Cheating Husband, Says Quack

If people ever think I made up the Reconciliation Industrial Complex, that it’s a wee bit overstated, consider this misogynist piece of crap that ran in …

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Join the International Academy for the Advancement of Chump Studies

This one goes out to the sexologists everywhere and the diploma mills who love them. I’m rerunning my piece on Chump Credentials. Join IAACS now! It’s …

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Dear Chump Lady, How can we challenge blameshifting therapists?

Dear Chump Lady, I find myself truly saddened, perplexed, outraged, confused? Am I going crazy? or is this really the philosophy around infidelity and how …

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Dear Chump Lady, My therapist wants to know how I caused my husband to cheat

Dear Chump Lady, I just finished reading your book. Your words about using caution when finding the right therapist were life changing for me. I …

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UBT: Renegade Sex Therapists

Raise your hand if you think good sex is an important part of a good relationship. Oh, hey, is that all of you? I think …

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