Tag: divorce

Dear Chump Lady, Do I have to invite my ex to the party?

Hi Chump Lady, My ex-wife cheated many times and finally moved in with her affair partner 6 years ago. Our divorce was final 2 1/2 …

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Narcissist Goldfish

When Your D-Day Is After the Divorce

Dear Chump Lady, How do I get over the Beauty and Beast fiction? Briefly: married my brother’s friend at 25, 2 girls and 20 years …

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leave a cheater

Unspouse Your House?

HGTV has a new show out “Unspouse Your House” — remodeling post-breakup as therapy. I’m totally onboard with this concept. Producers, call us. Chump Nation …

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Rejection man

Dear Chump Lady, She was ‘going to make it up to me’

Hello Chump Lady, I’ve been reading your posts for the past three years understanding and yet ignoring all of your sage advice till just recently. …

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Dear Chump Lady, I can’t compete with their fabulousness

Dear Chump Lady, Here’s my tale of woe. After thirteen years and four children, my husband decided apropos of nothing to leave me for his …

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Dear Chump Lady, Do I tell the kids about the cheating?

Dear Chump Lady, I have been married for almost 17 years, together for 21 years. The first time I caught him cheating it was all …

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Dear Chump Lady, Does it really get better?

Dear Chump Lady, Does it really get better, or is that just another lie that people tell chumps to cut down on the suicide stats? …

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bitter bunny

Dear Chump Lady, I want him to stay with the OW

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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Dear Chump Lady, He moved down the street

Dear Chump Lady, I divorced my (abusive) ex-husband a year ago after 17 years of marriage and 4 children. That wasn’t fun for him, so …

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Dear Chump Lady, He puts the OW phone to say ‘goodnight’ to our child

Dear Chump Lady, I kicked my husband out two weeks ago after discovering his affair with a woman 20 years older than me. He’s now …

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twu luv

Dear Chump Lady, He sees me as the Fixer

Dear Chump Lady, The other night as the Super Bowl was just getting started, my 18-year-old daughter called me into her bedroom. Her dad, (my …

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Dear Chump Lady, He’s dating a mom at our kid’s school

Dear Chump Lady, I was cheated on by my husband and father of young children after 16 years together, left absolutely shattered. I played the …

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Dear Chump Lady, How do I make it through the holidays?

Happy Thanksgiving, CN! It’s that season again and if you’re in a bit of a holiday slump, this goes one out to you. For the survivors …

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stitched heart

Cool. Bummer. Wow.

Dear Chump Lady, Please help! I do not know how to navigate this entire divorce mess with my two teenage daughters. My youngest sees her …

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Managing Divorce Expectations

It’s always a good idea to manage your expectations around most things. What’s this? A scented candle? NO, I WANTED A PONY! Life has a way …

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broken heart

Dear Chump Lady, We’re divorcing… and still living in the same house

Dear Chump Lady, My D-day was August 27th, 2017. He just came up to me out-of-nowhere once the kids were in bed and said that …

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Rejection man

Dear Chump Lady, Am I normal?

Dear Chump Lady, So, D-Day was June 12. I saw a text message from a “Melissa” when she was asleep holding her phone. After reading …

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Unicorn cage

“Does divorcing her make me the Bad Guy?”

Dear Chump Lady, I’m a chump guy here. Trying to make sense of how drastically my life and marriage has changed over the last several …

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Dear Chump Lady, The OW dresses my children in her clothes

Dear Chump Lady, I am 15 months into this crappy situation now, have just wrangled myself a good settlement that my soon-to-be-ex’s stepfather had to …

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Gwyneth Paltrow Can Bite Me

I’m sorry. I hate “conscious uncoupling.” On the one hand, I’m thrilled this bit of word salad is getting the snark and derision it so …

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