These women have been emotionally abused, disappointed, betrayed and they are just so hard-wired to not get hurt again. By setting unattainable standards (fantasy man) they ensure they will never again let somebody close enough to them to hurt them again.
You are grownup and you understand how important it is to be empathetic. They want love, companionship, romance and commitment and are doing their best to navigate the rocky shores of dating over 40.
Nice, successful, decent people who find themselves single at this time in their life.
Here, with the help of leading clinicians, Angela Epstein identifies the ages when different parts of the body start to lose their battle with time.
As we get older, the number of nerve cells - or neurons - in the brain decrease.
‘This excess skin after weight loss is the same skin damage that occurs during pregnancy — but all over the body,’ explains Guido Kohler, a plastic surgeon who works privately and at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
‘After extreme weight loss, many patients develop an “apron” of skin around the abdomen, and loose skin under the arms, chest and inner thighs,’ explains Mr Kohler.
After a lot of contemplation, I've become absolutely sure that if you love someone and respect someone enough, you cannot cheat on that person. For the first time in my crazy, messed-up love life, I believe that I am truly in love — madly, head-over-heels kind of love.
The difference with this relationship is that I have a deep and profound respect for my boyfriend. The only time I would do something like that would be if I didn't honor him the way that I do.
‘Over the years I tried every diet going, to no avail.
It was only after I was involved in a serious car crash, aged 34, that I considered having weight loss surgery.
She’s a much better writer than we have on the guy’s side of things!