'Also, because there are so many divorced women out there now, they refuse to be pigeon-holed as hopeless singletons to be shoved in the corner like maiden aunts.
'These divorcees want new experiences - and by that I mean new lovers - and they increasingly feel they have some kind of right to go for what they want, regardless of the outcome.
Fifteen years ago, when I was single and on the dating scene, you never thought of going near a man if he was married or even had a girlfriend.Time was when loyalty to their sex meant few single women would pursue a married man.In our aggressive 'me, me, me' age, that's changed. This summer I have been to a number of 40th birthday parties and weddings - all of which were second marriages - and have left each one increasingly irritated.And besides, why do they flatter themselves that every singleton be interested in their husbands?I had to remind myself that the fault didn't lie with me, but with them.
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Women are out for what they can get - and if that means another woman's husband, then so be it.At a time when one in three marriages fails, the thinking seems to be that to ruin one or two more unions in your own pursuit of happiness won't make much difference.Why are today's married women so insecure, clingy and proprietorial? Have they really lost the trust most wives once instinctively felt in their relationships?Didn't I know, they asked me, what it's like to be married today?