More than often our priorities can't be shifted and when something causes them to shift, we're upset.
But yet, we're on a mission to feel complete and if it's possible to become complete with another person it's just gravy (although there are plenty of women who've gone through their entire lives without finding love and been perfectly happy). ) and Gloria Stenhem, who each waited until they were in their late 40s and 50s to find love.
Plus, my shyness probably makes me look ‘stuck up’ or aloof, when that isn’t the case.
I’ve been in tears ever since I heard their ‘happy news’ and am in tears now writing this.
We go from butterflies to drowning our sorrows in a tub of Ben and Jerry's.
Every little girl imagines having her Cinderella movement: meeting him at the ball, dancing to beautiful music, then going into the garden and talking until midnight, running home leaving behind the glass slipper and when he comes to find her, knowing her old life is behind her for good.
And I recently made the winning cake in the office bake-off! Apart from the odd holiday fling, I’ve not been in a relationship for six years.
I desperately want to find a good man and settle down and have children, but I can’t even find a man to go on a date with!
Dear Polly, By any reasonable standard, my life is good.