Online dating leaves middle-aged women in 'single wilderness'

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Work and relationship pressures make the mids the start of many British people's unhappiest decade, a survey suggests. Of the 2, people quizzed, more aged 35 to 44 said that they felt lonely or depressed than in other age groups. The survey also suggested that busy parents were using Facebook and similar sites to stay in touch with children. Relationship advice charity Relate, which is behind the research, said it revealed a true mid-life crisis.

Naomi sat in the back row of Melbourne's Grattan Institute, about to attend to her fiance give a lecture. She was joined by three unfamiliar women - all attractive, well groomed, all the rage their mids. From their whispered chinwag, she quickly realised they weren't around to hear about politics and finance but to meet her eligible be in charge of. Naomi explains: ''He's 36 years aged and is definitely someone who falls into the alpha-male category: excellent activity in finance, PhD, high income, six feet two, sporty and very abundant. And he's an utter sweetheart. Naomi is an attractive year-old PhD apprentice. She has been in a affiliation with her fiance for six years.

I remember the moment my sister told me she was having a babe. I was spending the evening along with a group of friends and, central through, Kate said she needed a word. We ducked into a bedroom, where she looked at me accordingly solemnly that I ransacked my common sense for anything I could possibly allow done wrong in the past half-hour. The seriousness of her announcement made me giggle out loud.