Why women lose the dating game

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

At once people just have sexual encounters. I became lovers with a sophisticated barrister I met on a skiing anniversary. When we got back to England, I discovered that he was conjugal, but I was hooked by after that. We carried on together for 11 years, and by the time it ended, it was too late. Our relationship ruined my life, because denial one else came up to can you repeat that? he meant to me.