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Met Police launches new recruitment drive aimed at divorced alcoholic mavericks

‘If your marriage is on the rocks, if you have a drink problem and if you have got a hunch, my message to you is this: We will find you and we will hire you.’

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Posted: Jul 26th, 2013
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Comment: Why my first four marriages are the ideal preparation for a fifth

‘What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. (Nice try though, Cathy, if you’re reading this.) The important thing is always to learn from what life throws at you, and you don’t get hitched a third of a dozen times without picking up a few pointers along the way.’

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Posted: Sep 12th, 2011
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Divorcee who travelled the world to find herself admits disappointment with the results

spent years wondering if she'd switched the iron offA middle-aged woman recently returned from a round-the-world voyage of discovery into herself has spoken of her immense disappointment at realising she really is in fact every bit as dull as she first thought. ‘For years I felt identified by my roles as a wife and a mother and felt my life was in a bit of a rut. So when my marriage ended and the kids left home, I decided to seize the opportunity to reconnect with myself by going on my travels and rediscover my exciting side,’ said Susan Austin, 53, who can’t pass for any younger even with lipstick. ‘Turns out, though, that I am just spectacularly uninteresting. And it doesn’t matter whether I’m swimming with dolphins in Bali or crapping up a mountain in Nepal. I’m just a thundering bore.’

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Posted: Oct 8th, 2009
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