Whatever the reason, Kate Slogget, founder of The Picnic Project, an elite dating agency which charges members upwards of £3,000 a year, agrees demand for men with relationship experience is higher than ever.
She says: ‘Being divorced no longer carries the stigma it did in previous years.
Rachel has never been married — she lived with her son’s father for a couple of years before they separated — and says she hopes to make him her husband.
‘In my experience, a man only becomes a real man when he’s a father and has been through a bit of heartache, such as divorce, ‘ says Rachel.
The couple’s relationship is, however, not without its complications.
Steve’s younger son lives with his ex-wife and her new partner in Singapore, which means lengthy trips several times a year to visit him.
Unlike Cougars, who have a taste for younger men — Demi Moore and Amanda Redman are among the most famous — Pumas plump for experience.
According to research by matchmaking service The Picnic Project.com, more than half a million women would rather date a mature divorced man than someone younger than them.
Sabine, a model, knew instantly her years of dating toyboys had been a mistake.If you notice any one of the following issues in the man you’re dating, take it as a warning that he may be lacking in important qualities that help make a relationship successful.These include respecting others and having healthy emotional boundaries (knowing where one person ends and the other person begins).It’s like those articles that say something to the effect of “divorced men make great partners because they know how to commit since they’ve committed to marriage before,”…unless, of course, he’s a serial cheater, which might be the reason he got divorced in the first place.People commit to each other and get married for all sorts of reasons.