The simple fact is, I’d spent months changing my appearance, and even my accent, all so I would meet a rich man.
And if that sounds shallow, then let me explain a little about my past.
Unless of course the relationships you keep falling into are just as safe as taking your practice swings because you end up in relationships with people that aren’t a compatible match with you.
So how do you, as a driven man, know what sort of things to look for in a partner?
"She dated him before her and Tarek were together."ET has learned that Doug has met Christina and Tarek's two children, 6-year-old Taylor and 1-year-old Brayden.
According to the source, Tarek isn't pleased with his estranged wife's new relationship."Tarek has always had a sense of jealousy over her prior relationship with this person," the source claims.
Here she tells ANNA PURSGLOVE how she succeeded …Last spring, I flew to New York for a date with a man I had not met before.
As I walked towards the arrivals lounge I frantically smoothed down my clothes, fretting that my carefully selected wardrobe (Moschino shirt, Mulberry holdall and fake-but-convincing diamond earrings) wouldn’t be showy enough to impress an American multi-millionaire.
With her reputation for ambition, determination and success, she can be seen by men as intriguing but intimidating; attractive yet aloof.
But he wasn’t dating any woman, he was dating me — a pharmacy counter saleswoman from the dull old town of Brigg in North Lincolnshire.
And, yes, I’d targeted him not just because he was attractive, but also because he had serious money.
Some of the world’s most inspiring Alphas (Oprah Winfrey, Condoleezza Rice) have yet to settle down; while many of their predecessors (Coco Chanel, Jane Austen) never did.
As the singer Alanis Morissette puts it: “Alpha men are very turned on by the Alpha woman – really high chemistry, really fun to work with, probably really fun to have affairs with.