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By her own admission, Judy Hollis's behaviour was thoughtlessly promiscuous.
In two instances among my acquaintances, the men, both in their early 60s, have departed to a much younger woman beckoning from a warm bed.
Mostly, though, it's been the women who have instigated the separation and there has been no other person involved.
Her story is an illustration in microcosm of why sexually transmitted diseases among the over-45s are on the increase.
Health Protection Agency figures show a 60per cent increase in cases of chlamydia in 2008 in this age group, compared to 2004.
We met online and within a week we'd met under the guise of going for drinks - alcohol gave us both confidence and we ended up back at my house.
'I certainly hadn't ever expected to be single again at the age of 47,' says Judy. He was my first love and I never imagined a time when we wouldn't be together.' Judy felt her world had collapsed and spent most of her time in tears.
And then, three months on, she did something completely unexpected and out of character: she started sleeping with other men.
And it's a pattern that's being repeated all over the country: 68 per cent of divorces are now initiated by wives.
Greater economic independence and the fact that 50 no longer spells the end of the road for women are just two of the reasons for the ever- spirallingdivorce rate among older couples.