Ultimo boss Michelle Mone and her husband Michael are to separate after 19 years of marriage. The 40-year-old mother-of-three built up the business after leaving school in Glasgow at the age of 15 and is now believed to be worth around £39million. She is also co-founder of MJM International with her husband. She recently began modelling her own range of lingerie after shedding six stone - a move she admitted her husband was uncomfortable with.The fact that a middle-aged married woman suddenly loses a lot of weight doesn't necessarily mean she's preparing to go back on the market, but it is a remarkably reliable indicator. It strikes me that this, like several other aspects of Athol's IMAP, indicates how much Married Game for men is merely an articulation of behaviors in which married women already engage, consciously or unconsciously.
And it makes sense. As a general rule, people who are looking to change their lives significantly in one way or another are usually going to end up deciding to ditch their spouses even if that was not their original intention. Because there are few things that define our lives so much as our marriages do.