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We all know the drill: we wake up bright and early on Monday morning ready to embrace fruit, granola and poached eggs… only to be scoffing down a spice bag by Friday afternoon. 

#shame

Yup, life is hard. But it's fine because there's always another Monday lurking on the horizon.

Now it has been revealed that the average yo-yo dieter is only motivated by looking at their mates anyway: a Forza Supplements study found that the main incentive for women to lose weight is… remaining thinner than a friend or sister.

And regardless of the triggers, by 30 we have spent an astonishing three YEARS on a diet. Oh and by 40, that will length of time will have increased to almost SIX YEARS. 

That's a hell of a long time spent asking for your dressing on the side. 

Indeed, the majority of Irish women will diet twice a year, on average losing about 4lbs through dieting alone. 

And just why-oh-why do we spend so much of our 30s counting calories? Well, fear of middle-aged spread and gaining weight during pregnancy are both apparently at fault.

There IS light on the horizon though. Many woman tend to become comfortable with their figure by their 40s resulting in spending much less time dieting…

So here's to hitting 40! 

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Lawyers have apparently noted a rise in young husbands filing for divorce from their older wives.

Apparently, middle age is when you should start worrying about whether or not you’re about to be issued your p45.

James Brown, a partner at JMQ, says that they’ve a seen the number of these cases rise by a third in the last three years.

Brown said: "In my experience over that time, many of the women marrying younger men do so when they reach their late 30s or early 40s. Often they have built a career, are more confident and being able to attract a younger husband is almost an expression of 'girl power', for want of a better phrase.

“However, we are sadly seeing many instances in which this kind of relationship often founders as women reach middle age.”

We’re saddened by this news, and also kind of annoyed that people assume older women want a younger husband as “an expression of ‘girl power’” – does love not come into it at all?

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