Mary Portas One Life: Over To You

15 June 2009

Mary Portas

Every week in Grazia, Mary Portas lends her ear to a reader and gives her savvy, no-nonsense take on the situation. Today, it's your turn to help out Grazia reader Holly. Take a look at her letter below. Do you agree that there are no good guys left out there? Or should Holly keep on hunting?

‘Should I settle or stay single?'
I've just turned 34 and my love life is non-existent because there's usually something wrong with every ‘nice guy' I meet – like the one I bumped into at a party recently who seemed great until I discovered he had a girlfriend – after we'd had a good old smooch. Now I know you have to speculate to accumulate, but I don't go out anymore like I used to so it's hard meeting men and the ones my age seem to be a) already taken or b) really boring. But am I being unrealistic? Should I just settle?
- Holly, 34, Southampton

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