We couldn't fight the chemistry and against all my normal principles I had four days of amazing sex with him.Nick lived overseas and I didn't want a long-distance relationship, but our fling ensured I flew back to London with my confidence restored.It was out of character, and I asked him if we could try relationship counselling - but he refused. There, I immediately caught the eye of a very handsome man, Tim, who was my age and a television producer. It felt extraordinary - partly wonderful, partly strange.
I woke up next morning with a big smile on my face. My lover was returning to Brazil but I didn't mind, I always knew it would be just a fling and, besides, I had met another young man called Harry, also in his mid-20s. They love dating older women because they are more experienced and don't cling.
I made it clear I was not ready for a heavy relationship.
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Tracy Chambers, 36, is a senior manager for a charity.
But I have set myself a target - I want to be settled in a long-term relationship by this summer.