The ticking clock of babymania feels more like a bomb when you’re living through it as a Double Whammy.

You’ve heard every piece of advice, countless times.

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You’ve even tried some of the stuff you thought you’d never do.

Now, astonishingly people are suggesting you ‘do it on your own’ as if it were an ambitious DIY project that you just need to pluck up the nerve for.

I did meet a couple of interesting men but one was too ready and one not ready enough and well, that was that.

As someone who works for herself and runs a women’s organisation, my life is pretty testosterone free and very nice that is too!

And whatever piece of brilliant advice it is that you think you’ve got for your single friend, your daughter, your sister or your colleague – just don’t.

Only for this week if that’s all you can manage, but preferably never again.

However, amongst those women joining the private online GW Community born in the 1970s, it seems that social infertility is increasingly prevalent.

The private and personal pain of being both single childless is so extreme that within the GW Online Community we have a special name for it – ‘Double Whammy’.

Friends and family tell their single friends to just ‘get out there’ and suggest ever more and more bizarre (and undignified) suggestions of how to meet a partner (things that they would never dream of doing) without realising that they’ve tried it all.