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Dating powerful woman

It’s also widely believed that such women are always itching for a megaphone to broadcast that fact to all and sundry. Think TV star Oprah Winfrey and her husband Roger Steadman or our very own Lupita Nyong’o and her boyfriend or even Keroche Breweries CEO Tabitha Karanja and her little known husband.The million-dollar question, however, is, how do you successfully hit on such powerful women and peacefully live in their shadows as a partner, without feeling little or being henpecked as those in the aforementioned cases?

Happy, peaceful in the shadow of powerful woman True to form, when preparing this report, we tried to reach out to at least four husbands to well-known rich and successful female public figures for tips in vain. Those were the ages of Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore when the couple tied the knot last year, making their highly publicized May-December romance official.But even though their older woman-younger man relationship may be among the world's most visible, it's not that unusual anymore.A while back, the country teemed with many macho posturing men, but since the advent of women empowerment and other related initiatives, things have changed.The previously tough guys are now all susceptible to the unpredictable female emotional roller coaster.She added that previous research had highlighted severe shortages of women in powerful positions in the judiciary, in higher education and the military.

"In the House of Commons men outnumber women four to one and there are just five women CEOs in the FTSE 100," she said.

In their mind, you are there to make them look good, please them, impress their friends and the public, and basically cater to their every whim.

It matters less what happens to you, how you feel or if you ‘live or die’, because you are the “non-famous one” and usually replaceable.

The editor of Woman's Hour, Alice Feinstein, said the exercise would highlight areas of British life in which there was a dearth of powerful women.

"My suspicion is that we may find that those individuals are concentrated in certain areas, they are doing certain jobs and there are huge gulfs where women hardly appear at all," she said.

Fresh from her role as an Olympics commentator, Clare Balding will present an assessment of the most powerful women in sport.