TLDR: Old hamster who hit the wall years ago just figured out she crashed and burned.
Basicly this sour barren old lady dumped her husband who she was building a future with. Her reasons for breaking up with him included she was making more money as an editor at a magazine while he had the audacity to do blue collar man work.
So the guy becomes a Police officer. (I don't know about the UK but in the US that is a career to be proud of) So now her guy has a good enough job that doesn't embarrass her in front of her friends from the crucially important magazine world.
But that wasn't enough for her he was okay but she couldn't show him off to her friends or spoil herself with his money so she dumped him. She also threw in a complaint about him working to much at the new job I'm sure he worked his ass off to get. His initial intention to become