Now Lord Laidlaw, 65, says he has been fighting the "disease" for the whole of his adult life.So are so-called sex addicts suffering from an illness or just making excuses for being unfaithful?
Nevertheless she did her very best to charm the men.
And that is where the fairytale end as both relationships were destined to have very different outcomes.
Both Thai women were of a similar age Suttida was twenty nine years of age and her friend Praewa was twenty seven. Suttida worked in a travel agency in Bangkok, Praewa also worked in Thailand's capital city but as a beer girl at a bar in Sukhumvit.
Charmed: Dilly Evans-Smith, right, approached Sebastian, 30, outside a pub in London with a cheesy chat up line.
He said the move 'made him feel appreciated' but that it took him a few seconds to understand her opener: 'If you were a triangle, you would be acute'The men's reactions varied greatly depending on the chat-up line Dilly used.Approaching Ben, 25, she tested out one of the more obscure options, saying: 'I was wondering if I can have your picture so I can show Santa what I want for Christmas.'In response he quipped: 'Who dared you to say that?