Hapless Darren Gough is the latest middle-aged celebrity to leave his wife after coming into contact with an ambitious glamazon half his age on a television reality show.
It’s the “hapless” that gives it away.
Bonking a looker half your age is “hapless” now is it? Rather than the way evolutionary biology would describe it, “success!”?
You’ve got one brood hatched and growing, there’s not going to be another brood from that source, so the ability to move on and appropriate the fertility of another potential brood hatcher is indeed success.