According to leaked statements made by EU Chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Theresa May begged him to help her with Brexit. Allegedly Juncker said Theresa May looked like she had not slept in a while and had stress lines.

According to an article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Juncker is supposed to have said Theresa May was beset by problems from friends and foes alike around her cabinet table. The paper got hold of this leaked information from someone close to Jean-Claude Juncker from a meeting between the British Prime Minister and the EU Chief last Monday.

Nick Timothy, Theresa May's former Chief of Staff, accused his opposite number in Brussels, Martin Selmayr, of leaking what went on at the meeting. Timothy Tweeted the following, "After a constructive Council meeting, Selmayr does this". Timothy continued that this is the reason why the EU cannot be trusted over Brexit discussions.

Mr. Selmayr, however, hit back accusing Nick Timothy of spreading false information. Statements coming out of Number 10 dismissed these allegations as not being true.

Theresa May has aged

It is only natural I suppose when you are Prime Minister and taking on the responsibilities of that job you will age. Theresa May has had a bumpy ride since becoming Prime Minister what with the early general election, Brexit negotiations and the shenanigans in her party.

However long Theresa May holds onto power she is damaged goods and everyone in her party including herself knows it. The opposition under Jeremy Corbyn is scenting blood and any chance they get to further wound her they will - like the recent climb down on the Universal Credit hotline of charging callers 55p a minute which will be free from next month.

Backbench Tories who vehemently disagree with her policies on benefits like Heidi Allen, will put the boot in when given the chance. It is possible with the implementation of Universal Credit there may have to be a slowdown or pause in its rollout. Rebel Tories together with Labour, SNP, and the Lib-Dems are still pressurisng her over this.

It wasn't supposed to be like this

When Theresa May took over the leadership of the Conservative party and became Prime Minister after the fiasco of Brexit she was supposed to be another Margaret Thatcher. When Ken Clarke described her as a "Bloody difficult woman" many thought from this statement from a man who had worked with her this was indeed the case.

She appeared to understand the suffering of the just and seemed to offer something fresh from the Cameron era. Her mistake was probably calling a snap election which left her clinging onto power having to bribe the DUP to keep her in power.

She called the general election probably because many accused of her being like Gordon Brown when he bottled calling a general election to give him the mandate to rule.

So maybe, in the end, this is what forced her to call her a general election and also to strengthen her hand in Brexit negotiations. As we all know however she did not get that mandate which has left her in the precarious position she is in today.