Married attached dating site
I set up an Illicit Encounters profile while my husband was out one day.
I used an image from my picture library – a colourful seashell – instead of a photo of me.
Around seven years ago, I discovered Illicit Encounters after I read about it in a magazine.
I couldn’t believe that there was a service offering exactly what I wanted.
When matches started to come through, it was incredibly exciting. He seemed clever and funny, so I arranged to meet him in a bar one summer evening, telling my husband that I was out with work colleagues.
Hugh was closer to 50 than the 40 he had said he was, but it didn’t matter – he was handsome and as smart as he’d been online.
Why do some people feel the need to stand in judgement over others?
And one user who goes by the username Telly Graf was outraged: If you feel randy, then screw away, but don't be dishonest and hide it from your husband, to whom you have made a commitment.
These are some of your comments: User Melange agreed with our writer, praising her: Her story sounds brilliant.
I’m glad to say that he found another partner relatively quickly, who he’s still with, and I’m very happy for him. I’m happily dating men who are younger than me and enjoying my freedom.
It’s important for me to seize the moments that I feel I’ve lost during those years of marriage.
I’d been with my husband for 10 years, but I knew it was a mistake.
I’d done what many people of my age – late 40s – did, and settled for someone.