The etiquette is very much that you don't enquire too much into the marriage of the other party.
Many women have revealed they have one night stands and married women are no different in that they sometimes too crave one night of reckless abandon.
Marital fidelity (or the lack thereof) has entered the collective consciousness in the last few years following a series of well publicised celebrity marital affairs that hit the headlines.
Married people across the UK looked on disapprovingly, but the reality is that many more cheating spouses are unfaithful than anyone realises.
The word 'illicit' captures the naughtiness involved in a good old bit of extracurricular activity and it explains why so many people do it!
Being sensible and straight laced all the time can get dull, and it is human nature to seek a thrill.
We all know how life short is, but how many of us actually have the courage to take what we want - to really make it happen?
Many people have an online affair because an affair website makes it so much easier to meet people anonymously and safely.
It's not always straightforward to read whether someone is keen for a no strings encounter when you meet them in a bar, but on a site dedicated to extramarital flings, it is obvious!
Dating a stranger or a simple one night stand encounter can give you the release you need, and if you keep it discreet, everyone can stay happy.