I did it again and again – with Hugh and others, all intelligent, successful men who had no intention of leaving their marriages.The pre-sex drinks and dinners were almost as good as the sex itself.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.
When I went home that night, I slipped into bed next to my husband and didn’t feel guilt, only exhilaration.
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