An interesting and desperately sad article in the Croydon Advertiser last month revealed that over 18,000 Croydonians are currently signed up to Illicit Encounters, a self-described ‘discreet and confidential extra-marital dating service for men and women’.
None of this is surprising, when you consider that Croydon is the adultery capital of London, a place where infidelity is cited in 14% of divorce petitions in the borough.
For the longest time, we’ve had a culture that idolises sex. It has become a modern ‘god’ – we venerate it in our pop songs, and we serve it with our bodies.
Read more in the Croyden Citizen