Sex, lies and online affairs: why Croydon is the adultery capital of London

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

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