Friday 23 February 2018

Brit on the Side - Dating website for married people claims British women searching for Irish affairs

Married Irish men the most coveted affair partners with London the number one destination for an 'illicit encounter'

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Clare Cullen

Clare Cullen

Website that offers online dating for those who are "married but feeling neglected" have conducted a study into the most attractive race to have an affair with.

Research by the UK's largest dating website for married people claims that British women are choosing Irish men as the "best race to have an Illicit encounter with".

Over 2,000 users of 'Illicit Encounters' were surveyed and out of thirty race options,  the Irish stole the crown of most-coveted married men with over 23% of the vote.

The top three most attractive qualities in married Irish men were that they make the women laugh and they are "very discreet" and "charming".

In sadder news (or happier?) only 11% of the women surveyed would leave their husbands for an Irish man.

Ladies living in London, Manchester or Edinburgh with Irish husbands should keep an eye on their spouses as those destinations were voted the best for dirty weekends with a taken partner.

Claire Page, the spokesperson for Illicit Encounters, said the results were "extremely interesting" and that British women were "falling over themselves to have an affair with an Irish man".

"A sense of humour, which comes naturally to Irish men, is almost irresistible. Charms gets you everywhere!"

"Everyone wants to feel important and this is exactly what Irish men tend to do – make women feel important".

Psychologist Lucy Redford noted that Irish men are more discreet perhaps because "they’re less attached to the women they’re having affairs with" and "discretion could be a natural bi-product of a long-distance relationship.”

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