Affairs Costs £700 Million

Not only can an affair end your marriage but it can also get you into debt. Research from the IllicitEncounters.com website estimates that there are 260,000 people having affairs, with the average couple spending £297 for each encounter.

Spokesperson for the company said: “Life is complicated and expensive enough, they seem to be saying, plus there is a deepening concern that the harm a divorce can cause to children.”

Extra-marital dating has soared by over 60% in the past year. This shocking statistics means that the “affair economy” could rise to more than £700 million pounds each year! Per encounter the average costs are:

  • £120 – £200 on a hotel.
  • Up to £100 on drinks and dinner.
  • Up to £200 on a new outfit and seductive lingerie.