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Married people are using Halloween as a chance to CHEAT

While most associate Halloween with frightening costumes, trick-or-treating and pumpkins, some sly individuals see it as the perfect time to stray from their spouse.

In the lead up to the holiday, ‘married dating’ website Ashley Madison surveyed 2,495 men and women and found that a staggering 55 per cent of them were planning to use Halloween as a chance to strike up an affair.

And all of them, which included Australian men and women, were either married or in a long-term relationship. 

While most associate Halloween with frightening costumes, trick-or-treating and pumpkins, some sly individuals see it as the perfect time to stray from their spouse

‘Halloween acts as a time when people can fulfill those fantasies they’ve been seeking and create their own affair-y tale. 

In addition to this, 48 per cent admitted they wanted to engage in role play with an extramarital partner and explore their fantasies in costume.

Just 26 per cent said they hadn’t used role play with their spouse but were willing to try.

‘Our members have told us that they believe incorporating things like sex toys and role play would have a positive impact on their relationship with their spouse,’ Paul Keable, the Vice President of Communications, said.

In the lead up to the holiday, 'married dating' website Ashley Madison surveyed 2,495 men and women and found that a staggering 55 per cent of them were planning to use Halloween as a chance to strike up an affair

In the lead up to the holiday, ‘married dating’ website Ashley Madison surveyed 2,495 men and women and found that a staggering 55 per cent of them were planning to use Halloween as a chance to strike up an affair

Top five costumes for males  

Pirate – 19%

Superhero – 15%

Gladiator – 11%

Medical Professional – 9%

Vampire – 8% 

Top five costumes for females 

Police Officer – 15%

Greek Goddess – 14%

Superhero – 13%

Fire Fighter – 12%

Pirate – 11%

‘But if they’re spouse is not willing to experiment, they will find someone else that is.

‘Halloween acts as a time when people can fulfill those fantasies they’ve been seeking and create their own affair-y tale.’

So what are the costumes of choice for men and women? 

For men, 19 per cent said their costume of choice was a pirate followed closely by a superhero at 15 per cent. 

For men, 19 per cent said their costume of choice was a pirate while 15 per cent of women said they were keen to don a police officer get-up

For men, 19 per cent said their costume of choice was a pirate while 15 per cent of women said they were keen to don a police officer get-up

For men, 19 per cent said their costume of choice was a pirate while 15 per cent of women said they were keen to don a police officer get-up

In addition to this, 48 per cent admitted they wanted to engage in role play with an extramarital partner and explore their fantasies in costume

In addition to this, 48 per cent admitted they wanted to engage in role play with an extramarital partner and explore their fantasies in costume

And for women, 15 per cent said they were keen to don a police officer get-up while 14 per cent said a ‘Greek goddess’ was their go-to look.

The controversial dating site is known as the ‘Google of cheating’ and in 2015, made headlines when hackers published the names, ages, addresses, phone numbers, fantasies and credit card details of up to 37 million unfaithful members of the site.

Despite the high profile global attack, which exposed thousands of people including celebrities and politicians, 400,000 members have joined per month since and there are now more than 53 million users in total.

‘Despite the set back of 2015, we continue to see interest in what we offer; namely a place for like-minded people from around the world to connect and find something more beyond the boundaries of monogamy,’ a spokesperson for the company told FOX Business.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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