“The Affair,” a popular show that launched in 2014 and airs on Showtime, tells the story of Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart — who start having an extramarital relationship after they meet in Montauk, a resort town outside of New York City. The show explores the impact the affair has on their lives as well as the lives of their partners, family, and friends.
While Noah and Alison weren’t looking for an affair, there are lots of people who are, and they don’t have to go to Montauk to find one. Today, we’re bringing you 15 affair dating websites that can save you the time and money. Plus, they won’t reveal your desires to anyone.
Not only is AdultFriendFinder one of the best sites for finding an affair — it’s also one of the best sites for finding hookups, threesomes, swingers, and any other sexual encounter. More than 77 million horny singles and couples use Adult Friend Finder, and you can join for free by creating an account. It only takes a couple of minutes, and communication features include IM, email, forums, and video.
|Gender Ratio||M: 65% | F: 35%*|
BeNaughty puts it all out there — you can tell just by the name. If you’re into naughty adult fun, including affairs, this is the place for you. The site has a 100% free membership, an 89% success rate, and an almost even split of men and women (48% vs. 52%). Safety is among BeNaughty’s top priorities as well — with a profile verification and SSL encryption system to make sure ever user is real and hackers won’t be able to enter the site, respectively.
|Gender Ratio||M: 48% | F: 52%*|
Having been founded in 1996, FriendFinder-X has mastered the art of matching singles (and couples) with the perfect sex buddy. More than 1.2 million horny people visit the site every month, and finding an affair is just one of the many reasons. When you sign up, you’re automatically given a free account that never expires and allows you to fill out a profile, browse, receive matches through your inbox, and flirt in numerous ways.
|Gender Ratio||M: 64% | F: 36%*|
Ashley Madison is probably the biggest name in the affair industry, as it was founded in 2001 and was the first dating site of its kind. Today thousands of singles and couples sign up for Ashley Madison on a daily basis. Discreet and free of judgment, Ashley Madison doesn’t require you to sign up via a social media profile and provides tons of extra privacy features, such as mask tools for your photos, since it has hacked in 2015. Whether you’re looking for someone to flirt with, a hookup, a third for your duo, a full-blown affair, or some other type of adult dating, Ashley Madison has your back.
Created, owned, and operated by women, Gleeden is secure, anonymous, high quality, and, most importantly, made for the ladies. It’s 100% free for them to join, fill out their information, upload photos, browse, and communicate. For men, they’ll be evaluated by the women and use a credit-based payment system. Take it from Sexylily: “I’ve been faithful to my husband for 17 years, but I had the urge to feel this rush of adrenaline again. I’ve met many charming men who have been very nice to me. We have shared wonderful moments. Thanks to Gleeden, I live moments of real happiness every day, and I spice up my routine.”
On Heated Affairs, “no one has to know” what you’re doing, and with more than 48.7 million members and counting, you have a lot of people to do stuff with. Just give the site a few pieces of information, such as your gender (woman, man, couple, group, or LGBTQ), the gender you’re interested in, location, age, email, and username. Then you can access profiles, photos, two-way webcams, and advice — for free.
“Where the grass is always greener,” Marital Affair is a go-to, trusted married dating site for married men and women in the US. Launched in 2006, Marital Affair has grown to over 873,000 users — and the site will let you know how many of them are online at the same time as well as how many were active in the last week. In terms of price, Marital Affair offers men free basic memberships and affordable premium memberships but doesn’t charge women anything.
Affairs Club says it’s “the easiest place to have an affair online,” and the site really means it. All you have to do is provide a nickname, email address, and birthday. Everything that happens after that is in your hands. More than 4 million people have joined Affairs Club in the last four years, so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding the cheating partner (or partners) of your dreams. And you won’t have to spend a penny to do so.
No Strings Attached
No Strings Attached has been in the online affairs business since 1999 and has mastered the art of matching cheating wives and husbands. Once you build an anonymous profile (which is free), you can make private calls and send private emails with those who catch your wandering eye. More than 3.4 million people from all over the world use No Strings Attached, where the only rule is you must be at least 18 years old to register. Another perk is the site’s security has been verified by GoDaddy.com, so you don’t have to worry so much about potential scammers.
If you can keep a secret, then you’re more than welcome to join Married Secrets, a free dating site for affairs that strives to help you “recapture that feeling.” In addition to its affordability, Married Secrets goes above and beyond with its features, including password-protected photos, discreet text, audio, and video chat, and a comprehensive search section to find compatible matches in your area.
Hush Affair promises to keep your desires a secret, so express them as freely as you want. Within a couple of minutes, you’ll have your own profile, which will also be showcased on the homepage. Hush Affair has its own unique matching system that mostly uses common interests to pair users, and you can browse on your own on the Search and Hot or Not pages. When you aren’t doing that, check out Hush Affair’s fun polls in the left sidebar and calendar of events at the top of your dashboard. No matter what, though, remember to shhh…
Illicit Encounters, also known as IE, calls itself UK’s leading married dating website, with more than 1.5 million real members and a 2003 launch. IE’s gender ratio is also pretty impressive: 45% women compared to 55% men, which can be uncommon for this often male-dominated niche. It doesn’t cost anything to fill out a profile, add numerous photos, look for your ideal matches, send virtual kisses, and receive messages. It also doesn’t cost anything for women to read and send messages and hide their profile.
Find New Passion
Find New Passions’ signup process has several steps to it, but it’s worth it because communication (e.g., receiving and replying to IMs and messages) is totally free — unlike some affair dating sites. Just input 1) Your gender. 2) The gender you’re looking for. 3) Your marital status. 4) Your date of birth. 5) Your country. 6) Your state. 7) Your city. 8) Your zip/postal code. 9) Your screen name. 10) Your email. 11) Your password. Here’s what one user, named Linda, said about her time on Find New Passions: “After 25 years of marriage, I never thought of cheating. I tried you on a whim. I connected with so many people that made me feel interesting. It has even helped revive the passion in my marriage.”
Love has never been as tempting as it is on GetAnAffair, or so the site says. The goal is to help bring your fantasies to life, and the site does that through various tools like location-based matching and live chat. GetAnAffair isn’t just available on desktop — it’s also available for free on iTunes. Take it wherever you go and never miss the opportunity for a casual encounter.
“Gallant adventures and fun” are on the menu at Affair Dating, whose mission is to save bored men and women from potentially lonely relationships and to revive their romantic and sexual passion. You’ve got several ways to flirt with other members, including instant messaging and games, and you could even meet someone who’d want to meet up tonight. But first you’ll need to sign up. The basic account is free and will never expire, so you’ve got nothing to lose, really.
Don’t Worry, Your Secret is Safe With Us and These Sites!
In “The Affair,” Alison and Noah’s relationship didn’t start online, and it wasn’t exactly discreet. After all, it’s a TV show — you gotta have drama. For those real-life folks who are actually looking for an affair and want to keep it on the downlow, you can turn to these 15 sites!
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