During Julia's junior year in college, she met a great guy. "I was at the end of another relationship that had been really good.
So I don't think I was psychologically ready to get involved again and at the same time, I was pretty horny," she recalls.
“Affairs have been happening in Hong Kong long before I got here, and my role is not to compete with other dating sites or even persuade people to have an affair.
I want to convince people who have already decided to have an affair that my platform is the best place to do it.” The controversial website connects married or “attached” people looking for “discreet affairs”, and claims to have around 21 million members across 30 countries worldwide.
Having regular, no-strings-attached sex with someone you're not romantically involved with has become such a cultural phenomenon that it's acquired a name --"friends with benefits." (Others call it "bed buddies," or use more explicit terms.) For Julia and Steve, it worked out well -- the "benefits" part of their friendship ended when she met the man who is now her husband, but they're still close, and get together for dinner when he's in town. Can "friends with benefits" really benefit both parties, or is there usually unexpected emotional fallout?
"It depends on your attitude towards sex," says Tina Tessina, Ph D, a family and couples therapist and author of The Unofficial Guide to Dating Again.
"If sex always means love and commitment to you, it's not going to work for you to engage in it as 'just friends.' If sex can be a more casual thing to you, then I think it's possible that you can get together with a friend and agree to do that and not get too emotionally tied up." Julia agrees -- and thinks the "benefits" went further than just enjoyable sex with someone she trusted.
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There are at least 12,000 potential adulterers in Hong Kong, if statistics from a recently launched dating site are to be believed.