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They are allowed to sign up for free as a way of ensuring the numbers are balanced between the sexes.
I register, and enter the murky world of two-timing technology, taking note of the warning on the site: "Not all affairs have a positive effect on a marriage." What a masterpiece of understatement.
But in the modern world, in which the internet has become a vehicle for all manner of impropriety, she regards this kind of behaviour as perfectly acceptable.
In our case, the coroner eventually signed off the death as caused by lung disease with no fuss and no post mortem, leaving us free, a couple of days later, to continue with arrangements as we pleased. A simple visit from the GP was all we’d have needed.
The funeral was beautiful; a bright, sunny day at Skipton crematorium; a coffin woven from Somerset willow covered in spring flowers and a cheery lunch afterwards overlooking Ilkley Moor.
But it claims to have more than 100,000 members in the UK.
Many of them are middle-class, many have young children.