"Life is short. Have an affair"

An online dating service for people looking to cheat on their spouses? Stay classy, AshleyMadison.com.

Published July 28, 2008 4:50PM (EDT)

Feministing clued us in to the Ashley Madison agency, "the world's premier discreet dating service," which caters to married people looking to spread their, er, wings. Even though the site claims it has gotten airtime on "Larry King" and "Ellen DeGeneres," I was skeptical. However, it appears to be a legitimate business -- well, a real business, anyway -- which enjoyed a burst of publicity following the Eliot Spitzer imbroglio. "We're all of the fun and none of the trouble," read a full-page ad that ran after the scandal. A commercial for the Toronto-based company, recently posted on YouTube, is just as classy as you might expect:

By Sarah Hepola

Sarah Hepola is the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, "Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget."

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