Here’s a brutal revelation about modern motherhood: the notorious pro-cheating site Ashley Madison (yes, the one where you can find the perfect person to have an affair with) announced that thebiggest spike in women signing up for the site occurs on the day after Mother’s Day. In fact, last year, they saw a 439% increase in new women signups on that fateful Monday.
This announcement has provoked the expected torrent of outrage – if there’s one thing Ashley Madison is good at, it’s using its own data to pierce our collective faith in the power of commitment, and clearly Mother’s Day isn’t sacrosanct. But before we all despair at the state of contemporary married life, let’s take a closer look at what this survey is really saying. Read More