Everyone involved in the online dating game knows the name: Ashley Madison. But what is this affair dating website really about? It’s almost a household name, that’s for sure.
When you talk about cheating, ‘creeping’, and sneaking around on your spouse, this is the website that usually comes to mind.
Here we look at the pros, cons, and price in this Ashley Madison review.
Ashley Madison is free up to a point, depending on who you are.
Most dating sites operate a similar system to this. They’ve got to make their money somehow, and paying to use the site is better than selling your data to the highest bidder like some online dating sites!
We’re looking at you, Tinder.
Think of Ashley Madison as a popular nightclub. Men have to pay to get through the front door, while women can walk through for free. The Ashley site is “ladies night”-it basically uses women to entice men through the door and use the site.
The premium account will give you 100 credits for $50+ monthly charged to your selected payment method; if you have a suitable one available (you cannot get charged if you’ve used a mailed check, for instance).
This is a small price to pay for anonymity, unlike other websites that require you to use your accurate information sometimes.
The Ashley Madison system will automatically take the money from your saved payment method every month using the auto-renewal feature, which can turn off if you do not want that to happen anymore.
Many men complain about this process because after they have an affair, they have no use for the site anymore-like it wasn’t a contributing factor to them getting laid.
Pay homage to Ashley Madison.
Think of quitting Ashley Madison as a “hit and quit it” relationship. Therefore, these guys complain about paying for a premium, although they are not using the service anymore.
Moreover, they say that canceling the auto-renewal feature is difficult. When is it not with online dating sites? The people running the sites are in it to make money, too!
AM works on a trade-credit-for-action (pay to play in layman terms) system, where you are granted a certain number of credits per month to do your thing.
The more credits you have in your chest box, the more freedom you get.
With those credits, you can unlock specific features like sending messages – which will cost five credits. That amount does not seem like much.
However, be very careful because those credits add up after about an hour of heavy use and playing around with various features.
One nice feature that caught my eye is the various payment methods accepted. Some of them are traditionally not accepted by many dating websites.
So you can imagine the various ways to hide that AM charge from sneaky wives or husbands snooping around investigating bank transactions.
Moreover, the charge uses initials only in the bank statement.
Some affair sites make it challenging to hide your identity because they want to create a community where no catfish exists.
Therefore, some of them will require relinquishing self-identifying information such as your actual email, phone number, and in some cases upload your picture, or else you cannot access the main features.
Some sites will also require you to take a live picture doing the precise action they request, like holding up your two fingers to make sure the photo is real.
Ashley Madison is not like this!
At AM, they understand the paramount need for people to hide their identities – some men and women who get on this site are rich and powerful, and they have too much to lose.
Therefore, AM gives users the ultimate power of inputting random information on the profile. There’s a reason that AM is commonly ranked among the best adult hookup websites on the web.
On AM, you can essentially “lie” about your location and put a random zip code to another city nearby your home.
I mean, if an American woman riding on a tractor says she lives in Dubai, you can set the two-and-two together and figure out she is attempting to catfish users or don’t want someone at home to know she is using that site.
You never know if someone in your town will recognize a specific building or even a table in the background and say, “Oh, I know that girl!”
The next thing you know, one person can mention what they saw on AM, and the rumors will spread from there like wildfire and burn down everything.
Moreover, there is a masking filter for your profile picture so users can see all your other assets except your facial features. Or you can place a mask filter over your face, and it looks like you’ve been to Mardi Gras.
Someone you know could be on the balcony of the French Quarter flashing their breasts to the crowd below throwing beads, and you would never know who she is because of the mask.
Ashley Madison is the Mardi Gras of affair dating.
Additionally, you can change your name, etc. This website provides the ultimate way to be anonymous.
You may have heard that AM suffered from a data hack in 2015, and it’s understandable that it may put off some more skeptical readers.
However, since then, the site security has skyrocketed, with multiple extra measures put in place to keep the data of site users safe.
Since being hacked, the site is actually now much safer and more secure than many of the alternative affair dating sites, so don’t allow yourself to be discouraged by past events.
It’s safer now than it ever was!
The general rumor floating around about Ashley Madison is that the fake profiles are run by foreign scammers attempting to blackmail users for money.
That’s true to a certain degree, but those scammers are mostly found on sugar daddy websites where the guys advertise the wads of money they’ve got.
It makes more sense to go after sugar daddies.
Another reason for these “fake profiles” is that some people might be mad as hell at their spouse, create a profile with plans to cheat, and then leave it for dead after their temper’s cooled off.
That happens sometimes.
Women can register for free, so obviously, there will be more fakeness on their side than the men. You rarely see fake users on the male side because they have to pay for the credits. Scammers do not like to pay – they want to take.
Moreover, these claims about fake profiles have not been substantiated by any prominent investigative study.
I don’t know nuffin’ about bots, but I do know this: I’ve met my fair share of women using multiple dating apps, and Ashley Madison produced the best results for me.
I like to bang wives. That’s my fetish.
I wear many hats in my industry; I am a freelancer, caretaker, and manager, among many things. Therefore, I feel like I am a pretty good catch nowadays.
My date started with a slim, petite body type I will call Samantha. We traded a few messages initially that cost me a total of 100 credits (my entire $59). Although I wasn’t feeling her vibe at first, I liked the fact that she got down to business about what she wanted from a man-my endowment.
She kept it honest and told me she only liked me because of my pics.
Her husband is on the city council in our town, and I was very familiar with his business dealings from our local paper. I hated the man with a passion, and now I was in a position to bang his wife. I felt like I had a golden chance to get back at all the things he has done to the sweet people of Mon….oops, I almost told you where I live!
I was all-in like Texas Hold’Em. It was time to confiscate the jackpot and get over on him the same way he got over on the citizens of our town.
She was fed up with his controlling ways and told me how even the kids disliked him, but she felt the need to stay married to him for image purposes. I knew exactly where she was coming from as she expressed this sentiment often over the phone all the time.
She was a complete emotional train wreck that I couldn’t get into a serious relationship with, so my goal was to start my engines, blow the rocket, and jet.
Our first date took place in a luxury suite in an entirely different city. Her excuse was she was taking her kids to “Disneyland”. Can you believe that? He bought her reason and of course I played Mickey Mouse for several hours. I did the “stepdad” thing for her kids for a few more hours until they fell asleep, and then she and I retreated to the jacuzzi, where I banged her senselessly.
It was a cool experience-one of my many trysts meeting married women online for sex. Ashley Madison worked for me and could probably work for you!
I would say that Ashley Madison helps set up meets for one-night stands, but nothing long-term. I used it to meet women, saying that women can use it to meet some fantastic guys.
Whatever you are looking for, Ashley Madison will provide.
The only way to determine if Ashley Madison is for you is to try Ashley Madison. There is no risk of searching for profiles and testing the water, but money is required if you want to establish any form of communication which costs credits and cash.
So that was my Ashley Madison review, and hopefully, you have enjoyed it.