She doesn't equate it with an affair. I agree; there appears to be a "Victorian" tendency to porn in Britain. The film, naturally, came up on the hotel bill - and the bill was later queried by the magazine's accounts department. I am shocked at the underlying assumption in this piece, it is not just men who watch it.
Give the man a break. Magazine regulars Tweetbook Say goodbye to worktime boredom. She doesn't equate it with an affair.
It is not perverse or taboo to pander to your libido every now and then which is one of the most natural instincts we have. Yet because of the conservative society in which we still live, it seems many feel they must lie about their covert passion for a bit of thigh.
The question on the minds of most wives today is, how can a man have a midlife crisis when he's never left puberty? Whether you enjoy it with your partner, or by yourself, as long as you are upfront and honest about it then where is the problem? I am not in the least surprised that this MP has claimed this sort of expense.
It's more corn than porn. But one caller who complained of it being dirty or seedy, was accused by others of being a "prude". She doesn't equate it with an affair.
It's sad that couples who are supposed to have committed to each other cannot share all aspects of their sexual being and agree to each others' boundaries - whether that be approval or agreement not to view porn. It seems that the men commenting here are saying there is nothing wrong with watching porn movies. Responding to just such a dilemma in her column last year, Observer relationships counsellor Mariella Frostrup was roundly dismissive of the notion that pornography is a liberating force in relationships.