The thrill is gone from my marriage, Bill told his friend Doug. Why not add some intrigue to your life and have an affair? Doug suggested. But what if my wife finds out. Heck, this is a new age we live in, Bill. Go ahead and tell her about it! So Bill went home and said, Dear, I think an affair will bring us closer together. Forget it, said his wife. Ive tried that a couple of dozen times - it didnt work.