I have no desire to watch Love Island with my teenagers

‘The mammy in me feels a need to constantly point out the wrongs and rights of it all to my offspring’

Love Island. ‘The older kids thought the idea of me watching it was hilarious. “Is this the programme with all the horny people in it that go around half naked?” one of the teens asked. I’m not sure which troubled me more, his description or its accuracy.’ Photograph: Joel Anderson/ITV/PA Wire

Love Island. ‘The older kids thought the idea of me watching it was hilarious. “Is this the programme with all the horny people in it that go around half naked?” one of the teens asked. I’m not sure which troubled me more, his description or its accuracy.’ Photograph: Joel Anderson/ITV/PA Wire

“He must really love me,” I thought, as my husband sat down to watch Love Island with me. I was shocked to say the least, as it’s not really his sort of programme. Not as shocked, mind you, as I was when, after it ended, he declared: “Oh I enjoyed that more than I expected to”.

Nearly 20 years married and he never ceases to surprise me.

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