So politicians make sure to be photographed with their spouses and children. Faithful heteronormality and all that...
But human nature is what it is. And our culture sends out a lot messages hurrying human nature along. Fiction is sexed up, TV shows are sexed up, the internet if filled with porn, and some women are viewing bits of it. Is it all that surprising that some healthy women have an itch between their legs that their husbands, and perhaps no husband, can satisfy? But if she gives free reign to those urges, she becomes unelectable.
Dear readers, there are advantages to being a plain woman without too much education. You can then have the sex life that fortune let's you have, without being much gossiped about.
We accept that young unmarried women can sow their wild oats like lads. University women take their pleasure where they can find it, and we all look the other way. But are we truly ready to accept a woman, past her 30th birthday and having a public career with responsibilities, boldly asserting that she takes her sexual pleasure wherever she can find it??
A tension between women's propriety and hedonism has always been a part of British life. Read Chaucer's Wife of Bath's Tale.
Hypocrisy will always be with us.