He confronted her about his suspicions but she denied it.
On January 18 he accessed his wife's MSN messaging programme and changed the settings so that all the sent messages would be saved.
'But how on earth can he be regarded as responsible for what happened? He may look mature and he may even be sexually active but he is still a child and this is still abuse.' Diana Sutton, head of policy at the NSPCC, said: 'It is unacceptable to describe the child victim in this case as the seducer.
This gives out completely the wrong message - that sex abuse is the fault of the child, when in reality it never is.' Edwards was ordered to register as a sex offender for five years.
Her eight-year marriage to a luxury car sales tycoon was falling apart, she felt trapped and lonely and was flattered by the attention the boy was paying her, Teesside Crown Court heard.