Dating prostitutes in action
Aaron is one of growing number of singles and marrieds alike who have adopted the rules of sugar-dating engagement: generally older, financially secure men pay monthly allowances (,800 is the average paid by Toronto sugar daddies, according to seekingarrangment.com) or provide other perks to generally younger, attractive women who agree to date them.And by date, we mean have sex, according to interviews with eight self-proclaimed sugar daddies and sugar babies with profiles on three different sites that facilitate money-based unions.“The girls who list themselves on these websites are gold diggers, and the men are older and insecure,” she told the Star.“Although they convince themselves that the girls really love them for them — and not their money — deep down, they know that their balding head or pot belly is not really attractive, and feel as though they need to pay a girl to be with them.”Add to that a need to protect themselves from emotional vulnerability, says psychologist, author and international relationship expert Gail Gross.“Men who seek romantic satisfaction from a financially based dating arrangement are using money to replace intimacy,” she says.In France, student association FAGE said it had also lodged a criminal complaint about pimping, adding that the advertising campaign "is aimed at attracting vulnerable students...and encouraging them to perform sex acts with older people." The group Équipe d’Action, (Action Team) was become the first in France to file legal proceedings against a 'sugar daddy' dating site, which they accuse of operating a disguised prostitution racket.is part of a burgeoning marketplace matching the typically older and self-identifying wealthy with the young and beautiful.
With their emergence as a cultural phenomenon, “sugar daddy” websites have been characterized by some as a digital age reimagining of the oldest profession.
“There’s no way I’d date most of the men on these sites if I’d met them in a bar or in the grocery store,” says Maggie, a 26-year-old Natalie Portman doppelganger from Toronto whose social calendar is dominated by two sugar daddies currently in rotation. And I want their money.”It’s not exactly the stuff of Shakespearean love sonnets.