And becoming involved with men that would pay her to be in relationships with them never crossed the University of Georgia student’s mind until a friend inspired the idea.“One of my friends made a joke saying, ‘You should just become a sugar baby,’” she said.
“And I started thinking, ‘Wait, maybe I could do this.’”Seeking Arrangement.com, one of the largest sugar daddy dating websites, was the first place she visited.
Alone and discouraged, I sat staring at a computer screen.
I was really afraid because my parents are super strict, so I couldn’t tell them.” Her next step was to find a way to make extra cash.Before the UGA student started her new lifestyle, she checked the activity’s legality and found nothing broke the law.Though sometimes it’s hard for others to see how the lines are drawn among other similar activities.“Strippers dance and take off their clothes,” she said.I’d worked hard to hold onto remnants of hope for my marriage, but each day that summer I could feel it slipping through my fingers. God was still there, I knew, but I longed for people who would talk back. So here I was, seriously considering going into a chat room. Would I find friendship or face rejection because of my journey?Late at night, I wished I could talk to someone who might understand my questions and respond with compassion. I felt so ashamed when I faced friends who knew us as a couple. Perhaps I would remain silent; I didn’t have to share my pain.