She says: 'Some of them have had sugar babies for years and spend thousands on them.
'I wonder how they cover up that amount of money [from their wives], but they usually have high-flying jobs so maybe a few grand is small change to them.' Despite his initial shock, her boyfriend of three years, restaurant worker Mason Chilton, 19, claims he has no problem with the way she makes money.
Last year, a friend of Olivia’s told her she was seeing a man she’d met on Seeking Arrangement.com, a match-making site designed to facilitate the pairing of wealthy older men with attractive young women.
Over the past decade, many such websites have launched, helping women negotiate gifts, allowance, tuition, mentorship or simply a night out, in exchange for their companionship and, often, for sex.
takes a first-person dive into the world of sugar dating, where young women spend time with wealthy, older men in exchange for cash and gifts.
Its creator, Hannah Donegan, spoke with Matt Galloway on Hannah Donegan: I first wanted to do it when I was in first year university and I signed up on one of the sugar dating websites, but I chickened out before I went on my first date.
As it turns out, “Steve” was an acquaintance of Noel Biderman, now former CEO of Avid Life, the parent company of Established Men and Ashley Madison.
I'd even be willing to meet them myself if she wanted me to.'It took me a while to appreciate and understand the art of it, but now I know if anything did go wrong she'd tell me immediately.'Mc Donald's worker Winnie first heard of sugar babies in September 2016, after a co-worker confessed to being one.
Intrigued, she signed up to Seeking Arrangement, a website which links successful men and women to attractive, younger dates, who enjoy the finer things in life. 'All I could hear was the message tone on my phone going off again and again,' said Winnie.
Olivia’s friend usually got a nice dinner, bottles of champagne and cash. Many just wanted to pay for sex, but she eventually met a wealthy, recently divorced doctor in his early 40s who kept a small roster of sugar babies.
She referred to her date as her sugar daddy and to herself as his sugar baby. For their first meeting, he booked a room in the Trump hotel. She tells me she has a powerful intellectual attraction to him.