Sunday, September 28, 2014
"Who Is your Sugar Daddy?" on CNN's "This Is Life with Lisa Ling"
CNN launched its series “This Is Life with Lisa Ling” Sunday night with a one-hour episode “Who Is your Sugar Daddy?”, main link here.
The report talked about the practice of “sugaring”, and the website “Seeking Arrangement” , link here, tagline “Relationships on Your Terms”.
The average female using the service was reported to be 27. The average male was 40, and made $250000 a year. Most of the men were married and seemed to be seeking mistresses.
The idea that someone so “dependent” could be interesting seems alien to me. Yet I can remember being counseled, “You need to experience being sponged off of.” In fact, when I was growing up, most men were anticipating being the sole support for their future families, and the heterosexual world had been predicated on that mechanism.
Picture:; random, from Virginia State Fair ("artwork", no connection to report, from my visit Sept. 27, near Doswell VA)