They kept trying to fix me up with people, thinking that would make me happy.They couldn’t understand that I liked being single and keeping low-maintenance lovers.When I joined my first sugar daddy dating website five years ago, it wasn’t to find someone to help pay the bills or provide me with a shopping allowance.
In return for a no-strings but mutually beneficial relationship, the women who sign up can get to be treated like a lady, showered with gifts, taken on all-you-can-buy shopping sprees, and enjoy meals at the best tables in town.
I went on as many dates with men in their mid-forties or above as I could arrange.
My dates began offering gifts – and monthly cash allowances – to see them on a more regular basis.
Even then, the idea of taking cash felt so irksome to both parties that we did it in the form of a monthly loaded store card from Selfridges.
He was a hedge-fund manager in the City and physically attractive, but a ski trip to Colorado put me off him for good.