Now, thanks to online dating, so-called ‘mutually beneficial’ relationships have never been easier to come by.
I love the idea of Richard Gere bankrolling my shopping trips to Selfridges every weekend, and I can’t see much wrong with two consenting adults agreeing to a relationship that suits them both.
But am I being naive in thinking sugar daddy dating is simply a case of click and collect, or are online arrangements one step away from selling yourself to the highest bidder?
I signed up to where ‘the classy, attractive and affluent meet’.
This leaves the brain craving more, while making it harder for the same images to provide pleasure.
Addicts then seek increasingly deviant sexual images depicting violence or children to satisfy their craving.
In one form, this fantasy sex is accomplished by the participants describing their actions and responding to their chat partners in a mostly written form designed to stimulate their own sexual feelings and fantasies.
Cybersex can occur either within the context of existing or intimate relationships, e.g.
London Honey77 seemed like as good a profile name as any, given that I can rarely be bothered to travel outside of the M25 for a date (not even for bags of gold) and I’d imagine it was ‘honey’ (ahem) most men were looking for.
Here’s what I wrote on my profile – ‘I am a positive, fun-loving girl from London looking to meet somebody for good times, interesting conversation and plenty of fun.
In July, the average payout was as high as £10,882.
With one in four British adults using a dating website at some point in their life, according to Which?