- 28 Feb 19
For some people, it is a travesty. For others, it is just another variation on the spin-the-wheel nature of relationships and sex. Julie knows what it’s like first-hand...
A beautiful friend of mine, who’s now happily married and settled down, shared details with me of her mischievous – some people might use another word – younger years, when she decided to navigate the legally grey terrain of a ‘mutually beneficial relationship’.
“We agreed on a $1,500 per date arrangement – it was a random sum I threw out for the hell of it, and he accepted. It was intoxicating to win my first negotiation this way, and I learned that women hold so much power sexually. I would go on to have many more Sugar Daddy relationships in my twenties. The thing is that this was the one area where I held true negotiating prowess, because what I was selling was not something these rich and powerful men could buy just anywhere, and the allure evened out the arena between us.