Rich guy dating site
It’s only very recently that women have no longer had to rely on men.’ Five years ago, fresh out of a relationship and looking for adventure, Croydon, a well-dressed, well-spoken blonde with a degree in Japanese, joined My fantasy was meeting someone in a fancy bar and having an intellectual conversation,’ she says.For the next few years Croydon’s life, recorded in her book, Sugar Daddy Diaries, was, depending on your perspective, ultra-glamorous, or super-seedy, or both.With a couple of clicks you can inspect the 'sugar daddies’.There’s 'Rico’ based in Lucerne, photographed on a tropical beach in sunglasses and tagged 'I have an interesting life’.'I think all relationships start off in a very superficial manner,’ he tells me cheerfully. Men want gorgeous women and women tend to look at men in terms of how successful they are .’ Women pay nothing to join the site, while men pay £31 a month, ensuring they are outnumbered 10 to one.Although I hear stories of 'millionaires’ turning up in Ford Fiestas (and 'sugar babies’ turning out to be 55), I’m also told that the site boasts two members of the Forbes Fortune 5000 list. From Becky Sharp in Vanity Fair to Scarlett O’Hara, some of our greatest fictional heroines have made bagging a rich man their quest.
'I’ve always had a thing about older men,’ she says.On gold-digging websites the talk is of no-strings 'arrangements’. Founded 10 years ago, Seeking Arrangment now has a million members on its American site and 100,000 in Britain.Its founder, Brandon Wade, is a besuited and charming man who is well used to tackling criticisms about the site’s shallowness.'We may never meet but he said he was sending me the gifts as insurance for a future relationship.’ Others have paid to fly her to Dubai. We call it living in the sugar bowl.’ Helen Croydon, a 34-year-old writer and broadcaster from London, believes that no matter how emancipated we are, at a primal level women like to be 'spoiled’ and men to spoil.'Cavewomen’s children would survive if a man could share his resources.