Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Things Are Thriving In The "Modern Hooker Economy"


Last year we exposed the growing trend among thousands of British students who were funding their college experience through "Sugar Daddy" websites, where "arrangements" were made to allow students to pay off student loans and other living expenses.

It turns out that US students are now following this crafty debt repayment plan in the new "modern hooker economy."

Meet Candice Kashani, recent graduate of Villanova University School of Law who despite a scholarship faced tuition and expenses of nearly $50,000. Candice was able to graduate this spring debt-free - with the help of several sugar daddies of course.

Ron Weitzer, sociology professor at George Washington University and criminologist describes sugar daddy arrangements as "prostitution light." However, that's not how Kashani sees it. Kashani says that sites that connect women seeking financial help with men willing to provide it are a "great resource", and that she sifted through many potential suitors before finding one she clicked with. Candice considers her sugar daddy one of her best friends and that they care deeply for each other.

"The people who have a stigma, or associate a negative connotation with it, don't understand how it works." added Kashani.  (more...)


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