The interactions are legal because the terms fall within a grey area where women are compensated with gifts (often cash) for their time - not for sex, which may or may not result following an introduction.
According to Upper East Sider Di Angelis, it works more in theory than practice.
"I thought it was hysterical at first, but then I felt badly for the girlfriend." The would-be Lothario is one of hundreds of potential dates who have contacted the Manhattan actor and model since she joined Seeking Arrangement (also known as SA) in November 2017. The online agency, which matches needy so-called "sugar babies" with wealthy "sugar daddies" for a "mutually beneficial relationship," bills itself as the world's largest "sugar website".
It claims to have more than 3.25 million active members in the United States alone, although that number can't be verified.
These terms mean someone keeping you on the hook while they explore their options.
What if they are hurt and lying in a hospital bed somewhere?
The newfound male attention I received felt exhilarating.
We do not allow prostitutes or escorts to join the site, and the site is closely monitored for such activity.
If users of the site are caught engaging in such activity, they are removed and banned from Seeking Arrangement.") Di Angelis, who didn't want her age to be published (but registered as being 40 on SA), signed up after having her heart broken by a man she'd met at a Connecticut wedding last April. I've never met a model or an actor who didn't need anything.' So I repeated, 'I just don't need anything.' " The pair went back to his apartment where, instead of initiating romance, he dished about the other women he'd met on SA.
However, just before Christmas, she thought she'd struck gold with a 50-something financier who wined and dined her.