The cat's out of the bag for a working mother of two who has detailed how dating wealthy benefactors has helped supplement her income as a single parent.
Apparently neither her family not her children's father know about her secret life as a sugar baby. But presumably they do now.
26-year-old Ashley from Boise, Idaho, opened up to the Daily Mail about her secret dating arrangement as a sugar baby.
The single mum is a member of Seeking.com, a controversial dating site that pairs attractive young women with rich, older men looking for love.
She told the newspaper that she joined the site after a string of failed romances with the hopes of alleviating the financial stress that has afflicted her past relationships."I decided if I was going to date again, then I might as well start looking for someone already well enough off that I could eliminate that stress."
Ashley - who still works full time as a technical support assistant - estimates that half her income comes from being a sugar baby.
That includes bills that have been paid for her by lucrative sugar daddies and gifts she's received from them including an iPhone X and a Michael Kors bag.
Her current sugar daddy has even helped to spoil her son to the good life by renting out an entire Chuck E. Cheese for his birthday.
The benefactor also arranged an 'after party' for her son which featured a bounce house, a magician, and a snow cone machine.
However, Ashley also reveals that she's keen to keep a distance between her family and her life as a sugar baby.
"None of my family knows at this point and neither does my kids' father. Honestly, it's none of his business who I date unless I decide to introduce them to my kids
"I have only brought my children around one [sugar daddy] so far, only because he also has kids about the same age and they had a play date.
"The only other time I would consider allowing my kids to be introduced to one of my benefactors is it if becomes serious."
Ashley reveals that she isn't ashamed of her dating arrangement and notes that the standard of intimacy in her relationships are the same as any other.
"The biggest misconception about being a sugar baby is that most people think we are being paid to have sex or something. That we are just glorified prostitutes. That's definitely not true."
However, being a sugar baby isn't a long-term plan for Ashley - particularly if she can't find Mr. Right by doing so.
"I will only do it till I'm able to go back to school and find a job that will pay enough to make it in this world by myself with my kids."
Words by Amy Roberts
Featured Image Credit: Seeking.com