Student Is Paying Off Loan With Help Of Five Sugar Daddies
Getting by as a student can be challenging, as you leave the security of your home and realise just how much rent, booze and cheese can set you back.
As such, many people have to supplement their loan with a bit of bar work. But one student at the University of Lincoln has shunned menial minimum wage work in favour of being a sugar baby, earning enough to support her daily living and chip away at her student debt.
Gracie Adams, from Belfast, Ireland, signed up to website Seeking Arrangements when she was 17 and now has five sugar daddies, three of which she meets with regularly.
The first year psychology student, who is now 19, insists all of the relationships are platonic. However, she can rake in more than £300 ($385.97) each date, with sugar daddies paying for her dress, meal and leaving an additional tip, which can be worth up to £150 ($192.99).
Gracie said: "I first signed up to Seeking Arrangements when I was nearly 18 and wasn't thinking of seriously committing to the sugar baby life.
"But when I was finishing sixth form and moving to university, I found that loads of women at university had signed up and had very positive experiences.
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"It helped them get through student life, keep up with rent payments and have cars at university.
"Using Seeking Arrangements helped me become more confident in talking to men online and what to look out for, as you can have some men lying about themselves and what they do, which is my biggest precaution and worry."
But despite some natural apprehension, Gracie has the full support of her family and her boyfriend.
Gracie said: "I asked my boyfriend for his opinion and if he would be okay if I started being more serious about it. He wanted to know what I'd be doing with the sugar daddies, in terms of dates, and messaging etc.
"I told him that I would only be interested in starting platonic relationships and mentorships.
"He understood that I was struggling with money and is very supportive of me and the relationships I build on Seeking Arrangements.
"My family and I are very open and loving, so I was able to tell them about how I stay on top of things financially, while at university without having to worry about any judgements from my family.
"When I first told them they took the news with humour and told me to 'crack on', but of course they can sometimes worry about my safety online."
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