Sugar Daddies and Divorce

Hi there,

As someone who has been a divorce lawyer for 33 years I consider myself pretty surprise-proof; however, I just heard about  a series of emails where a husband was contracting on line for a "Sugar Baby."  He wanted to meet a young woman he could spend money on.  You can imagine what the quid pro quo was.  If you are conducting personal business of this sort on your home computer, I would suggest that you have a password no one in your family knows and that you not leave the screen open for your family to see.

I frankly thought  the "Sugar Daddy" thing seemed a lot like prostitution, under the "if it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s a duck"  theory.  But, apparently this can be argued to fall in a grey area where the sexual congress piece is not the most important one.

I am not sure if this is a result of the popularity of "Mad Men" or just a new way to sell an old profession, but once I got over having the giggles, I was a bit horrified.

Best,

Nancy