Local dating arrangement
ABOVE: Global’s Aalia Adam interviews a Montreal “sugar baby”.
MONTREAL – The growing trend known as ‘seeking arrangement’ has become more and more popular, especially among students.
She said she’s a student at Université de Montréal and she was recently having trouble making ends meet.
She turned to Seeking looking for help.“It’s a way to go to school and not stress too much and focus on my studies,” she explained.“I don’t have to work 20 hours, so that’s the reason.”Her 45-year-old benefactor has been supporting her financially for the past five months.
Dating expert Frank Kermit has met with a number clients who used to be sugar babies and sugar daddies.
She was even sent to an asylum by the government for four weeks, for it was believed she was mentally unstable.
A century later society had changed and placing a personal ad had become acknowledged as a reasonably normal way to get in touch with potential partners.
Dating apps enable us to do things we have never done before and are now often created to fit into a specific (sub)culture.
This article discusses several dating apps using theories regarding globalization.