Or someone who wants a surrogate family will sign up for a single parent site.” Tessina says that kind of dating strategy is based on a fantasy and may not work.“Whether a relationship can make it or not depends on the character of the two individuals,” she says.The awful truth While some people may indeed have a dark agenda (Tessina says a person pretending to have kids on a single parent site raises a red flag for her), others stretch the truth simply because they’re curious.
“One gentleman said he was a very successful personal trainer but when we met at his apartment, there was no furniture,” she says.
“Or maybe they just like the challenge.” A darker motivation has also occurred to her.
“I did start worrying that they might be pedophiles,” she said.
If you don’t have kids, you shouldn’t be on the site.” Heather Wellman, a 38-year-old office manager from Harbor City, Calif., says she, too, has encountered date crashers on the site, Sugar Daddy For Me.com, which matches “affluent, caring, and generous” mature men with women who “want to be pampered.” “When they say they’re a sugar daddy, it basically means they’ve got a successful business, that they’re established, that they’re able to treat you to a privileged lifestyle,” she says.
“But I’ve had people post profiles saying they’re sugar daddies and when I actually e-mailed them, they say, ‘I have a confession to make.