You can fuck yourself And give your opinion to someone else I made the best of the hand I was dealt People that talk the most can't handle themselves So you hear about it's annual wealth Your bad vibes gon' to damage your health Lost in your pride, you never asked for help Look into my eyes and see what they reveal I'ma be a legend, I promise that for real, yeah [Hook: Trippz Michaud] Tried to make everybody happy, that was my biggest mistake I could show you how I feel, yo, get the fuck up out my face I'ma blow, run the show, that's something I fuckin' know I do this all on my own, and the only way we're goin' is up I won't stop for nothing, I say I'ma do this on my own and now I'm Sick and tired of running away And the only way we're going is up [Verse 3: Witt Lowry] And I can't wait to go read all your comments Like, "Mark only, Mark only talks about girls." You listened to two songs, man, you are too wrong Here is my nut for you internet squirrels I'm spillin' my world, you're spillin' your hate It's okay, you're a lame motherfucker will never relate I'm a shark in the tank, you're the ship that I sank I can't rap about money, there's none in my bank And to think, you'd ever stop hatin' Biggest mistake was to ever start datin' That's time that I wasted, no time to be waitin' I should be at Red Rocks and chillin' with Peyton I'm waitin' on tables, but waitin' for tables to turn And see Witt motherfucker 'til death on my urn Now I'm next to the rest and y'all waitin' your turn But they want me fail or to crash and to burn So I, pour gas on the fire Motherfuck me?
See, your mom is a liar I'm probably workin' while you go get higher You lookin' for real, well, see, I'm the supplier You lookin' for talent, then pray for mitosis—you're hopeless I'm hopin' you notice, you're fanbase is fake, and You hope I don't notice you're full of more shit Than the back of a rodent, don't act like you know 'em Your rappin' is surface, I'm rappin' a poem A trojan to catch poetry when she blow 'em I told 'em, we we're gonna get it Built up a team and a vision and always stick with it It's funny my style, you bit it But knowin' how phoney you are, you ain't never admit it Not hard but go hard when your girl wanna get it Get hard in the back, of a car do you get it Don't need your opinion, my life I'ma live it I told 'em we'd do it and all of us did it My mind is defined, so my body in tune I was built in the womb, but my mind on the moon And I'm locked in my room like a fucking cocoon When I'm leaving my room all you're rappers are doomed Witt Lowry—what the fuck you ever heard about me Keep your bullshit from around me Two fingers up, you know nothin' about me And one finger up to a fuck tryna doubt me, ugh!
Drama, according to Thurston, includes taking your time to decide whether you want to have sex, having any motive beyond the one you stipulated up front (which was greed), and a presumption that you will be courted. Sugar dating is the oldest dynamic around: Rich person contracts poorer but younger/hotter person into some combination of obligations that includes but is only rarely limited to straight-up sex.
She wound up in a program for homeless youth and lived in a shelter. “I wondered how would my life be different if rather than leave a relationship with nothing, I left with more than I came into it with.” She signed up with Seeking Arrangement before she even left the shelter. She wants to become a choreographer, and the money has been really helpful.
Was she thin “but not anorexic, a shapely body, you know? He doesn't give them money until their second date, when they're in the bedroom, which sometimes feels bad, which sometimes chips away at his this-isn't-prostitution line—Thurston was raised Catholic, after all—but what's the alternative? Which is not to say that old Thurston is a bad guy.
Anyway, she asked for money up front, and he sent her 0.
But technology has affected this mini-economy twofold: First, as with any Etsy shop, anyone with a good to sell can now easily intersect with someone who wants this good; and second, it has created a culture of righteous entitlement, in which a fringe thing feels mainstream when you find enough people who participate in it.
Seeking Arrangement is just one of several sugar-dating sites, but a popular one.