Taylor, who pursued a focus in women, gender and sexuality at Yale, said her interaction with the site has been one of a sexual awakening and addressing an “asymmetry of experience” between men and women in the dating pool.

Lauren Sardi, associate professor of sociology at Quinnipiac University, said she believes sugar relationships involving students are thriving for two primary reasons: the advent of technology that connects people with greater ease and the rising costs of obtaining a college degree.

“Students have always tended to be creative to find ways to make ends meet.

In comparison, the site lists the highest number of new registrations for Arizona State University, with 352. Arrangement.com, a sugar-daddy dating website, just unveiled a whole new way for wealthy older men to spoil their pricey young paramours: a monthly subscription-box service called "A Little Something Extra.

According to Seeking Arrangement.com, the “sugar lifestyle” levels the dating playing field by treating its sugar babies and sugar daddies as two partners, negotiating.

Members understand that sugar babies are seeking monetary allowances and gifts in exchange for companionship and intimacy, the site says.

“Forget reading in between the lines, our members know what they want.

Like in many traditional relationships, sex is not a requirement but rather a single component of the arrangement,” the email said.

“Sometimes there is no sex at all, and that’s what separates the two.” One of the site’s sugar babies, who goes by the name Jordan Taylor (not her real name), said she joined the site in her first year at the Yale Divinity School.

I find it very funny that it’s controversial and see it as an exciting opportunity to educate people on the basics of human interaction, because it’s not anything novel or new,” Taylor said.

The interview was arranged by a public relations firm for the website.

They’re driven, and enjoy attractive company by their side. more NEW HAVEN — Connecticut students have some of the highest student debt in the nation — fourth highest overall, with the average 2016 state graduate owing ,326, according to student loan refinancing website Lend EDU — but some students and grads are apparently getting creative.