Daddy Dating: Professor Cohler Comments on the Stigma

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
GOLDEN GATE XPRESS -- Cohler noted that the societal stigmatization of certain relational expectations may make sugar babies reticent to share their experiences. “Almost all romantic or sexual relationships have some form of reciprocity expected,” Cohler said. “These relationships, it sounds like, have a more explicit expectation of a certain kind of material reciprocity up front. If we didn’t pathologize or stigmatize this kind of material expectation, these relationships wouldn’t have to be so coded or secretive.”