She said: "It pretty much started a few months ago, I haven't been doing it that long.
"I always seemed to date older guys so it stimulated from there."The first ones were extremely platonic arrangements agreed ahead of the dates and they were fine with it. "I think as I grew more fond of a guy and we had that chemistry, we got more involved." Despite earning £750 to £1,000 in cash and gifts per date, Melissa reckons her morality is stopping her from making the wrong choices.She said: "It can be a regular fee or a fixed price or money if you need help with something.A pretty student claims she earns £25,000 a year from dates with older men she meets on a sugar daddy dating website.The 21-year-old, who will only give her name as '"Melissa", is juggling a law degree with living the high life - including top nights in hotels and trips to Dubai.
The third-year Durham student is expecting a brand new Audi TT - worth £35,000 - from one of her "sugar daddies'" and gets around £1,500-a-month just to talk to them.Melissa uses controversial dating site Seeking Arrangement, which helps time-rich young, beautiful women and cash-rich older men to form relationships.The site, which claims to have 3.6 million members, describes itself as a place: "Where Sugar Babies enjoy a life of luxury by being pampered with fine dinners, exotic trips and allowances."In turn, Sugar Daddies or Mommas find beautiful members to accompany them at all times." Melissa's situation may not be too unusual since the site's founder Brandon Wade, 44, says 1.4 million of his website's users are students.Speaking to student newspaper The Tab, Melissa said: "It starts with messaging and getting to know each other." "He states what he wants from you and you do the same thing, and if it matches you exchange numbers."We talk on Whats App, and we arrange a date to meet up. "It's sort of like getting to know someone to be in a relationship with them." Melissa says she became hooked on preying on older men when her own father passed away - but she does have a set of rules she promises to stick to.