That’s a very good question, and it varies depending on who you ask.
If you search in the dictionary the term “escort” has a few meanings:
When it comes to searching in Google for “escorts” you normally get results that tend to be a bit more sexual. There are thousands of Escort websites on the net and many clearly offer services that are more than just friendship.
Many of the escort websites found on the net are very open to the services that the escorts provide, and even have reviews based on the escorts “performance”. Visiting many escort websites it’s very apparent what the sites are catering to.
BUT, the term “escort” is not a taboo word such as porn or sex. Open any phone book and lookup the word “escort” and you are most likely going to find escort services from your area. Not all of them are front’s for sex. Many of the companies clearly state that the services are strictly for friends only, but many ads are just as straight forward as they are online. The common price for an escort from the phone book varies, but you can usually expect to pay in the $150-$250 range per hour.
The rate online is normally about the same price (maybe a little bit lower). It’s also common for an online escort ad to say “this advertisement is not a solicitation for sex. The money spent is for time only, and anything that happens between 2 consenting adults is between them.” I’ll let you come to your own conclusion about that…
I’m not one to judge people on their morals. If they want to hire an escort, prostitute, or someone for sex that’s their decision. But if someone just wants to hire a platonic friend, and they don’t want sex, what is the alternative? The phone book and escort ads normally have high rates because of what the “escorts provide”. So if someone just wants to rent a friend with no intention of anything but companionship they are normally still spending $150-$250 per hour.
That was, until RentAFriend.com opened. RentAFriend.com is the largest, strictly platonic, just-friends-and-nothing-else website in the world! Why pay $150-$250 per hour for someone who might be trying to solicit you for more when you can hire a platonic friend instead.
Knowing from the beginning that the friend you are going to hire is just a friend. There will be no awkward conversations because it will be known from the start that there will be NO physical contact allowed. Also the price is a lot cheaper. (starting at $10 per hour). Best off you can view all of the photos and profiles for free at http://www.RentAFriend.com
sometimes associated with “prostitution”