If you are new to the sugar dating world, and you’re coming across unusual acronyms and abbreviations and can’t seem to figure out their meaning, well, you’re not alone. The intricate Sugar World comes with its own established terminology. When I joined the Sugar Bowl, I almost instantly realized that it was a completely, whole new world. Almost everything from the way SB’s communicate with their own lingo to how they act and carry themselves on a daily basis so as to attract Sugar Daddies is so interesting. At some point I guess you’ve probably just read the sentence and thought to yourself, “what is a SB?” Well, just remember you’re not alone. Sugar Slang 101 is now ready and in session! Today we’ll be breaking down the most common terms and acronyms used when you’re in the sugar dating world.
Many of these terms and the whole sugar dating slang will be commonly used in emails, texts, and messages between Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babies. So let’s dive in!
Sugar Dating Acronyms and Abbreviations
SR: A Sugar Relationship
SD: A Sugar Daddy
SM: A Sugar Mommy
SB: A Sugar Baby
SD/SB: A Sugar Daddy/a Sugar Baby relationship
SB/SD: A Sugar Baby/Sugar Daddy relationship
POT: It simply stands for Potential and may refer to either a potential Sugar Baby, Sugar Daddy, Sugar Mommy, or others.
D/s: Dominant and submissive. Refers to a relationship where one party has some kind of authority over the other. One is dominant and the other is submissive, sometimes in bedroom affairs only.
FWB: This stands for Friends with Benefits. This is a relationship where both the parties refer to themselves to be platonic friends, having no romantic status or attachments but may engage in casual sexual activities from time to time.
PPM: This stands for Pay-Per-Meet, sometimes this arrangement can be used at the beginning of an SD/SB relationship, when you’ve not yet started meeting on the regular, or it’s not possible for one of you, but it can allow everyone to gain from the dates or meetings.
NSA: This stands for No-Strings-Attached. It’s an agreement in a relationship that has no types of commitments or even intended commitments be required, expected, or suggested by any party in the relationship.
STA: Stands for a Short-Term-Arrangement. It’s a mutually beneficial relationship between an SB and a SD/SM of short duration, usually of 6 or fewer months.
LTA: This means a Long-Term-Arrangement. It’s a mutually beneficial arrangement between a SM/SD and a SB that is meant to be a longer, more substantial duration, usually more than 6 months, whether or not it was intended right from the start of your arrangement.
LBD: Stands for a Little Black Dress. Refers to an outfit which makes a Sugar Baby feel attractive and confident. While often black, the dress can be of any color, in theory.
Sugar Dating Terms and Phrases
The following are some of the phrases and terms you will need to learn if you’re to venture into the sugar dating world.
Sugar Relationship: This is a mutually beneficial arrangement usually between a Sugar Baby and Sugar Daddy, whereby one party will provide financially and the other will provide exciting companionship and other related and agreed upon benefits.
Sugar Baby: This is a beautiful, young lady seeking a financial security provider, but may also, refer to a young man who is in need of a gay SD/SB relationship.
Sugar Daddy: Commonly, a wealthy older man who’s willing to cater for a good-looking, young lady in exchange for her time, companionship, and attentions.
Sugar Mommy: This is a wealthy mature woman, who is ready to provide for a young man who she’ll have a relationship with or a young, woman, in theory.
Sugar Honey: This is a rich young woman, who can cater for a man’s financial needs in exchange for his companionship.
Sugar Pup: This term is used in describing a male Sugar Baby, whether in a heterosexual or same-sex relationship.
Sugar Bear: A rich young man that can provide in exchange for companionship.
Budget: The amount of money a Sugar Baby requires/needs so as to make this arrangement beneficial to her.
Sugar Bowl: This is where the whole aspect of sugar dating is compared to a bowl of sweet sugar.
Big Daddy: A considerably rich Sugar Daddy who knows no limits to what he can spend on his Sugar Baby.
A Splenda Daddy/Mommy: This is referred to as an imitator/wannabe Sugar Daddy/Mommy, who isn’t actually wealthy enough to become a real Sugar Daddy/Mommy. They might be able to cover for a few expensive dates, dinners, or gifts, but they won’t be able to provide financial security to their Sugar Babies. They may be kind of fun for occasional outings, but they are definitely not capable of having a LTA with a Sugar Baby.
Salt Daddy/Mommy: This is an entirely fake SD/SM, who is lying about how wealthy they are and hoping they attract a SB for a quick fling or someone who actually is wealthy and willing to spend a fortune on a SB but doesn’t want to follow through their promises after getting what they wanted from a Sugar Baby.
Salty: This is an abbreviation or stand alone term used when describing an individual who may be unhappy with their relationship or the whole sugar dating world.
Angel Baby: This is a beautiful, cultured, elegant Sugar Baby who has turned the Sugar Bowl into her entire career and has got high expectations and high wants to maintain her lifestyle.
Tuition Baby: This is a Sugar Baby in search of financial backer to help her pay for her educational expenses.
Arrangement: This is a formalized settlement between a SD/SM and a Sugar Baby asserting what each will give in the relationship.
Hookup: This refers to setting up a meeting for sex only, mostly requested by persons who are not intending to form any kind of arrangement and don’t understand what real sugar dating entails.
Road Sugar: This is a Sugar Daddy who searches for a Sugar Baby that he can visit while he’s away from home and will insist on the most discretion.
Sugar on the Side: This is a Sugar Baby belonging to a married Sugar Daddy.
Allowance: This is an amount of money given to a Sugar Baby on a regular schedule to cater for her needs
Freestyle: This is searching for a SD/SM outside sugar dating sites, like by hanging around places where rich Sugar Daddies love hanging or attending wealthy older male events.
As the Sugar Dating keeps growing and becoming more embraced in today’s’ culture, it’s with no doubt that a lot more terms and phrases will be added to the Sugar Dating Dictionary. Also, these terms and phrases will change. However, the list discussed in this article, will at least give you a good start when it comes to understanding what sugar dating language really entails and how this sugar world operates and even the fitting terms used for those that are in it. In addition to that, getting to understand these phrases will surely save you time and the trouble of having to keep on nagging others for explanations.