The phenomenon of part-time girlfriends – or PTGFs – for rent in Hong Kong has blossomed on social media in recent months.They offer services ranging from dining out to watching movies, but also the full gamut of sexual services, with dates costing between HK0 and HK,000, depending on what’s on the agenda.
“I advised him to find a loyal girl who will spend time with him for the rest of his life.” Jo worries about her family and friends finding out what she does, especially her father, who is very traditional. Celine, 26, a PTGF and tutor at a language school, is also harassed by men asking her for sex, but she always refuses requests for sex.
“Some people just ask directly, but I guide them to think differently, to consider whether they really do desire me sexually,” she says. You can have fun with her, but not other girls’.” She suggested he take his wife on a trip because having an affair was not a solution to his problems.
The trend made headlines last week when 10 Hong Kong women, including a secondary school pupil, were arrested on suspicion of advertising sexual services as part-time girlfriends on their Instagram and Facebook accounts.
Hong Kong ‘part-time girlfriend’ sex services end for 10 women arrested in undercover operation Like girls involved in a previous Hong Kong phenomenon, called “compensated dating”, there’s a social stigma attached to being a part-time girlfriend because of the widespread assumption that they are all available for sex at a price.
She says it will help her to better understand a future boyfriend or husband.
She has no problem with the social stigma attached to being a PTGF. It’s not much different from seeing a social worker.Celine also broadcasts live chats on Instagram, where she shares her thoughts on topics that interest her, such as the part-time partner phenomenon, why boys like looking for PTGFs, and even her views on education.She describes her live chats as being “like serious lectures”, and insists many men like her approach because they admire smart women.“Being a PTGF is a high-risk job, but you can earn a lot of money in a short period,” she says. I will quit once I make enough.” Jo admits to having concerns that first-time customers may try to force themselves on her, given the stigma attached to the PTGF phenomenon, so she chats with them privately before agreeing on a date, to make sure the man is a “good guy”.She says most of her customers are introverted, or just lonely and want some company.My boyfriend firmly believes that Christ brought us together, yet I am the one who practices my faith.