To celebrate Father's Day, we decided to talk with three experts about what our daddy issues actually mean, how we can cope with them, and whether or not it's really fucked up to call someone "Daddy" in bed. The phenomenon isn't confined to women. You can't usually eliminate this kind of erotic interest, so it's best to accept it and make peace with it. Phamotse eventually fled her abuser, with nothing to show for the relationship.
But somehow, we have arrived at a point where having a "sponsor" or a "blesser" - the terms that millennials usually apply to their benefactors - has for many young people become an accepted, and even a glamorous lifestyle choice.