The term "client" is sometimes used to describe a person who pays provider for sex.However, in the Escort industry, code that has grown up around the GFE, clients often call themselves "hobbyists" and refer to a escort who provides GFE as a "nice #girl". In a GFE situation the client would pay for time spent with the call girl meaning: social interaction, dating, or sexual acts. Clients or friends could come from all different backgrounds (white-collar, blue collar, different races, different ages) therefore there is not a "typical" type of client using the GFE service. Many clients emerge through the need for a feeling of closeness without the commitment of a relationship. To a certain extent it eliminates the feeling of guilt or fear of "addiction" to a relationship.
The big difference between dating for money and dating for free is that dating for money usually costs less."