GFE refers to an acronym, often encountered on the online advertisements of female escorts.
It refers to the phrase “GirlFriend Experience” signifying that the worker in question is willing to perform acts of intimacy, that make the impression on the customer that he is with his girlfriend.
While the exact origin of the expression is not known, it started emerging in the 1990’s, on escort sites and online advertisements.
Its popularity rose significantly following 1995, and it became more widely recognized in the 2000’s.
“GFE” was first defined on Urban Dictionary in 2003, with many other entries written on the subject since then.
The notion of “girlfriend experience” started becoming more popular after 2009, when the movie “The Girlfriend Experience” was published.
As of 2021, the acronym may be seen on the many prostitution and escort websites, where visitors may seek and find intimacy.