There were times when my only social interaction was with tricks. It became normal to divide the world into people who would pay for my time and people who wouldn’t.
I was not a materialistic person naturally but it took time to get used to hanging out with people who did not pay me. Remembering normality was vital when I scolded myself for spending time without compensation
I recently read that loneliness is the new smoking. We will suffer the ill effects of isolation physically as well as emotionally. So, it is not just me that has a hard time making friends? I confess I feel relieved at the thought that my unpopularity is not due to any character defect but is an indicator of a society wide problem. (It is nice not to have to take responsibility for personality issues!) I have made a promise that I will reveal cringingly honest details about hooker life applicable to the world. And, I will say what people dare not admit. For example, I was surprised at how many guys were lonely in addition to horny. They wanted conversation, companionship. But what surprised me more was how lonely I was when I wasn’t working. Sometimes my only social interaction was with the men who paid for my time…
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