Category Archives: Demimondaines

On Time & Companionship: A Dialogue

But, I just want to spend time to get to know you, for free. Why does that require money and screening? Besides, I thought “for time and companionship” was a euphemism for sex or smoke and mirrors? That’s what some of … Continue reading

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On Bigotry & Discounts

A colleague recently published a post that is full of bullshit. I won’t name her because I don’t feel like being that petty right now. My main pet peeve, before I even started working as an escort, is this belief that … Continue reading

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Study Hour

I do not, nor will I ever, offer in-person appointments* at an hour or less. My minimum started at 2 hours and has risen to 3 hours and may rise again in the future to 4 hours. Do not expect … Continue reading

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On childhoods, barns, & other etiquette stuff

The Australian-based advertising platform Scarlet Blue (which will be opening up in the US soon if they haven’t already!) has an excellent article on the importance of client etiquette. I’d like to think most prospective clients who also read my … Continue reading

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{Witty}

Oshun, Aphrodite, and other goddesses whose divine domains include sexual pleasure and some form of professional-spiritual sexual services are always described as “laughter-loving”. laughter can be a powerful turn-on and so it is appropriate for a Professional Companion to have … Continue reading

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{Sapiosexual}

“But…she was naked and all, ARTICULATE!” -Malcolm Reynolds, “Our Mrs. Reynolds”, Firefly This is a term that has become much more popular in the past couple years. A sapiosexual is someone who is sexually aroused by intelligence. In a society that seems to … Continue reading

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{Quaintrelle}

This is a term that is unfamiliar to most people and oddly enough, in order to properly conceptualize it, I need to reference an almost equally unfamiliar word, flâneur. The flâneur is a “man about town”, particularly popular during the Belle Époque, … Continue reading

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