Category Archives: Etiquette

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,┬áI 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 Confused Boners

I have spoken about, at some length, the idiotic idea that sexual attraction to someone outside of the small and boring box of what is considered “beautiful” or “worthy of sexual attraction” should be automatically considered lesser. This was specifically … 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┬áright now. My main pet peeve, before I even started working as an escort, is this belief that … 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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{Upscale}

You know how someone can write an article that could be considered the penultimate or seminal statement on the subject? Well, Cecilia Dahl wrote what I consider to be the seminal piece on being upscale in the demimonde. I cannot … Continue reading

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{Refined}

“elegant & cultured in appearance, manner, or taste.” In short, you can take me out in public without the fear of my inability to act decently. Of course, I am no wallflower and I enthusiastically engage with others; but I … Continue reading

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