Dating a sex worker
Rantsi is no longer a sex worker, she now owns a small business. He’d never dated a sex worker but for him love is love, no matter what a person does.“When I met her, I just knew she was the one,”he said, with a big smile on his face.Thamae works in the mines and contributes to her needs. When Thamae learnt how she made an income he did not try to force his girlfriend to leave her job.One of the most difficult things about being a sex worker is finding a romantic partner. For disadvantaged people social stigma and discrimination are often intertwined with their daily lives.Sometimes, people who date sex workers are concerned about their health and the risk of contracting infections, explains Liteboho Rantsi*.Rantsi was constantly harassed, humiliated and abused by clients and the general public. Initially she thought Thamae was just like other guys she had dated previously.
I wanted to be a domestic worker but had serious challenges because I had to look after my younger siblings.” She got into sex work to find that it posed many challenges.
I took him to his first drag show; he wined and dined me on his family's generous dime.
There wasn't much chemistry, but the lack of sexual attraction wasn't what ended our relationship.
Men took to Reddit to discuss what it's like to have a partner who sells her body, with some commenters put off by the idea - and others claiming that sex workers make the best girlfriends.
Being in a relationship with a sex worker can create jealousy issues for some fellas, but other men claim that there's no reason why women working in the world's oldest profession are any different to be with.