An apparently average, thirtysomething, middle-class man, Ben had taken an extended lunchbreak from his job in advertising to talk about his experiences of buying sex. Shy and slightly nervous, he told me, "I am hoping that talking about it might help me work out why I do it. I, too, was hoping to understand his motives better. Ben was one of men interviewed for a major international research project seeking to uncover the reality about men who buy sex.
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I can assure you this is a damn sight cheaper than wining and dining a woman, like men usually do. I would have to spend hours on all the bullshit you have to talk. This is good value. It's neat and tidy. You walk out the door and you're free. Physically, emotionally, in every way.
They lack the glamor of call girls and the "victimhood" of trafficked women since their pimp is their drug habit itself. They have been abandoned by their families, their communities and the other people on the street. Even law enforcement and social services slighted them until recently. Her first time. In less than a minute he handed me money and left.
Objective: To describe risk behaviours for infection with HIV in male sexual partners of female prostitutes. Design: A cross sectional study. Subjects: self identified male sexual partners of female prostitutes: who reported commercial sexual relationships only, five who reported non-commercial relationships only, and six who reported both commercial and non-commercial relationships.