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I Was An Exotic Dancer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    Memorable Customer

    I met him about a year into my time at 'my bar' of 10 years.  I knew him for 7 of those years; danced for him during the 'no touching' days which were out in the open, no booths for privacy, on into the lap dancing phase (he wasn't into the grinding and preferred I just did...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 23, 2008

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    I Am What I Am

    I have said I  was before a christian which I am with all me heart. I am still a sinner though. I still dance from time to time and I also manage the company. I cant stand when people tell me my job was a sin. Minuiam wages suck ok. You cant survice off of thoses jobs. Not...
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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    How I Got Into It

    I remember the exact moment I decided to become an exotic dancer. I was living in Sydney at the time, having just moved there from the Atherton Tablelands two weeks previously. I was one week into being twenty years old and living in a hostel in the middle of the city. The...
    JessicaLane JessicaLane 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    My Career In the Adult Entertainment Industry

    i was a dancer for almost 9 years and i pretty much loved every minute of it in the beginning. i loved being my own boss, working my own hours and always being available for my son's school trips.  i never missed a class trip, a school play and was always able to stay home...
    MarleyChloesMum MarleyChloesMum 41-45, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    By Choice

    I danced for 3 years and it was the first time I did one job consistently (at the time).  I loved the freedom to work on the days I wanted to or not work at all.  And I wasn't the girl who was paying her way through college or suffering some sort of hardship.  I...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 3, 2008

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    Deja Vu Showgirls ,hawaii

    I was a Exotic Dancer at the world famous Deja Vu, Hawaii, I loved it I started dancing when I was 30 yes,30 and I'm glad I waited. getting in the business when you're not mature enough  mentaltily.      can end up a Jaded women...
    PriestessTheresa PriestessTheresa 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 4, 2009

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    Seriously Considering It....

    I've been seriously considering exotic dancing for about a year now, mainly because I want to get a leg up on my finances and be able to go to college. I'm stuck in a financial rut right now and I feel that I just simply can't make enough money to live on my own and attend school...
    KelsoBee3 KelsoBee3 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 15, 2012

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    Not That Exoctic

    Yep I danced. But it wasn't that exoctic. I wasn't a ********.. Just a topless dancer. That was an unusal time in my life and with two kids small at home it was a good way to earn enough to support us all. My hubs at the time didn't work, at least not all the time. It took me a...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 7 Responses Jan 4, 2009

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    My parents were for years.

    Neither had more than a nasic secondary education yet wanted the "good life".They started as teenagers before my older brother was born and still did it occasionally along with Escorting until their deaths when she was 37 and he 35. They danced in Washington DC,Montreal,and...
    BlackMoroccan BlackMoroccan 22-25, M Jun 22

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    So do any of the ladies here still dance

    or that avenue finished now?
    TeddyboyUK72 TeddyboyUK72 41-45, M Nov 24

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    Introduction To A Different World

    Preface: Please keep in mind that this occurred in Australia...where things may be a little different than what you may imagine. At the tender age of 17, my "career" as an exotic dancer, came about purely by happenstance...and it lasted for a glorious 12 years; some of the best...
    Visionquest Visionquest 46-50, F Jan 4, 2012

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    Got me through college!

    No regrets at all
    tlbh tlbh 36-40, F 19 Responses Aug 14

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    Exotic Dancer

    I never was an exotic dance and you know what?  I'm planning applying this weekend for a position.  Yeah, right!   No way!  Joke!  :D
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 1, 2011

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    Truly Revealing

    I was an exotic dancer for 11 years.  I had answered an ad in the paper when looking for work.  I was 28 years old.  I thought I'd just go in and check it out.  I learned so much about myself, about others, about competition, about beauty and it's shallowness...
    thinkingoutloud thinkingoutloud 51-55, F 8 Responses Feb 29, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    I have always been very aware of my sexuality. When I was a teenager, I had a best friend who always joked that I would end up being an adult dancer. We both laughed, and we both...
    EmeraldDreams12 EmeraldDreams12 18-21 2 Responses Dec 17

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    Who wants to tour the East and Golf Coast and make money with me?? Serious inquiries only, i don't want to hear about NO bullshit. You need to be a confident woman, race doesn't...
    shearrivesincognito shearrivesincognito 22-25, F Dec 6

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    I am a competitive dancer, and dance is basically my life! It's my getaway and I express my feelings through dance when I am upset or feeling down I dance.... Dance is always there...
    ashleyrocksxoxo ashleyrocksxoxo 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was wrong about everything. Why am I so stupid? It was too good to be true after all. He never sends me pics of him, he avoids Skype and we never really talk much about ourselves...
    WizzlexBizzle WizzlexBizzle 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I think we all have had an ice cream or something when we were upset or sad. But is that right?. It may not really be what we are asking for or may need. I remeber very clearly...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    Why do I always fall for older men? I feel so pathetic when they lead me on only to drop me and leave without saying goodbye. I feel like their age and life experiences have...
    jessie123h jessie123h 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    people use to push me around and call me names....i cried every night....they called me fagg and gay.....cuz i was shy afraid too talk and timid....i was very soft.... but when i...
    monishnair monishnair 13-15, M 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It's really a surprise to know that the new year is coming back immediately . What Ive done for this year? Like a waste
    Fadzcritiv Fadzcritiv 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    As I get older, I learn things now at this age what I was supposed to of learned when I was a kid or teenager. Growing up my step dad was strict. He never allowed me to do what I...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Nov 28

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    Not me but daddy was telling me the other day in the car that when he was at school the kids got the slipper as a punishment. He said it was quite usual to see the boys slippered...
    Susanna96 Susanna96 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 28

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    My mom abused me when I was little. I'm half black and she's white, so she'd call me "n*****!", she'd beat me with the belt, metal yardsticks and wooden sticks, lock me in the...
    shaargeednaah shaargeednaah 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    i was 17. it was only proper for about two months. i would wake up and drink all day everyday. i did it to drown out my feelings. so that i didn't have to feel broken like i did at...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    When I was a freshman in middle school I was a straight A's student. At the end of the second term, the principal came to my class to talk to me and she announced that I had won...
    nowherewego nowherewego 16-17, F Nov 29

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    So, one night, when i was sleeping i dreamt that a girl who is from my class and i were in a house( Not sure whose is it) and we were talking something and then we hugged and...
    postivitydude postivitydude 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 29

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    Once a child of light, happiness and beauty.left In a world who took and took from her, she grew weak and feeble. No more could she give, no more was she needed, from the hand that...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Nov 29

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    25th post. It's been a few days since I have posted, and I have to say it has been a roller coaster of emotions. At times I have felt elated and invincible. Other times I have felt...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    26th post. So here is another blast from the past. This probably happened about 2 years ago, at the height of my anxiety, and when my mental illness was developing into much more...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 30

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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Nov 30

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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Nov 30

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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Nov 30

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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Nov 30

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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Nov 30

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    When I was 11-12 years old my family was struggling with money. Because of this, my mom couldn't afford boxers or boxer-briefs like every other 6th and 7th grader were wearing. I...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    27th post. So basically my husband bashed me for years and years. There were things thrown at me such as plates, glass ashtrays, tables, punches, choking, whatever he felt like at...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    It was my step dad it happened when I was 6 he'd lived with us for about 4 months and was nice to me one night my mum and brother had gone out and it was just me and him it had...
    tommybourne22 tommybourne22 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 30

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    i hated going to school, i liked learning and i was a fantastic student but through most of my schooling i was made fun of because of my weight. i didn't really take care of...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 30

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    So few years ago now I was with a girl for 2 years and she had a kid with her ex. Well at first everything was all good for like the first 8 months and then she started hanging out...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 1

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    It's been almost 3 years to the day. I was 17. I had just got out of an abusive relationship. I was still pretty shaken up about it, but I felt oddly calm that day. I went over to...
    KC94 KC94 18-21, F Dec 1

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    A few times in life I have passed as a girl and each and every time it felt so right. Whether it was smoking in the bathroom or at the fox center, Because I was so thin, prior to...
    TranssexualMommy TranssexualMommy 36-40, T 1 Response Dec 1

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    Seems to be a common topic here, so I'm just going to share some of my story. I was spanked the first time when I was around 5, for stealing a pack of gums from a store. I don't...
    Abyd0s Abyd0s 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 1

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    When I was in the seventh grade I had a lot of friends. I wouldn't consider myself popular but I did have a lot of friends. However, I did have a lot of beef with other kids. I had...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Dec 1

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