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The Happy Hooker Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10, The Oldest Profession Updated, or, Behind Open Doors Summary

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Chapter 10, The Oldest Profession Updated, or, Behind Open Doors Summary and Analysis

In Chapter Ten, Xaviera attempts to back up her argument that prostitution is a perfectly respectable and necessary profession through a series of examples of clients she feels have benefited from her services. In Story one, a psychiatrist sends her a young man who is twenty-nine, still a virgin, and afraid to have sex. Xaviera manages to give him such a good first experience that he remarks, "I never knew making love to a woman could be so beautiful" (p. 171). In Story Two, Xaviera converses with a married woman who confesses that she would rather her husband cheat on her with a prostitute than with a full-time mistress. In Story Three, a man named Robert marries a woman only to find out that she is more interested in his...

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