The Happy Hooker - Chapter 15, For Pleasure More Than Profit Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter Fifteen, Xaviera recounts the story of her relationship with Paul Lindfield, who was mentioned in earlier chapters as the boyfriend that breaks up with her upon hearing she has been arrested. She meets Paul in Miami during a particularly lonely spell and from the start he makes it clear that theirs is a casual relationship, though Xaviera wants it to be more. While Xaviera feels that she is in love with Paul, she always senses a distance between them, possibly because her profession disturbs him. Eventually Xaviera resorts to involving other parties in their lovemaking to hold his interest, but she soon becomes dissatisfied with this arrangement and loses the feelings she has for Paul.

Xaviera's relationship with Paul Lindfield echoes her earlier relationship with Carl. She is initially attracted to his good...

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