Studies have shown that most of the violence sex workers experience comes from their own customers (Church, 2001).
Host a Party Listen to The Business Of Pleasure, Bedroom Kandi’s all-original podcast where we discuss a wide variety of topics from our products and human sexuality, to direct sales and the people who make our industry a success. Kelly’s Line is the anonymous reporting line for the Asheville Sex Worker Outreach Project (ASWOP).The purpose of this project is to provide outreach to sex workers in Buncombe County. They're talking about climbing palm trees and taking hold of clusters! In the midst of beautiful, poetic language about the stages of a relationship that start with a glance and eventually lead to the honeymoon, the author charges us three times, "Do not arouse or awaken love until it pleases," or, as paraphrased by Eugene Peterson in The Message, "Don't excite love, don't stir it up, until the time is ripe — and you're ready." I often point to this book when people, usually young singles, ask me about relationships and premarital sex. " I was a teen Christian with active hormones and my grandmother's prayers were finally being answered because I suddenly developed an intense hunger for the Word. Over time, of course, I realized that the relationship described in Solomon's Song, including those face-blushing palm tree and cluster verses, occurred within a specific context.