May 25, 2011

Solicitation: The Secret Life of Johns, Part Five — What About The Wife?

by Rachel Rabbit White

Prostitution hurts marriage, doesn’t it? This has often been used as an argument against sex work — it’s not only demeaning but endangering to unknowing wives. But, this isn’t an argument about the morality of sex work — it’s about the morality of cheating. Still, when talking to Johns, I had to ask: How are the wives actually affected?