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    9. The lifestyle

    “I became a hustler of sorts—bouncing in and out of strip clubs and selling myself in every way. I had gotten to a very desperate point where I could only have sex if it was accompanied by perks. I expected and received money from every man in my life, especially celebrities. I used sex to keep them happy, and when they were happy, they were generous.”

    “That was the high. It was like I was good enough and worthy enough to be with someone so adored—yet another lie.”