The Human Parts Open Thread: Essays We Don’t Have Time to Write
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A Major Reason Men Seek Sex with Prostitutes

I want to follow up on this conclusion to a photo essay I recently posted:

“It might seem paradoxical, or sad and delusional, that a man can find validation of his worth as a human being in a paid sexual encounter. But so it is, and always has been. I’ll leave you to sort out what that might mean.”

I’d like to have that conversation with others, of sorting out what that might mean.