Anonymous asked:

If a guy insults a flaw of yours when all you're trying to do is sell a dance should you walk away and shake it off and go on to the next guy or insult him right back and then walk away?

Hi,

I say do both!

Depending on how your shift is going, if you’re up for it let them have it. If not, you can walk away. 

xx

SN

stripperina

reanimatedhunters asked:

What are some of the monetary investments you have to make when you're a stripper? Like what do you have to spend money on to do your job?

stripperina answered:

Shoes, clothes, & cosmetics (including nail polish and perfume) are the big three.  On top of that, optional but helpful investments are pole lessons, massages, physical therapists, salon haircare, manicures and pedicures, gym memberships, cabs (if you don’t have a car), etc.

Hey!

I wrote a post about this: “It Costs Money To Be A Stripper.

xx

SN

Anonymous asked:

Hey! So, I just applied for a job as a nude model for a sketch artist. Do you think this is a good way to get used to strangers/other people seeing me nude? I have utterly zero issues with wandering around naked, but sometimes the idea of having people pay focused attention kinda weirds me out.

Hi,

Uuhhh…if you think it’ll help you do it. But in my opinion the answer is no.

xx
SN

Anonymous asked:

Hi Sn! I'd love to get into dancing but I'm bit on the chubby side and I have stretch marks on my hips, tummy and under my arms. I use bio oil everyday. Basically I'm just wondering if its considered "gross" or if its bad to dance while you have stretch marks :) thank you in advance x

Hi,

You should read my blog before writing me, I’ve written about this a bunch!

xx

SN

Lonely

Colleagues:

So the past week I’ve been feeling pretty lonely. I’m not sure if it’s real or if it’s just me, but a few things got me feeling low, lonely…just generally weird.

Bad stuff:

Well, that family emergency — my mom got sick so for the next few months my brother and I going to be helping her get better. Because of that I couldn’t go to Vegas. Then, my buddy in Hawaii asked me not come out because she’s in between jobs and isn’t sure if she’ll find one before I get there. On top of that work has been a mess, I guess to be expected for the summer.

Good stuff:

Stuff with my day job is going well, I had a few opportunities come my way that look very promising.

I guess what I’ve realized is that dancing has become a lonely, isolating experience for me. I feel like my schedule keeps me from spending time with my friends and family, and now Tinder. My schedule is so opposite of theirs and now so inflexible. Inflexible?, I hear you say as you read this. Well, it’s tough because I want to work a lot when it’s slow because I need the money. Then I want to work a lot when it’s good because it’s so good. It’s just a vicious cycle. So the result is me at work all the time and conserving my energy during the day so when I go to work I’m able to give it all I’ve got.

Also, I can’t talk to my family about what I do…and my buddies have a hard time relating. Tinder is the one I talk about work with most which is really refreshing. 

Another thing I realized is that the entire time I’ve been dancing, not only have I had to keep most of my experience to myself, I’ve never had anyone to come home to after work. I want that. I would always get off work too late for Lawyer to have me over and then I’ve been single for over two years…sssooo, there’s that. Again, I’ve got Tinder, but we’re not at that point.

On top of that, keeping this job away from my day job stuff is exhausting. Not only did I have that little incident earlier this week, I’m finding that it’s keeping me from doing certain things to help my career. Like I want to start a vlog to develop an online presence, which is really important for what I want to do. What’s keeping me doing it is that I don’t want to hide my job, but I’d pretty much have to. If I don’t then I’ll either get judged for what I do and it may limit the future career opportunities. Or I risk getting get pigeonhold’d into the Maxim-Playboy-FHM-style of entertainment, which is what I don’t want because it really isn’t who I am.

This feeling of isolation is the number one reason why I’d quit dancing sooner than I should. If this job were more accepted, I could absolutely see myself dancing at least for another 7 years. I know I’d be able to reach my personal, professional and financial goals with that kind of time. But if I don’t want to feel like this anymore I have to get out sooner than later.

I’m not ashamed of who I am — being black, being a woman who likes women, being single, being sober (most days), being a Californian, being a daughter. Being a stripper is what I do, it’s unfortunate that people, once they see that, won’t see anything else. And I’ll be damned if I’ll let anyone else makes me feel less than for what I choose to do for a living. But I have take in consideration this fact before I start romping out the “stripper closet” though.

…I think I need to take a nap before I head to work.

xx

SN