It was early afternoon and we had friends over. My sister and I had set up a secret den in the living room, using a nest of tables and blankets and cushions. One of our friends was a boy; I once ate a five-pack of jam donuts in front of him just to seem cool. He was looking through my dad's PlayStation games when he suddenly pulled out a magazine that had been tucked on a shelf beside the TV. On its cover was a blonde woman with huge, pneumatic breasts.
When Your Dad's A Porn Star
'Anything Goes': When Your Dad Works in Porn
When you're a kid, you have a certain view of your parents. But as you grow up — and, especially, once you become a parent yourself — you slowly come to realize that the people who raised you are just human and have lives of their own. Occasionally, said lives are jarringly different from what you might've expected. Like when you find out your folks worked in the sex industry. While it's not a slut-shaming situation, I think I can safely say that no one wants to find out about any aspect of their parent's sex lives, even if they're not adult film stars.
9 People Reveal What It's Like to Find Out Your Parents Work In the Sex Industry
Let's be honest — the idea of your parents doin' it is unfathomable. Like, as far as you're concerned they've only had sex the same amount of times they've got children. Because why the hell would they have sexual intercourse unless they wanted to make a child. Surely they don't enjoy it, right? But imagine if your mum or dad was having sex for money.
How has this affected you growing up? And there definitely was no shortage of answers, with people responding to the thread within 48 hours. Like this guy, who found out his dad was heavily involved in the adult film industry from a young age:.