59261_wallpaper280.jpgDear Babe,
I started dating a girl a few weeks ago and I really like her. She’s beautiful, really fun and she makes me feel happy whenever I see her. Then this weekend she said she needed to go shopping and I went along. We ended up buying fishnet leggings at that store on Haight Street, Piedmont, with the big leg sticking out of it.

I asked her what the leggings were for and she said “My job”. I didn’t know what to say after that so I changed the subject.

Does this mean she’s a stripper?

Flustered by Fishnets

Dear Flustered,
Either that or she wants you to think she is. Just kidding, she could be one of those girls who goes to clubs and sells candy and cigarettes or she could be in theater. Still though, she obviously wants you thinking about it. Maybe she doesn’t know how to tell you and she’s hoping you’ll either figure it out or ask?

If I were you I would ask.


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Babe Scanlon is a writer living and working in San Francisco. She's worked as an archaeologist, computer game designer, agent at Agent Provocateur and hypnotherapist. She is controlling your mind at this very moment.

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