Hello fellow parents. My daughter, who finished university a year ago, and I live far away from each other. Last month my daughter told me she had paid off her student loans. This month, in person, I asked her about what work she was doing. (Since I couldn't understand how she could make so much money, her previous response had set off my mama radar.) This time she said, "I am a sex worker." It is all "virtual" sex work - online. She rates men's bits. She posts videos & photos. She provides the "Girlfriend Experience." (Something I had to Google.) She said she doesn't even reveal her face. She says she is really happy. She loves what she does and enjoys being self employed. She is incredibly smart and tells me everything she is doing is very safe. No one gets her personal info. I'm happy she is happy as I know she was struggling financially and emotionally, half a year ago. And I am relieved it is all virtual. However, I am filled with guilt - wondering if I'd had the money to support her during her time of need, she wouldn't have gone down this path. I'm terrified this could lead to other things in real life. I still need to tell my partner this but don't know where to begin as I'm still trying to process it. I can't even imagine ever telling my family and friends.