Iyanla Asks a Sex Worker How She’d Tell Her Son About Her Job | Iyanla: Fix My Life | OWNOn March 23, 2020 by Raul Dinwiddie
IYANLA VANZANT: From what I’m seein’ and feelin’, there’s a part of you that likes this. CANITRA: I enjoy the conversations that I have with my clients the most, of everything, I do enjoy the people that I’ve met. -What happens to your heart, by the time you’re with the third man of the night? -The heart doesn’t have anything to do with this. You leave that out of it anyway. -Really? -Yes. -Close your eyes. What’s your son’s name? -Trey. -How old is he? -12. -12. So, I want you to just in your mind think about the day when you have to say to him that to feed you, clothe you, take care of you, that I’ve sold my body to other people. To men. What do you feel when you think about saying that to your son? -Embarrassed. -Yeah. You are the mother of an African American male, who will be someone’s husband and somebody’s father. What have you taught him about bein’ a man?