Her OCD had forced her into seclusion, isolation, and painful 4 hour ritualistic decontamination showers and had even left her unable to touch those she loves.
During this short time, with much work and determination, she has achieved remarkable progress against her, previously omnipresent, OCD symptoms!
The term is used in reference to all those in all areas of the sex industry including those who provide direct sexual services as well as the staff of such industries.
Some sex workers are paid to engage in sexually explicit behavior which involve varying degrees of physical contact with clients (prostitutes, escorts, some but not all professional dominants); pornography models and actors engage in sexually explicit behavior which are filmed or photographed.
Phone sex operators have sexually-oriented conversations with clients, and do auditive sexual roleplay.
Other sex workers are paid to engage in live sexual performance, such as web cam sex and performers in live sex shows.