Selling My Nudes Online Has Given Me Confidence

I Made $600 In A Month From Selling My Nudes Online And It Has Given Me So Much Confidence

I'm proud of my work.


Before I get into anything, I feel like I need to do a disclaimer: This will mention sex and sexual actions, but I am not a prostitute.

I started selling my nudes via OnlyFans back in May. I wasn't getting much money, I just needed some extra cash for my upcoming trip to Austria. I didn't think I'd get this roped in by October, and I didn't think I'd want out this badly, but the money is so good, I don't want to leave at the same time.

At first, it was harmless nudes — the kind you would send to a significant other. But as I started getting more followers, the weirder my requests got. And with that, the more I started to avoid opening my app.

I never would've gotten my following if it wasn't for TikTok. I have over 15,000 followers on the app, and I put my OnlyFans account in my bio on it. Every time I went viral, people would go to my profile, see my OnlyFans link, and subscribe to it.

Within the month of September alone, I made almost $600 and that's all because of TikTok.

When I get a message for a custom, I want to fulfill it. I want to give them what they're paying for, but in my current situation, I can't. One of my roommates is still unemployed and because of that, he is always home. I can't record anything when he's home— it's just uncomfortable.

I have to wait and wait for both of my roommates to be gone. But then it became a chore. Because now when I do have the apartment to myself, I feel like I'm forced to do sex work rather than things I would enjoy doing more alone in my apartment. And I always push it aside, and now I'm two weeks late on customs that I said I would have done last weekend.

And now I'm scared to open the app unless I have them made. I'm scared that I'm going to get yelled at even though I told them not to pay me just yet for them. I'm scared they're going to call me a scam.

But, it's hard to record their requests when they want seven different things done in five minutes. “Uh, can I get a video with you riding your dildo and moaning really loud and saying my name? Do you do anal play? Can I get a little bit of that? I also love feet, but you don't have to do anything with them, I just want to see them. Also when you're riding, can it be from behind? Can you twerk? Before riding, do you mind doing a little strip show? OK, how much is that?"

It no longer was me having fun and people want to see, it became what I always read online would happen — becoming an object of sex and nothing more.

They don't understand when I take a week off because I work two other jobs and am in school. They don't understand why I need time to myself. Why the fuck can't I do the shit they want from me? I'm not a person to them. I am just a sexual object they pay to have their fantasies fulfilled.

And now, I want to leave. But I also don't.

As I said earlier, I made $600 in September. That's so good. But as long as my roommate is unemployed, I can't do this "Are they home? They aren't... I need to record. But I really want to do this one thing instead because they're not home" thing anymore.

I also don't want to leave because I feel like I'd be giving in to what people told me before — that I couldn't handle it. That it wouldn't just be selling feet pics and going about your day. I don't want to prove them right.

And I'm proud that I do this. I'm not ashamed of my sex work — I don't hide it.

All I do is sell my nudes and make good money out of it. Why would I not be proud? It's a confidence booster as well. But, as I said before, I'm too scared to open my app now until I have these finished out of fear of the retaliation I'll have.

Sex work (or nude selling) isn't just feet pics to 70-year-old men. I've sexted with men as old as I am who aren't bad looking. These are people going the ethical route and buying porn instead of getting it for “free" online. (See Mia Khalifa's interview about how she made no money in sex work but is one of the biggest names.)

It's hard, and time-consuming, just like any other job. And I want people to know that before they decide if they want to do it or not.

Follow Swoon on Instagram.

Report this Content
Health and Wellness

This Survey Shows How Quarantine And Drinking Relate, And I Can't Say I'm Surprised

"5 o'clock somewhere" is more of a guideline now than ever.

As it stands, and my friends and I are finally 21. We're extremely excited to be able to go out to bars and "get lit" as the kids say, but due to the pandemic, all of our plans have been put on hold. We'd rather wait and go when it's safe than risk spreading the infection and hurting our loved ones. So, we've all been quarantining apart, getting on the occasional wine zoom call. This made me wonder if anyone else our age were doing the same thing.

Then, I discovered this survey: We Surveyed Millennials And Gen Z About Their Quarantine Drinking Habits — Cheers. Here are 3 things that I discovered through the survey results.

Keep Reading... Show less

5 Easy Summer Mocktail Recipes You Can Make With Items You Probably Already Have On-Hand

Keep these drinks in mind next time you're visiting your local farmer's market — you might want to grab some extra mint and limes.

With Summer 2020 in full swing comes the addition of many fresh fruits and vegetables to brighten up your dinner plate, but also your glass! Farmers markets are my personal favorite place to look for produce that is in season to make fun mocktails with.

Keep Reading... Show less

5 Ways To Celebrate The 4th of July — Without Fireworks Or Social Gatherings

We created a list of things to do since social distancing may create a dent in our typical, planned traditions.

With the Fourth of July on Saturday, the usual tradition of popping fireworks, grilling out, and being surrounded by family has been modified due to the pandemic. Whether you're a loner or surrounded by family, there will most likely be some changes to your celebrations.

For weeks on social media, people across the country have been complaining that they have been subjected to fireworks going off at all times of the night into the early morning. This has sparked concern and questions about why this is happening and how are people even obtaining the fireworks.

Keep Reading... Show less

Carb And Cheese Lovers, Unite — These Are The Best Mac And Cheese Recipes On The Internet

Whether you need to get through the current pandemic or want to spice up your Fourth of July celebrations, these mac and cheese recipes will do just that.

My favorite food is mac and cheese, and it always has been. All it requires is noodles and cheese — it's so simple to make. Although it's my favorite, it can also get kind of mundane because it's such a simple recipe. This, of course, has led to many people all over the world experimenting with the American staple.

With our lives currently being turned upside down due to the pandemic, a lot of people are seeking comfort. These are scary times, and in order to make it day-to-day, we need to have our favorite foods as a standby. These recipes can also be used during your celebration of the Fourth of July.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

17 Things To Make You Feel GOOD This Week

Because some purchases are just necessary.

Y'all, we're struggling. You don't even have to tell me, I know. What a mess we're all in, right? This year is not going how we planned and the world has turned into one giant struggle bus. I guess you could be super philosophical about everything happening for a reason, but sometimes life is just hard.

There are plenty of ways to bring yourself out of whatever rut you're in. You could go for a run, have a snack, or read a book. Or, if you're really looking for an adrenaline rush, go shopping. This is obviously not going to solve the world's problems with one swift click of the "checkout" button, but hey, it may just give you the little boost you need today.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

I Wore A Butt Mask Every Day For A Month, And It's Officially Essential In My Daily Self-Love Routine Now

Thirty days later, my booty's as smooth as a baby's.

- Blissfully unaware that butt-care beyond squats was even something I should be considering in my self-care routine, I tried one of Bawdy Beauty's butt masks for the first time a month ago.

- I've never really given my butt a second though till I took a look at improvements that could be made with the mask — if one of the hydrating, firming, detoxifying, or brightening masks in the kit I received could either smooth out cellulite or tone my skin a bit more, I wasn't going to complain.

- Each Bawdy Beauty sheet mask comes in an individually-packaged sheet, soaked with a serum I massaged into my skin after removing said sheet. The clay butt mask comes in a convenient stick format I simply draw on to my skin and leave to set for about 10 minutes before hopping into the shower.

- I set a goal of committing myself to butt-care every day for one month. Between the regular use of sheet masks, clay masks, and their CBD Butt Balm in between, I didn't have many expectations.

- I thought the whole concept may just be a gimmick, but my butt has never looked so toned in my life, and the cellulite I had is almost completely gone. I wear one every single day when I get the chance.

I'm incredibly skeptical when it comes to marketing ploys and gimmicks in the beauty world. I'll be the first cynic to try out the latest serum on the market every influencer is raving about just to negate every grandiose claim it makes.

Keep Reading... Show less

Friends, you don't have to be quarantined to use a personal massager, you know? Because, sure, quarantine made for a lot of extra quality time with yourself, but no matter what phase of the reopening process you're in, it's normal and actually healthy to take care of your sexual needs on your own.

Keep Reading... Show less

5 Books I Didn't Realize Are About Gay Women

If you read primarily LGBTQ fiction, then this list might help to expand your TBR list.

Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels

Frequent readers of LGBTQ fiction might feel like they're reading the same book over and over again, with few exceptions.

Most of these books were on my TBR list for months and I didn't realize they were about gay women until I was reading them, hopefully, this list of books can interest you in expanding your reading material and seeking out different stories.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments