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- Jul 2, '11 by ArgoI have known strippers tha become RNs. I don't even think about it twice. If someone asks me about it I just tell them that if they think that's bad they don't wanna know anything about my past... I have been a well respected leader in my job and prior jobs, that usually stops the bs pretty quick. People need to grow up.
- Jul 2, '11 by tntrnWhat about it is "professional?
And if the "dancer" is truly okay with stripping, then does it really matter what other people think? If the dancer is truly okay with stripping, this question would be asked.
It's not generally thought of as a respectable profession, and some probably ARE working their way through college, but I wonder what the numbers are on that.
- Jul 5, '11 by Rob72Quote from kalevraI didn't think you were, but examine the "poisoned well" for a moment, and "how things play out".Not trying to validate a personal fantasy at all. I have run in to the poisoned well scenario before, and I know how the work environment quickly turns into an ugly rumor mill. I would rather not relive that adventure anytime soon. If it seemed like I was trying to get with the stripper in the closet then I must apologize for the confusion. I hope this clarifies things.
1) It embarrasses you, but not her. If that is the case, why go to the strip club?
2) It embarrasses her, but not you. Regardless of the limited decision making that puts her in that spot, by going to the club, you have put her at a disadvantage.
3) It doesn't embarrass either of you, but she decides to make your location of mutual assosciation very public. Not the best situation for a man, in a predominantly female profession.
There are a couple of possible alternate iterations, but their commonality is the club. Just getting back to that cardinal rule I emntioned.
Do people have fun at clubs? Sure. I also readily admit my bias- I've carried out too many pieces and parts of people to view clubs and bars as anything other than predispositional arenas for "bad things".
- Jul 5, '11 by groovy jeffi really don't quite get this post???? so what? i applaud her, as many of her colleauges probably will choose or fall victim to a darker path.
if you are a true professional you wouldn't tell anyone about this lady's past. did this really happen?
here is the criteria that will get you far in any career you choose to go into when you speak to someone about another:
1. is it kind?
2. is it true?
3. is it necessary?
you follow this and people will think that your one of the nicest people they have ever meant.
- Aug 10, '11 by DSaidback in the day one of my buddies in nursing school worked as a "dancer" for years before becoming a nurse. she is open about it so there was no "secret" for anyone to find out. She is one hell of an ER nurse now.
Another friend of mine from high school was a pin up girl and "video star" before getting into nursing. but the thing that seems to work for her is that she is open and not apologetic about the matter.Last edit by DSaid on Aug 10, '11 : Reason: added stuff
- Aug 10, '11 by ChristineNQuote from mcubed45Perhaps you mean Nina Hartely a nationally known porn star and sex educator. She started doing porn to get through her BSN program, and then ended up sticking with porn.i know of a porn star going to RN school here. idk if she finished or not.
equally as acceptable?
I would think nothing less of a nurse, female OR male, that had a past life in the sex industry. It doesn't affect nursing so why should I care. That being said, I can understand that some nurses might want to keep this under the table as I know some more conservative areas I've worked in would not be so keep on putting it behind them.
- Aug 10, '11 by MrChicagoRNIf that's what it takes to get through school that's fine. I'd have no problem with someone dancing, or doing any other legal job to get through life.
But would she list it on her resume? How will she answer questions in the interview? To some, dancer= loose morals or prostitute. And unfortunatley, some moralistic recruiter or manager would move her resume to bottom of the pile rather quickly.