Since no arm of the U.S. government has made it their job to regulate this practice, the International Professional Surrogates Association (IPSA) has taken it upon themselves to make sure sexual surrogacy doesn't go the way of medical marijuana and become an excuse for people to get around inconvenient laws. Shai Rotem, who has been a sex surrogate for more than a decade, works with the IPSA. He also works with a number of clothed therapists, including Shemena, as the law requires.
Shemena explains that the process usually begins with Shai contacting her and walking her through his notes on a client's sexual background, "and then, I will meet with the individual and do my own assessment." Shai and Shemena then take turns visiting with the client over a period of weeks or months. "We keep each other in the loop in regards to any impasses that are occurring," Shemena says, noting that "The client is fully aware of our engagement."
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Essentially, it's two medicals professional coordinating care, like an oncologist would with a general physician, rather than a nod-and-wink license to hump. In fact ...