Sign of the times man. Less intimacy. Harder to find close friends. That creates an opportunity. Better than selling drugs.
I guess, but it sounds so tragic to me. That people are that lonely that they would pay for someone to come and do that. Do they even feel anything if they know the people are there for the money? Maybe the link is right about it being emotional vampirism, taking advantage of others just to make a buck. Of course he goes further to say that humans are incapable of loving embraces and are all emotional vampires, but I don’t think that’s true.