Mom's Operate Phone Sex Lines

To make extra cash for their families, these women turn to phone sex.
6:40 | 12/19/11

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Mom's Operate Phone Sex Lines
Phone sex is becoming big business here in the US most of the operators used to work at a cost centers but it's fast becoming working can -- from home. And in this tough economy a growing number of young moms and decided -- the best way for them to make ends meet. Elizabeth Hasselbeck is taking a look at that she joins us -- I was surprised by this. No majority there -- -- actually a growing number of moms with young kids actively seeking out phone sex operator work the advantages they say -- -- the ability to work from home flexible hours that they can work around their kids' schedules. An adult household income up tens of thousands of dollars -- here. The moms we spoke to say talking dirty to strangers isn't something -- necessarily crazy about doing. But it's something they feel they have to do to support their families. A typical day for this 45 year old mom includes walking the dog straightening her eight year old son's room and running a load of laundry. It also includes something more. Step into your home office to work as a phone sex operator Sweden. It's -- that. I don't look what I do and a business it happens to deal with sex. This single mom who goes by the name of star is not alone I'm Victoria. A large number of the coal mines advertised in ads like guests are actually voiced my mom's like deaths. Thousands of moms in the US says -- -- or phone sex operators. And the numbers are growing at traumatic rates in the last eighteen months alone. The numbers of mothers of young children pursuing phone sex work has jumped 400%. This is an example of desperate times calling for desperate -- times desperate measures. Chris durst runs rat race rebellion dot com an organization that helps mothers find work at home jobs more and more of the women who contact her. -- -- found a little embarrassed saying. I've tried everything -- It's come to the point where my family is on food stamps we can't make the -- we're looking for closure this is the fastest way for me to get my family back on their feet -- many of the mothers like Aubrey who asked that we not show her face say that while they'd like to work outside of the sex industry kills jobs just aren't available. I've appliance 020. Units thirty to friends jobs like Wal-Mart -- subway or you know -- fast food place them. I just haven't gotten picked up in my area. -- who -- a three year old son says working as a phone sex operator is difficult and often disturbing -- this is nothing had ever heard. Thought I'd be doing ever. Have -- -- used says the weirdos out there -- married men with children. There is divorced men sometimes. There's a couple -- call more recently there's actually been a few women calling. -- At times the -- two year old says she feels disgusted speaking intimately with strangers while her son sleeps down the hall. Working as a phone actress she says is as far she's willing to go in adult entertainment. I have never won and you know take off my clothes for any wind nor. Or actually. You know -- -- fill these fantasies for anyone. -- -- goal to save enough money to finish her schooling and get a job as a medical transcription asked. -- a mother of three who also asked that we not show her face says -- often considered getting out of the business but when she does the math it doesn't add up. I mean more money per hour that way that I would and another job I've made over -- thousand dollars in the course of days. Those benefits have not been lost on Lynn's husband who has come to accept to his wife does for a living. That she has the ability to bring in a sometimes a lot of treat each month. And did not have to worry your vote. Home where we're gonna get food -- a -- to Musharraf that's a big deal. But while more and more moms of pursuing jobs in the second stream society as a whole has reservations when it comes -- mom that minors getting paid to top thirty. I found that out firsthand on a rainy streets of New York. I that I would want to. Promote that. Many children traveling most appropriate would you let your kid got to play at the house. Of the friend who worked as a phone sex operator and. I'm sorry. Star says she knows many want to judge her for what she does and to -- Sheehan says her line of work doesn't make her a bad mom. I get to spend time with my son. I have to go into -- -- this when I work with the office is just one -- away from my living room. So I take a call for half an hour now it. I'm back with my -- again. If there ever -- -- -- it here you on the phone with one of the callers. To talk. Next -- sexier. Star says her eight year old has only the vaguest idea of what her occupation -- -- when your son asks you what you do. -- when he -- -- I hate to talk on the phone. When he eventually asked -- more detailed questions star says she's prepared to come clean. But for now sheep and land and -- say they'll continue to attend to children by day. And make time for dirty talk at night all in an effort to keep their kids -- and a roof over their heads. Your priority of the mothers to financially and emotionally you know be there for your children phones that's helps me provide. Financial support for and death -- -- -- form my child -- we need that extra money to you know make sure he has everything he needs. So Elizabeth is that women do this from home but is there any danger here that somehow they can be tracked for these guys are talking to. You know the company that we spoke to city big -- great pains to make sure that the woman's. Identity remains completely secret they never find out they're not actual number where they live what they do and ultimately. -- the women do you say can get a little Dicey sometimes uncomfortable for them. They do you feel as though they have the final say went to and the Cong they can do it in any kind companies themselves are above board. Yes you know actually we -- we spoke to rat race for nine dot com and this is a company that for the past decade has been tracking women getting jobs placing them -- work especially at home. -- what they found is that these companies and women. Actually are teaming up quite well the companies are reputable. And they can actually provide benefits at some point -- direct deposit into the -- checking account. When they're unable to have a checking account actually paid inning gift cards -- for the women -- stability. At -- come as something that outweighs any sort of you know uncomfortable feeling. -- trend of Kansas Kessler thanks very much -- storage.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":15187872,"title":"Mom's Operate Phone Sex Lines","duration":"6:40","description":"To make extra cash for their families, these women turn to phone sex. ","section":"GMA","mediaType":"Default"}