Jamie shops at Victoria's Secret in the Mall, buying expensive lingerie and telling the salesgirl that it's a present for his girlfriend. On weekends, Jamie indulges in his sexual fantasies by dressing up in the lingerie and putting on imaginery "fashion shows" in the privacy of his mother's basement.
Michael is a nice fellow who is always polite to annoying telephone solicitors.
Kyrie attends self-help Recovery meetings and drives a small car with a string of "healing crystals" dangling from the rear-view mirror.
Jennifer keeps regular appointments with her manicurist, who paints tiny floral designs on Jennifer's fingernails.
Israel owns a used-book store that doesn't turn a profit, yet nevertheless gives him a feeling of deep personal satisfaction and achievement.