|A Consenting Juveniles narrative is a first-hand account reporting the words of the research subject on his or her experience.|
The narrative on this page is an anonymous account of correspondence conducted by SOL Research. All names of persons and places, as well as other personal details have been changed.
He gave up more for me than my parents ever did.
We got a call from a man who was in trouble for a relationship with a girl. What he said seemed to meet the criteria of the Consenting Juveniles research. We told him about the research and said it would be helpful if we could talk with the girl.
A week later, we got an e-mail from Jennifer. We didnt know this was related to the previous call until sometime later when she mentioned the mans name.
Hello, my name is
Please tell me what to do.
He was nothing more than my friend.
In a series of e-mails and one phone call over the course of the following month, Jennifer told me the heartbreaking story of her young life. As a young teenager, shed had cybersex and phone sex relationships with a long line of men, who satisfied her addictive need for approval. Eventually, she met a man who seemed different from the others. What started with phone sex, developed over time into what felt like a real friendship.
At age six or seven,
Eventually I went to live with my mother again
There was one guy when I was 13 years old
There was another guy that really made an impact on my life.
It pains me to the core even still that I was not as smart as I am now to know to turn him in. I really wish I would have turned those two men in because who knows what they have done to other little girls after me.
The other guy
So at the
About a month after
He said he found me easy to talk to and that he loved the way my voice sounded. But of course, he wasnt the first to say so. In the beginning of this I was just playing around but within a week, I
He was drunk
I thought if I was honest they would listen to me. I was wrong. After
I gave the date furthest away and I put details in the story that would prove I was lying. Like the fact he was driving his jeep when he didn
I will be 18
I just wish I could have fought for him because he believed in me and everything I stand for.
Will anyone ever make me feel safe again? Probably not.
While Jennifer asserts that her friend is innocent, under the laws of her state, hugging and French kissing with a 15-year-old girl constitute a felony if they cause or are intended to cause sexual arousal of either person.
Three years after the above correspondence, SOL Research contacted Jennifer to ask her to review her story for publication. She filled in a couple of details and added the following comment about her friend who is on the registry for molesting her:
Six years now I have known him and he still has never pushed me in a sexual way maybe to get a job and things like that