|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 an interview conducted by SOL Research. All names of persons and places, as well as other personal details have been changed.
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|Source:||SOLR interview, in-person, written notes|
Joe was introduced to SOL Research by Chris, who appears in this story. Joe spoke of a sexual relationship hed had with a man as a teenager. Hed been getting into trouble a lot before that and said this man had been good for him. He said that people who claim he is a victim of sexual abuse are wrong. Arrangements were made to conduct an interview in his home a few weeks later.
All the kids
It was just me and him but Im sure that he had relationships with other kids
Some bullies in the neighborhood,
We hung out for a while, watched TV in
We hung out
After about a year
We had our ups and downs.
When my first son was born,
Ive never, really, flat-out told
When I was young, growin
I looked up to