I feel it necessary to state at the outset that I do not write as an insider to the author's own testimonial about his years of hedonism and pleasure spent among the gay scenes of Toronto and other places but rather as an outsider to such matters who can comment with some empathy on the underlying family dynamics--namely a broken family with abuse problems and an experience as a child with sexual abuse.
He isn't graphic, but he is totally honest and open about what his life was like living as a gay male in the gay community. But nothing prepared Bob for being sexually molested by an older boy he trusted--or what happened in his heart afterward.
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He met a young woman at a Bible study and they eventually married. Log in using your social network account. Michael Chance marked it as to-read Oct 05, Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium.
Katharine Adams marked it as to-read Oct 08, Things Bob said in this book are the same things I had to deal with in my own life in overcoming abuse and lust. Join the discussion.
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They were streetwise, but, for others, it was a climate of complete fear — how do I work out who I am and where to go to meet people? Follow comments Enter your email to follow new comments on this article. Fife had a troubled childhood.