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First, I live with the belief that every heroin addict is a heroin addict because they have been sexually victimized at some time during their development. My experience has been, in life, that if I talk to any man or women long enough they will report that, yes, they experienced sexual molestation at some time in their life done to them by some person in their life. Maybe only one out of every four females is a victim of incest; but I repeat, that I have not come across an adult I've talked to yet who cannot identify some time that they were inappropriately sexualized by an older child or an adult. If there are those who can honestly respond to this comment I'm posting to say that they are someone who has lived without encountering this type of sexual abuse I will be happier tomorrow knowing you are out there. If you are a heroin addict who is someone who never experienced sexual assault; then this I will be extremely surprised to hear. But I am at a very early place in my learning and I don't have statistics to back up my generalizations. My belief is/was that David's mom put her sons through the things she did because of victimization she experienced. I owe her ten bucks for disrespecting her father. My bet was that there are things David should consider that robbed his mom of her ability to be a mom. Like the things that hurt my mom. In my case it was my pedophile grandfather... not Davids' case. Mine.
— September 29, 2010 10:30 p.m.

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