The Lie



The Lie A candid memoir of denial, stolen identities, betrayal, faking it, and coming outDo you know me , the email began, sparking tremors of fear that turned into a full quake of panic when William Dameron discovered that his selfie had been stolen by strangers On social networks and dating sites, his image and identity a forty year old straight white male had been used to hook countless women into believing in lies of love and romance Was it all an ironic cosmic joke Almost a decade prior, William himself had been living a lie that had lasted forthan twenty years His secret He was a gay man, a fact he hid from his wife and two daughters for almost as long as he had hidden it from himself.In this emotional and unflinchingly honest memoir of coming out of the closet late in life, owning up to the past, and facing the future, William Dameron confronts steroid addiction, the shame and homophobia of his childhood, the sledgehammer of secrets that slowly tore his marriage apart, and his love for a gay father of three that would once again challenge the boundaries of trust At the true heart of The Lie is a universal story about turning self doubt into self acceptance and about pain, anger, and the long journey of both seeking and giving forgiveness. Free Download [ The Lie ] Author [ William Dameron ] – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • The Lie
  • William Dameron
  • 10 May 2017

9 thoughts on “The Lie

  1. Megan Collins says:

    This book explores William Dameron s struggle to come out as gay both to himself and his wife and children and his attempt to wade through the wreckage created by his decades long lie and find a clear path forward as a father, son, and husband once again There are so many words I could use to describe this memoir exquisite, heartbreaking, heartwarming, funny, inspiring, gorgeous, riveting , but none of them do it justice Even if you can t identify with Dameron s exact struggle, his story is d This book explores William Dameron s struggle to come out as gay both to himself and his wife and children and his attempt to wade through the wreckage created by his decades long lie and find a clear path forward as a father, son, and husband once again There are so many words I could use to describe this memoir exquisite, heartbreaking, heartwarming, funny, inspiring, gorgeous, riveting , but none of them do it justice Even if you can t identify with Dameron s exact struggle, his story is deeply human, and I felt it deep in my bones It s a story of love and heartbreak, betrayal and forgiveness, deception and truth, self hatred and self acceptance and it s a story that will resonate, on some level, with every person who reads it There were so many stunning passages, but this is one of my favorites We are not the first generation of queer people who have found ourselves trapped in a straight marriage, but please God, let us be the last In a world ...

  2. Steve Moskowitz says:

    Excellent writing and a compelling story.

  3. Paul M says:

    This book was so well written, so compelling that I read it in a single reading on a cross country flight The writing is so clear and beautiful that I never had to stop and re read or try to figure out what the author was trying to say The struggle is heartbreaking and the love that the author feels for his family comes shining through This is a book for anyone who wants to know if it is ever too late to become your true self, if the risk is worth the pain At least in this author s case, it This book was so well written, so compelling that I read it in a single reading on a cross country flight The writing is so clear and beautiful that I never had to stop and re read or try to figure out what the author was trying to say The struggle is heartbreaking and the love that the author feels for his family comes shining through This is ...

  4. Lisa G. says:

    Incredible It s always hard for me to choose between the monthly Kindle first read pre release book selections It s my monthly gift from prime, so I carefully peruse each description, weigh the number of pages I do love a long book , and try to guess which one I should read This despite the fact that I get multiple free books every day and have an unread Kindle stack in the tens of thousandsbut I digress Anyway Rarely does a book just jump out and make the choice for me but this m Incredible It s always hard for me to choose between the monthly Kindle first read pre release book selections It s my monthly gift from prime, so I carefully peruse each description, weigh the number of pages I do love a long book , and try to guess which one I should read This despite the fact that I get multiple free books every day and have an unread Kindle stack in the tens of thousandsbut I digress Anyway Rarely does a book just jump out and make the choice for me but this month, that s exactly what happened I got to the 6th offering, The Lie , and knew immediately I needed to read this book despite its slim 266 pages, haha I got it and yesterday, I read it This book is so incredibly moving William Dameron tells the story of his life as a father and husband with a heavy, personal world destroying secret he s gay Somewhere inside he s always known, bu...

  5. Katie says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book stirred up so many different feelings in me Many of us never have to experience the issues that Will did, so I felt a lot of sadness on his behalf On the other hand, I was furious at him for what he did to his wife and family.Will knew he was different from a young age, which was hardly acceptable in South Carolina, especially by his mother Although his mother knew he was gay, she chose to usedelicate words, while still driving the hammer home To fit in, he got married to a g This book stirred up so many different feelings in me Many of us never have to experience the issues that Will did, so I felt a lot of sadness on his behalf On the other hand, I was furious at him for what he did to his wife and family.Will knew he was different from a young age, which was hardly acceptable in South Carolina, especially by his mother Although his mother knew he was gay, she chose to usedelicate words, while still...

  6. Goth Gone Grey says:

    The lie begets the truth and the light What a beautiful, emotional book The author unpacked his soul, his experiences, and those of his family and lays the cards frankly down in front of the reader It s written eloquently, whether in the darkness or light While sharing the experiences of his family and loved ones, he s honest to the point of pain, but respectful He knows enough to say when he can t imagine what they re thinking or going through, which places needed limits on what he shares The lie begets the truth and the light What a beautiful, emotional book The author unpacked his soul, his experiences, and those of his family and lays the cards frankly down in front of the reader It s written eloquently, whether in the darkness or light While sharing the experiences of his family and loved ones, he s honest to the point of pain, but respectful He knows enough to say when he can t imagine what they re thinking or going through, which places needed limits on what he shares about them The tale, to some degree, is sadly too common Forbidden longing due to society and religion and family, hidden under attempting normalcy, whatever that may truly be As the author says, I m grateful that this is becoming less normal, and people can live their truths The catfishing and stolen i...

  7. Suzanne Willis says:

    A Coming Out story for those of us no longer youngIt seems very fitting that I read this book during Pride Month, when my Facebook timeline is full of rainbows and joy In the first portion of the book, the author tells a familiar tale of a struggle with life and marriage and fatherhood, which he seems to be navigatingor less successfully, if not very happily Finally, though, through a process that is nothing if not gradual, he comes to realize that he has been trying to live as someone h A Coming Out story for those of us no longer youngIt seems very fitting that I read this book during Pride Month, when my Facebook timeline is full of rainbows and joy In the first portion of the book, the author tells a familiar tale of a struggle with life and marriage and fatherhood, which he seems to be navigatingor less successfully, if not very happily ...

  8. Mary Magin says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I don t know where to start with this There is so muchangst in this life than I can ever imagine It s clear to me why many simply give up and this story makes me wonder why the author did not What is it in a person s psyche that allows pushes forces them to continue to muddle through and fight for a better life This story proves that the end justifies all the heartache at least in this situation.The story was hard to follow author jumped from place to place and I sometimes got lost i I don t know where to start with this There is so muchangst in this life than I can ever imagine It s clear to me why many simply give up and this story makes me wonder why the author did not What is it in a person s psyche that allows pushes forces them to continue to muddle through and fight for a better life This story proves that the end justifies all the heartache at least in this situation.The story was hard to foll...

  9. Andrew says:

    Acquired through Kindle First Reads.Interesting to learn about the struggles of coming out late in life accepting who you are Also, the difficulty hardship on a family coming to terms with a big change in their lives as well The author, along with family, all have to learn to love and trust again.The key takeaway is to be truthful with yourself and others It s a lot easier to start with trust than rebuild a foundation based on lies.Author Why did you feel the need to take a shot Acquired through Kindle First Reads.Interesting to learn about the struggles of coming out late in life accepting who you are Also, the difficulty hardship on a family coming to terms with a big change in their lives as well The author, along with family, all have to learn to love and trust again.The key takeaway is to be truthful with yourself and others It s a lot easier to start with trust than rebuild a foundation based on lies.Author Why did ...

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