Maddie didn’t have a father figure in her life, so when Joe the family handyman started to show the young teen attention, she was eager to become his apprentice.
The two started spending more and more time together. With a proud smile, Maddie showed off her new construction and landscaping skills to her Mom. The trades interested Maddie and her self-esteem grew. Joe was the father Maddie never had.
Joe even let Maddie drive the machinery, but it was there that things started to turn. A touch here and there and Joe promised Maddie she could drive the machinery herself next time if she didn’t tell. Over the course of months, Joe groomed Maddie.