I Am a Felon

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    Hope

     Im Mari I am a felon recently released ive been out eleven months, after doing sixteen yrs.It hasnt been easy so much has changed. Im still trying to adjust finding a job has been so hard so frustrating,discouraging. I know i cant give up. I was twenty six when i went in...
    marireys68 marireys68
    41-45
    1 Response Mar 8, 2012

    Texas Felon Anything But Jellon

    howdy folks. I am an ex-felon, that has some how managed to beat the recidivism rate her in the "Grand" ole state of TX. I have found work in better than average job positions, but cant seem to find a company that will stay open. By this I mean, that every time I find...
    TxTailerMade TxTailerMade
    36-40
    1 Response Mar 3, 2008

    I Plead Guilty Because Of The Raleigh, NC Corruption

    Its been two years since I have pleaded guilty to a Felony. I regret it everyday of my life. I am a Native New Yorker that moved down to North Carolina with my wife and son. My sister and father lived down there and we wanted to be closer to them plus a change of pace...
    integritynyc integritynyc
    31-35, M
    Jun 28, 2013

    My Boyfriend Is Felon..

    and it pains me everyday. i don't think he knows how much it bothers me that he can't get a job. we can't live in a nice house, and that when i finish college i will have tobe sole provider, even tho im the female. hes a normal guy, no tattoos, just caught in a bad situation...
    yoshiesque yoshiesque
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2011

    I went to jail for three days

    for something really stupid that wasn't worth getting police involved and missed three weeks of school because I was on house arrest. With my charge I could have been facing up to 12 years.
    quantamflux quantamflux
    18-21, M
    Apr 27, 2015

    A Sealed Past

      This is an opinion paper that I wrote in my writing class:                                    A Sealed Past...
    BradT27 BradT27
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Jan 11, 2009

    I wish I could say Im proud of what I did

    but Im not. Hanging with the wrong people will get you on the wrong path and thats what I experienced. Id rather not tell the whole story but lets just say I have 1 felony on me. I was charged with 3rd Degree Grand Theft. I spent 68 days in county,and got bonded out a week...
    dianeh30 dianeh30
    31-35, F
    Mar 4, 2015

    Worth It

    alright, i've actually been arrested twice. i really don't like talkin bout the first time but the 2nd was worth it. a cop was checkin out my girl. he could look but no touchin. he made the mistake and got my fist in his ******* face. i got 2 weeks cuz his wife made him drop the...
    shaneromanova shaneromanova
    22-25, M
    Nov 30, 2012

    I Am A Felon

    I am a convicted felon. i was three days past being eighteen and horribly addicted to meth. i got caught up at a walgreens with q.p of meth, a firearm and three different identitys. it sound bad and it is but at the sane tine u have changed and can not find a job to support my...
    babylove8914 babylove8914
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2009

    In the Past

    i am a felon, 6 1/2 years ago i committed quit a few crimes, mostly left at the refuge of crack cocaine. fortunately i was only convicted of one 5th degree felony and one 1st degree misdemeanor. trust me i deserved all 7 charges that were coming at me. but for the grace of god...
    scooper scooper
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 20, 2009
    cabo59 cabo59
    56-60, M
    Mar 24, 2015

    Unfortunate

    I am a convicted felon. Five years ago I was psychotic from being bipolar. I went into my parent's house when they were not home-I had a key-and took a bunch of stuff including jewelry. I was really sick and had some reason for it which made sense to me at the time. I then...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning
    41-45
    7 Responses Oct 15, 2010

    Gotta Push On Through

    So I had this great interview to be a Peer Specialist they call it for a mentally ill community support group. I would get to help by mentoring to a certain extent folks who have been discharged from one the state hospitals in my state. Being that I have bipolar disorder and have...
    greenlionburning greenlionburning
    41-45
    3 Responses Apr 13, 2011

    Just Bad Choices

    My God where do I start?I guess the begining so you'll know enough to understand.I was 16 yrs old feel in love and married my first sexual girlfriend.Didnt know her 2 mths and I threw attitude to get what I wanted.My mother signed the emancipated adult papers so I could marry...
    autotek74 autotek74
    36-40, M
    Dec 9, 2010

    Life Time Sentence?

    I guess when I went to prison for alittle over a year I actually began a life time sentence.  If you're behind bars or not you never loose the label of being a felon.  Am I right?  I've been able to work but not for anything I'm really interested in.  I had...
    photobug97203 photobug97203
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Mar 21, 2008

    Texas Felon Anything But Jellon

    howdy folks. I am an ex-felon, that has some how managed to beat the recidivism rate her in the "Grand" ole state of TX. I have found work in better than average job positions, but cant seem to find a company that will stay open. By this I mean, that every time I find...
    TxTailerMade TxTailerMade
    36-40
    Mar 3, 2008
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