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I Have a Boyfriend In Prison

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    Boyfriend In Prison... Hard But Not Impossible

    I started going out with my boyfriend when I was 15 years old and we fell in love and planned a future together. After 2 years of having a wonderful relationship, he was arrested and given a 2-5 year sentence (on october 11, 2009). He was in custody at the county jail and...
    reallyinlove reallyinlove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2010

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    This Sucks.

    Well me and my boyfriend (Josh) started dating October 13, 2012. Josh is 5 and a half years older than me. I am 16 years old, and he is 21 years old. He is currently in jail for engaging in sexual contact with me. I currently live in the state of New Jersey where laws about this...
    amychrisinee amychrisinee 16-17, F Jul 27, 2013

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    When I read about all you ladies who's man get

    years it makes me feel horrible, my man only got 18 months and comes home in 12 days, just take everything one day at a time, and remember we're all incredibly strong to go through this with them and to stick by there side each nd every day.
    nicolet12 nicolet12 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    Well today is the day he gets released I go

    pick him up in a few hours, I'm so nervous, today is the first day for our future together. Can't wait to see his amazing smile, I hope nothing goes wrong today, I feel like I have butterflies. Thank you ladies for helping me each and every day, one day and I pray for the sooner...
    nicolet12 nicolet12 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    Never Thought I'd Meet The Love Of My Life While He Was Locked Up!

    My boyfriend was on work release while in prison when we met 9 months ago.  He was on the side of the road holding a sign for construction going on on the road.  I thought he was pretty hot, so one day I stopped and gave him my number.  I was confused that he...
    lovefatekisses lovefatekisses 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 26, 2010

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    Still Standing

    Hey well my boyfriend and I met when I was 18 and he was 21 we were together for a year and a half and then he was arrested and charged with  drug distribution and he is in federal prison in VA now but he has moved a few times through the years, He was given 22 years. 10...
    SugaHill SugaHill 26-30, F 1 Response May 31, 2010

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    I joined this site because i have read peoples

    stories similar to mine and i am hoping to find people that can relate to me and give me advice on this. My boyfriend has been sentenced to 5years with 3 parole.only been in there for two months now and its hard sometimes. i get to see him twice a weekend. We used to speak...
    Insearchofsunrise Insearchofsunrise 22-25, F 3 Responses May 28

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    my story is a bit odd me

    and my bf took a break he slept with the one chick i despise. when we desided to try again he broke it off with her and because he chose me over her she told the cops he raped her shes {slow] so his lawer told him it was better to take a deal rather then a tiral i agreed so he...
    missy420 missy420 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Looks like he's going right

    before valentines day. **** everything. He doesn't deserve to go because some ***** lied to get back at him for turning her down and going after me. Sometimes I feel like its my fault. If it wasn't for me she never would have pushed this so far. I just don't understand why the...
    starlight720609 starlight720609 18-21, F Jan 6

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    Hey everyone, I'm pretty new to this

    so please bare with me as I write this. My name is Shannon and today was my boyfriend's sentencing date. He was sentenced to 5 years in prison with a mandatory 85% completion. He entered the DOC facility earlier today and I'm pretty much distraught right now. We have spent...
    ShannonNJ ShannonNJ 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 29

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    What To Do....

    so the man i have loved for 6 years i found out is in prison, we dated for a while when i was younger we broke up but i NEVER stopped loving him, my heart started pounding the exact same when i heard his voice tonight, i haven't talked to him for 2 1/2 years, i don't know what...
    nalesha2 nalesha2 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2013

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    My Love My Life

    I met this guy through mutual friends on Friday july 13, 2012 he was also born on a friday the 13th. We had our ups and downs throughout our relationship but we got very serious with talk of marriage and children in a realistic sense. I am 17 he is now 20 we clicked from the...
    tarashannon tarashannon 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    I've known this guy since I was in first grade

    and he was in second. We went to the same elementary school and we also lived in the same neighborhood as me. I never thought much of him, he was always a troublemaker but he would come to my house and ask me to ride bikes with him a lot. As we got older, we still talked and we...
    HumanityInWords HumanityInWords 16-17, F Jan 2

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    Missing U

    Hi my name is felecia I'm looking for some moral support I'm 21 and in dealin. With my fiancé being locked up he left in 2012 so it's been over a year we been together for two years. Before he ended up being arrested . So far been fine for 1 year. And 7 months bhe didn't make...
    cwsfklforever cwsfklforever 22-25, F Sep 4, 2013

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    So the date is set November 28th 2015 me

    and my man are tying the knot! So proud of my man and the fact earlier he thanked me for standing by him, as I said to him he didn't need to thank me, ill stand by him no matter what! I just wanna say thankyou to all you ladies who have been supporting me through this, dont know...
    emjhx emjhx 16-17, F 3 Responses May 31

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    How Do I Deal With How Prison's Affecting Him?

    I hadn't known him long before he went away. I promised to stick by him and see him through to the end. He wrote beautiful letters and made me feel like a queen. The letters slowed down shortly after his sentence. He couldn't really think of much to say...
    EuropeanBob EuropeanBob 41-45 2 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Why is it so hard to stay strong?

    Why do you sit and think about everything you did wrong when your man was home? All the stupid arguments over stupid things. I wish I could have been there more for you, stayed strong for you. Maybe if I'd have done a better job,you'd still be here. Any of you ladies have...
    emjhx emjhx 16-17, F 4 Responses May 24

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    I Miss My Baby So Much...

    Hello gang..   My sweet pea is in prison and I really miss him.  We are really in love and I hate being away from him and I can't marry him until he goes out of reception and into a final prison.   If anyone is alike, or knows what prison is like for dudes...
    FrogsBabygirl FrogsBabygirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2007

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    My Boyfriend Is Coming Home In January and I'm Sooo Scared

    my boyfriend has been in the county jail since last november his minimum is up january first so another christmas and another birthday for me he's going to be away. it's been so hard. he's a 20 minute drive away and a world apart. i miss him terribly. i've visited him many times...
    k3llzrox k3llzrox 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 28, 2008

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    Hey ladies i need done advice

    if anyone knows anything about filing a motion 11.42???? I've looked it up but if anyone has any personal experience with it that would be very helpful 😊 thanks girls!
    chrisRN85 chrisRN85 26-30, F Jul 10

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    my man just got moved a few days ago to another

    prison. been pretty rough in there. from what he's telling me. it's a messed up place with very crazy guys. I'm worried for him and stay anxious to hear his next call. he's so strong.
    undercovermonroe undercovermonroe 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I Miss Him.

    I have a boyfriend in a federal prison. We werent together very long when he got sent to prison. He told me he was going long very we got together. When we first met, i tried my hardest not to get emotionally attached, because i knew how our relationship would end up. It...
    That1Gurl That1Gurl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    I've had such a horrible migraine today,

    been vomiting and everything from it and now I've had an argument with my mum. Things don't seem to get better grrr. I just wanna cuddle my mr now. I wish he was here to tell me everything is going to be fine. To make me feel better. In his arms I always feel safe... I love you...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F May 29

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    16+5=21 Ill Be Here Love.

    Okay I'm 16 and my boyfriends 17. Recently he was sentenced to 5 years in jail or maby 4 for good behavior. He has been in jail for 7 months ... Now he is getting moved to prison so many questions pop in my head...will he forget me? will he change and be boring? not the...
    sisigrl1 sisigrl1 16-17 5 Responses Jul 20, 2009

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    Ahhhh

    I have known him since 2007. We dated in 2007. We were younger and it didn't work out back then but we have kept in touch and have always had such strong feelings for eachother. He is in prison for at least a year more for robbery and assaults. We talk on the phone everyday and...
    skyeinfinity skyeinfinity 18-21, F Nov 3, 2013

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    My Boyfriend Is In Prison Again Help:(

    Im sorry this is going to be so long, i just feel as though maybe if i can share my experience maybe someone can help me. So it all started when i was about 13 years old (about 3 years ago), i know how stupid i was but please dont judge me, i started to talk to someone on...
    lauren110 lauren110 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2013

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    Lost In a World of Wonders

    ok so im 21 yrs old and i met this guy on AOL back when i was 16. I know , what the heck am i doing at that age? Well, this guy and i began talking and i fell in love with him so quick. he was so sweet and we spent a lot of time on the phone together. of course at age my parents...
    chinita chinita 19-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2007

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    Scared Shitless

    My boyfriend and I have been together for a while now... And I love him. He's sweet, he's caring, he's honest and he's respectful. He's also facing charges of sexual assault on a minor. He didn't do it. I believe right down to my very core that he did not do it. The girl who is...
    starlight720609 starlight720609 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2013

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    Going Crazy Without My Baby )'':

    My boyfriend has been in prison for 276 days and he has 385 more days to go. We have been together for 658 days and our relationship is starting to struggle because he is always so worried that im going to hurt him and im not, i love this man more than anything in the world, i...
    JamiesGirlForever1 JamiesGirlForever1 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    My Knight

    On the 6th July 2012 was the most touching day of my life. I was going through grave depression and shut everyone out until I met Kerry. He changed me, and we soon fell in love. I loved every single moment with him, I did a lot of travelling as he lives about 2 hours away from me...
    MyStory20 MyStory20 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    Feeling extremely positive today,

    after my man waking me up by calling, and the conversation we had, finally decided its time to go back on meds, knowing he's going to support me and help me get of them when he's home it makes the thought of being back on them easier!
    emjhx emjhx 16-17, F 1 Response May 31

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    I had a normal life. Great job.

    Great man. Madly in love. And then some bad stuff happened and before I knew it, my fiancée and I were in deep in the drug game. After only 7 months of Selling and manufacturing meth, We were in over our heads and hopelessly addicted. We got busted. He tried to say it was all...
    mj21312 mj21312 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    What People Say

    I never thought I would fall in love like this, that someone that is not next to me can still keep me loving them the way I love my boyfriend. He has been gone for almost 2 years now and he has 5 to go, my family doesn't really know the situation because I don't want them to...
    jaypacheco jaypacheco 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    Dear All My boyfriend was sent to prison 16

    months ago and has 5 weeks left to serve. I don't want to share the charges, they were non violent but quite severe. We had actually broken up a few months before but still lived together and were very close and almost back together. We were working things out. I have stood by...
    Pr0crastin8 Pr0crastin8 31-35, M Dec 10, 2013

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    I receive a letter every week from my love.

    He thinks I will leave him, but I chose to stay by his side through thick and thin and I can't wait to write him about it. =)
    Asil1990 Asil1990 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    I love my man!!! See you in 10 sleeps baby

    😊 I love you always and forever. I'm smiling thinking about you and everything we have overcome
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 1

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    My B/f In Prison

    My boyfriend is in prison for stealing a car.  He will be out in about 10 months but all of this is so new.  I'm so lost.  He is always telling me things I simply don't understand like "being in the hole", "the politics of prison", and "I'm...
    softharted1 softharted1 41-45 4 Responses Sep 6, 2008

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    Feeling kinda down today.

    My boyfriend is in lockdown so we aren't getting to talk on the phone. And I miss him. Feeling extra lonely today.
    mj21312 mj21312 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 27

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    Wrote to my man, had a shower,

    done the housework, I'm absolutely exhausted, cant wait to sleep tonight. 6 more sleeps until I can see my baby! Stay strong ladies we can get through this.
    emjhx emjhx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 2

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    Does anyone else think

    that this makes me weird haha, my man said I was weird for it-.- he was joking but still... Since he's been gone I havent slept in our bedroom I always sleep on the sofa.. I feel safer no idea why, but I physically cannot sleep in our bedroom, think its paranoia.. but it is...
    emjhx emjhx 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 1

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    These Tears Though! :(

    People say its not fair that I put myself through this! But I love him I'm shedding tears at the moment because I just wish he was here! Here for me to hold! To love to just talk to and I can't and its not fair! It hurts soo bad but not nearly as bad as if I wasnt talking to him...
    Alexgirrl Alexgirrl 18-21, F Oct 14, 2013

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    Got to see my Man this weekend.

    Sunday was such a good visit, we laughed and joked was just amazing. i left the visit happy knowing he looked so much better and healthier. Mondays visit was a little hard though, he started speaking about his sentence and the way it could of gone to reduce the years etc and i...
    Insearchofsunrise Insearchofsunrise 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 3

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    Support

    My man is in prison and has at the least another year left. It's hard to find people who understand what you are going through. Until you are put in this position you can't understand. No matter what I will stand by my man. It would help to be able to talk to others who are...
    Hisgirlcj Hisgirlcj 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2013

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    Well. Damn I'm lonely.

    Been doing this 29 months now. Probably two more years to go before he makes parole on his ten year sentence. But the first 27 months I was locked up too (codefendants). So it was lonely for me when I got home a month and a half ago. But we were able to talk daily. And he was...
    mj21312 mj21312 31-35, F Jul 7

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    My Incarcerated Bf

    Hi... So here goes. Last year. I met the sweetest guy on line. We talked a couple months before we met in person. Then after we met i realized how special he was. How much we clicked. How we really had feelings fur each other. Then a few months after that.... He had to go...
    strawberry6979 strawberry6979 41-45, F 5 Responses May 16, 2013

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    My boyfriend just went in July 3rd.

    He is sentenced to 6 years but hopefully with good time and all that he will get out sooner, I don't really know to much about that. But it's been really hard to cope with him not being here and only being able to talk for 15 minutes at a time and he is in the county jail right...
    chrisRN85 chrisRN85 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    Related Experiences

    My boyfriend went to prison in April I was 8 weeks pregnant when he got arrested it was such a shock, I'm 21 weeks now & obviously have a little fighter in my tummy but I'm...
    kelbels kelbels 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I just met him three days ago but he's so hot and sweet! He makes me smile so much. He says he gets out in 2 months! He's been in there for 4 years. He told me he was put in...
    Crazymotrucker Crazymotrucker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Writing this letter is killing me inside, I'm crying. I hope he realises that I need time to sort my head out, to be able to work on myself and he needs to do the same if we are...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    My ex boyfriend and I broke up in April. We decided to split as he is going into the army in August and we weren't independent enough so we thought we should break up and build on...
    dmarie1995 dmarie1995 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Mia know my boyfriend has to work but he's a supervisor so he is paid salary so why in the world is he going to work at 2am? He says well one of my employees quit on night shift...
    beautiful8307 beautiful8307 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Three and a half years left 😥 It's long, but in that time I'll get my life together and get to know him better ❤️
    caitlynr18 caitlynr18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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