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I Have a Daughter In Jail

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    My 41 Year Old Daughter Is Sentenced To 45 Months

    My daughter has a long history of prescription drug abuse and illegal drug abuse. She became a person I did not even know, lying, stealing, manipulative, you name it. It took me a long time to not to be an enabler, making excuses for her because she has a chronic illness. But...
    candiesmom candiesmom 56-60, F 2 Responses Jun 12, 2012

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    I Have A Daughter In Jail

    My daughter is 18 & has been in jail 4x in the past year and a half. The last time in jail was for shoplifting, violation of probation by not passing her drug tests. She spent 72 days in jail and then went straight to rehab for 28days. She got out on a Friday and by Sunday was...
    tinahall87 tinahall87 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    My Daughter Is In Jail For 6 Months

    My daughter is in jail. Her sentence is for 6 months. It has been one month now.  She has been doing drugs for 10 years now and been in and out of jail for days at a time.  He dad always gets her out. (We are divorced). I want to visit but I don't know if it is the right thing...
    my2daughters my2daughters 70+ 2 Responses Dec 22, 2011

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    She Is Coming Home Soon

    the dui with serious bodily injury was dropped because there wasnot enough evidence and a semi truck hit her she has one more charge and i hope that the judge orders her to a drug treatment program she  is my daughter and i love her with all my heart but i am worried of her...
    cbusias cbusias 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 19, 2009

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    My Daughter Is In Jail And I Have No Idea What To Do....

    My 28 year old daughter is in jail and facing time in prison and I have no idea what I am suppose to do! My daughter is a serious drug addict and needs a long term treatment facility, but not 10 to 30 years in prison. I am very grateful that she is in jail, I know she is safe...
    strwbrryalice strwbrryalice 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Hope Is There

    Not sure what your situation is but justed wanted to lend an ear. I too was the daughter in jail once before. It was the most devestating experience in my life and I all I could think of was getting out and hugging my father the biggest support of my life. I know it may be hard...
    mingokid mingokid 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    ...My Lil Girl...My Heartache..

    ...my youngest lil girl..she is 20 years old..she is in jail and has been there for 2 years fighting her cases. The D.A. offered her 20 years for all three cases..im in shock, I'm scared, I'm stuck.. I don't know what to say..when familys members and friends ask me? "why...what...
    TRIPPY0191 TRIPPY0191 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 11, 2013

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    My Daughter Has A Booking No..

     My oldest daughter was my "perfect" kid. She never got in trouble, got good grades, very civic oriented. Graduated from college w/ 2 majors and went to law school. Then, I notice a change. She had moved to San Diego from the Southeast. She changed her appearance...
    HappySolo HappySolo 51-55, F 8 Responses Oct 9, 2009

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    So Alone

    my daughters have been in and out of jail for 10 years for drug abuse they need help i dont know what to do i dont have alot of money to get lawyers so its the same violation of probation there is no hope for my one daughter she will be going to prison and i really wish there was...
    cbusias cbusias 51-55, F 23 Responses Mar 14, 2009

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    Senior Portrait Is A Mugshot :(

    My daughter turned 18 in February and its been hell since. She started drinking and smoking weed, leaving home for days without permission or telling me where she was. She moved in with a guy whose best friend abused her, came home, went back and has basically been losing her...
    evolvutghiL evolvutghiL 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    I have done many thing I have regretted but there is nothing you can do about them. I have done jail time I got fair and square, I killed a man, stole, hurt, and I am sad to say...
    dailyguyboyjr dailyguyboyjr 22-25, M 5 Responses Dec 6

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    Firstly, I just want to say how pleased I am I found this site, for the last few years I have been feeling like I must be an extremely messed up person to hate one of my step...
    Shimmergirl Shimmergirl 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I spent 24 hours in jail in my 58 year life. In the first 56 years of my life I was never in jail. In the last 2 and one half years I have spent no hours in jail. Besides that one...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    So why don't she love me? That's the question I've been asking for most of her 20 years on Earth. Especially the last 10 or so. She's been living in Iran since she was 5 and that's...
    NDChoc NDChoc 41-45, F 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    I love my daughter somuch..she is the most important thing for me..my precious and my inspiration in life...baby I can do this..we are together and u make me stronger and happier...
    kathy02 kathy02 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I honestly hope the only reason I ever go to jail is by praising God. After God changed Paul on the road to Damascus, he was thrown into jail for preaching God's word. He didn't...
    s123456789s s123456789s 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    I was called a Jail Bird by someone on EP. This hurt my feelings. I feel that calling me a "jail bird" was not helpful. I am not sure how she feels and what she wants. I think it...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    So it's been like 2 weeks so far.. The last time I seen my boyfriend was only one of the best worst time of my life... So me and him hadn't talked for days and when I finally got...
    rassenav rassenav 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've never quite been on the same page as other people around me, I look at things in a different perspective and am often told to be 'to good' of a person. Recently I've had a...
    RianneK RianneK 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    Four days in county jail. Was locked up after finding my wife was having an affair, and I lost my mind. Simply put, the darkness of betrayal overcame all of my rationality, and I...
    immortalspirit immortalspirit 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    So sad that I just had to jailbreak my iPad mini a day after I just ufated to iOS 8.1.1, anyone ever had the same experience and then just stared at your device for a full minute...
    LeoNyxus LeoNyxus 18-21, M Nov 29

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    ok so you do many bad things... so what I changed I came from that guy in cell block 5 to the guy that is a manager of a rc track... how I got any job after jail time I don't know...
    dailyguyboyjr dailyguyboyjr 22-25, M Dec 8

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    I sat in jail for 9 months for a crime I never committed and at the time I was terrified and didn't have anyone to turn to. I cried out to Him. I said Lord you know I didn't do...
    Yahsayah Yahsayah 26-30, M Nov 28

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    my boyfriend is 3 weeks into a 3 year jail sentence, every night since he's gone I wake up in the middle of the night thinking I'm in his room, its sooo hard knowing he's behind...
    JayXado JayXado 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Hello! My boyfriend is in jail. We've been together for over a year and he was locked up in October. I've been dealing with things since and honestly it's so difficult. When I...
    Kikeyb616 Kikeyb616 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    I feel so alone. I just want him to come home already. He's been in for over a year and is supposed to be coming home any day. I want to go see him tomorrow but it's an hour drive...
    msleesha07 msleesha07 26-30, F Dec 8

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    My goal is to live my life and prove to the teens that think "it is impossible to live a good life without ending up in jail over time" i want to challenge that and stay out of...
    awesome123124 awesome123124 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I went to jail recently for a stupid reason. I smoked a little pot... and it wasn't even good pot... the legal system sucks
    maloneya121 maloneya121 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    so my bf is out and unfortunately there was no time to reconnect or anything. he decided to use his new freedom as a way to be with the people who got him in jail. I was made less...
    AngelChanel AngelChanel 22-25, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hi. I am new here and looking for support. I got stopped for DUI on October 2nd. Convicted November 25th. I hired a very good attorney, paid him $3000 but he was unable to get...
    Surviving46 Surviving46 46-50, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have a boyfriend in jail for about 2 days now and I haven't been able to sleep and I have been crying its so hard to not have the one person that you wake up to everyday and go...
    Lifechangermarie Lifechangermarie 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I have always thought first about my family members, my own dignity and the very important experience of being free! I hope that God will never let me have a misadventure into...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Dec 5

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    So I find myself here again same time as last year... My boyfriend of six years has left me again. Not for another women but for four walls and bars as a door. He was arrested this...
    stepbystepxxx stepbystepxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I dont get to see him much anymore but I decided to write him a letter for him to open when he is older. Promising him that I will get better and be there for him. Dear Nolan, As...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    I work from home and my wife also works, but with a company I don't particularly care for, and my step-daughter goes to high school. She likes me and it's actually like she's my...
    ThomasLuuk ThomasLuuk 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been wanting to write this story for a long time. This story is a tribute to my one and only daughter. For simplicity I will refer to my daughter as "M". After 5 children...
    Intact69 Intact69 66-70, M 10 Responses Nov 24

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    As I write these words from my heart it brings tears to my eyes. Every time I think about my beautiful daughter I can't help, but smile. As most of you know; I adopted my daughter...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F 9 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    My daughter is 9 and in the fourth grade. In the last month or so of her second grade we were at a routine doctor appointment when her doc asked how things were going at school and...
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    It was through my daughter I learned to love. Until that moment I didn't understand what it meant to love, a most unselfish of emotions. She made what had been dark, light. I knew...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F Nov 20

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    I am the youngest daughter in the family among the four sisters. The oldest sister I have is 17 years older than me, right now, she's 42 married with two sons two daughters, second...
    ZADoubleMesser ZADoubleMesser 22-25, F Nov 23

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    Slowly getting through my first NC Thanksgiving. A bit more stressful because my uncle from out of town is staying with my daughter and I. He's spending time with the rest family...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 26

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    At this point I am unsure as to whether I have gotten better at dealing with not having my mother in my life or worse. I used to think I had it under control.. That was before my...
    indigopower indigopower 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    I was unfaithful to my daughter's mother nine years ago. That is why the lady and I are divorced. Although our daughter remains happy, healthy, well-adjusted, compassionate, and...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 5 Responses Dec 3

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    I am taking my daughter to meet up with some of her school friends tonight at a local restaurant. I'm excited to spend time with my daughter. But, I find it awkward to hold...
    josephwrites josephwrites 41-45, M 7 Responses Dec 5

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    After almost 2 and a ½ years, I have learned a lot over the last couple of weeks…..I am so struggling…. I believe that most of what I’ve ever been told negative about my...
    Spec208 Spec208 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 8

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    Part 4. UNBELIVEABLE! On Thursday this week I left work early for a meeting with our family services social workers and the principle and teacher for the grand kids school, as well...
    xj287 xj287 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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