I Have a Loved One In Jail

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    My son is in jail , he has been there

    for two years and hardly no one write him. And it's hard for me to watch him go through this . he wants me to keep his FB page active . But most people don't even respond.I wish he could grasp they they don't care
    matureandpretty matureandpretty
    56-60, F
    Jul 2, 2014

    Hi all, my partner was ripped away from me

    last Friday 6th of March. We were told by his solicitor that the case would be adjourned or at the worst a suspended sentence. But he got handcuffed in front of me and taken down to the cells. I never even got to say good bye. His charges where possession of a firearm which is a...
    ej82 ej82
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2015

    My boyfriend has been away

    for 5 months in Arizona. Because he got in trouble for something so stupid. He should have never been in that car is all I can really say. The day he got arrested was the first day he was there. Not even in Arizona for 24 hours and my boyfriend is being held in custody, was in...
    emryno emryno
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

    So, my boyfriend is in jail

    and has been since August 3rd. He does not get out until December 2nd. Waiting for him is the hardest thing I have ever done. 15 minute phone calls every other night never feels enough. Writing never seems to have enough space and nothing will compare to missing falling asleep...
    kayycole kayycole
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 18, 2014

    Few People Understand

    Only those who have been put though the pain of having a loved one in jail understand what it's like. Guilty or not, it's difficult to go through the legal system with your friend or family member; it's painful to see the system sometimes fail, and it's sad to know there's very...
    ddnlj ddnlj
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2008

    My Father Is.

    I really shouldn't care because he is the #1 reason my life is so ****** now.  He's the reason I'm mentally screwed.  But, I do care.  I do love my daddy.   I just got woken up this morning and told the news.  I checked the sherrif's website, he's...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    Mar 6, 2010

    This is something so painful

    that only people experiencing this will truly understand ... I'm from Australia , Sydney in particular I've known this guy since 15 mind you we fell out of touch as I grew up and finished my schooling. I'm 19 now and recently we reconnected instantaneously when running into...
    Lydiaaellise Lydiaaellise
    18-21, F
    Apr 21

    I reallly miss my best friend.

    .....hes going away for a long time and im the one who put him in there :(
    squjiggly squjiggly
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 11, 2014

    my dad is in and out of jail i haven't seen him

    in years but i still love him
    madhattergirl41 madhattergirl41
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2014

    My bf is currently in jail right

    now . Hes been there for 6 months already .. It feels like 5 years already . I just miss him so much and theres day where i get depressed and go crazy . I want to express myself in how i feel and when i do everyone judges me and tells me to find another man , cause mine aint...
    elisaaa2014 elisaaa2014
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2015

    I have a family member going to prison

    for at least 10 years. The hardest thing about it is seeing news reports of what he did and comments about how it is always "bad parenting". I know for a fact he ended up there of his own accord. The person that raised him did the same for her other children and they turned out...
    Boo4life Boo4life
    31-35, F
    Aug 15, 2014
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