I Have a Loved One In Prison

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 165 People

    My Dads Wrongfully Sent to Prison

    Just a month ago, my dad told me that he was going to prison. He was accused of downloading child pronography, although they only found one picture, of a 5 year old girl, naked in a sexual pose, and it was on a computer that had been broken for 3 years. He did not know...
    margauxknits margauxknits
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 16, 2007
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    3 Responses Mar 22

    My oldest son is in prison.

    He has been in and out of jail since he was 13. He is now 22. Right now, he is in "the hole" and I haven't been able to speak to him for weeks. It's unnerving to live this life this way. All my hopes and dreams for him have changed. Now, I just want him to stay alive. I am able...
    Blackberri5 Blackberri5
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 28, 2015

    Do you ever get so overwhelmed with emotion,

    overwhelmed with love and passion all in one go? Today I woke up thinking of my partner inside. I have never felt more alone than today and I really don't know why. I feel so lost but know that he is what I want. I guess it is just going to be one of those days where I miss him...
    leavana0215 leavana0215
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 18

    Had a phone call tonight

    and he told me he's had a meeting with the tagging people asking him where he's going be tagged and what sort of environment he's going be in when he gets it. Hopefully this means he'll be home soon! Fingers crossed!
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 8

    My boyfriend of 3 years is in prison now.

    We have a son together I don't know what to do now. I miss him so much!!! I would really like to talk to someone that is going through the same thing.
    luvustill luvustill
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2014
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 21

    Lost My Second To Meth And Prison

    my second son was a good son until he became hook on meth and started to make it in his daughters room now he is sitting in prison torn away from his daughter and his family for a at lease 4 1/2 yrs.i ask myself what want wrong.
    bluemom2013 bluemom2013
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jun 16, 2013

    I feel so lost and alone,

    all I want to do is express my feelings but with no one to talk to or to bounce off I feel completely trapped in my own mind with no escape. I feel like my head is going to explode or implode, haven't decided yet. Even more to the fact that I cannot talk to my loved one as, he...
    leavana0215 leavana0215
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jan 2

    I hate this feeling, feeling of utter misery.

    ..just had a Christmas card from my aunt and inside it was a note, a note that made me feel like **** on the deepest level and makes me doubt everything. I need advice on what to do or how to take it :( the note read 'I'm hoping that 2016 will be a more peaceful,stress-free year...
    leavana0215 leavana0215
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2015

    My Baby Bro Is In Prison For 20yrs

    On Jan.30th,2013 my little brother was sentenced to 20yrs in prison-17 of those yrs being mandatory.On Aug.31st,2012, a man was shot and parylized.My brother was taken from my home(where he came after the shooting-I knew nothing)by SWAT,and arrested for Attempt. Murder,Felony in...
    Cerracerra Cerracerra
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 25, 2013

    Had a good phone call tonight.

    He's told me in 3 months he can get ROTL (release on temporary license) which means he can come home for a day or even a weekend then has got back. Was the best news I could've heard and now I've got something to look forward to in a few months. Can't wait have him back In my...
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 6

    My boyfriends been in prison

    for 7 months now, we've a long way to go yet.... It's hard to talk to your friends sometimes because you feel they don't understand you. Somedays it still doesn't feel real! Would just be nice to talk to someone in the same position
    rubyflower4 rubyflower4
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Oct 19, 2014

    Well I had another account

    which I deleted and then made this one, my old account was "Catmando05" so of yous may have read my posts on there before I deleted it. My ex is still in prison, he got an 8 year sentenced reduced from 9 years because he pled guilty. I stuck by him for the first 14 months but...
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2015

    Just got home after a visit.

    Miss him so much didn't realise you could miss just one person this much :(. It'll soon be 7 months then he'll be back in my arms again forever
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    Apr 2
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    Mar 20

    I really need to ask an important question

    and if anyone could give me some advice that would be great. Do I stand by him or leave him till he gets out?? I don't want leave him I love him so much that being apart from him is breaking me but I just want know what other people think. I can't be the only person in this...
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 25

    Hello everyone,On July 1st,

    2014 my son was transferred to a prison reception center where he is awaiting to be placed into another prison that he will stay at during the remainder of his incarceration.He is a non-violent offender and was sentenced to two years. There is a possibility that he can get out...
    msfancypants msfancypants
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    I am 22 years old and

    since I was a little girl my father has been in prison. I won't share with you what he is charged for just that he is there and the only time I ever got a birthday card from him was from a prison cell. It would be nice if it was just my dad but no my aunt, my uncle, my adopted...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 5, 2014

    Being a month today he's being gone.

    Never knew you could miss someone this much. Had a visit with him today too, first visit where he didn't cry it was so good to be able have him in my arms again and be able talk to him face to face. It just really does make me realise why I'm doing all this and why it's worth it...
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 24

    He goes in 0ctober 4,

    2015 I love you baby you can count on me to be there through it all ..
    ForYouIWillWait ForYouIWillWait
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    My brother is a convict in prison

    and needs a pen pal. hes my younger brother at the age of 20, and has 25years to life. as you can imagine he is lonely, and i want to help is anyone interested in getting his address and DC# to chat? He would prefer female words as prison is rather packed with testosterone lol
    1992brandonc 1992brandonc
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2014

    today I'm going to visit my fiance in prison

    for the second time. still very daunting experience but it is well worth the money and time because I miss him so much it's only 2 hours but it's better than nothing
    leavana0215 leavana0215
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    High School Sweethearts

    We met in high school and became friends our senior year. We hung out every weekend with friends. After graduation he and I and about 4 other friends moved into a duplex together. We partied and hung out day after day and weekend after weekend. Eventually we were hanging out...
    Krcw Krcw
    31-35, F
    Sep 28, 2013

    2 months today you've being gone only about 7

    more months to go. Can't wait miss you so much never thought you could miss just one person this much it breaks my heart that we can't be together and breaks my heart thinking your spending you birthday in there but at least I'm going get come see you on your birthday :(
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    Apr 12

    I'Ve Lost My Other Half

    I just recently lost my best friend to the prison system He's been in and out of jail since he was 16 and it's hurt every time he's my best friend and knows everything about me and still loves me hes the only one that doesnt judge me and tries to understand me this is his first...
    samimeal samimeal
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 27, 2013
    Elexxa Elexxa
    26-30, T
    1 Response Mar 17

    Today I visited my partner in prison

    for the second time, I left feeling very confused and unwanted, I feel that my partner is pushing me away or trying to at least, he said that, think about the practicality of everything, what if I cant get a job or help support us, I love him so much all I want is him, I wish he...
    leavana0215 leavana0215
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 25, 2015
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    2 Responses Mar 17

    Lost

    My fiancé recently went into custody after pleading guilty and entering into a plea agreement with the state in which he was charged. His sentence was for 2-10 years concurrent (for 2 charges). I went with him to the sentencing hearing and didn't even get to say goodbye to him...
    Groomie792 Groomie792
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2013
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    3 Responses Mar 29

    So I've just read something online about

    tagging (home detention curfew) apparently someone can get out on tag 4 months before there half way date this would mean instead of my boyfriend getting out after 9 months ( which is his half way date ) he could be out in 5 months on tag. Would be a dream come true if this...
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 28

    Had an argument over the phone today

    and it got cut if before we could sort anything out :( his mum seems to think I'm going leave him just so down and upset today didn't think it was going be so hard really wish he was still with me :'(
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    Apr 3

    I need someone's advice

    or any information at all about tagging?
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    1 Response Mar 17
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    Mar 19

    Hello. In April, my boyfriend got sentenced to

    2 years for armed robbery but got it shortened for 6 months on early release/good behaviour. It isn't easy to start off with you, you start to miss them and don't like being without them but it gets easier as each day goes by. It's very difficult to start off with and can't stop...
    rhiannperry rhiannperry
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 7, 2014

    Can't believe it's his birthday in 11 days

    and he's spending it in there away from everyone :(
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    Apr 15
    TiffanyJadex TiffanyJadex
    18-21
    2 Responses Mar 18

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