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I Have a Loved One In Prison

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

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    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

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    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 21-25, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2007

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    Supposed To Be Happy!!!

    On July 22 the love of my life proposed to me... 2 days later he got picked up on a secret indictment and is now 3 months into a 36 month sentence!!! Not my first bid with him but this time he had actually quit doing what he was doing and started working a legitimate job and had...
    LaLa1229 LaLa1229 31-35, F Oct 23, 2012

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    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 5 Responses Oct 19

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    My Cousin

    My cousin's in prison for something, I can't remember what. Which is a shame for him really. He was a great guy, hopefully still is. I know his wife is currently pregnant with his third child, another daughter I think. I didn't believe it when I heard he'd been put in prison. He...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2007

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    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

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    Well ladies I've decided to write my experience

    of what I went through during the time I was with an inmate... I met him two weeks before he was arrested. We exchanged number and got talking, I fell for him rather fast however we just remained friends. He was arrested and spent 10 days in jail during investigation. Once he...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    How are you ladies all doing?

    As some of you's may know I've split with my now ex who is still in prison, and I've now got a new boyfriend (he's not in prison). I still want to support my ex however I haven't seen him since ending things with him...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I Lost My Best Friend

    My bestie was recently incarcerated for 18 months minimum. This is so new to me..I didn't know I would feel so strongly on the day (today) that he turned himself in. We are great friends and he has done alot for me in the past. I just want to make sure I support him emotionally...
    blubuttafly blubuttafly 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2013

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    Hi, i dont really know

    where to start or what to do so i figured id join this forum, maybe it could help ease my mind. i have been seeing this guy on and off for a year. We would see eachother on weekends, not every weekend but occasionally, then we stopped talking for a while. Back in November 2013...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8

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    Well as you's know I left my bf (now ex) that's

    in prison after waiting 13 almost 14 months for him. I couldn't wait another 3-4 years. I wanted to stay friends and be there to support him since he doesn't have anyone except him mum who visits him once every one or two months. But he won't answer my letters... Guess I'm not...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F Sep 22

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    He Will Find His Way Home

    I, too, have a loved one in prison.  One of my sons is currently serving his second year on a twelve year sentence.  I'm not here to defend the choices he made that led him to prison.  He obviously made some bad choices.  Nor am I here to complain about the...
    jacksonslily jacksonslily 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2009

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    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

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    My Mom Is Going To Prison For Four Years...

    My mom committed armed robbery and is now going to prison. I'm empty and lost.
    Lola131988 Lola131988 22-25 3 Responses Nov 3, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    A Mothers Pain

    my son who is 18 has been kept in prison on repremand and i cant see him which is hurting me badly and feel as though im doing the sentence with him he done a silly crime and is in court again thursday 9/1/13 but if he dont sign some papers he will be in big trouble i dont know...
    nannyshaz nannyshaz 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 7, 2013

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    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 6 Responses Jul 4

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    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

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    My Kc - Someone Help Me Understand

    I met my Boyfriend in may 2010 and it was weird cos he was younger than me and i had just come out of a 7 year relationship with a guy who was older than me cos thats all i knew. Kc was a breathe of fresh air he was into all the things i liked and introduced me to having fun...
    SheryllG SheryllG 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 23, 2012

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    Ive Got the Prison Blues

    My friend was on Death Row for 20+ years and they reversed the penalty...YAY! But they moved him to a place where he can no longer call me.. I miss my BFF B52
    b52 b52 46-50, F Dec 7, 2007

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    Joey <3

    The guy I love, pretty much went to prison, because of "us." He is a couple years older, but a jealous friends decided to report us. Sounds like something that would be in a movie honestly, The cops lied to me though, and pretty much scared me to testify against him. But he and I...
    rikkastevens rikkastevens 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25, 2011

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    My Survival For Tyler

    I never thought i could love someone from the depts of my soul like tyler.we have a beautiful 2 year old,cant imagine my life with out her yes tyler is a female and yes my daughter will tell her daddy is a girl.she just got sentance to 25 yrs on a non violent crime shes got to do...
    Hobbit27 Hobbit27 26-30, F Feb 28, 2013

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    24 Years Later

    My brother has been in jail for 18months, he was sentenced to 24 years in jail with a minimum of 20 years non parole. Another man has plead guilty to the same crime my brother has been charged with. I heart breaks every day. I want my brother back!
    Doza Doza 13-15 Mar 12, 2013

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    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 Aug 17

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    Dad When How Much Longer Now?

    my dad is in prison for selling drugs. funny how i just say that i guess ill say some more..so brace your self her i go my dad was in state prison in and out for most of my life tho all the crimes had nothing to do with drugs he went to prison for 12 years because of the...
    XscreamingXinsideX XscreamingXinsideX 13-15, F Sep 24, 2009

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    Well I got a letter from my ex yesterday.

    He seems to slowly be coming around to talking to me and just being mates. I asked him if he wants me to visit him, I haven't sent the letter yet... Do yous think its a good idea?
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I hope I get to hear his voice tomorrow haven't talked to him in 4 days I hope he don't get in anymore trouble I don't want to go threw this again not talking to him is the worst I...
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    I have only felt this way about one guy. and it ended very very badly. I honestly don't know if I'll ever be able to feel that way again. I know people love more that once in their...
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    And if I did no one will understand me!
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