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I Have a Loved One In Prison

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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, 2014

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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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    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 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 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 17, 2015

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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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    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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    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

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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, 2014

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    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

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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 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16, 2007

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    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 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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

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    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 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 2

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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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    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

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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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    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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    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

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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 1 Response Aug 17, 2014

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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 18

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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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    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

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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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    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 16-17 Mar 12, 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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    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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    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 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 25, 2015

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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 6 Responses Oct 19, 2014

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