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I Have Been In Prison

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    One Should Experience Everything

    In 1970 I was crossing the border between Austria and (then) W. Germany with a kilo of very nice hashish I had purchased in Kabul artfully concealed in a pair of boots I was wearing - also purchased in Kabul.  I wasn't nervous, I'd already crossed 10 borders...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 10 Responses Sep 22, 2007

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    I'Ve Been In Prison

    I spent 3 years in Albion correctional facility for a crime I didn't commit. It drains me daily when I apply for a job & they ask the question about being convicted of a felony I always want to say no but I'm always honest and I almost never get a call back. I think about how...
    Rebella9 Rebella9 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Only For a Bit

    not overnight . jus a cuppla hours .. i think it was oogd for me .. i didnt get hurt , im not sure how i felt or what i was thinking , i wasnt panicked .. hmm .. i was also only in the holding cell .. so thats definitely safer than being locked up over night .. still slightly...
    wezamuntkee wezamuntkee 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 29, 2007

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    Soo...

    I've never been to prison but I was hoping one of you could tell me is it the same as its represented in movies ? I'm asking because I am very very curious
    annirawrmuffin annirawrmuffin 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Advice Needed On Time Served!!!

    Hi all, my fiancé was just sentenced to 2 years in jail/prison, 1 year in county for a DUI and 1 year hard time for felony hit and run with injury to be served consecutively so basically 1 year and I have been getting the run around on how much actual time he will serve. We have...
    MissRobertson MissRobertson 26-30 2 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    As A Prison Officer And A Prisoner

    I was a prison officer for 3 years but left when another job came up. Then about 2 years later I was back in prison but this time as a prisoner. I got a 3 year sentence and served 18 months of it.   I felt very ashamed and embarrased when I got sentenced in court. My...
    Mark3182 Mark3182 31-35, M 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Nowt Mad

    remanded for 11 month at her madjetys pleasure..... wont be goin back tho
    becks86 becks86 26-30, F Apr 27, 2013

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    Prison Days

    I was a bit of a wildchild, and was always up in front of a Magistrate or judge for shoplifting. When I was 18 I went a little too far and we burgled a warehouse. I was expecting a fine or community service, but nearly fainted when the judge sentenced me to 9 months. I was too...
    seductivesummer seductivesummer 22-25, F 15 Responses Mar 22, 2011

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    Out Of Prison

    I got out of prison last month after doing 18 months of a 3 year sentence with 1 year suspended and 6 months off for good behaviour. It was my second time locked up as I had been in for 4 months before. I promised my family and my gf that I would not be going back after the...
    Greeny24 Greeny24 21-25, M 3 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    First Day Of Recent Prison Run 2005 - 2013.

    I am a 69 year old man, I was released from prison on the 19th October, just a week ago. I am currently on Parole, and will be until 2017. I've been in prison before, the first time I was in Prison was in 1963, Prison was much tougher back then in my opinion, though it is still...
    PhilipLane1944 PhilipLane1944 66-70, M 1 Response Oct 28, 2013

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    In The Slammer

    In the slammer,I've been,Thank goodness,Not to stay,But to visit,It ain't a nice place,But one thing I'll say,Cheered someone up.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 8, 2012

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    Prison

     Well I got a possession at 17. Started out as Class A Sales & Distribution on school property, got it knocked down to a 7/C 4 years probation or untill i completed drug court. Failed out the open seven down to a three. Did a totaly of 21 months on it 15 left on parole...
    joker381 joker381 18-21 4 Responses Aug 19, 2009

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    Me and my friend Kevin have always been trouble

    makers we found committing crimes was a huge rush we did crimes just for the adrenaline break into empty houses we didn't steal nothing just broke in watched tv or something and leave sometimes shoplift but anyway things like this started in middle school we been friends since...
    maridoneka maridoneka 18-21, M Jun 28

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    I served 4.5 years in prison

    for a crime I committed when I was 19. I was so scared when I arrived and went through processing. You spend all day being poked, prodded and photographed. When you put your uniform on you become property of the D.O.C. Nothing prepares you but you adapt to the routine and soon...
    Frankie96 Frankie96 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2013

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    My Own Prison

    I have been living in prison for the last 27 year and it's called life. I don't mean to sound so negative and i do hope to change this. I have spent many years trying to get my life straight ... been through therapy, in and out of mental institutes (nut houses), and tried lots of...
    deadinsideout deadinsideout 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Spent Time For Something I Shouldn't Have.

    Had to pretend like I was still happy to all my fiends and family. I'll never get that time back, but I'll tell you this, they can never lock up your mind.
    whythefuckyouhatingonme whythefuckyouhatingonme 26-30 Dec 4, 2012

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    I Just Got Out...

    My name is Thomas, 34 years old, and fresh out of prison... i just did 5 years on an aggrevated 7 year sentance, on a maximum security unit... i was charged with intoxicated manslaughter, for an accident i was involved with while i had been drinking, that took the life of my best...
    SinInMyBlood SinInMyBlood 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    Well Sorta...almost...something Like That

    Got pulled over for speeding....thats nothing new for me...just normally do well at getting out of the ticket....HAHA THey have been cracking down in our area concerning having auto insurance.  I have auto insurance...fun part is I'm my own Insurance Agent....LOL I didnt...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 24 Responses Sep 23, 2007

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    when I was nearly 16 I got into crime I did

    drugs I broke into house stole cars sold drugs I started young but by the time I was 16 I got good at it I could easily break into every house in a neighborhood I wanted to do something more risky so I got some friends together and rob an gas station I though it was pretty easy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 20, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F Aug 1

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    :) on the outside but :( in the inside!I've been through a lot of pain physically as well as psychologically so i've been through hell and been through a lot more than a average 21...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I feel as a 30 year old woman I should be more accomplished I did everything right I've always been there for my family as they have been for me but sometimes I feel like I'm doing...
    feelingstuck30 feelingstuck30 26-30, F Jul 27

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Bringing relationships to completion and walking away with loving detachment: exerpt from Ch. 18 of Oneness Acceptance, unconditionally, of whatever has been presented, without the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I am currently married and unsure if I am in an abusive relationship or if I am just difficult to deal with. My husband has never hit me, but the things that he says to me and...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    We visited Dubai in April 2013 and obtained tickets to ride the elevator to The Top! My wife had a battery operated Travel Scoot and the attendants could not have been more...
    p010ne p010ne 70+, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Since i've been off high school I have been telling lies about my school/social status/things I do. When i'm at home gaming, I tell people I'm out for a drink or can't go out...
    chancelessman chancelessman 22-25, M Jul 21

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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I have been married for 5 years but we've been together for 17. There was a significant age difference between us (she was older). Long story short, over time, I got extremely...
    vladi7 vladi7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    We all have scars, I'm nothing special. I neither need help nor support. I don't ask for pity or advice. I understand the pain in your eyes before I see your bruises. I have been...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    Well, I have been seen naked by everyone in my immediate family and all but one of cousins (a girl.) I have been seen by most of my close male friends at the gym or camping and...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I have been with my bf for 4 yrs. I found out he cheated once just because the other girl found out about me and confronted me about it. They've been going out for 6 mos. He left...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    I am 12 and I have been to: Bahamas Curaçao (A Caribbean island) Panama Jamaica Ecuador Dominican Rep. Many more that I cant remember and I have been to most of them multiple...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Often I go walking along the secluded part of our beach,and I always go naked.Believe me,I have been said a few times.One night I slipped out and went walking through town asked...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Aug 2

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    I like to take nude summit photos. I am as much embarrassed by this as I am excited, so I make sure no one is around. Recently I was at the summit of a local mountain just...
    xxname xxname 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 8

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    so far in my life i have been to canada, usa, spain, netherlands & iceland. i've also been to scotland, ireland & wales, but seems as they're part of great britain, i'm not...
    samosborne12 samosborne12 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was adopted at birth and the woman who adopted me raised me since birth so that is my mom or so I thought..Throughout my entire life things were a struggle..I began cutting...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    this poem remind me of my grandma, she was big on rescuing and burying any dead animals on the roads I learned alot from her LONELY DOG POEM(COPIED) ...ADOPT! Once I was a lonely...
    dannygirl89 dannygirl89 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I have lost a lot of friends and in the back of my head a little voice always says: "You should have been a better friend, you could have been a better friend but you weren't an...
    Sky233 Sky233 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've been in a relationship. So I know what it's like to be coupled. When you're back to being single it's hard not to hope for company all the time. My friends are all taken and...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I've been in a relationship. So I know what it's like to be coupled. When you're back to being single it's hard not to hope for company all the time. My friends are all taken and...
    dustyoldclock dustyoldclock 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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