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I Just Got Out of Jail

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    Two Weeks Strong

    I wasn't going to bond out. I was going to sit there until court and do my time like a good little girl. I'd been trying to avoid time for so long that it was sort of relieving just to sit there, not to run anymore, not to deal with stupid probation and clean up for UA's, etc...
    lolasinn7 lolasinn7 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 4, 2010

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    Now What

    I just got out of jail on November 5, 2009.  It has really been a blessing and a curse.  I sometimes feel like a am going in circles.  My fiancee has been great.  We have been together for 3 years.  I just am really trying to maintain.  This is a...
    hereiam188 hereiam188 36-40 4 Responses Dec 20, 2009

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    Well, I Didn't But I Hope To Help People Who Need Jobs

    I have formed this group because I have come into contact with at least three people since I have been on EP who have recently gotten out of jail, and all three of them had something in common: they couldn't get jobs.Because they had a criminal record, no one would hire them.I am...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 51-55, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Just Got Out Of Emcfw

      I was arrested 3 years ago for selling Marijuana and it was hell for me it was the first time I ended up in jail for more then a year. I was placed inside Ocean County jail for about 2 weeks and then I went to court to face a Judge where I did plead guilty and was sent...
    funsizecatgirl funsizecatgirl 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    huntershane97 huntershane97 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    A Good Book To Read

    http://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Bars-Jeffrey-Ian-Ross/dp/1592578519This is a good book to read if you are having trouble re-integrating, with society, family, and friends. It also has tips on how to find jobs.
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 51-55, F Oct 7, 2012

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    The Best Way Up Is Down

    I just got out of prison September 14, 2009. I missd my sons 3rd birthday. I am having a hard time finding a job in my community. I am on House Arrest for 1 year. I went to jail for drinking & driving.  I am very thankful to have another chance at life. I...
    douglasindiana douglasindiana 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 19, 2009

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    Got Out Of Jail

    Got out of jail,I did,The other day,Now I understand,The value of freedom,So great,Well,Put it this way,That's how I feel,In reality,I've exited,A long dark tunnel,been to hell,And back,My own home again,Feels so good.I've never been in prison other than to visit, but have just...
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 8, 2012

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    Overcoming A Criminal Record

    http://video.wmht.org/video/1476393691/
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 51-55, F Oct 7, 2012

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    How To Get A Job With A Criminal Record

    http://www.wikihow.com/Get-a-Job-with-a-Criminal-Record If you don't have a computer readily available, one of the things this article says is to start your own business...yard maintenance, for example, or IT. It also mentions joining the military. It may be possible to get an...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 51-55, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Seriously Cockeyed Ideas

    It's jail, right? Not prison. Prison gets a bad wrap from what I've heard compared to County. And there is a big difference. In Texas, where I'm from, this is the criminal shuffle, so to speak. You do whatever, ________ (fill it in), and you get caught. Spare me the...
    lolasinn7 lolasinn7 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    Criminal Records And Getting Back Into The Workforce

    https://www.privacyrights.org/ar/rosencrim.htm
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 51-55, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Haircare For The Damned

    This was written while I was still in jail because I knew someday I would get out and wouldn't want to forget that at times it was absolutely hilarious. Especially looking back... Ode to Jail Hair Conditioner is a commodity in this place. I'm talking about Sauve conditioner not...
    lolasinn7 lolasinn7 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 14, 2010

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    What To Do Now?????

    I did six years for check writing and have been free for 8 months and just got reunited with my family. It's been one month back with my family and my parents want to adopt my 2 children they have been taking care of sense birth and 2 years old. i' ve been gone so long i no...
    geraldtanner geraldtanner 26-30 Sep 17, 2010

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    I'm 17 and i have been to jail 4 times.

    It is not something I am proud of. You wouldn't believe how grateful I am today I learned my lesson the hardest way. I decided to change my life all on my own because GOD has shown me how precious life really is alone. I don't take a single thing for granted today because the...
    ILLUMINAUGHTYYY ILLUMINAUGHTYYY 16-17, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2013

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    What To Do Now?????

    I did six years for check writing and have been free for 8 months and just got reunited with my family. It's been one month back with my family and my parents want to adopt my 2 children they have been taking care of sense birth and 2 years old. i' ve been gone so long i no...
    geraldtanner geraldtanner 26-30 1 Response Sep 17, 2010

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    So my boyfriend of four Yeats just got locked up this morning he got violated on his probation for some dumdass ****. We have 2 kids together our son will be 2 april24 and our...
    FmLiMissMyL0ve FmLiMissMyL0ve 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    My boyfriend of two years was recently incarcerated. He violated his probation when the police were called after the neighbors called saying they heard a violent argument and saw...
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    lilshy4 lilshy4 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Although people think I am so strong for sticking by my boo in jail, it's hard. It's not hard to stay with him because I love him he is my god brother I love him like a brother...
    hishalf hishalf 22-25, F Apr 16

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    I miss my boyfriend so much. He's been in jail for just 3 weeks, but he was in a halfway house right before and he was in trouble there so he wasn't able to make phone calls or go...
    JennMadrx JennMadrx 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    How is it possible that I found the love of my life so young. Yes he is in jail, but he is in jail because he was trying to provide for me... I love him so much, and I've been...
    xoxowilson xoxowilson 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So i was writing alot on here about a month ago because my love was locked up for like nine days which i know to most of you strong women aint ****. But now his dumbass just went...
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    babyhailey3 babyhailey3 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So, I haven't really been writing much on here lately. Mainly out of I guess what you would call depression. Earlier this month my fiancé had court, and he was found guilty...
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    I've known my bf for around two years now, we had a rough beginning to our relationship (this was around May 2013), but in December he asked me to officially be his girlfriend. We...
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    I feel really alone, it's like he is shutting me out...he hardly calls me anymore, I haven't seen him in a month, and I miss him so much that it hurts that he hasn't called me in 2...
    thatstronggirl thatstronggirl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Soooooo ! My boyfriend gets out of jail in less than 48 hours ! Why the hell does my period come on ???? FML ! I've been waiting for him for a long 6 months ! This is crazy to me...
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    proudmommii3 proudmommii3 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Wait, there's an EP jail? o_O
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M Apr 1

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