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I Just Got Out of Jail

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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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    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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    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 61-65, F Oct 7, 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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    I got out of federal prison in March

    and life is going good I learned a lot in prison and I'm not on drugs no more can be happy drug free. Meth almost took my life. God spared me in a meth lab explosion. 22%of my body was burnt. But he also spared my face. My arms and torso scared. But I'm alive and doing well.
    melodyjk melodyjk 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 17

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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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    Criminal Records And Getting Back Into The Workforce

    https://www.privacyrights.org/ar/rosencrim.htm
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F Oct 7, 2012

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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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    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 18-21, 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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    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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    I'm never doing anything illegal again

    for the rest of my life. Jail is an awful, scary yet humbling experience. I will never drive drunk or evade arrest with a motor vehicle again, which is a felony by the way. Hey I was drunk out of my mind and scared. I'm not excusing my actions. I'm only pointing out that...
    TrishaNicole TrishaNicole 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 17

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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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    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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    Overcoming A Criminal Record

    http://video.wmht.org/video/1476393691/
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F Oct 7, 2012

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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 61-65, F 6 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    huntershane97 huntershane97 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 8

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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 61-65, F Oct 7, 2012

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    Having a better day today. I hate when I miss him cause I know I shouldn't
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    minimaddy94 minimaddy94 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Mistakexoxo Mistakexoxo 18-21, F Sep 8

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    nursingstudent4 nursingstudent4 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    im 13, the other day i found out i have an older sister, she was put up for adoption 9 years before my birth. i was really upset at my mum but, my mum was only 14 and she had been...
    scribble1 scribble1 13-15, F Aug 22

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    Tonight will be 3 weeks since my boyfriend was taken away from me. That day i had finally had seen him after 3 weeks of not seeing him because of our jobs and difficult schedule...
    ale15 ale15 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    The past 50 days have been hell with him away. But he was sentenced Wednesday and Finally moved Friday! He got the facility which means in a few short months he's going to be out...
    FakeRedheadgirl FakeRedheadgirl 16-17, F Aug 31

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    What I'm going through at this moment I nobody understand, me and my boyfriend is going through a hard time now, he was force to resign from work and was told that he took some...
    cielotasha cielotasha 31-35, F Sep 1

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    I love my boyfriend and miss him but his in jail and I'm starting to wonder is this relationship even worth fighting. I put money in his books and he waste it like its his own, all...
    Chaejoorhi Chaejoorhi 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Photographer85 Photographer85 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    9 more days left till his court date and that's only if the judge lets him go. If not his probably stuck in jail. What's worse is he has to go to another county, to maybe even make...
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    So, my boyfriend is in jail and has been since August 3rd. He does not get out until December 2nd. Waiting for him is the hardest thing I have ever done. 15 minute phone calls...
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    I recently got a DUI and am scared to death. I hit another vehicle and the lady is asking for punitive damages. I just don't know what to do. I'm am taking care of my 89 year...
    dekdon1 dekdon1 56-60, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I miss my boyfriend so much, and I'm losing sleep he's in jail & there sending letters whenever they feel like it, it's getting hard for the both of us
    sharizzle sharizzle 16-17, F Aug 23

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