I Know Someone In Prison

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    Does anyone feel that they don't know what to do

    because you don't want people to judge you based on your partners crime (or ex partner who you still support)?
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2015

    Well... This is hard to talk about

    but tonight is a hard night for me. I can't sleep and I need to be up early tomorrow... There's just too much on my mind I guess. In 2010 I was with a guy who ended up going to prison, let's call him Jay (not his real name) he went to prison for molesting a 15 year old boy and...
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2015

    Well guys and girls some

    if yous may know my story. I was with a guy that ended up in prison for 8 years. We stayed together for the first 14 months of his sentence and I couldn't do it no more so I ended thing. I still talked to him off and on but then we completely stopped talking. I still talk to his...
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    Jul 22, 2015

    Innocence Lost

    You see it on TV, read about it in the paper and may even hear about school mates who've gone to prison. But then a life of crime is far removed from your life, it is not a reality you think will hit you. This is my story. *Name changed Jason was eight years old when we met him...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 27, 2012

    Quite A Few

    CJP, MKS, AS and NN  so yes I know several people in prison. One in federal prison actually and I am proud to say I know these people. I have no qualms about and they enjoy my efforts in reaching out to them as I do theirs. Not everyone in those bracelets is a bad person by...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jun 13, 2010

    Well the other day I started feeling anxious

    and nervous, kinda scared. And this feeling is coming from thinking about my ex. He's still got 2 - 3 years in prison but it's scaring the shite outta me. I dread every time my phone rings thinking its him. Don't really know what to do?
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    May 13, 2015

    So many thoughts going through my head.

    Is it right to go visit him? Should I not be just letting him "get on with it"? Will visiting him make him think that I'm ok with what he done? I'm so confused!!!!
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    Feb 5, 2015

    I now know what it's like to be on the other

    side. I have an ex in prison who I used to visit, talk to all the time etc but I don't anymore... I recently became a prison officer and now I know what it's like from both points of view (the family/friends visiting the prisoner, as well as being the prison officer during the...
    domancat domancat
    22-25, F
    Sep 23, 2015
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