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I Was In Prison

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    "germany" A Gentle Euphemism....

    When  I was 21,   I tried to kill my dad. I blamed him for the abuse I suffered as a child. Some of it was his fault, but most of it was my mother's. I was in prison for 7 years and 4 days, and  I am still on parole. I thought that once I got out, all would be great, but I...
    TweetBird216 TweetBird216 26-30, F Mar 21, 2012

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    I Survived It!

    I was sentenced to 60 months of a Federal Correctional Facility. We could only wear Khaki colored clothing. Black boots were the issued footwear and brown underwear. I met some great people. Everyone in the world has broken a law. We all make mistakes. The laws they are passing...
    MrRonJon MrRonJon 51-55, M 1 Response May 28, 2012

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    Just Got Home From Doing A Few Years

    I just got out not too long ago. I did almost 5 years. It wasn't easy. I don't particularly like talking about why i was there. Not because i did something heinous but because if you don't know me you wouldn't understand, and i share my story with those who were involved so i don...
    SunflowerSmile SunflowerSmile 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2012

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    Letter From Another World

    How do I spit out on paper what I want known to a special person beyond these prison walls? No-one could ever know......... No-one who hasn't been a white-dressed, numbered faceless nothing!! And I cant tell them, but I can try. I will never be the same, but I...
    newlife66 newlife66 46-50 1 Response Jul 12, 2013

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    Eocc

    i was in a place called eastern ohio correction center, it is a community based correction facility. maximum security but i got to smoke and wear my own clothes. it wasn't bad, it was a drug and alcohol based facility meant for rehab more than the harsh environment on "...
    scooper scooper 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    WI - DOC

    I grew up in an alright family and I had a Mom and Dad who loved me but by the time I was 15 I was full of bad choices - got out of control wound up in Lincoln Hills on a Assault charge. I got out and settled down but, I justified my mellow and medicated myself with drink and...
    bradjamesson bradjamesson 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    It's been about three weeks since my fiance was cuffed and taken away from me. After fighting his court case for two years, he was finally sentenced to three years State Prison...
    Killiandmorgan Killiandmorgan 26-30, F Dec 9

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    I sent a letter to my friend in prison and today I got his reply! :D I'm so relieved, he's actually in a really good/safe prison. He said they don't even have cells in the block...
    OliviaOcean OliviaOcean 18-21, F Nov 27

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    I am dating a man that is in prison. I met him through his sister in law after he had already been locked up. He only has 7 months left but he is being prosecuted by another...
    beethesailor beethesailor 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A few months ago I started writing to a man in prison. We are totally in love but no one understands how I can love someone I have never met and I feel so alone.
    SydneyB19 SydneyB19 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    My boyfriends been in prison for 5 months and there's 18 months left. Seriously it's like a roller coaster. Some days are good some days are bad. Today's a bad one...
    kendrahatch kendrahatch 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    my boyfriend always find his self doing stupid things to get his self in trouble & I don't feel like I'm strong enough to lose him to prison ????.
    gotallthequestions gotallthequestions 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    less than 24hrs to go and couldn't be happier :D :D :D I don't care if people have an opinion that once someone's been prison they'll keep going back because right now I've got...
    J41LBIRD93 J41LBIRD93 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1

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    Can't stop thinking about him...😔 hes making all the right choices and the prison is doing the exact opposite of helping him
    hisgirlXOXO hisgirlXOXO 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I find out this week what my father plead to and hopefully for how long he will be in prison for this time :/ I'm bracing for the worst for both me an my brother as the date...
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F Dec 9

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    does anyone have a man in prison in pa?
    msleesha07 msleesha07 26-30, F a week ago

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    What has everyone sent to their love in prisons. I'm from UK and we are not allowed to send. Instead I sent money so he can buy something from there. If only they'd allow gifts I'd...
    Babybf Babybf 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    i have been hospitalized twice for suicidal/self harm tendencies. both times was a traumatic point in my life , the memories have yet to fade away... things in the hospital can be...
    FindMeImLost FindMeImLost 13-15, F Dec 6

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    Today marks 13 years me and my baby have been together and since he told me he loves me. I never knew the meaning of love till he told me he loved me. Everything fell into place...
    Babybf Babybf 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 21

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    it seems like forever I've always wanted my boyfriend and wow I finally get the chance . it's been along 10 years but the first time I laid my eyes on him I knew I wanted to marry...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F Nov 30

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    please help! this is the 3rd time my bf has been incarcerated since we been together. I have stood by his side each time bc it's just abuse of the system ( he was convicted at 18...
    lisamarie80 lisamarie80 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My love is 23 years older than me. We met a few years ago online via AgeMeet.com. At the beggining of the year we got back into contact and basically fell in love over phone and...
    sarahc11 sarahc11 26-30, F Nov 18

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    SOOO... I'm angry and sad at the same time . My boyfriend caught a case so they moved him into level 3 seg he was on level 1 but not anymore . He didn't tell me in the letters so I...
    BeautifulAnna BeautifulAnna 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 22

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    so sad my baby hasnt called me today i know he ran out of minutes on the phone lastnight and was going to put them on it today does anyone know how long it usually takes for that...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    A new survey has revealed that one 25% of women prefer to be with men 10+ years older than they are, while one third of men prefer to be with women 10+ years younger than them.The...
    Katycc11 Katycc11 26-30, F Nov 27

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    I met my boyfriend in 2011 we broke up for a while....and we got back together while he has been in jail...he has been in now for almost 2 years...and we have about 9 more months...
    prisonwife21 prisonwife21 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    In October, I saw my abuser for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I was new to the United States and didn't speak the language add to that that I was and still am shy. This girl would push me or punch my arm in the hallway for no reason. I try to...
    LunaSolTierra LunaSolTierra 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    well I'm back , and this time everything is not rainbows and flowers with my relationship . to make this short , my boyfriend thinks that I complain way too much now and that...
    bananasxoxo bananasxoxo 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    When I was about 5-6, my mother and father divorced, and my mum got custody of me. Dad wasn't too happy, and he started threatening to kill us and stuff. Once he came over at night...
    sierralayne sierralayne 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    Funny thing is I knew he was lying, I knew my intuition was correct, I just knew it. Proved to be true. I don't care anymore what your name is. I really don't.
    lunarincantations lunarincantations 70+, F 7 hrs ago

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    My best friend uncle made me dress a girl and raped me about two years For years I thought I was gay for liking it and enjoyed dressing as a girl
    sarahbethsarli sarahbethsarli 46-50, T 11 hrs ago

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    Well he was my boyfriend but then he hurt me.
    hurtandiapered hurtandiapered 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I was once happy and then lost my smile forever......
    exhuberantviolet exhuberantviolet 18-21, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It was years ago, but it still hurts as if it were yesterday. I knew it was happening. I was in school, college, and I was doing very well. Our lives had diverged, it seemed...
    moonchild0315 moonchild0315 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 18

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    9th post. My second daughter was born in 1997, very cute, but then again babies are so adorable. Their innocence always gets me. I discharged early from hospital, like I had done...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 19

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    10th post. I feel so guilty sharing my story, as I feel like I'm dissing someone behind their back. I'm telling our story, but this other person can't defend themselves, so please...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    12th post. This one might be a sensitive topic for some people so you can give it a miss if you need to. By the time my second daughter was 2 years old the gambling and the abuse...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    My mom died in a car crash when I was 10, I remember it very vividly, We were going to walmart and she said I could finally sit in front, it was so fun, I played around with the...
    LacyMaee LacyMaee 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 19

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    Ok so I know this might sound crazy and most people will say I was dreaming (this is a possibility considering it happens when im asleep) but I need to tell someone so I figured id...
    LukePassfield LukePassfield 22-25, M Nov 19

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    I was in grade 3 my teacher was a Japanese American who have little tolerance for mischievous behavior. After lunch time I was a little bored and had a plastic spoon there was a...
    Kickingnscreaming Kickingnscreaming 56-60, M 3 Responses Nov 20

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    I was just talking to an old friend of mine, we used to go to high school together. Freshman year, she was caught with a knife in her bag (apparently, she was bragging about it to...
    Theworldisminenow Theworldisminenow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    15th post. My panic attack yesterday left me emotionally and physically drained. The way I'm feeling today, there is no way in the world I am going to beat this fight. I would much...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 21

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    16th Post. One of my favourite songs of all time is Free by Rudimental, but you really have to go into youtube and watch the clip to appreciate the song. The theme of the song...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 21

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    This happened when I was 14 and I used to live in America but now I live in the uk . I was walking home when I was grabbed and forced into a van . it happened so fast and I...
    JennyGirlxxx JennyGirlxxx 22-25, F Nov 21

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    As a child I was bullied from my first day at school in those days kids didn't get lifts you walked and in my case alone.The reason I was bullied was because my mum was disabled...
    danglybits danglybits 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 22

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