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I Was In Prison

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    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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    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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    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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    "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 1 Response Mar 21, 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Hi all. I'm just having a really hard time today- I normally just read and read on this site and it helps me alot. I decided to speak up today. I miss my husband so much I want...
    Racquel34 Racquel34 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I like going visiting old abandoned jails and prisons because they are always haunted. The prisoners that have been killed or died in the old jails and prisons are still doing time...
    jon2403 jon2403 56-60, M Jul 10

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    So I am new to this site but I thought I would try it out... My boyfriend is currently in prison, he is facing a 5 years sentence but it's almost over he gets out in a little over...
    lexie4 lexie4 26-30, F Jul 20

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    my best friend is in prison.. he has 16 more months to go-we have known each other for 8 yrs.. well almost 2 years ago he had me talk to another friend of his that was also there...
    traci1212 traci1212 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello everyone,On July 1st, 2014 my son was transferred to a prison reception center where he is awaiting to be placed into another prison that he will stay at during the remainder...
    msfancypants msfancypants 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    I'm at a loss... For two weeks now I have had plans to go pick up a very good friend of mine from prison. In less than 35 hours he will walk out to his freedom, smile on his face...
    kissesintherain0723 kissesintherain0723 26-30 4 Responses Jul 5

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    How are you ladies all doing? As some of you's may know I've split with my now ex who is still in prison, and I've now got a new boyfriend (he's not in prison). I still want to...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I grew up in a country setting when I went to beauty school I was 15 on ROP. I made friends with older girls in bad neighborhoods. I got to spend the night at Sherrys home. My dad...
    JMay1994 JMay1994 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    This is the hardest thing I have ever had to do. I've been with my boyfriend a little over a year. I knew he was on probation for something he did back in 2010. He was set to be...
    nadiyalena nadiyalena 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    My boyfriend went to prison in April I was 8 weeks pregnant when he got arrested it was such a shock, I'm 21 weeks now & obviously have a little fighter in my tummy but I'm...
    kelbels kelbels 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I just met him three days ago but he's so hot and sweet! He makes me smile so much. He says he gets out in 2 months! He's been in there for 4 years. He told me he was put in...
    Crazymotrucker Crazymotrucker 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Hi I haven't been on for a while , I posted in June just before my partner of six years was due to go to court ... Well we were expecting 3 years and the great news he only got 10...
    saramorgan saramorgan 31-35, F Jul 7

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    This is the hardest part of my life right now! I dont understand prison and I miss him so much. He was sentenced 8 months to 4 yrs for catching a new case on parole and I dont know...
    bnv1517 bnv1517 22-25, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I went to prison for two years to protect my wife and she repaid me by divorcing me for our best friend I still only wish her the best and pray for her Even thow she acts like she...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    my guy got moved today to another prison. which means we can't see each other for at least 60days. and we haven't got the phone account set up yet so no calls. only letters for a...
    undercovermonroe undercovermonroe 31-35, F Jul 9

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    I'm married, but have feelings for someone from my past that is in prison for another year and a half. I broke off my relationship with him, because I thought I realized I wanted...
    Gdsgirl Gdsgirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Writing this letter is killing me inside, I'm crying. I hope he realises that I need time to sort my head out, to be able to work on myself and he needs to do the same if we are...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    my man just got moved a few days ago to another prison. been pretty rough in there. from what he's telling me. it's a messed up place with very crazy guys. I'm worried for him and...
    undercovermonroe undercovermonroe 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    My boyfriend of 3 years is in prison now. We have a son together I don't know what to do now. I miss him so much!!! I would really like to talk to someone that is going through the...
    luvustill luvustill 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Sometimes I long to be secured away some place, whether prison or asylum, just so the outside matches the inside. I am not here willingly.
    macabrEnigma macabrEnigma 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 20

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    Let my start off by saying that I'm a Christian and I am gay. I live with both my parents and my younger brother and I have a dog. I've been dating a guy for the past 2 months. We...
    jowaymedina jowaymedina 13-15, M 3 Responses Jul 3

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    It all started when I was working at Shoneys. I was talking to one of my co-workers, Cheri, who later became a good friend of mine. I can't remember what exactly was said but she...
    Blake00048 Blake00048 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When I met him, I didn't know he committed a crime several years prior to us meeting. He's 34 and I'm 33. Then we hung out a few times, and he stole my computer from my home at the...
    atlkellzz atlkellzz 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I don't know how young I was. 3-4 when my cousin started. I have a Easter picture of me in a little blue dress and red tights. I remember hiding the ruined tights. We would go into...
    JMay1994 JMay1994 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Well. Damn I'm lonely. Been doing this 29 months now. Probably two more years to go before he makes parole on his ten year sentence. But the first 27 months I was locked up too...
    mj21312 mj21312 31-35, F Jul 7

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    Well. Damn I'm lonely. Been doing this 29 months now. Probably two more years to go before he makes parole on his ten year sentence. But the first 27 months I was locked up too...
    mj21312 mj21312 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Well I flew to California to visit my parents. My mom threw me a baby shower. It was lovely . We didnt talk much about my husband...I didn't blame her. She wanted to keep the mood...
    melguzman21 melguzman21 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I was molested by my step grandpa for three years it ended when I was almost 8. My mom was a single mom who even tho she knew he was a child molester she trusted my grandma to...
    sg1989 sg1989 22-25, F Jul 13

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    It's all just hit me like a ton of bricks again... Been working 12hours a day/night and today I wasn't working as it's my day off... It all came flooding back as I wasn't kept busy...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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    This whole situation with my so called friends is just draining me. one of my closest friend starts giving me ultimatums saying if i don't tell my sister my situation by a certain...
    Insearchofsunrise Insearchofsunrise 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Well today someone who was supposed to be supporting me while going through a similar thing decided to through up what y bf did, all this and being horrible and mean because I said...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I was raped. I've reported it. I haven't heard anything in what seems like weeks. I wish I could kill him. He DESERVES it. He doesn't deserve jail or prison. He deserves a bullet...
    Riku3323 Riku3323 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    My boyfriend hit me...not for the first time.i called 911 but didnt give them his information.they found on their own and locked him up.i didnt want him to be arrested.i go around...
    olyia olyia 36-40 3 days ago

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    Finally got back from overseas where i attended my grand fathers funeral. it was hard being away since i had no contact from my man. I've only been back two days and my so called...
    Insearchofsunrise Insearchofsunrise 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    The Case has Just Been Opened, I Feel raw With Pain. My Wounds are Still not Healed Over my Body, 10 Days in Prison After They Assaulted me in a Police Station Because I Would not...
    AeroWhiteDelite AeroWhiteDelite 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    Does anyone else feel like giving up somedays? Like none of this is worth it? Some days I wonder if things will ever get better or if I'm just wasting my time...I feel like this...
    thatstronggirl thatstronggirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Small List Of Where America Ranks In The World: Here in America a lot of people like to claim that we are the best nation on Earth. "We're number one" they say. If one were to...
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    Today is a bad day :/ last night I found out my boyfriend is in solitary, because someone on his block offered him drugs and he took them, and he was drug tested and came up...
    thatstronggirl thatstronggirl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My grandfather has severe Alzheimer's and my grandmother has Diabetes. I am the only one to take care of them and I can never go anywhere besides college. I couldn't even go to the...
    nemophilist8 nemophilist8 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There's these woods behind my house we moved in when I was going into 6th grade, my old neighbors had moved into the same neighborhood a year before us, I would go over there and...
    JezebelWhitman JezebelWhitman 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    What I Would Say To My Mother- "To The Biological Mother of Ihsan Al-Hafir, As you well know I have resided permanently in Germany(intermittently Turkey also),land of my birth...
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