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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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Jul 27

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    Hi, Im new to this but wanted to share my current experience. Im talking to someone who is in prison. hes been own for 7 of his 12 year sentence. We've only been talking for a few...
    AshleyVwb AshleyVwb 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 6

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    Well, it's been almost 4 months, and I still miss him like crazy. He is always on my mind. I often wonder how he is doing? Is he thinking of me too? I know how hard it is on him to...
    DeniseMarie72 DeniseMarie72 41-45, F Aug 6

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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 Jul 26

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    My brother is a convict in prison and needs a pen pal. hes my younger brother at the age of 20, and has 25years to life. as you can imagine he is lonely, and i want to help is...
    1992brandonc 1992brandonc 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Well my now ex boyfriend went to prison in 2012 was released July 7th 2014. Like all of my family & friends kept telling me he was just using me that I shouldn't see him or send...
    ximena210 ximena210 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 4 Responses Jul 29

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    I need some help and advice. My boyfriend has been in prison for a month. We have been together for a year. I recently found out he cheated on me before he went in (we knew he...
    nadiyalena nadiyalena 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    He has been in there for 14 years and has five more to go. We were dating at the time he got locked up. Remained friends for a few years. Then he became Muslim, I embraced...
    Afuaymani Afuaymani 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    For all those who are looking for support even if you are a husband, friend, mother,sister etc of a loved one who is incarcerated please follow me on instagram...
    heartbrokenanddepressed heartbrokenanddepressed 18-21, F a week ago

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    My brother is a convict in prison and needs a pen pal hes my younger brother and has 25years to life as you can imagine he is lonely and i want to help is anyone interested in...
    1992brandonc 1992brandonc 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Well ladies I've decided to write my experience of what I went through during the time I was with an inmate... I met him two weeks before he was arrested. We exchanged number and...
    Catmando05 Catmando05 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2

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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 Jul 26

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    I was a correctional officer and I met a man and we fell in love, I know it was wrong, we never had any sexual contact but we talked for long periods of time and shared a lot...
    lisamorsley lisamorsley 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    Well where do I begin. Hector and I (my boyfriend) have been together for about a year now. My last relationship was very unhealthy and so regretful. I lost my 20 year old brother...
    mmontal1 mmontal1 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8

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    PraiseHimDaily PraiseHimDaily 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    Hi all...just found this site. I hope it helps. This is my first experience with the criminal justice system and I am freaking out as to what is going to happen to my fiance. We...
    angeefl1267 angeefl1267 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    The hole. My boyfriend was put in "the hole" yesterday. This sucks. I'm so scared all of his hard work will be for nothing after this. I don't think he can talk to me until he gets...
    hav2makeit13 hav2makeit13 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 Jul 24

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    I need a co-writer for a realistic drama novel about a woman in prison. Please help me.
    Blipsycat Blipsycat 16-17, M Aug 6

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    SongBird2115 SongBird2115 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    His name was Andrew, and he was 19 yrs old.. He was my best friend. I could tell him almost anything! But I never knew he'd do something like that after I told him everything. I...
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