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I Was In Prison

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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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Today I found out that my friend will be in prison till March. It breaks my heart. I can't imagine how he feels. I hope his girlfriend stays with him and is helping him through...
    OliviaOcean OliviaOcean 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 7

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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 9 hrs ago

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    i wish i researched more into this. i was naive and rushed into it. i love learning about other peoples lifestyles and got interested in prison life. i found out you can write to...
    sophiejon sophiejon 18-21 1 Response Nov 3

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    Well if you read my previous post you would know that I was raped... Yes that monster is in prison but I'm scared when he gets out he is going to come looking for me... He calls my...
    xxNicholexx xxNicholexx 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 15

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    My husband has been in prison for the past 4 years. I was getting really excited because he was suppose to be released December 2015 but got he got into some trouble and got...
    bree21bree bree21bree 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    I am 19 years old and I met this man im the beginning of my freshman year in college. He is 26. he is currently in prison and has been for about a year now. I'm struggling right...
    aziraburks aziraburks 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 14

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    It really annoys me people just rather ask why he in jail/prison for and doesn't have nothing to do with my post? LOL None of your business if it doesn't concern you. LOL!
    BeautifulAnna BeautifulAnna 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 7

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    My farther is currently on trail for drug trafficking and a lot of related drug charges that led to a girls death. He's been in and out of prison my whole life but this time he isn...
    leaguegirl97 leaguegirl97 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 15

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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 6 days ago

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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 day ago

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    There was an old man, a neighbor, who lured me in and molested me. I was about 8 years old. Actually its kind of my fault, as I sought his attention. At first he was just nice...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    I was about 9 years old when i got rapped. it was on a good thursday and i was on my way back home from shop when i saw a strage looking men sitting across the road that i have to...
    seselwa seselwa 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I was about 9 years old when i got rapped. it was on a good thursday and i was on my way back home from shop when i saw a strage looking men sitting across the road that i have to...
    seselwa seselwa 22-25, F Nov 4

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    I was about 9 years old when i got rapped. it was on a good thursday and i was on my way back home from shop when i saw a strage looking men sitting across the road that i have to...
    seselwa seselwa 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    Hi, my name is Joselynn. My boyfriend and I have been together 2 years going on 3 in July . He was arrested on gun charges in January of this year. He was let out a month later on...
    Jcarranza Jcarranza 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    didnt get that morning call today so i most likely wont hear from him till tonight. its so depressing i miss him so much. all i have are these memories and it kills me to think...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I miss my husband sooooo much and I haven't been able to see him for over a year. I was able to see him 1 time before xmas 2013 for a 1 time special visit. It is really hard not...
    PrisonLove745 PrisonLove745 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 17

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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 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    What if I cried. When you turned your back. To my needy face. What if I made you face me. Smashed glass. Against your cheekbone. And shoved you to my feet. What if I threatened...
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    What are y'all's thoughts and experiences in dealing with the department of corrections? Sometimes my boyfriend gives me a number to call to ask a question or explain a problem and...
    hav2makeit13 hav2makeit13 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    i am madly in love with my fiance he recently went to jail two month ago and its been very hard on me. i thought it would get easier but its gotten worse. he is suppose to be gone...
    babydollveee babydollveee 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    But hoping to be free soon. Leased my own gold claim. Mentor was apologizing.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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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 5 days ago

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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 15 hrs ago

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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 8 hrs ago

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    I wish I was your one but I know that's not going to happen ever again
    JoeWallace1995 JoeWallace1995 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I dated a guy hmmm about 6 years ago for for over a year long distant relationship.... He lied to me through it all. He was seriously a pathological liar... He had me thinking he...
    MsAnonymous1 MsAnonymous1 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    So, this is a really long story. I was at school when I met my boyfriend. He already had a girlfriend, but kissed me anyway. We were only 14/15 so it was just immaturity. He...
    crushedgirl crushedgirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 4

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    ....and now it's haunting my life to a staggering degree. I was just turning 21 and living in hell due to a mistake I made involving dropping out of college to pursue the girl I...
    cyclone80 cyclone80 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 10

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    So I may as well start tonight. I don't think I'll be sleeping soon and I need to start sharing sometime. I was born as the first child and my parents had another 2 kids after that...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    My name is Danielle Hogan, I have a story to tell, a tale to be told. I was certainly not dished an easy hand in life. At the age of 3, I tragically lost my mother Elizabeth Ann...
    danielleannhogan danielleannhogan 18-21, F Nov 11

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    As someone who gets self-conscious and is not good at public speaking, the prospect of leading a classroom kind of terrified me. But I had been out of work for months and this...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 13

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    It was 23 years ago today, the 15th of November 1991... I was in England to learn English, at Wimbledon School of English.. It was awesome! I stayed there 4 months.. My host family...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 12 Responses Nov 15

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    Ok so here we go again. I'm ready to go on with my story. Just for those who have not read my previous posts, this is my fourth one. Anyway, so I was almost 18 when me and the guy...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 16

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    "Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness." 7th Post. Back to my story. Just need to mention that if you don't like to hear real stuff then stop...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I has a terrible car accident in October 2014. I was driving home from a nightshift but that's all I remember. One minute I was driving home the next I woke up having my fingers...
    JustAGirl96 JustAGirl96 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    I am an Italian girl. English is not my mother language so I hope I am not going to make too many mistakes. I was kidnapped for real some years ago when I was 23, and it was the...
    BarbaraIt BarbaraIt 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 17

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    "I Was Here" I wanna leave my footprints on the sands of time Know there was something that, meant something that I left behind When I leave this world, I'll leave no regrets...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 17

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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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