The other weird thing is that she’s always dating a different man.I got to wondering, “How does she keep meeting all these guys that are locked up? Life in prison is a mystery to many, and it’s human nature to want to peer into this unknown world, reflect on the darker sides of our personalities, and wonder how we would cope with the deprivation of prison life. There are real people trying to keep their relationships alive across the boundaries of prison walls.And though women are often judged and belittled when they stand beside their men in prison, the partnerships that survive can benefit enormously from the hard work and sheer determination that goes into sustaining them.The once-a-month conjugal visit sex will be amazing, given all that pent-up sexual energy.5. You can perfect your love letter-writing skills.15.Finding a way to be patient with her partner isn’t the only challenge she encounters; she must also withstand judgment from friends and family. When the worst times are in the past, you can stand back and admire how strong your relationship is because of the loyalty you’ve offered.3.Forgiveness It’s tempting to hold a grudge when you’re hurting, but it’ll only make you miserable.
Restarting a relationship and coping with the inevitable adjustments often requires even more patience than waiting for a prison term to end.
Ex-prisoners must navigate a myriad of new choices and they need a strong friend to help them along the journey.
You will need wisdom to help your mentee make positive decisions, as well as discernment to recognize signs he or she is headed down the wrong path.
As any “Mob Wives” viewer knows, dating an inmate is a long, hard road with limited calls, and almost no physical contact.
Nonetheless, thousands of women seek relationships with prisoners. Our Sacred Bombshell blogger Jessica Ruane investigates women who date criminals.