Welcome to the Prison Talk Online Community! Take a Minute and Sign Up Today!






Go Back   Prison Talk > LOVING A... > Loving a Long-term Sentenced Offender
Register Entertainment FAQ Calendar Mark Forums Read

Loving a Long-term Sentenced Offender For those whose loved one is serving 10+ years.

View Poll Results: Could you wait 20 years?
Anything for love 123 53.48%
We can just be friends until he comes home 25 10.87%
NO WAY 28 12.17%
Not sure 54 23.48%
Voters: 230. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #76  
Old 12-21-2019, 09:54 PM
RaeLR RaeLR is online now
Registered User
 

Join Date: Jul 2017
Location: Oregon, USA
Posts: 94
Thanks: 167
Thanked 214 Times in 61 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Life2gether View Post
I don't usually come to the Long Term Offender Forum but your post caught my attention. I can barely imagine what 20 years would be like, but I would love to have only 20 years to wait. My honey and I are doing Life together.
I am not waiting for him to be released, my honey and I are sharing our lives with each other now. We do this through emails, letters, phone calls and yearly visits if I have the money for the trip (he is in another state). This is our life together.
You are asking the wrong question. What you need to ask yourself is "Can I handle being in a relationship where I only get to see him in a room full of other people? Your letters may be being read by a CO before being delivered, phone calls and emails may be being monitored. When the prison goes on lock down all visits are cancelled and the inmates are not allowed to make phone calls or send email. They can send and receive snail mail.
And when you don't think you can hang, imagine your life without him in it. If you can not imagine your life without him and the thought of him not being part of your life makes you cry, you will be able to do the time with him.
I love this post. It is spot on. I am with my man because I can't imagine life without him. There is no real choice for me because he is that important. He is LWOP so we have had to develop our "normal." Not gonna lie, it's tough at times. He tells me that I am his "air" and that seems like a huge responsibility. But he is my joy and that is a huge positive. This isn't for everyone, but it can be done. There are many lifers with beautiful relationships. It's all a matter of strength, determination, commitment and perspective.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to RaeLR For This Useful Post:
Revenwyn (01-24-2020)
Sponsored Links
  #77  
Old 01-04-2020, 05:00 PM
choclgs's Avatar
choclgs choclgs is offline
Carolina traveler
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: The Carolinas
Posts: 7,684
Thanks: 6,364
Thanked 3,690 Times in 2,513 Posts
Default

We're now in the single digits!

Has this been easy...NO WAY, but I'm grateful we're here. If sentencing reform happens, the remainder of his sentence could be cut in half. I'm just glad we're far removed from 20 years and closer to max out.
__________________
"Waiting is negative; hoping is positive. so try to wait with hope. This will help you remember that you're on your way to something worth waiting for."
Reply With Quote
  #78  
Old 01-26-2020, 12:30 AM
ambermarshall11 ambermarshall11 is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Nys United States
Posts: 406
Thanks: 7
Thanked 142 Times in 100 Posts
Default

Yea 20 yrs is a long time would they wait 20 yrs for us no they probably wouldn't wait 20 days
Reply With Quote
  #79  
Old 02-05-2020, 12:27 AM
Lifetime30's Avatar
Lifetime30 Lifetime30 is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Dec 2019
Location: United States
Posts: 106
Thanks: 61
Thanked 48 Times in 31 Posts
Default

I would wait forever. Hoping that the bond we have would give us an eternal life together.
Reply With Quote
  #80  
Old 02-11-2020, 09:28 AM
smiles844's Avatar
smiles844 smiles844 is offline
Registered User
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Posts: 299
Thanks: 144
Thanked 244 Times in 147 Posts
Default

Initially I would think "NO WAY"!!! lol but now that 15 yrs have passed already...honestly I can't see life without him...20 more yrs or the rest of our lives...it's not ideal, but just to have him in my life, its completely worth putting up with everything!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:42 AM.
Copyright © 2001- 2019 Prison Talk Online
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Website Design & Custom vBulletin Skins by: Relivo Media
Message Board Statistics