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Staying in Touch

One of the most difficult things for families with a loved one in prison is staying connected. This is one of the most important things for any prison relationship. Whether it’s a child, parent, spouse or friend, staying in touch will require more intentionality than ever before. Not only will it mean more effort, but…

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Supporting Friends and Family with someone in prison

Unless you have lived through it, you cannot understand the pain and loss someone experiences when their loved one goes to prison.  In addition to losing their presence, you also lose reputation.  The feelings of isolation, grief, and disgrace can be crushing.  Although both you and your man are doing time together, the experience is completely different inside…

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Seven Things You are Doing Wrong in Your Relationship with an Inmate

The shutdown has magnified issues within relationships everywhere.  I believe this is especially true for those of you who are in a relationship with someone who is incarcerated.  Stress creates pressure that exposes weaknesses more than any other situation in life.  Your relationship is under extreme pressure right now, and you are facing issues you did not see…

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