5 Things I Learned From Dating Someone In Prison

When a loved one is in prison, it can feel like your own heart is behind bars. You may wonder, “will I ever feel free?”

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Through whatever rabbit hole I wandered down online, I came across a post about prison pen pals. Reading through one girl’s experience with her pal threw me back to 2012. I had just returned to Boston to finish off my last two years of undergrad. An uncle of…