Why Date an Inmate? For the Sense of Security

I have a new piece up at Slate today. This is, I think, the most personal thing I’ve ever written. I hope you enjoy!

Inmate date

“I love you.” They were words I had longed to hear from Justin for years, but when he finally spoke them, something held me back. Three layers of Plexiglass and armed guards, to be precise. Keep reading…

1 reply »

  1. it doesn’t seem like this was a relationship; seems like you were using this individual for emotional support, and then just using him for personal interest story.


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