Dating a man who has been in jail
As observed by Clinical Psychologist Dr Stuart Fischoff; “The love object is almost irrelevant at this point.He's a dream lover, a phantom limb." However there are those who do succeed in establishing a ‘real life’ relationship with the stranger they’ve connected with.
They often never progress beyond the courting stage.All of which would put a significant strain on starting a relationship or continuing with one that began from behind bars.In short, the fantasy of these type situations rarely match the reality.(PA) Yet even in platonic cases the lines can get blurred.
Georgina Rigby was 28 and working in the field of drug misuse when an inmate contacted her.Their actions provide a much welcome lifeline, a window to the outside world.In the UK prisoners can also be placed on a home detention curfew, be expected to permanently reside at a pre-approved address and need to obtain prior permission for a stay of one or more nights at a different address.Not so for the increasing number of ladies who write to strangers in prison.