Dating an exconvict marie osmond who is she dating
Not only was he a known criminal in his old neighborhood, but he even served time in prison.
I never saw myself as dating someone who has been in jail at this point in my life. I told a friend that I was answering this question here today and she asked, is this really what we have come to as women?
I’ve met his kids and everybody seems to be getting along.
I recently met someone who knew him “back in the day” and she reveled to me that my boyfriend has a criminal past.
Unfortunately, according to the advocacy group The Sentencing Project, “The United States is the world’s leader in incarceration with 2.2 million people currently in the nation’s prisons or jails — a 500% increase over the past thirty years.” Five hundred percent more people are incarcerated now than around the time most of us were kids or just being born. Add in the fact that we live in the era of the prison industrial complex amd the startling and upsetting fact that according to the NAACP, “If current trends continue, one in three black males born today can expect to spend time in prison during his lifetime.”With these factors, if you count African American men as your dating pool then there are strong odds that your great man could be on the unfortunate side of these troubling statistics. After checking out Conjugal Harmony.com, a mock online dating site feigning to connect prisoners with those on the outside, we gave the convict-dating phenomenon some closer inspection. There are clearly a bunch of reaons not to date a man behind bars (enforced long-distance relationship, depression at his non-voter status in certain states... Bringing him home to meet the family is not an option.16.him being a CONVICT), but there are also some potential perks. If/when he gets out, he'll be an expert at doing laundry.2. He'll never leave his socks on the floor or the toothpaste uncapped.4. If you buy him baked goods from the grocery story and claim they're yours, he'll never know the difference.8. The "I've been thinking of leaving my toothbrush and a change of underwear at your place" conversation never has to happen.10. If you're into exhibitionism, you can pretend the guards are listening in on you during your conjugal visits.13. You'll always have one over him in an argument — "I may have cheated on you, but at least I'm not a convicted felon!However, the majority of black men are not criminals.It seems ridiculous to have to state this but I wanted to be clear.