Womens prison dating site
Young argues that it’s probably safer to get to know a convict than to meet someone at a bar or on standard dating websites.“I heard from a lot of people there’s a lot of weirdos on there,” she said, referring to one popular matchmaking website.
The 16-month-old website, which promotes some 40 convict profiles, has even churned out a few lockup love stories.They mailed her a blurb, photos of themselves and a $35 annual membership fee. “I would marry him because I love him and I see him having a really good future now,” said Young, whose sweetheart, Steve Mehlenbacher, is serving his fourth federal sentence after a total of 16 bank-heist convictions.“We get really deep and personal in our letters about our pasts and just stuff like that, so we’re able to open up to one another.[np_storybar title=”Prisoners finding love online: video” link=”#1″] [/np_storybar] MONTREAL — Bachelor No.1 boasts about his “bad-boy body and sweet-guy attitude” and Bachelor No.And she believes they would be less likely to lie since you already know why they were sent to jail.
“You just do your research on them, or whatever, and you’ll be good,” she said.
“I was kinda lonely,” Mehlenbacher, who spoke to The Canadian Press on the phone from prison, said of his decision to join the website.
Shortly after posting his profile, he said he started to receive letters, including one from a woman in Nairobi, Kenya, who was looking for a pen pal.
2 wants a woman to join him as he closes a dark chapter from his past. 3, meanwhile, says he can’t be available for a first date for awhile — at least not before 2021.
Not only do these men share a quest for love, they have something else in common: they’re all in prison for murder.
“You could talk to somebody on a dating site in the United States, and you could talk for like three years every day after work or something, and that person could be murdering a bunch of people and you don’t know because they’re just some everyday person, right?