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In most cases this period can be half of the original sentence - or for life in the case of life sentenced prisoners.”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.

All of which would put a significant strain on starting a relationship or continuing with one that began from behind bars.

However in recent years, the advent of websites such as Meeta Prisoner.com, Inmatesfor You.com, and even Gay have made it easier for people to connect with potential suitors on the inside.

Whilst prevalent in the States, each facility differs as to what they allow or disallow, but the general rule is that anything being sent to or from an inmate goes through a screening process.

Their motivation is born from compassion, low self-esteem or ill-advised intentions.

However there are others who are attracted to men who commit extreme acts of violence, such as rape or murder.

Many women (and men) choose to reach out simply to provide friendship and compassion to those behind bars.

Their actions provide a much welcome lifeline, a window to the outside world.

Fatema Saira Rehman, the woman who wrote to and later married notorious lifer Charles Bronson, once said of her correspondence; “I never expected anything.

I thought to myself, he's probably got so many women writing to him, he'll throw it away because it doesn't mean a thing.

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.

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