Dating site for people in prison
Bischke created as a pen-pal service to capitalize on this market, adding “and of course I want to make a profit like any other business.” His site now averages 3,000 visitors and 70,000 page views a day.While he encourages people to befriend prisoners through his site, Bischke stresses that those who engage with the incarcerated need to be cautious.“This is meet-an-inmate.com, not meet-a-girl-scout.com!
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People can get an image of what they think a person is like from a photo, description and a few letters,” Bischke warned.
“You simply cannot make a relationship from letters alone, which some people mistakenly do.”Despite published warnings on his site, Bischke says visitors often develop romantic feelings for their pen pals.
author Asha Bandele details the romantic courtship that led to her marriage to husband Zayd Rashid while he was serving a sentence of 20 years to life for murder.
Women like Bandele insist that a prisoner’s appeal lies in the fact that the relationship blossoms through enriching communication and non-physical intimacy before sexuality influences one’s attachment.
Experts on the phenomenon believe that the emotional intensity of dating someone behind bars is actually extremely addictive.