Women convict dating
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!
It shows that someone cares and they are not forgotten.
Receiving letters or emails from pen pals can be the highlight of their day while providing much needed moral support.
Regarding marriages spawned by his site, he says there have been “quite a few over the years.” This form of fatal attraction is common.
According to ABC News, hundreds of women marry men in prison for violent crimes every year — and prisoner dating sites are a central means through which criminals find mates.
Rare sites like make it clear that some of its proceeds are donated to programs that benefit the prisoner and ex-con community.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.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.