Experts on the phenomenon believe that the emotional intensity of dating someone behind bars is actually extremely addictive.
Others observe that law-abiding citizens seek anti-social lovers because they are unable to be truly intimate within a typical commitment. Then there is always the eternal appeal of the bad boy (or girl).
He had killed two women in domestic violence situations.
My interviewee was desperate to marry him, and, although she knew of his crimes, was convinced she could change him.
They are meant to foster interpersonal engagement, and are not an intelligent way to start a romantic relationship.
Friends of participating inmates pay to update prisoners’ statuses and upload photos (and curiously people who are not inmates also join).Regarding marriages spawned by his site, he says there have been “quite a few over the years.” This form of fatal attraction is common.