Don't write off a date just because of a pesky criminal record. Many people would say that there are dangers of dating a criminal and even advocate checking criminal records of online daters.
In many situations where your potential date is a criminal there is reason to be cautious.
One compelling prospect, Israel Cosme, age 30, displays his perfectly toned chest to visitors of telling all takers, “I love to laugh and have been told I have a great sense of humor.” Precious Johnson in her profile on the same site cracks a cute smile above the message: “I am looking for a nice, patient, funny, and understanding man for a genuine friendship that could possibly lead to more.” Few prisoners in the United States have Internet access; therefore, for the incarcerated to make that special connection online, someone on the outside must get them started. With fees in the range of -75, prisoner dating sites charge willing friends to list an inmate’s vital statistics on the web — or the company can mail the necessary forms to the wannabe lover behind bars who then mails them in.Ninety percent of people ask me why I was in there and I tell them, but they don't believe it.Knowing me now, they don't believe that could've happened. When I left I sent back thank-you notes to five guys who were still there.He did some drug dealing when he was younger and things happened and someone tried to rob him and he shot the guy. I felt like the man did his crime and he's doing his time and he deserves a second chance.He knew what he was gonna do, he knew what the consequences were, and he dealt with them, and the process assisted him in growing up a lot and developing who he is today. Did you worry about it at all, Robert, being able to impress upon her that you were a different person? If you ask me, I'll tell you, no matter what the consequences are; all you gotta do is ask.