She added: “There are a lot of women on the go for the extra kick of danger in it.
“As far as crimes go, I write to robbers and murderers, but I do not write to sex offenders.” ‘Peanut2’ added: “The age does not matter to me, the mind set and heart is what matters to me.” Women also gave an insight into what they discuss with their jailbird pen pals.
The 64-year-old told Good Morning Britain that their relationship is the real deal: "If only I could have met him outside of this situation, how wonderful that would be, however he is where he is and I have met him and I can't deny chemistry, you cannot deny when you fall in love with somebody.
If you are a woman dating, thinking about dating, or have met a man through an online prison pen pal site who is incarcerated, you may find yourself asking one or more of the following questions: What should I expect? However, keep in mind that some people change based on their circumstances.
‘Elsbeth’ continued: “Writing to them and enjoying that, and even yeah developing feelings for them as friends or whatever – doesn’t make me a groupie." ‘Moxie Bravo’ added: “I realise that there is a certain stigma attached to me because I write to a prisoner on death row.
“I chalk it up to stereotypes, understanding that I will more than likely always be generalised.