Dating a sex offender reddit


02-Oct-2019 08:54

My close friends in both programs know my entire history, and they accept that what I did is part of my past but it doesn’t define who I am today.

I also have a couple of non-recovery friends who know my full story and accept me as I am today, not as the offender that I once was. For instance, there are a few people that I really do like, but I have not shared my full background with them because I sense it would cause problems.”JL says that at times she has been rejected by friends and people she went to school with.

Now, five-plus years removed from my offense, only two of those people have chosen to stay in touch with me.” He says that since his arrest, “I haven’t had a single day where I’ve met up with someone to watch a ballgame, hang out at the beach, or grab a bite to eat or a drink. DG and ST both admit they have struggled with this, but for different reasons. I seem to think that nobody would want to date me because I am a sex offender.

The fact that I’ve not done anything illegal in 15 years does little to alleviate that shame.

He worries about that above all else, which he rightfully should.

I respect his concern, and also his disappointment.”ST says, “For reasons unrelated to my designation as a sex offender, I don’t have the bonds I would like to have with my immediate family.

When the sheriff’s office makes the monthly visit confirming my residency, I tell my girls, ‘The police just check on everyone,’ and they’ve never questioned it.” She does not state how she plans to handle this issue when her girls are older.“She’s never judged me through this whole situation, and she definitely doesn’t agree with me being on the registry.” JL says that her relationship with her father, however, has been strained.“I feel like he thinks a lot about my kids and how they will be affected by this as they get older.Please note: I have chosen to refer to the respondents only by their initials: DG, JL, and ST.



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