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View Poll Results: What type of education do you have?
Male- Didnt graduate from High School 5 0.35%
Male- Graduated from High School 9 0.62%
Male- Graduated with Associates Degree 18 1.24%
Male- Graduated with Bachelors Degree 49 3.38%
Male- Graduated with Post Graduate Degree 16 1.10%
Female- Didnt graduate from High School 25 1.73%
Female- Graduated from High School 169 11.67%
Female- Graduated with Associates Degree 369 25.48%
Female- Graduated with Bachelors Degree 502 34.67%
Female- Graduated with Post Graduate Degree 286 19.75%
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:43 PM
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We have just as many educated people on PTO and lin love with prisoners as you would find anywhere else. Maybe even more so since we have some very strong, independant women here. I don't think education level has ANY reflection on who you choose to love.

I am currently working towards my master's degree while working in the field.

Out of curiosity, why would it matter what our gender is?
A good sub-topic here would be, "How many of your fellas have degrees?"
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Old 07-10-2013, 03:40 AM
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A good sub-topic here would be, "How many of your fellas have degrees?"
That would be interesting to see. My man had his Bachelors by 19 years old (yah I'm bragging! LOL) and he just took exams to pass his Masters a few weeks ago. I'm so proud of him! He's more educated than me but still calls himself a Moldovan redneck! Haha!
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I'm finding this topic very refreshing...I think I'll use a few of your stories. Yeah...i got my Masters in Social Work.

I love all of you that say your colleagues are supportive..on that end, I have been very private. One day I'll be able to shout it out...
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Old 08-03-2014, 12:44 PM
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I have a Bachelor's degree, and sometimes when people find out that my husband is in prison, they give me the "what are you thinking?" or "you can do better" look. They don't even ask me if I'm happy, they just assume that he must be a bad person and treat me like crap because he's in prison. But then again, to most people I know, being treated good by your man is defined as him buying you expensive things and taking you out to dinner and things like that. Personally, I can do without all that and he treats me just fine by being the sweet, loving, appreciative, respectful, romantic man that he is. Educated or not, he is who he is, and I love him for that.

Totally agree with you
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I have two undergrad degrees one in Theatre (Bachelor's) and one in Nursing (two-year) and my fiance who is incarcerated has a Master's degree in Psychology.
The few co-workers I have told have not really known how to respond but have not been overtly negative. However, in nursing there are always "mean girls" on every unit and mine is no exception so Im sure once my name changes and everyone knows Im married and starts asking questions, there will be gossip.

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Old 08-04-2014, 12:32 AM
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I possess an AS in computer networking technology. And a BS in computer information systems. And I am in love with a CDCR inmate
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My friends and family are disappointed that im dating an inmate. They often refer to my education as a reason for me not dating a inmate? I always tell them im not the only person with a degree who dates or marries an in mate. so im asking how many of you have degrees and what type of degree do you have?
I have both a bachelor's and a master's degree.
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I have an Associates, Bachelors, Masters and a graduate certificate. Seriously thinking about getting another degree. And, my guy at times sometimes wonder what I see in him because of it. But, it's just pieces of paper that I worked for to add more to my life. But, I see everything in him. Regardless of how others feel. Because there have been those who asked me "how come I don't feel I deserve better". It's my life and he is "better".
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Empathy is not tied to education but to upbringing and socio-economic influences.
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I have a BA degree in education and teach primary children (UK).
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Interesting. Never heard of it. What kind of job do you have?
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This thread made me realize something I hadn't really ever thought of until now. None of my parents or grandparents had any type of degree. In fact, only my mother even finished high school. However, I have three sisters and no brothers and all my sisters have Bachelors and Masters degrees, and I have two Associates degrees I got in the joint. So our whole generation has change the status quo in our family. Something cool to realize now that I think of it.
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I have a B.A., 2 Masters, and currently seeking a Ph. D. And the best part about this is, my man has been my biggest supporter as I sought each degree and continued to do so now with my terminal degree.
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I am two semesters away from an associates in Criminology & Forensics but worked for a contractor of DOC at a halfway house and substance abuse center and changing my major to Elementary education as I'm involved with an inmate. A good friend of mine has a Masters in Substance abuse counseling and she is with someone who did 30 yrs in and out of Florida DOC
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Didn't graduate from HS, left 3/4 of the way through my sophomore year. Got my GED with high enough scores to attend the university without entrance testing.

Graduated with my BSN (Bachelors in Science of Nursing.)
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I have a Bachelor's in Journalism from NYU.

My boyfriend dropped out of school in the 9th grade to blow glass. His work is in galleries across the country and has been shown in exhibits in NYC, Boston, Austin etc etc. He has been making glass since he was 13.
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Didn't think of it until now....not only am I the only child with a college degree; but I'm the only one to even graduate from high school. In addition to having my degree, I'm dually certified by the software vendor for the system that I teach.
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