What is it about the women who love men behind bars?
Some psychologists say women attracted to imprisoned men want control over a “helpless” prisoner and a relationship which provides them with the chance to “mother” or at least spoil the man.
Early one May morning, Renea Royster arrived at her son’s apartment, pulled out her laptop, and scrolled through the dozens of messages from prisoners that had collected in her inbox overnight.
She began her daily grind of copy-paste — moving messages sent via Corr Links, an email service available to federal inmates, to the Facebook pages they had paid her to create in their names.
She decided to keep it going despite the lack of profits.
"It didn't take me very long to realize that there was no money to be made.
She exchanges favors with Pigeonly and Infolincs — two start-ups founded by former prisoners that allow people on the outside to upload pictures and text with their phones, and then print and send those images to loved ones inside.These are the women who fall in love with men behind bars and just like Gittany’s model girlfriend, Rachelle Louise, many of them are attractive – even drop-dead gorgeous.When Scott Peterson was sent to Death Row in California’s San Quentin prison for murdering his wife and their unborn child, dozens of women phoned asking for his address, with one teenager wasting no time in offering to marry him.The book contains countless interviews with women, psychiatrists, lawyers, social workers, prison guards in hopes of shedding light on why women are drawn to men behind bars.The book has been featured on CNN, the Today Show, MSNBC, Good Morning America, and 20/20, among other news outlets.Throughout the years women have been attracted to men behind bars.