Justin and I had dated off and on for years, and some part of me always believed we would end up married. I was quiet, studious, painfully shy; he was full of boisterous energy and crude jokes.
Our parents were close friends, and we’d grown up together. I loved his pug nose, his fiery red hair, and his teasing smiles.
It’s definitely a red flag if your mentee suddenly tells you he or she has met someone and fallen in love.Taking the step to mentor an ex-prisoner could be one of the most rewarding things you ever do.It’s also an area where many volunteers find themselves in uncharted waters.Prison Fellowship’s reentry program counselors have identified three significant pitfalls mentors need to be aware of when coaching mentees.Most ex-prisoners are not ready to manage a romantic relationship in a positive way if they’ve never been in a healthy relationship before.