Host Terri Lynn Coop is pleased to serve up Carole Oldroyd (writing as Lee Connor) and The Prison Wife Survival Guide - How to Survive the First Few Weeks.
What would you do if your husband was arrested? Would you crawl into bed with a family-size bag of potato chips and a pint of Ben & Jerry's? Or would you sweep up the crumbs of your life, bake a new cake, and handle your new role as an inmate's wife? There's no rule that says you can't do both. With over two million jail and prison inmates in America and the majority of them men, it's not as unlikely as you might think. People are taken into police custody for good reason and for no reason at all. All you have to do is watch the news or check your Twitter feed to know it's true. I never thought it could be my family's story, either. And yet, here we are.
Book 1, How to Survive the First Few Weeks, is a quick-start guide that gives you an inside look:
•What happens after an arrest?
•Where will they take him?
•When can you visit?
•What do you need to know about researching attorneys?
•What can you do to help him?
•What should you never, ever do?
•What's life like for him?
It doesn't matter if he's a terrible person who did a terrible thing or a really great guy caught on the wrong side of the law. That has nothing to do with you. There is absolutely no shame in being a prison wife, and don't let anyone--not the police, not investigators, not jail guards, nor society in general--tell you otherwise.
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