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I Fell In Love With A Prisoner While Working On The Inside

Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places.

For Alana, it was while working in a prison. And it was a prisoner she found love with.

After talking to James Phelps about his new book Australia’s Toughest Prisons, Alana called up and shared what it’s like to meet the love of your life – on the inside.

 “I worked inside for a few years and I created a bit of a friendship with him and then later on changed my whole life to be with him,” she shared.

With her partner serving a life sentence for murder, the former prison worker said she had no shame talking about his past.

“It’s been a very, very difficult and long journey,” she said.

“I always say to him all the time, ‘for what you took away, you have to live a hundred times more’.”

Listen below as she shares how her family handled the news and what it’s like living with the discrimination that results from his past…

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