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People Who Married Serial Killers After They Were Caught

Updated 20 May 2020 1.1m views12 items

Have you ever heard of hybristophilia? It's a psychological condition where someone is aroused by the idea of someone else committing crime. While sitting behind bars - or glass, these days - Ted Bundy, Richard Ramirez, both Menendez brothers, and several members of the Manson family managed to find jailhouse romances. While it may seem strange, there are people who are attracted to convicted felons. Many of these people vowed wedlock even after their beaus' convictions - though in some cases, they continue to believe their partner is innocent even when the evidence suggests otherwise.

While those inside prison may just enjoy the companionship of a pen-pal, psychologists speculate that some are drawn to relationships with criminals because of the attention and pseudo-fame it affords. Whether it's true love or a grab at the limelight, read on to find a number of ladies (and one man) who all chose to marry inmates responsible for infamous crimes. It's unclear if they suffer from hybristophilia, but these people engaged in prison marriages with psychotic murderers, most of whom were sentenced to be incarcerated for the rest of their lives.



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