You may believe that when someone has done their time that they have paid the price for their crime.If you hold to a belief that a person should not have to continue to pay for a mistake after they have already paid the price for that mistake but operate differently around a potential date you will be questioning your integrity.
A conviction is like the metaphorical scarlet letter.
Then I found out via a mutual friend that he had been in prison! I confided in a few close friends, most of them warned me to steer clear, told me I’d made the right decision.
Some things he’d said then made sense; He had no passport! But I couldn’t sleep for a week, I tossed and turned and felt so unsettled.
However, simply deciding that there is a problem based on the single fact that the person is a criminal is a form of absolutist thinking.
It does not take into account that there are people that have committed crimes or been convicted of crimes that you might want to date.