Drew Peterson Pours His Heart Out in Letters Written to Girl Half His Age

“In all my relationships, I treated my partners like gold and spoiled them, which was probably a big mistake on my part,” Peterson wrote in one.

You can lock Drew Peterson up for years, but you can’t stop him from sweet-talking the ladies on the outside.

charged with murdering one wife and suspected by the Illinois State Police of having a hand in another's disappearance, sent love letters from jail to a 26-year-old DuPage County woman throughout the spring of 2010.

“Hello my love,” Peterson wrote to the young woman in one of the letters recently given to Patch. “I really miss you and keep dreaming about holding you …

“You still got my heart and I hope you still (have) mine.”

The lovestruck Peterson’s letters, all written in pencil on lined notebook paper, depict visions of romance, freedom from the bars that prevent him from dreaming, and a relationship in which he would spoil the object of his affections.

But it’s not clear if Peterson, locked up in for the last three years pending trial, ever actually met the woman he wanted to spend the rest of his life with.

When contacted, the woman denied the letters were sent to her, but then demanded no story be written about them.

She said a story about the letters would be “detrimental to character.”

Peterson, whose trial on charges he murdered , starts Tuesday, July 31, predicted in one letter that he would be released from jail.

“You’ll see when I get out that I am a lot of fun,” he wrote. “You’ll always be laughing.”

He also told his young love what a great guy he was to his past romantic “partners.”

“In all my relationships I treated my partners like gold and spoiled them, which was probably a big mistake on my part,” Peterson lamented. “I was good to them and their families and ended up being taken advantage of. It’s sad all the people I have helped in my life have now turned their backs on me. Good—when I get out they won’t have me to use anymore.”

And even though Peterson was charged with killing one of his wives and was by the State Police, he let his latest love know she didn’t have to worry about him doing anything to hurt her.

“I’ll never hurt you but don’t hurt me either,” Peterson said. “You already broke my heart once. But I do understand.”

The four-times married and thrice-divorced Peterson went on to write of how all his loves have disappointed him.

“I have always spoiled all my partners and was let down by all of them.”

He also writes: “I need to be the most important thing in my partner’s life and my partner needs to be the most important thing in my life. No matter what. Please tell me what you want from me. I still love you but I’m gonna be cautious. I don’t want to jump in with both feet and get hurt again.”

Just in case the young woman was being a little too cautious, maybe because she heard or read or saw stuff about what Peterson allegedly did to get himself locked up—drowning one ex-wife, not to mention the mystery surrounding the one who disappeared—he didn’t hesitate to set her straight.

“Let me try to clear some things up for you,” he wrote. “ trying to sensationalize my situation and make a quick buck.”

And with all that cleared up, Peterson let his young love know what she must do to make him hers.

“So if you want me, be good to me,” he wrote. "Make me happy. Just love me and be faithful to me and I’ll give you the same and live to make yours happy. Be my best friend. Love me unconditionally.”

And it’s not all take and no give with Peterson. In fact, he had some tips for the woman as she pursued a career as a police officer.

“As for being a cop, you don’t have to disclose your relationship with me,” he told her. “And if you get hired, don’t say anything until you’re off probation to anyone.”

Predictions for the length of Peterson’s murder trial have ranged from as brief as a week to as long as five. At the end of that time, the accused wife-killer will find out if he will realize his dream of the recipient of his letters being “all in love and planning a lifetime with (him) in Michigan.”

“I do love you and am hoping for a future with us. Hang on to that sweetie. Take care of yourself for me. I’m really trying to get to you,” Peterson swooned.

“Give us something to hang onto and dream about,” he pleaded. “I want to build a new life for me and the kids. Please be in it.

“I haven’t dreamed since I have been in here,” Peterson wrote. “I now know why some animals die in captivity. It kills your spirit and will to live if you let it.

“Again I love you. Don’t break my heart again.”


Read More: Drew Peterson Coverage on Patch

bmail57 July 31, 2012 at 03:45 PM
Screen_: ) you do have a way with words. Very well put. thank you. Francis R. I truly believe you need to talk to a medical professional. If you really believe what you write, you DO NEED professional mental help. Either that or you are messing /playing with a very serious topic. Which is NOT at all FUNNY. 2 woman have lost their lives, how many kids have NO MOM's. At least 2 families have lost their daughters, sisters, Aunt's, .. And you think it's okay. That D.P. is an upstanding sort of guy. You are a very mis-guided individual. I feel very sorry for you.
bmail57 July 31, 2012 at 03:49 PM
There is NO FREEDOM IN JAIL .... Stupid is as Stupid Does. and you sound very Dumb...
bmail57 July 31, 2012 at 04:01 PM
Bacause he killed 2 women STUPID !!!!!! I do not care that the woman is 26 .... We care that he killed 2 women .. he is sitting in jail.. going on trial for one murder....and writing to some girl 1/3 his age about how the others disappointed and hurt him ..so he got rid of them... and she better not hurt him too. YOU ARE REALLY DUMB !!!! I am so done with you Francis R. you are not worth my time anymore. Your as thick as mud. and not worth anymore of my time. Good-Bye dumb-ass
bmail57 July 31, 2012 at 04:03 PM
Francis R. Did you have affair with himm too? sure starting to sound like it. Did you whore around with him?
Francis M. Regan July 31, 2012 at 04:28 PM
Go Glasgow. So far he made one mistake and almost a mistrial 0-1
Francis M. Regan July 31, 2012 at 05:25 PM
bmail57 I hope you never make a jury pool! You have Drew convicted out of anger and hatred, nothing else more. If you are ever picked for a jury tell them you are biased so they dismiss your sorry a--!
So There July 31, 2012 at 08:26 PM
Frannie is a troll people. A plant to rattle cages. Either that or a psycho who has a computer available in her/his wing at the home.
Watchful Eye July 31, 2012 at 08:55 PM
Then why did Brodsky mention her disappearance in his opening argument? He explained that is why KS's body was exhumed. Why are you so passionate about this man? Is he your uncle or something? Man, I never saw a blogger prostitute himself so much for a murder defendant. Wow.
george July 31, 2012 at 09:05 PM
Francis you are Incorrect the State Attorneys Office can do what ever and say what ever is necessary to define the Issues that were presented to justify their case. It may be revoked from the deposition recording along with the Judges further clarification ruling. as below and as i stated earlier The Prosecution will definatly get the point across Read Watchfull Eye that is exactly what they did
Watchful Eye July 31, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Yeah, we all know it. I guess we all need to learn it serves no purpose even responding to him. Half the comments do just that, instead of ignoring him and blogging about the different issues in the case. He wouldn't defer to anyone against him if his life depended on it. So, there ya go.....
Watchful Eye July 31, 2012 at 09:14 PM
Wouldn't be much fun for Frankie if no one paid any attention to him. He thrives on it.
Ruben Lopez July 31, 2012 at 09:42 PM
Hi Frances: I think you're having a great time with all these folks that are getting all worked up with your comments. Personally, I think you're pulling everyone's leg, and I"m having a ball reading all this stuff - lol
Watchful Eye July 31, 2012 at 10:00 PM
Ruben Lopez July 31, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Frances, don't forget to take him some commissary. Folks in jail usually like sweets, you know, like cookies, chocolate bars, etc. Also, don't make the mistake of taking him razor blades, since you don't like him clean-shaven. Lastly, he'd probably appreciate it if you wore crotchless panties. That's all I have for now. Please don't hesitate to ask for more advise. Enjoy your visit on Friday evening.
screen_name August 01, 2012 at 01:54 AM
I'm here baby girl!!! What would you like to chat about tonight? I have noticed that you never answer any of my questions or when I state a fact you have nothing to say. Why is that? You rambled on last night about the Riley Fox case and the Honey Bee one and when I stated 100% factual truth you totally ignored it then rambled about something else.
screen_name August 01, 2012 at 02:01 AM
Lets move to the new story that Mr Hosey posted today so you have something new to chat about. You can get on that thread and slam James Glasgow for almost causing a mistrial or whatever you feel the need to do. You are laughable at best. You're my cheap online entertainment.
screen_name August 01, 2012 at 02:08 AM
http://plainfield.patch.com/articles/key-evidence-blocked-in-drew-peterson-case Here you go Fran Cyst
pro streeter August 01, 2012 at 06:15 AM
You're an idiot...
Tawanda The Avenger August 01, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Drewpy: I Own YOU!!!
Tawanda The Avenger August 01, 2012 at 05:10 PM
to sociopaths like Drewpy, they do not view others as having rights; he owns them, especially if they're women. They do as they are told and expected without complaints because " (I) he does everything for them " In his world, he is all that matters and the rest are there to serve and protect. Just like it says on the side of the squad car he used to cruise around town in. There are many variations of Drewpy in our society. Smart and healthy women can spot them and steer clear. Desperate needy women are targets for the Drewpys of the world.
Helen Premo August 01, 2012 at 06:14 PM
Was he seeing some young girl when stacey went missing? hmmmmmmmm
Jeffy August 03, 2012 at 11:55 AM
U guys are just jealous that u can't get a 26 year old when you r in ur 50's ! He has not been convicted of anything. Go Drew GO !!
george August 03, 2012 at 01:14 PM
Get real Jeffy no its definatly not jealousy why would a 50 ish male want to do anything with a 20 yr old female regarding a relationship lets try maturity, a woman can out do a guy anyday in the sex act thing his time has caught up with him The guy is a real sick X cop. who looks like a drunk with an attitude problem
lvent August 03, 2012 at 05:33 PM
She might need her head examined.
bmail57 August 05, 2012 at 09:31 AM
YES...I am biased on this one...first of all because many years ago I too was in a relationship that was abusive. I was lucky because I wasn't marrried to the assh(*le. So I was able to get out of the situation. And secondly because I knew Kathy Savio. And she sure as hell did not ever deserve any of what D.P. did to her. She was a sweet girl with a huge heart.. He paints her as some lunitick ..She was not even close to lunitick... On the other hand D.P. showed us many times on TV he is a bonified , calculating, nut job. I know who I am. Soo dont worry if I end up on your jury I'll be pretty fair to you.
Francis M. Regan August 06, 2012 at 12:17 AM
George speaks from experience.
george August 08, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Francis my experience tells me this: as a retired state attorney from PB County Fla, This guy is a looser and needs to be put away. Also if you really are an X law enforcement agent you need to come to grips with your position i really do not think that the Community and Local Government are going to just let The Trash Headlines of Bolingbrook free especially with the Past on a Law Enforcement Officer who suddenly doesn't know where his twenty year old (best friend) wife is oh and by the way the last wife had her casket reopened however was found dead by her Injunction abiding wonderfull husband , who then suddenly comes up with a comes with a handwritten will lets see Dumber than Dumb seems alot of similarity between the two of You
americangirl September 12, 2012 at 07:27 PM
This guy obviously used his authority to abuse the law and women...He is a sick person and those that are for him need some serious counsling in what the heck is wrong with you!!! He is a prisoner and he has no rights. In prison your letters are read because they need to be. How does age have anything to do with it? There is one woman possible two dead regardless of their age and being legal to be with him. These letters are important news and released to show his true self meaning he could care less about the othere women who are tragically not here today and how quickly he moves on in his relationships. So he basiclly wanted them gone and did the killing. So thank God he was convicted and I hope he rots in jail or somehow dies!! America doesnt need people like him we have enough problems then to have to deal with psychos!
bmail57 September 12, 2012 at 07:57 PM
I am betting it is Christina Raines. who is writing and visiting D.P.. I know someone who saw a letter from D.P. from Will County Jail to her. To: my heart: YUCK !!!! Sooo o Francis Reagan are you really Christina Raines. sorry if Im spelling the last name incorrectly Im not keeping up on D.P. girlfriends.
rory schneider October 11, 2012 at 09:12 PM
Prob J. Brodsky or Mr. Peterson himself.


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