Transcript for Tammi Menendez on Her Marriage to Erik Menendez: Part 10
Oh, what a relief it is! Erik and Lyle Menendez were 18 and 21 at the time that they killed their parents, and today they're 48 and 45. At the height of the interest in the trial, both Lyle and Erik Menendez were receiving over a thousand letters a week from people from all over the world. Erik was able to put me on his visitor's list and I was there on one occasion when his wife was there and they had just been corresponding initially and then, after a period of years, they decided that they wanted to get married, and they had a marriage right there in the prison. Why on Earth would you change your whole life for Erik Menendez? He's the most sensitive, kind, I mean, he's just, he's always there for me. He worries. You know, I -- I never had that before. You realize, with all due respect, that a lot of people think you're nuts? Oh, yes. I've heard it before many times. If I just say to you why, what do you say? My answer to that is, I fell in love with him unexpectedly, and it's quite a long journey that led me to there. And now, I'm very happy. Have you ever had sex with Erik? No. Your marriage has never been consummated? No. When you see Erik, are you allow to kiss him? We can hug and kiss on the way out and hold hands during the visit. And the holding of the hands during the visit is everything. I can't offer her most of the things that another husband can, in terms of being with her physically and being able to, to hold her in that sense. What I can offer her is, is unconditional and complete devotion and love. She is everything to me. Lyle Menendez developed a friendship with a woman named Anna Erickson. I hope that we can get married someday soon. Even though it's a very limited relationship because of where we are, the exchange of love and sharing, it keeps you in touch with yourself and softer. You know, otherwise, you can become very hard and cold in here. Some day it might be possible for you to have children. Do you want to? I would very much like to have a family. I would feel concern for the pressures that would be on children having me as a father or Erik as a father. But an opportunity to live, give differently and give them love and just sort of, maybe it's a way of trying to correct some of the things that happened to us. I don't know. But it would be something that would be a nice dream. The marriage lasted about a year, and then Lyle Menendez married a second time, to a woman who had been a pen pal, and they have a very close bond. I was just with Lyle and his wife a few weeks ago, and they were holding hands and hugging each other, and it was very clear to me that they were in love and that they had a very close relationship. One thing I've learned is that your physical comfort is much less important than your connection with the people around you and in your life that are important to you. I've been married 13 years, and I've found I can have a healthy marriage that is complicated and built around conversation and finding creative ways to communicate, sharing without any of the props that are normally there in marriage.
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