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SoCal Exmos

If you are an exmo living in Southern California, this is the right place. Sorry, Brigham.

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Long Beach East Stake

Started by tethercarguy. Last reply by Lisa May 17, 2016. 1 Reply

Anyone out there from the Long Beach/ Lakewood area?  Contact info: wayneandpattie@cox.netContinue

Will There Be Car Pooling To The Beach?

Started by LibraRising. Last reply by LibraRising Sep 6, 2014. 6 Replies

I live in Loma Linda.  There is a Beach trip coming up real soon.  I'd like to go but cannot take my car because it has expired tags.  Is there someone going from my area who I can carpool with?Thank…Continue

San Diego

Started by Cassie. Last reply by Rethinking Aug 15, 2013. 11 Replies

Is anyone from San Diego County?   It would be nice to meet up closer to home too  Continue

Free Summer Events

Started by zappalinda. Last reply by Trucker Jul 18, 2011. 3 Replies

I was looking up some of the free concert events that happen around town durning the summer. I thought if anyone is interested, they might be fun events to meet up at. Here are two links:…Continue

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Comment by Happy Guy on July 20, 2012 at 3:54pm

Looking forward to seeing everyone tomorrow!

Comment by Happy Guy on July 17, 2012 at 11:46am

Details for our event this Saturday are here: http://www.lifeaftermormonism.net/events/southern-california-get-to...

Can't wait to see everyone!

Comment by Avid Reader on December 21, 2011 at 8:23pm

I like this link about exiting Mormonism, you may find it useful

http://www.rationalrevelation.com/library/stagescultrecovery.html

Also, remember the 5 stages of grief.
I am really so sorry that you left your friend sobbing. It truly is gut wrenching to see a friend sobbing. I became aware when I was leaving of how the LDS Church doesnt allow for individualiztion or for you to individuate. Your life is interconnected with others for enternal salvation and in order to see each other in heaven .... and so on. The Church can talk about free agency but they really dont allow you to individuate with out resistance. I cant imagine your friend sobbing if you said you were changing careers from accountant to librarian or that you were eating organically. It really sucks, I've been there and I'm super sorry.

 

Comment by Avid Reader on December 21, 2011 at 8:13pm

Cathy if you add me as a friend I will send you a private message. I have close friends in San Diego that get together. None of them are on Life After Mormonism but I can get you some emails and they can let you know the next get together. I have gone out with them, one is a close girl friend. Yes, figuring out each site takes time. I am also happy to chat anytime but San Diego is closer and proximity is great! Best wishes with your transition and exit!

Comment by Cathy on December 21, 2011 at 8:11pm

Pixie - I just posted to you. Now I see how to post here. I have decided to leave after 30 years as a staunch and faithful member. I went to the temple with my best friend three weeks ago and told her I couldn't go the next two weeks. I told her today what I am doing and that I won't be going to the temple anymore. She took it hard and I left her sobbing. This is so hard! But the information I found turned me around suddenly and threw me for a loop. It's not true after all!

Comment by Cathy on December 21, 2011 at 8:09pm

I would like to meet up with some of you in SD. I am still trying to figure out this site and how to post so everyone can see.

Comment by Pixie on December 21, 2011 at 5:08pm

Hey Cathy!

Are you new to LAM? I've been here at least a year. Pretty much any of us will help you in any way we can...just ask! What would you like to talk about? If you need privacy, feel free to PM (private message) me or anyone you're comfortable with. And don't hesitate to pop in to our Chat room...open 24/7! Looking forward to hearing from you!

Hugs,

Pixie

Comment by Cathy on December 21, 2011 at 4:44pm
I am leaving the church and I need some support. Would like to talk to someone.
Comment by PhiloSophia on December 9, 2011 at 6:53pm

Happy Guy, thank you so much for informing about tomorrow night's event.  I'll be looking out for the next event to attend.  Have fun tomorrow night. 

Comment by Happy Guy on September 23, 2011 at 6:03pm

Two weeks away! Make sure and RSVP. Can't wait to see everyone.

 

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