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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dan Sep 7, 2012. 5 Replies

 I could not believe it when I read and article yesterday about the Word of wisdom and the NBC special Mormon in America, well wait yes I can believe it yet again the church is swaying and rewording.…Continue

Teenagers struggling with the members around them.

Started this discussion. Last reply by ExtraKate Jan 18, 2012. 2 Replies

 I was raised in the church, and found my way out in my early 20s. I have been married to a wonderful man for two decades we have raised 2 amazing kids, To our families dismay we never had them…Continue

 

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Dan replied to Connie's discussion WOW
"we even had members who not eat chocolate cake because chocolate contained caffine."
Sep 7, 2012
Liber Mens replied to Connie's discussion WOW
"Yes!  This is a change from my perspective.  You cannot buy regular Coke on campus at BYU (at least you couldnt 15 years ago)."
Sep 3, 2012
Nicholas replied to Connie's discussion WOW
"My TBM family always viewed those who didn't drink caffeine as weirdos so I guess it's really a personal thing."
Aug 31, 2012
MikeUtah replied to Connie's discussion WOW
"Depends on the family you grew up in and the level of fundies in your ward.  My family rarely drank caffeinated sodas.  Dr. Pepper was allowed if you didn't feel well in your stomach though, lol.  "
Aug 31, 2012
theduchess replied to Connie's discussion WOW
"My family always drank caffeine growing up. *shrug* Maybe this is something that has just slowly changed over the years."
Aug 31, 2012
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WOW

 I could not believe it when I read and article yesterday about the Word of wisdom and the NBC special Mormon in America, well wait yes I can believe it yet again the church is swaying and rewording. In the article it states that the church has never had an issue with caffeine, only with hot drink are you kidding me! Come on people I am not losing my mind caffeine has always been in the for front of WOW right?See More
Aug 31, 2012
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Jan 30, 2012
chime replied to Connie's discussion Teenagers struggling with the members around them.
"Wow. I started raising my 4 children in the church and left mid stream. I think they were 10, 9, 4 and 2. So, they have some exposure. I moved to the southern states, and my son was shunned by his best friends parents in grade school, because he was…"
Jan 18, 2012
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Teenagers struggling with the members around them.

 I was raised in the church, and found my way out in my early 20s. I have been married to a wonderful man for two decades we have raised 2 amazing kids, To our families dismay we never had them baptized and have raised them to have open minds and to learn about many religions and scientific facts.Our biggest problem is the members around them ie at school who have shunned and or judged them because the are not LDS. One parent even went so far as to cancel a homecoming date between her son and…See More
Jan 17, 2012
Connie is now a member of Life After Mormonism (exmormon)
Feb 16, 2011

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