I left the church more than a year ago. I was born and raised in a solid Mormon family, sealed in the temple to my husband. My husband currently works for BYU and we live in the heart of Utah Valley.…Continue
"Understand that guilt has been programmed into you by the church. Give yourself time to let go of all those feelings, be patient with yourself. Leaving is a process, and I'm not talking about just not going to church anymore, although that is a…"
"I told my wife about a year ago that I no longer believe. My wife at first was extremely upset, but within a few days we had a nice long talk. She also isn't an orthodox Mormon she just says she "follows the spirit", and…"
I am also a former temple worthy mormon, I also left the church when i realized it was based on lies, after and still researching thru their own records, their archives, their own prophets conflicted writings & scriptures, their…"
"Hi Elizabeth! Welcome!
In my experience, guilt happens when I feel like I am doing something wrong. I did experience guilt in my investigation of the church, but the more I uncovered the truth, the more my guilt dissolved. Mormon doctrine, and…"
"My wife and I left one after the other, so I can't answer your question in context. But I can share my experience. The conclusion I came to is that I better make peace with whatever path my spouse ends up taking out of respect for their free…"
"Mine resulted in being divorced, being disowned by parents, questioned heavily by friends who...keep their distance nowadays, along with finding my own two feet and learning to live under my own strength and power. Also, welcome to LAM!"
I left the church more than a year ago. I was born and raised in a solid Mormon family, sealed in the temple to my husband. My husband currently works for BYU and we live in the heart of Utah Valley. I'd been struggling for some time with doubts and questions, but had suffered in silence. Our bishop had been pushing a missionary theme for a couple months and every member had been expected to report on their experiences in Sunday School, in Primary (I was in the primary presidency at the time),…See More