"I can understand how you feel .....
I was once very much in love with a mormon and i though he better represented the christian values of love and kindness ...... i think it was both his religion and my religion (catholicism) or more…"
"Hi Mary, I've just read your story and it brought tears to my eyes. I have shared some similar experiences. I get frustrated too at times, all I want in life, like you is a family and someone to love. That is what can be attractive in the…"
"For a few years now Ive done my best to block out mormonism from my mind. Reading this has jogged my memory into strongly wondering if my dad had this experience (also at Preston temple). After my mum ran off with another man he made sincere…"
"Thank you all for your replies! Cant tell you how relieved I feel that people can see and understand and not judge. This website has really helped to start my healing. I never before realised my mind wasn't my own!"
"Isn't it amazing, Erica, how you don't need the church to learn how to be happy without drugs? All those ridiculous rules, all those probing interviews, all that fear of the least little misstep... It all goes out the window when you first…"
"Wow! Your story sounds so much like my own! It is almost eerie. But, since admitting to myself (finally) that I never really believed this stuff, I have found so many other like-minded 'ex mormons". Good luck. I think you will be much…"
"Wow Erica, that's quite a story to have lived through, laced with hearaches and addiction. I'm glad you have found us and are now recovering from your church "addiction". Congrats on your up coming wedding. I book I might suggest…"
I joined the church with my family when I was 5. Although I wasn't born into it, it's been all I know. We were sealed together in the temple when I was 9, which as a child was a big thing being told you'll be with your family for eternity.Somewhere along the line dad became increasingly obsessed with the church. Every meeting, home teaching, conference etc Mum slowly stopped attending and brought work home almost as an excuse. Dad played the guilt card all the time. Mum began to drink…See More