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Will I ever stop being angry?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kristen Dec 24, 2012. 17 Replies

I grew up in what was probably the most strict family in our stake. My mom was Relief Society president for a while, and my dad was Bishop for 5 years. I left the church when I was 19 (only two years…Continue

 

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Apr 9, 2013
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Feb 26, 2013
Kristen replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"One day at a time.  Being angry is something I spent quite awhile doing.  I felt like I missed out on life experiences because of my LDS upbringing.  I eventually came to a realization that I was spending more time being upset at my…"
Dec 24, 2012
Heather replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Thanks,  I like Mormonthink.com too"
Dec 21, 2012
Cay_M replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"I'm 53.  I wasted 34 years in the church.  You'd better believe I'm angry.  I found this site because I was trolling the internet looking for something to rail against much like you.  I wish I had something more to…"
Dec 21, 2012
Heather replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"here is a link to my story: http://freedfrommormonism.blogspot.com"
Dec 12, 2012
Bar Kokhba replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Well said  "
Dec 4, 2012
leeloo replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"I was also raised in an extremely, bordering on abusively strict upbringing. When my mom realized the church was untrue, all of the pain and hurt that I had literally just melted away. I realized that her strict upbringing was b/c of the fear the…"
Nov 21, 2012
Kyle Elser replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Angel, I started getting involved in Facebook groups, (Mormon Expression VIP lounge, Postmormon) and found the Mormon Stories had local group. I joined the local (Idaho Falls - Rexburg ) and the Boise FB groups. My local is not too active, bit we…"
Nov 18, 2012
Angel Love replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Kyle, Can I ask how you met more exmos? I mean other than online. I have this need to connect with more people like me but I am scared to go to meetup groups or things of that nature because I don't want to just talk about anger during the…"
Nov 18, 2012
GT_Marie0131 replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"I think, that to a certain extent, I know exactly how you feel. After you find out how the Church really is, you often go through this weird phase. I believe the words "cognitive dissonance" best describe the experience that we both have…"
Nov 17, 2012
teramia replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"In looking at your leaving the church as part of the grief process, you may be in the third stage: Stage 1 - Denial Stage 2 - Anger Stage 3 - Bargaining (Looking for info on church websites...just a suggestion with the limited info available) Stage…"
Nov 17, 2012
Max replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"I prefer to have the top of my head chopped off.  It was done on purpose."
Nov 17, 2012
Heather replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Thank you all for your advice, it's very helpful. It's so good to hear I'm not alone in what I'm feeling, and especially that it will get better, if I let it."
Nov 17, 2012
Max replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Hello Heather, I completely empathize with you.  I've been out now for about a decade, got out when I was 16-18 (18 is when they finally kicked me out).  There are a lot of good aspects of getting out early, like not wasting your…"
Nov 15, 2012
Bar Kokhba replied to Heather's discussion Will I ever stop being angry?
"Heather, Hi, thanks for pickinig this place to rant. I guess I focused mainly on the one thing you said "I need closure". I'm now at peace with who I was then and who I am now, but hadn't really thought about whether I had a…"
Nov 14, 2012

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I grew up in the church, in the strictest family in our stake. I left the church at age 19, after my first year at BYU-Idaho. I'm still struggling with letting my past go and moving forward.

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