I'm new here, this is my first post. I haven't been to church in over 4 years. It's quite clear to my family that I have left the church and that I do not believe it is true, however a few days ago…Continue
"It's just so incredibly annoying because they think that they're doing it for your own good, that since they're coming from a "genuine" or "nice" place in their heart that I should have to tolerate their constant…"
"The post isn't mine, the post is my cousin's about the credit she gave god for finding a bottle that worked. However, not a single one of my 3 children would take a bottle. It was so frustrating. I definitely feel my…"
"Keep strong in your choices.As you can see the intention for you to come back to the fold is not out of love in the true sense if so and they really cared they would support your choices.There intention is to try to keep the family together and they…"
"Go to the bishop for a temple recommend interview. Answer honestly and when you don't get one tell your step-grandfather the bishop wouldn't give you one.
Actually everyone else's ideas were better I'd listen…"
"Haha, I'm SO tempted to link to her blog because along with the potty story she goes on and on about how god helped potty train her 3 year old :P hahahaha! Maybe I'll just copy and paste the whole post so as to not reveal…"
"Such an interesting topic. I could never understand it either. My husband and I have owned our own business for 11 years now and when we first started we attended church regularly, held callings, paid a full tithe etc. We…"
"I'm not trying to tell you what you should do, but personally, I was mostly the same way as Shugamuffin. They stressed-me-out so much with their nagging that I finally wrote them a letter outlining the main reasons I knew the church was…"
"I feel you girlfriend. My family did not take well to my "defection". However, I made it very clear that while I supported them in their church dealings, I was NOT interested in being preached too. Mainly because…"
"Really, we've all seen those blue flimsy copies that are in everyone's parents, grandparents, etc. houses. Plus, how many are in each ward library? I bet they each have a dozen copies at least. So, it's not quite so…"
"My moral compass is a lot like yours. It always had been. The change came for me when I could finally no longer stand sitting in church and being told it's perfectly acceptable to judge and discriminate against others based on what…"