"After 40 years of being "out" I feel deeply sorry for people in the LDS church. When I was in the church, I was taught racism as a child and did not know it (blacks) were cursed with dark skin. Are you kidding me, why would you ever tell a…"
"Oh my gosh, chipsandhotsauce, when you said invisible a light went off. Can't be accused of being mean or non loving that way. If you treat someone invisible it gets the message across loud and clear without having to do a thing."
"I enjoyed your story and what the "adult in charge" figures told you. As A seminary student in my sophomore year I was told I Would get good grades in school if I attended. Never happened, and it didn't happen because I never studied.…"
"When my mom died, I had to go to the Mormon church for the service. I have been out of the church for 40 years and I think one of the little old ladies who knew my mom had forgotten I left the church. She asked me "did you see who came to get…"
"Okay I realize this is an old post, but I am also a member of Àncestry.com. I think the LDS church owns that also,(I could be wrong). but that Site encourages you to get a DNA test. If they dont't think they are reliable, why encourage…"
"Thank you for sharing your story. I too left the church in my early 20's. I am 60 years old now. They were going to ex-communicate me because I was living with my boyfriend, so I moved quickly and had my name removed from the church records. It…"
"I love #2 when a man dies... My mom found the same thing when she divoriced my dad. The church told her not to have her temple marriage revoked, but by the way, she could never re-marry in the temple. Never made…"
"I remember being taught in a "history" Sunday school class that black people were "cursed" with a dark skin in the pre-existence. (There were many of those “history of the church lessons”, seemed that’s all they…"
"Wow! Half my family is still LDS so I can say for myself that I don't hate mormons--but I still left the church. Yes, I even officially had my name removed from the church records.
Unfortunately. I don't think I'll just go away…"
"I am 57 years old, and when I decided to leave the church in my early 20’s. Some of it was because the bishop was stalking me at work, threatening to ex-communicate me if I did not come back into the arms of the church.
I was a hippy, and at…"