Since I have left the church, the majority of my Mormon friendships have disappeared. I am not surprised. One of my friends asked me how a returned missionary, who has gone through the temple leave the church. So, I told him. I highlighted some mormon history, lack of DNA, lack of geography, Brigham Youngs famous words about blood atonement, and the list went on. Well, I think that frightened my friend. It is hard to hear things about your faith that are not faith promoting. Especially when you have devoted so much of your life to the church. The church tries so hard to keep it's members from being friends from apostates. I always found it interesting that in the temple recommend interview about associating with apostates. It is sad that they can't be more open minded. I missed out on so much by my narrow minded mormon views. I am glad I am out, it is so liberating. I hope someday my friends can free themselves from the mind control of mormonism. My friend asked me last general conference if I was going to watch it. I said no, why would I do that? He said, wow, you have completely left Mormonism. Yes, I have completely left mormonism, the false guilt is gone, and it is the best thing I have ever done for myself. I think I will go have a glass of Sangria. Oh, how I love Sangria! Cheers!