Coming Out Atheist (207)

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Are you open about being an atheist or are you in the closet?

I am semi in the closet. I do have to admit that I am not comfortable discussing my views with just anyone. I am the type that wants everyo…

Started by Atheist Andrea

459 Dec 1
Reply by Freethinker31

Weddings with Christian Family

So I've been to a few weddings the past year and one thing I've noticed is how deeply religious the ceremony is. For one wedding it made se…

Started by George Kittrell

17 Nov 13
Reply by Michael Pianko

Dealing with the stigma.

I am not what some would call a "Militant Atheist". Having shared that, I must admit that sometimes I find it quite difficult to deal with…

Started by Donald Allen Sauls II

20 Nov 9
Reply by Michael Penn

Was there a particular event in your life that contributed to you becoming atheist?

I'm new to this site, so I apologize ahead of time if this topic is repetitive. About a month ago, a close family member of mine passed awa…

Started by Kalista Whitney

67 Oct 11
Reply by Michael Penn

What is there about the word "atheist" that makes normally sane people act crazy?

Help! I just got off the phone with my best friend. I started telling her about an event I attended recently. When I mentioned the group's…

Started by Kathleen Z.

162 Oct 9
Reply by Michael Penn

Can you stay in the closet forever?

I'm the kind of person who hate pretending even if i tried to pretend i fail miserably xD So being an atheist living in a religious societ…

Started by RRR

5 Aug 2
Reply by Plinius

Mostly out of the closet

I was raised Mormon. That's a religion that dictates just about every aspect of the followers' lives. Most of my social life was constructe…

Started by D Craig Depew

15 Jul 24
Reply by Pandarius

Annual visit with the BA in-laws

Every summer, we visit my husband's family down south. While at lunch with my MIL and SILs on Friday, the topic of religion came up (surpri…

Started by Christine

11 Jul 11
Reply by Christine

Lost three "friends" over choosing atheism

I've abandoned religion a few years ago, and within the last year, have become more vocal about it with people. I've lost three "Christian"…

Started by Deidre32

49 Jul 11
Reply by James M. Martin

Need advice on coming out to my spouse

I was a Protestant, a sort of evangelical, but not dogmatic in the sense of being intolerant of others. I married a Catholic. Now, five yea…

Started by Two Cult Survivor

27 Jun 24
Reply by Steph S.


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