Recovering from Religion

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Recovering from Religion

Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.

Website: http://www.recoveringfromreligion.org
Location: International
Members: 550
Latest Activity: 19 hours ago

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In what way are you still recovering from being brought up religious?

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by William Sams 19 hours ago. 56 Replies

I was brought up in a fundamentalist family.Anyone still dealing with any issues from religion?Do you fear the result of coming out Atheist to your family?Any thoughts are welcome.Continue

Catholic Family / Atheist Wedding - HELP

Started by Megan. Last reply by Tom Sarbeck May 31. 4 Replies

Any one else out there still recovering from Catholic guilt??I come from an extremely Catholic family/upbringing. In 6 days I will be the first person in my entire extended family not to marry a Catholic in a Catholic Church.My biggest source of…Continue

Anyone still deal with anything like this?

Started by Starland Victor Seay. Last reply by Matt Skaggs Aug 26, 2013. 27 Replies

One thing I have noticed is a tendency to "doubt" my new path in life. I still want to reach for the Bible sometimes. I still hesitate somewhat when someone mentions Pascal's "Wager"...LOL! Even though I know that science teaches this and that no…Continue

"Thief in the Night"

Started by cbenhamcox. Last reply by Luara Aug 18, 2013. 2 Replies

Last night I was reading Seth Andrew's book, Deconverted, and I almost fell out of my chair when he discussed being forced to watch the end times film from the 1970's call "A Thief in the Night."  He described some of the scenes, and I had a…Continue

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Comment by Kimberlee Williams on May 10, 2011 at 3:32pm
thanks!
Comment by L.Hunter on May 9, 2011 at 8:19am
@ Kimberlee. Welcome.... yes that what this and other groups are for. Those of us whove been dogged and abused by religious indoctrination. Congrats on leaving and welcome to rational thinking.
Comment by Kimberlee Williams on May 7, 2011 at 6:48pm
they need a group like this for people like me that have been bullied by religion!!!  i almost need an christianics anonymous!!
Comment by Chris Highland on April 7, 2011 at 4:54pm
Shereen, I join others in welcoming you to the "other side" of faith. My book, Life After Faith, was written for people like you, choosing the creative, positive path forward beyond the gods of the imagination.  Be well.
Comment by Providence on April 4, 2011 at 12:43pm
Congratulations Shereen!! Let me assure you that you have come to the right place! I am also quite new on this forum and everyone has been really gracious in their responses to my various ramblings and questions so please don't worry!!! :) Many many congratulations i your new life as a free thinker!!! feel free to drop me a message any time!!! :)
Comment by Mary O'Grady on April 4, 2011 at 12:26pm
Congratulations, Shereen! May you find congenial atheists close to where you live, and may you enjoy and benefit from this forum!
Comment by L.Hunter on April 4, 2011 at 4:09am
Shereen, I hope so too. Congrats on entering the world of free thought.
Comment by Mriana on April 3, 2011 at 9:00pm
Shereen, I commend you. That took a lot of courage, esp in a Muslim family. I hope you find a lot of support and encouragement in this forum and see if you can find a RR group in your area too. That could be a lot of help to you too.
Comment by Brian Bridson on March 26, 2011 at 7:25pm
[Philosopher's Haze] New Blog Post: Valid and Invalid Beliefs: The Pope & Other Charlatans. http://bit.ly/fCHbTY
Comment by L.Hunter on March 18, 2011 at 10:07am

How I miss being a theist!!!! I miss how I followed after pasta' and did everything he told me to do. Maybe I should go back and experience the guilt and shame tactics for money.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/03/17/churchgoers-say-pastor-denied-...

 

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