"It's an emotional defense system. My father went through years of depression where he wouldn't leave the house, socialize, or work. A few years after I moved out he was suddenly "better". His problem wasn't depression…"
"Even if the school system began to allow something such as prayer in school I would be the first one to pull my kids out. This isn't based on my hatred for prayer or religion, but because of the way that religion is percieved in this country.…"
"I have noticed and thought these things too. There is a lot of emotional brewing, and it will not go on forever. To think that our ideas will be excepted seems like a longshot. This is religion we're talking about."
"I have thought the same thing. This world is a scary place, even the US and I see it getting a lot worse before it gets better. The last place I want to be is in a heavily populated area filled with irrational people. I have just recently joined…"
"I know I shouldn't feel guilty about deleting them from my friends. I think it has much more to do with the relationship itself then anything. If it was someone else then it wouldn't be as much of an issue. I've never been close to…"
"I have been having the same problem only the one who is posting such things are my own father. I have considered both un-friending him and/or opening a new page only I feel a lot of guilt about it and do not have other atheist friends. …"
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I would like to find a few close friends. I am a SAHM of 2 and have very few people to talk to. I have found some people who are accepting, but have no Atheist friends. Being an Atheist has been like having a dirty little secret. There is an unstated rule that I'm not allowed to talk about it or have much of an opinion.
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