"Well, not much going on here so I will throw in my shilling's worth. I went straight from Family Traditional Wicca to atheism. (Last October, my wife finally got to me.)
Though I have been peripherally involved with other groups of Wiccans,…"
"I would like stories of leaving your religion for my anthology. I am looking for a story about 12 pages give or take. I am including one story for each religion in my book. I am a former muslim and my story will be included as well."
"That sucks that your friends would react that way :( I told my pagan friends about my non-theism, and they just seemed disappointed. Sad to see me leave the circle. But our friendship is still intact so that's good :)"
"Hi Don! I have a big old Mjolnir tattooed on my left arm, I still wear my pentacle because I like what it represents, I still worship Mother Earth in my respect for the actual planet that supports me. I kind of just dropped the…"
"To answer the original post of this thread: In my group it was far simpler, and I didn't have to explain nearly as much. My husband and I simply told our group that we were taking a "sabbatical" ie. we were retiring. We had a long…"
"Interesting about the Dianic misandry, and also women's experiences might be more negative in paganism because of the cliquishness. I know that my wiccan group was completely controlled by "alpha females" and whoever was cute and…"
Hey it's good to know there are other people out there who don't ascribe to religion. I also understand about being hurt, which has been an unfortunately more prominent theme in my life than I'd prefer. All part of why I have a fairly large tattoo in homage to Prometheus on my back.
Anyway, please know that you are not alone. I am sure it feels that way at times.