"@mwg - I'm 28, so I guess that's "relatively" young!
When I was writing what I did yesterday, I kept thinking - no there is something else other than hell that I'm afraid of, and I couldn't remember what it was, but…"
"I struggle with some of the lingering effects of fundamentalism as well, and Christianity in general. For example, though neither my husband nor I were ever baptised, I still for a time considered getting my infant son baptised - I really have no…"
"I completely understand your situation, especially about not wanting to reveal your non-belief to you family. I am not out to the majority of my family either - ok, almost all. I want to be "out and proud" so to speak, but every family is…"
"Understood! When I saw "ape" I did assume she meant modern apes. I also assume she would be one of those who would expect to find a half-cat/half-dog as the only acceptable "transitional form." If she even ever thought about…"
"It would be more accurate to say that she not only is descended from "dumb apes" but still is one (both an ape and dumb). For humans to "not be descended from apes" requires that "ape" refers exclusively to modern,…"
"I have joined the Parenting Little Heathens group. Today I posted something on my fb page about it being Darwin Day, & my sister-in-law posted something I know was in response that because today was Darwin's birthday, she was coming out to…"
Hi everyone! I'm new here and wanted to introduce myself. I'm Kristin, age 28, mom and wife, non-profit worker. I live in central PA. I was raised fundamentalist Christian but have been a non-believer of one form or another since I was about 16 or so. I'm excited to be on here, make some friends and join in the discussion :-) ~KristinSee More
"I am so amazed that you (and others who have posed here) have had such a similar experience to mine. I was "saved" sometime around age 2 or 3, but like you, I never felt like it "stuck," and re-accepted "Jesus into my…"
Recovering from the side effects of Christian fundamentalism is not easy.•The ongoing fear of Hell•Rejection from family members•Ongoing guilt•Loss of communityIf you can relate, join.This is not a debate group.See More
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