"I can definitely relate, even though I came back to visit for the summer voluntarily. Collectively, my family goes to church about five days out of seven and I'm expected to accompany them. They constantly grill me about getting baptized - they…"
"This is really interesting... I was raised in an extreme, fundamentalist (redundant, I know) household and from childhood was deeply invested in my beliefs. It got to the point where I was even reading Christian apologetics so that I would be…"
Hi Petra, and welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are fictional and religion is a great fraud used to control vulnerable superstitious people including innocent children;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and even much longer.