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I Am Afraid of Church

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    Noooooo

    Oh for goodness sakes,you Christians-I've been blackening my soul for years,I definitely don't want it saved! My most recent experience with a church did not involve an actual service,I just had to sleep there.I ended up hallucinating about dead people and black holes,and then...
    PantherShadow PantherShadow 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2009

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    Afraid of Church

    I am terrified to go to church. Not that lightning bolts would hit me or the entire congregation would look at me like I was a cyclops or anything, In fact I am very spiritual and I was raised Catholic. Going to a Catholic church does not frighten me at all...I love the smells...
    wifeofbipo wifeofbipo 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    Destination: Hell

    You'll definitely go to hell if you go to church; especially if you are one of those people only going to look good; each sunday in your fancy suit of Clothes; to look like a normally functioning law abiding citizen of society. Those that go to church aren't always of the most...
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 1, 2011

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    I Don't Know Why..

    I don't know why I'm so afraid of church.  I'm not afraid of God or prayer.  Every time I have gone to a church I get freaked out and an overwhelming almost, scared/anxious feeling.  I remember going to a Sunday School class when I was real small, probably 5 or 6...
    sarboo sarboo 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2007

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    I also am terafild of church.

    Not sure why maybe of convition.. Being around alot of people i get nervus. Always have been shy and insecure all my life. Im 46 now.
    stealth654321 stealth654321 46-50, M Dec 7, 2013

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    Its so stupid, I hate going to church I absolutely can not stand being in that hell hole. Its a waste of time, sitting in a tiny, hot, disgusting shack listening to old men scream...
    holyflapjacks holyflapjacks 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    I love God but I hate church it's so boring and I feel like they judge you they tell not to do this or that. I just like talking to God about my feelings and everything. I am a...
    genecas27 genecas27 13-15, F 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Went to the Mormon church today and I was so f****** bored I cried and it was just a waste of my god damn time I'm I'm proud to say today I am there is no God
    freedoom21 freedoom21 18-21, M 29 mins ago

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    I had a short term relationship with God the Father. Although I've been raised in church most of my life. I cried out to God for forgiveness one day while laying on the couch. I...
    dbrewer31 dbrewer31 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    Am 22years and have not actually dated before. Last two weeks I went to church the girl who sat by me mastered courage to say goodbye after the service,i heard her and responded...
    senamraymond senamraymond 22-25, M 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I have mixed feelings about church. I admit, I don't really conform to organized religion. My experience with church is limited to a handful of trips to the 9th Street Baptist...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    I forgot to mention ..while I was living in Brighton from (2000-2008) The Copts (Egyptians &sudanese)made rumours about me and they spread it all over Brighton ..that I was a bad...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I forgot to mention ..while I was living in Brighton from (2000-2008) The Copts (Egyptians &sudanese)made rumours about me and they spread it all over Brighton ..that I was a bad...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm not a religious person, but for some reason I enjoy hearing them ring. Maybe I associate it with the movies, probably my favourite movie, It's A Wonderful Life. Seems to be...
    1gr8guy 1gr8guy 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I was disrespectful to my husband yesterday at church in front of his sister and mom. My husband had to go out in to the lobby to "cool off." He texted me a few minutes later and...
    hissassy1 hissassy1 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I'm tired being dragged to church against my will. But hey, I need to suck it up until I move out of my parent's house. -_- The last thing I need is old church ladies telling me...
    yukishiro yukishiro 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I was raised in a southern Baptist Church. When I started to blossom as a teenager my eyes were opened to the real world. I soon became less and less like a hypocrite and more like...
    gesslergirl07 gesslergirl07 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I grew up in a religious baptist household and raised going to church every Sunday plus Saturdays. My parents were not fanatical but they struggled to accept that as an adult I don...
    tosh15 tosh15 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I was around 7 or 8 years old. My parents joined the choir and I was to sit with my aunt during the service. I admit I was being bratty, fidgety, and maybe a little cocky knowing...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    i had so much friends but i lost them all. i'm afraid of meeting new people because they will leave to just like everyone else. i'm afraid that i'm gonna lose all the people i...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Sometimes I look at my sister and I can't believe how different we are. When everyone says we are very similar I can't help to agree and disagree. She's so comfortable with herself...
    Amairany Amairany 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I sometimes feel so afraid of what to come. Anything, when I drove to gym in the heavy rain, I talked to myself, that was the only way, it's a silly fear no one else could...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    > The song's meaning to The Cut: "Sexuality, and sexual orientation - regardless of orientation - is just natural," he said. "An act of sex is one of the most human...
    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Never went to church before.
    JTD2000 JTD2000 13-15, M Apr 1

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    Raised as a Jehovah's Witness, stood my ground and refused to go anymore at 14. Mainly because my new best friend was gay and such a wonderful person I don't understand why it...
    xxxmeredithxxx xxxmeredithxxx 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Now why cant we all just get along like civilized human beings? Not ignorant baboons. Whether u go to church or not, stop criticizing other religions because they dont share ideas...
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I don't really see a point, I don't like most of the people that go because, ironically, that have massive egos. Church just seems so fake, well with the people at least. Also I...
    Dan333350 Dan333350 16-17, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    During winter more that once a week. I help with Atrium, Montessori preschool type Sunday school. And have church on Sunday.
    teadiva teadiva 31-35, F a week ago

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    I certainly had a few times I was pulled out of church and spanked. mainly for big issues like my sunday school teacher telling my daddy I misbehaved, or ignoring warning glances...
    Amelia445 Amelia445 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I try to make it to church evry Sunday. I have e gone my entire life. Christianity is Importent.
    TrainOfMind TrainOfMind 31-35, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I hate going to church I was raised Mormon and it was the worst thing ever. I'm now frown having a fe anthiest
    freedoom21 freedoom21 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Why should you be afraid? That darkness is a part of you. You should just accept it. To be afraid of it is the same as being afraid of one of your own limbs. we all have darkness...
    KittyBlue3 KittyBlue3 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    My bf is thinking about at least 3 years studding in an other country and it won't be easy for me to move to that land and he knows it. He and a friend of his wish to go that...
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F Apr 5

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    I'm just afraid I will never find someone who truly loves me. I am afraid I will never find someone who doesn't just care about sex and looks. I want someone who I can have deep...
    holdonpainends143 holdonpainends143 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I was always the one that eats the slowest and my mom never had the patience for me. We were supposed to be going to the beach. Because I ate too slow, I was left behind. The rest...
    YesIAmAsian YesIAmAsian 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    Yeah, aren't we all? We are afraid of rejection. It's like it's better to not ask questions if we are afraid of the answers we will get. Envy those who can easily express their...
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I just did something that I never really thought of doing. This pertains to my very first story on Experience Project, please do use that story for reference. I signed into my...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Apr 3

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    afraid of what will happen, if I speak up, speak out, let them know I'm hurting. but how do you tell someone who thinks you're perfectly fine, that you dread everyday before it...
    irishlassy98 irishlassy98 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I think my biggest fear is the fear of myself getting sick to my stomach or someone else getting sick. Since I was a little girl I have been terrified of it. Everything about it...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Me and Ash are not afraid to die because we have die before multiple times..
    SweetAngelFrostPup SweetAngelFrostPup 16-17, M Mar 20

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    Death is a natural part of life, the only thing I'm afraid of is dying without having of had my fair share of experiences with the world.
    SugarAndStrawberries SugarAndStrawberries 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 22