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I Am Afraid of Church

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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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    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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    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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    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Dec 1, 2011

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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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    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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    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...
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    PrettyOldSoul PrettyOldSoul 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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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...
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    I still go at school, but I don't mind it too much. My mum is catholic so I went to/go to a catholic school. I've been confirmed and everything but I was basically forced into that...
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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...
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    I wish my family would appreciate the fact that even though they are religious everyone that isent including myself shouldn't be forced to go to church.
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    I'm off to church in a few minutes with the kids.
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