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I Am Happy Without God In My Life

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    Best Decision Ever.

    I was brought up as a Christian; I went to a Christian primary and high school, went to church, read the bible, studied religion and so on. So from a young age, I was being brainwashed into this religion. I'm quite stubborn and I won't believe in anything until there is definite...
    FadedSilhouette FadedSilhouette 18-21, F Jul 26, 2013

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    Happy Atheist

    I keep getting told by the religious that I can't know true happiness without their god in my life. Yet, somehow, I've managed to really enjoy many experiences that I've had up to this point and I've done it all without any help from their imaginary big brother in the sky. You...
    FreeThinkerJames FreeThinkerJames 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 15, 2010

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    God Exists My Dear Friends, For We Created It.

    once again.... I'm sorry for my poor englishTrying to learn a little bit more about life and wondering permanently about why does the concept of god exists in our human condition, I have happily concluded that for a believer  god exists as the concept of gravity exist for any...
    Peliphe Peliphe 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2011

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    So Do I

    Is difficult to realize after so many years of being among lots of religious people that thats the only reazon that carries the humanity to is own destruction... im happy being a human and thinking in the way I am... im very sure that the world would be a better place without the...
    Peliphe Peliphe 22-25, M Dec 25, 2011

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    I Never Needed A Personal God

    Really, I didn't. In fact, it always was more about forcing and fear. Nothing I was taught in my strict, highly religious Baptist upbringing felt like it lined up with my reality. However, of course, I was a child, and terrified of defying authority, and, most of all, hell. It...
    proudgqdyke proudgqdyke 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 9, 2012

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    Troubles

    always seem to follow religion around if there is a god I can't believe that she/he/it would allow the killing and inhumaniy that goes on i the world I am master/mistress of my own destiny and being transgender cant see him really taking to me anyway
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T 2 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    Earthquakes

    Earthquakes,My experience,Particularly my latest,Has pushed God away,You see,I keep predicting earthquakes,By location,I pray I'm wrong,To no avail,Yet another past,Just in time for Christmas,What God,Would do that?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Dec 25, 2011

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    Life Is On This Earth

    I don't feel the need to go on some kind of passionate rant about this topic, but I was so delighted to find it that I felt obliged to write something. I do not believe in the existence of a God or supreme being by any of the names people use to refer to such a thing. I believe...
    sacajawea sacajawea 36-40 3 Responses Jul 18, 2008

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    Consider The Alternative...

    I have definitely found that life is wonderful as an atheist. However, for me, there was a grieving period. I have spent almost my entire life carrying on an incessant conversation in my head (and as I have aged, even out loud) and for several years this conversation was directed...
    chajadan chajadan 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2010

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    Athiest.

    I'm religion free, two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer.
    iwastedmyyouth iwastedmyyouth 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    Ten Happy Attitude Of Life... :)

    1, remove the feelings of worry and fear,, fear and anxiety is imagination would mind an event in the future that do not necessarily occur.. 2. dispose of revenge,,, resentment and anger will only suck energy saved yourself and only bring fatigue of mind.. 3.stop complain...
    Rietha Rietha 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Just Don't Need It

    As well as here, i am also a member of the 'I am an Athiest' group. The people there are (for the most part) intelligent, sensible, level-headed people. But one thing i have noticed is that they're all sooo  clued up about religion. Many people there have studied several...
    described described 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2, 2010

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    For Some Reason, I Always Felt Bad With God In My Life

    I never believed in Him: If He was real, there would be no suffering. But since there is a lot of suffering, He isn't real. The stories are made up, fictional. God cannot hug you. I have been going to church off and on since I was little. I was not a Christian back then either. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    I Used To "try" To Be A Christian...but Finally Dropped The Mask....

    I attended a Baptist church for almost 20 years. I had myself convinced I was a Christian. I watched the "right" shows, wore the "right" clothes, read the "right" books and etc etc etc. I struggled with "evil" thoughts (which was my brains way of letting off repressed desires,etc...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 18, 2012

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    Happy

    I don't believe in God or any other higher being. I never have and sincerely doubt I ever will. I'm happy without God in my life as the title of this group states. I created this group after a conversation with someone on another site who made me realise I was happy without God...
    TheatreGirl TheatreGirl 26-30, F Jul 21, 2008

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    Crazy Christian

    My mother is crazy christian and when I was younger I had to go visit her a lot and she would make me go to church even thought that isn't who I am. My dad and stepmom are not christian I just don't like having to be restricted like some christians are. I wouldn't be able to live...
    beaniebaby13 beaniebaby13 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I really don’t like living, I hate my life and I just don’t feel like if I belong in this world. My family thinks I am dumb and that I will never achieve anything in life. I...
    Miserabelle Miserabelle 16-17, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I need there to be something that I will never be. I need there to be a height to which I will never reach! I need God to be God. I need God to be the Father. Love IS all you need...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    How do I make myself happy without distractions? I'm a teacher and during the holidays, when I have no routine or constant socialising, I am unhappy. When I can distract myself...
    classicslove classicslove 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil, there is no point.
    DavidDG DavidDG 16-17, M 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am in pain..emotional pain..I feel lost and alone.. Yet I have a good hard working husband, and four beautiful healthy children, a house, cars, big back yard, a pool...etc.. Not...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 9 Responses Nov 28

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    people tell me i can still start over. go to college, get educated, and get a high paying job. If i really want to change. when it came to education and all things that are...
    snoflower snoflower 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1

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    I truly feel blessed with that. I went through some horrible experiences but I could go on and forgive everyone, not for them, but for me. I try to remind myself to sympathise...
    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I'm going to change the world and definitely inspire people to do the same too. I'm not talking about eradicating poverty but I'm going to change the world through my hardwork...
    SpiritualBunny SpiritualBunny 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have been chasing happiness for awhile now. The kind of happy that you only feel when you're a kid. When I think of happiness, I see this: a Summer day when I was a kid...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    To everyone who celebrates Christmas a Merry Christmas and to those celebrate Hannakka wishing you a happy one (sorry I misspelled the words
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have been really blessed to have been raised in a home of two faiths, Judaism and Christianity.We celebrated the Holy Days of each parent,my mama who is in Heaven's light now...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't know how to start. Hopefully this introduction works. The people around me think they know me. As much as I want to let them know the real me I can't. I don't want them to...
    owen1201 owen1201 26-30, F Dec 8

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    I use to think this all the time.Years of struggling being a single father with full custody of two children.Dealing with a dead beat drama causing ex-wife.Working 50 hour six day...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I've had so many experiences in my life to where God was what I relied on most. There was this time when I was in high school and my glasses had broken before my 2 year renewal...
    arianemariexx arianemariexx 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    The Bible and Hypocrites I am a believer I believe the bible is the world of God Many people don't believe the Bible because it was written by a man so therefore what's in the...
    LilBigThinker LilBigThinker 22-25, M 7 Responses Dec 1

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    I believe Lord .. I BELIEVE!!!! Without proof, without doubt .. I believe!!! Your Word convicts my heart, no proof was ever needed. After I...
    vaylorie vaylorie 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    I'm seeing him for the first time a good two to three weeks. Oh how i've longed to feel his soft embrace and shrink into his chest. I long too feel him tighten his arms around me...
    cydneyxx cydneyxx 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I'm thankful to god for always being there to hear my prayers and for getting me through a lot of tough times in my life. Also i'm thankful for my family, friends and my dogs. And...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    There was a time in my life, where I doubted his existed. I didn't want to believe He was real. But deep down, I knew He was. Now there isn't a single person on this Earth, who can...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 10 Responses Dec 9

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    I found this on my Facebook page.: Last January, I was travelling on business, staying in a little hotel in a college town. I like to think I'm usually more aware of my...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Dec 9

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    it is early and late for me so instead of trying to wish all one at a time happy Thanksgiving I will do it like this to all of you who have prayed for me and with me a special...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Christianity, such as in Catholicism, accepts love in it's totality as God and God as the totality of love. (1) Some of the few atheists that I have befriended in the past, have...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Dec 4

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    I have just stumbled upon something lovely (I can't recall where I found it), but I wanted to share it with you all: 1 You cannot change what you refuse to confront. 2 Sometimes...
    obscureriddle obscureriddle 22-25, F Dec 8

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    I was raped when I was 8 years old. It broke me in so many ways. I was battered and in so much pain. It turned me to homosexuality and I thought that it will make thing better but...
    yannie17 yannie17 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    I hate how everything is so hard. Why is everyone so happy? they all look so happy from where i see them....they can be happy over there while i stay here in this hell hole and do...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 18-21, M Dec 11

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    Okay..I believe some of you probably have reads my last(and first) story. so...I have say it,I want to become a nun. But before you think that i was a Bible freak, I'm not used to...
    Karin2323 Karin2323 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 12

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    When I was 12, I was a very pious child and loved my mom a LOT and I prayed regulary. Due to hormones, I had HUGE cravings. I kept eating sweets behind my mom back and it was wrong...
    Amy1111112 Amy1111112 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I felt beaten down, warn out and hungry. I'm just 18 years old with a little baby girl along with all my bags that have been traveling with me since I was a little baby girl myself...
    alliemamabear alliemamabear 18-21, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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