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I Am Struggling With My Faith

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    For the past two years,

    I have gotten to travel all over Asia as part of a Christian performing group. I have gotten to share my faith with countless people and seen amazing things no one could ever fathom. Now I am back here in the US and I want to give up on my faith. I really am questioning what...
    Lizz210 Lizz210 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    I was raised to be the gentleman, to care about how girl's feelings, to be the guy that she can let down her guard around knowing full well that I wouldn't betray that trust that...
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    I to struggle with who I am the fact is I don't know who I am I thought I knew who I was but I don't really know all I know is I was born a boy but in reality that don't mean...
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    My father is a terrible role model. He has other family. Never looked after is. Brought other women to the house. Ask us to call the other women mummy. He only comes home when he...
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    my boyfriend of 2 months and I are having trouble in our relationship. Before we got together we were friends for about 3 or 4 months, we used to talk a lot and see each other a...
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    Hi everyone! I'm a 10th grader in high school. I really like this guy at my school. He's really nice. I've had a crush on him since 6th grade when he asked me out but I refused...
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    I refuse. I accept what has happened but let's be real, I hope we don't end up in the same afterlife . I forgave myself . Why should I forgive you?
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    I lost faith in God. I don't believe he ever loved me, I don't think he ever cared about me, and I also feel like he hates me and is punishing me for losing faith in him. :'( I don...
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    Faith means not wanting to know what is true.-Friedrich NietzscheFaith is believing what you know ain't so.-Mark Twain
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