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I Am Thinking of Converting to Reform Judaism

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    I Converted to Judaism

    I converted to Conservative Judaism sixteen years ago.  Currently I attend a Reform synagogue.  I love the openess and liberal view of religion that Reform Jews have .  I wasn't a very religious Christian--quite open and liberal, and I certainly didn't want to...
    nonexpat nonexpat 46-50 8 Responses Aug 26, 2009

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    Life Changing

    I recently met someone who I instantly had a connection with, but on a very different level then anyone I have met before. There was something spiritually brewing within me as I spoke to this person and spent a significant amount of time with. The lot of it is, is that I would...
    AdiraMarie AdiraMarie 22-25, F 1 Response May 12, 2013

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    Some people need to understand that people with autism are not stupid and likes to be more independent and do things in everyday life. What I hate most is that when people ask them...
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    I love thinking, I love playing out scenarios in my mind deciding which path to take. I love navigating through a concept that I've been struggling with and gaining new distance...
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    I think a lot of thinking means your are intelligent in a society that suppresses thinking. I think anxiety is a lack of control and negative perception of that thinking. maybe a...
    femininespirit femininespirit 22-25, F 1 Response May 24

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    I know what my delusions are. I don't think they're true delusions, I think they are just my brain's clever method of distracting me from the things that I really don't want to be...
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    So my latest mental "project" I've been thinking about to keep myself busy is what I would have the world run like if I ruled it and had all the powers here that I do in my dreams...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    From all that I have experienced here on EP, I can't say that I'm really going to miss this place. Of course I'm going to miss the friends I met on here, yes, but mainly not...
    redbetblue2 redbetblue2 16-17, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It's the strangest thing. I don't know what she looks like. I don't know where she lives exactly, just that it would take a plane ride to get there. We've only exchanged...
    Brontide Brontide 36-40, M 3 Responses May 6

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    I am always thinking and sometimes don't know what am thinking about.
    Liljayz Liljayz 18-21 2 Responses May 9

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    There, I said it. I await the hate from people. But here's the thing, I prefer people being open and honest with their feelings, whether they're good or bad, this society forces...
    RealLifePerson RealLifePerson 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I was thinking about it for a long time (years in fact) and then on 20 April this year I did get cut. The story of the whole thing is on my blog, along with a load of pics...
    ben1815 ben1815 41-45, M 3 Responses May 5

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    I can't stop thinking about my coworker. I still like him. The sight of him at work, makes me think about him everyday. I miss hanging out with him. Miss the contact. Sadly he is...
    shegi20 shegi20 26-30, F May 5

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    Yeah, I'll let you set the pace Cause I'm not thinking straight My head spinning around I can't see clear no more What are you waiting for?
    HarleyQuinn251 HarleyQuinn251 31-35, F May 8

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    Wrote this about two years ago. After going through some changes over the previous few years. .. Sort of long, a bit of a rant. Thanks beforehand to whomever decides to read...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 8

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    I never stop thinking. But that doesnt mean i make the right decisions! Haha
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F May 9

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    there are a lot of times and situations where I want to say what's on my mine but my mouth gets me in to much trouble already. so I am finally learning that I can't always say what...
    btiny13 btiny13 13-15, F 2 Responses May 9

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    Not a good week, but then what is a good week? I'm still alive and have a job so I suppose that makes it not all bad, I'm on my second glass of red wine as I'm sure I read this...
    dustydaisy dustydaisy 51-55, F 3 Responses May 10

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    8 weeks since he went back to W. I think of him every day, I do still wonder if he thinks of me 2. On a bad day my heart still aches and crys out for him. I am moving on a bit now...
    lostcase75 lostcase75 36-40, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I finally told my parents because my depression has gotten so bad, they said they would help me, but they haven't. I don't even know if they can. But I can't stop thinking about...
    HardlyAlice HardlyAlice 18-21, F 3 Responses May 11

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    Laying here thinking like, you used to be my friend, now I can't stand your presence... sometimes you outgrow some people.
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F May 13

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    I was just thinking how people can mean everything to you one day and the other there nothing it's also odd how the world can change in one day anything can happened in just...
    angie314 angie314 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    I Can't do any of This anymore, I'm so ready to give up at this point, I can't stop thinking about it it's constantly in my mind and it won't go away I can't even sleep anymore :(
    rebecca166 rebecca166 13-15, F May 14

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    I was thinking and I wanted to share with you one of my daydreams, i'll try to make it as realistic as possible. My perfect day is in the future about 12 years from now. I am a 33...
    comlpicatedguy comlpicatedguy 18-21, M May 15

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    I constantly think about the mistake the ruined my life, I think about it so intensely as a part believes that I can erase it by thinking so strong.
    MySelfIsAfterMe MySelfIsAfterMe 26-30, M May 16

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    i've been thinking about writing you a letter...an anonymous love letter...and sending it to you...bad idea, i know...but i have to channel this crazy somewhere...no one to talk to...
    kikilie kikilie 26-30, F May 21

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    I wake up every morning thinking of you. I always look at my phone to see if you've messaged me. I love the smile you bring to me when I know I'm on your mind. I don't know if we...
    notyourgirl notyourgirl 36-40, F 2 Responses May 23

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    I was there, in my state of numbness, thinking that this would be my life. I was comfortable, settled. Not necessarily happy (there were moments) but I was there. There was a...
    aquiver aquiver 26-30, F May 23

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    So ive been thinking alot lately , and quite frankly my mind is a mess. I turned 20 this year and i feel my life is changing slowly . I could feel all the people who were once...
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    Thinking of both of you honey I will always love you and miss you so Mom thank you for being there when all hell broke lose thank you for teaching me love
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 1 Response May 24

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    I was thinking was it a good idea to give my crush my number. I didn't give it to him in person, someone had to do it for me because I was leaving for an appointment. It maybe wasn...
    PandaGirl28X PandaGirl28X 13-15 a week ago

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    I hate getting attached to people bc i literally never stop thinking about them. I already have a lot on my mind and a lot of pain...i don't need more.
    Jjta Jjta 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    its 4.28am ive been thinking about her again
    monkiman22 monkiman22 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    its 4.28am ive been thinking about her again
    monkiman22 monkiman22 13-15, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I have been married for less than a year. My wife is 50 and I am 51 and this is a second marriage for both of us. My wife has 2 kids, one a junior in college and one a senior in a...
    Airbuspilot Airbuspilot 51-55, M 5 days ago

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    The trouble with thinking so deeply is that my loneliness causes me to continue to ponder whether I'll ever find someone...I don't like to be lonely but I realize I might need to...
    SunnyGrlA SunnyGrlA 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    5 men raped me and i dunno what to do cause I cant stop thinking about them and what happened. My dad thinks its my fault cause i opened the door when I was alone but I didnt know...
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    And it's Makin my brain hurt... So tired of thinking.
    BrutallyHonest13 BrutallyHonest13 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As I look around at my familiar surroundings today, the moss filled trees, dark gray skies and the still waters of the bayou, I am reminded of how it is that he feels. It's raining...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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