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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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    What this means is that I think that the church of England needs to cleanse itself of all popery and go to the Bible alone. That is how I am a Puritan, the way I am Reformed is...
    Dylan1861 Dylan1861 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Learning about your pattern of thinking can help you match, modify, or change any distortions or negative thinking errors. Since our thoughts have a strong impact on our feelings...
    EmptyBlack EmptyBlack 31-35, M Apr 4

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    Thinking sucks. Big time. My thoughts are ridiculously random jumbles of lonely, goofy, sarcastic messes. With over idolized fantasy landscapes of romantic encounters and no not...
    Sometimesilence Sometimesilence 18-21, F Apr 8

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    You know what's worse about thinking about someone, all the damm time. Is thinking about a fictional character all the damn time. At least your someone is an actual person...
    nuwandaisaphony nuwandaisaphony 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I was up all night thinking about a few things last night. Thinking about this guy I met mostly. I met this guy last Thursday of last week in person for the first time in person...
    Lakelynnprincess Lakelynnprincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I am already a long way there, but I am thinking about just letting go completely and getting really fat. Ive already gone from 170 lbs college to 243 lbs now (I'm 6'2"). I'm happy...
    person12670 person12670 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm thinking of dying it orange. like this
    xXxWildOnexXx xXxWildOnexXx 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I'm always thinking about the future and what it will be like. I think about what I will be like in a few years and how different things will be.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F Mar 21

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    I was raped a year ago and I still can't stop thinking about it. I talk about it a lot more than it should and I definitely feel like it defines me as a person but I can't seem to...
    lozor19 lozor19 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I love deep thinking and conversations. Its so hard and rare to connect with someone else that enjoys them too :(
    ZZlmeleneyZZ ZZlmeleneyZZ 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Well, I've spoken to my director today about changing my roommate. And she told me that if four people are willing to do it, that isnt a big problem. Then, my roommate was sent to...
    candicexd123 candicexd123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I hate thinking about it, I can never really explain how I feel and I am just not at ease... I hate my down days..
    GodsArte GodsArte 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Yes or no am I over dressed?? Curly hair or leave it straight ..... Maybe waves , omg you look slutty .... Na just change the skirt .. Now you look like a school girl , was that...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I over think everything. "They don't talk to me so they must hate me because…" or "he's seeing someone else" or "he's more interested in others" my mind never stops. It drives me...
    BabygirlLily BabygirlLily 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Its so quiet, I feel like i can hear my thoughts for once. As if I’ve just realised whats actually been going on for the last few years. Its hit me so hard. As if a light bulb...
    Masuka99 Masuka99 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I've been battling depression for years and I blame everything on myself. I keep thinking I don't deserve the precious gift of life. It should be given to someone who takes...
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    i thinking about leaving ep for awhile because i feel like i am putting off an impression that i am bitchy and i am trying not to be. i have a lot on my plate with academics and...
    db174 db174 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    just when I've almost stopped thinking about you, you show up to make sure I was feeling better after recently being ill and we spend the night talking until you fall asleep when I...
    illgetoveriteventually illgetoveriteventually 16-17, F Apr 2

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    Look this up on google earth the house costs about 1M and it's about 4g a month it's in California near the coast and a national park not near any city I was looking at it an...
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M Apr 2

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    Hey guys I don't feel like I deserve anything like for example my boyfriend and I just broke up with me not long ago and I keep thinking to myself I don't deserve any of this
    christinaxxxxx christinaxxxxx 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have been thinking about sex most of the day. the train ride home should be interesting trying to keep my hard on hidden. someone distract me (or give me more to think about).
    Vawreck Vawreck 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Today I am going out on a stag do and this will be one of the longest times we have been out of contact for nearly a year. It will be hard for both of us as we won't be able to...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    i am going though court and it seems to be taking forever but i just keep thinking of all the people i will help by doing this :)
    livelaughlove0987 livelaughlove0987 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    I'm 25, married for over a year and we've been together for almost 7 years. I just found out I was pregnant yesterday. I kept thinking I was just stressed and delaying my period...
    Blondiegal8908 Blondiegal8908 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    including tonight my head hurts from thinking my eyes hurt from crying and my heart hurts from smiling on the outside knowing that I'm dying on the inside but my mom doesn't care...
    skyisthelimit32 skyisthelimit32 13-15, F 7 Responses Apr 7

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    Sometimes I am not even thinking and do things that I take for granted sometimes. I always try to be grateful for everything that I have and everything that I have experienced in...
    Haywee123 Haywee123 22-25, F Apr 7

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    I'm just always thinking about the situation I'm going threw with fake friends and I think if people cared about me and I cry myself to sleep and it hurts :(
    smileyfacebaby smileyfacebaby 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    i can never sleep im always thinking about something not even important stuff but i cant help my mind from jumping to one thing after another
    kittycat1598 kittycat1598 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Life is such a Place, a thing, a feeling, a moment. Sometimes I don't know whether there is a higher power behind it all, or some random chaotic fierce entity that we have no...
    joydream joydream 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    My friend and her boyfriend have been fighting over the past two weeks. First cause he wants to have sex and she refuses; she's very conservative and he's extremely open when it...
    wendym98 wendym98 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Every time I feel the need to write about my thoughts I end up over thinking the phrasing and lose focus on the idea I was trying to articulate. It is as if there is no way to...
    enjoyreadingyou enjoyreadingyou 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    Lately I've been having dreams of being a guy (lol) I think I got 3 dreams and there are times people say if I were a guy they would go for me (which I also laughed)probably...
    pineapplejam pineapplejam 18-21, F Apr 10

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    It never ceases to amaze me how fame could destroy a person. One minute you're at the height of your popularity and the next thing you know, you're plummeting to heights, the...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F a week ago

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    I'm thinking about leaving EP. I haven't been here all that much but have made some good friends. I have enjoyed my time here, loved reading posts and enjoyed answering all the...
    Shi7 Shi7 41-45, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    He has asked me to move off my 'I don't know' answer to a definitive yes or no. I already know the answer in my heart and it kills me. It's the right thing to do, for us all...
    mg75 mg75 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am. I don't do much on here and I am not on very often. But I do not know yet, I am still thinking.
    Jwolf1342 Jwolf1342 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I'm definitely thinking about you. And it's making me smile
    qtrican80 qtrican80 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Why, why, why, me. Why am I thinking about him?!?!?! Grrrrrrrrrrr
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I found my faith in God when I converted to Islam..now I have to weather my conservative Christian family's disapproval and the reactions of my new fellow believers towards me...
    naisherR naisherR 22-25, M Apr 7

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