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I Have Been Rejected By My Church

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    Sweetpea

    My husband and I are very good musicians. I play accordion and he plays upright bass. We backed up people like Janet Mcbride and America's Singing Cowboy Steve Mitchell and have played in one of the larger churches, but because the structure totally changed by the new pastor...
    pasquel pasquel 61-65 1 Response Jan 9, 2011

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    Divorced Catholic

    Catholisism is not just a religion in my family, it is a lifestyle. It is how most of my family identify themselves. My Catholic roots run so deep that it determined who my family would be. I was adopted, and back in the 70's families could put certain stipulations on adoptions...
    iSigh34 iSigh34 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    I Suppose 'church' In My Case Is A 'metaphor'

    I was thrown away by those of my own belief system. Just because I wanted what was best for them and the 'person' 'in charge' of my subculture only wanted what was best for -themselves-. There needs to be a new English word invented for the shame I feel in my subculture (who...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    No Where To Turn

    The majority of my life I've either felt or was actually rejected by others, including my mother. She didn't raise me and was so jealous me she hated me to the point of saying, " no one loves you and no one will ever want you". I still hear her say that everyday. I loved Sunday...
    1dayhealed 1dayhealed 41-45, F 7 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    Not Exactly A Church, But The Impact Is The Same...

    Those of the only cause that could ever matter to me have all been convinced to reject me... Why did I have to wind up in a world where the only thing important to me is only supported by psychos.
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    It saddens me so muh to see

    so many peole on here who have been rejected by church. I worked for my church and they restructered my position so my junior got my job. I have asprations to be ordained but noone belives in me or will give me a chance. I had just started to get the oppportunity to preach...
    sassychristian sassychristian 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    Umm i have been rejected to 8 girls. My social life sucks.
    ilovecats564 ilovecats564 13-15, M 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Havent we all been rejected its sooo bitter sweet but time heals all things., and know " this too shall pass"
    Janeysunshine Janeysunshine 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've been rejected for who I am, but I will never change because I'm not perfect and never will be
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    But. I still have a crush on her. And others. Which is weird. But gave love since 1988.
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    I get rejected by my family for being who I am. They believe that I have a **** personality but, that's because they can't stand to see me or other family members be theirselves...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I have just started coming to terms with the fact I am a transgenedered woman , and my wife has rejected me for it. My heart is be ripped out of my chest. I feel so empty right...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T Aug 9

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    I know that I'm young, and probably stupid, but I thought we had something. I shared things I had never shared with anything, and he said he cared. But today, when I finally asked...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F Jul 26

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    Yeah u love her but she has a boyfriend.Ive never told her until last 2 years ago.I believe in love at first sight.People believe that saying is for looks but I fell in love with...
    GingerSlimSTL GingerSlimSTL 13-15, M Jul 24

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    Friends, where are you? Not one stood by my side. Why? Is it because I am different from you. After All the effort and time I've placed in relationships it has all gone to waste...
    honestyreality honestyreality 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    A Bridge Across the Pain. I remember one morning when I was three and sitting across the table from my father at breakfast, just he and I, when for no reason I could think of he...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    what is life really yet to offer? I have been into a serious relationship and was just waiting for us to settle down and get married....until the time came that I wish would just...
    rockypoly rockypoly 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 29

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    For basically all of my life.Mostly because i keep everything bottled up inside.I know its not good for me but i have kept this bottle as a Safe mode for all of my life. Just...
    UndefinedMind29 UndefinedMind29 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    In 2006, I conceived my first child with my then boyfriend. We were so young I was 16 and he was 15. I was so nervous about being a teen mom, but got used to the idea as my...
    breeze90 breeze90 22-25, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    Lately I have been doing good by going to the Masque cause I am Muslim and pray allot I left the alcohol and the smoking and the bar seen behind to get closer to god inshallah like...
    Shirazsh Shirazsh 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    :) on the outside but :( in the inside!I've been through a lot of pain physically as well as psychologically so i've been through hell and been through a lot more than a average 21...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I need help! I have recently begun to recognize that I have been brainwashed by my family. Although I am becoming stronger, I still think that I am being manipulated by them. Worst...
    artiebrown14 artiebrown14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I feel as a 30 year old woman I should be more accomplished I did everything right I've always been there for my family as they have been for me but sometimes I feel like I'm doing...
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    Bringing relationships to completion and walking away with loving detachment: exerpt from Ch. 18 of Oneness Acceptance, unconditionally, of whatever has been presented, without the...
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    We visited Dubai in April 2013 and obtained tickets to ride the elevator to The Top! My wife had a battery operated Travel Scoot and the attendants could not have been more...
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    Since i've been off high school I have been telling lies about my school/social status/things I do. When i'm at home gaming, I tell people I'm out for a drink or can't go out...
    chancelessman chancelessman 22-25, M Jul 21

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    Sorry i havent been on much lately, i was going through some stuff and i started a new job last week~ and dont think im ignoring you if i dont reply to messages :( i just have had...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have been to France, Italy , Russia , Indonesia , Korea , Japan , Australia , Israel , Egypt , Kuwait , Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Canada, Panama, Columbia...
    gunnerysailor gunnerysailor 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been to France,Spain,Malta,Greece,Bosnia,Turkey, India,Sri Lanka,Burma,Malaysia,Thailand,Japan, USA,Mexico,Brazil,Bolivia,South Africa,Botswana,Swaziland,Egypt,Ghana, DRC...
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    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    I have been to india and malaysia
    babagaga123 babagaga123 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I have been cheated on. I walked in on my fiancé' and what I thought was my best friend. It was the BEST thing that has ever happened to me! I moved out I found myself, I started...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 26

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    I have been a lot of times. ;o I think my first was to NC from NJ when I was 3? Then I went to Dominican Republic, Disney World, Michigan. Probably NC more, but I don't really...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F Jul 27

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