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I Have Been Rejected By My Church

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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 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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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 8 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    It was subtle. Not really an outward rejection.

    But after 3 years, it took it's toll. It left me confused, hurt, angry, and unsure of my spiritual beliefs. I'm a single mother. And in a Catholic church, that is frowned upon. The looks I received, especially from the older parishioners, were condemning. The priest frequently...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 15

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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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    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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    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 3 Responses 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 5 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    I have been rejected by guys just because I'm catholic like is that a good enough reason in this day and age it pure sickens me
    sjpatton sjpatton 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 21

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    I have been reject, linked over numerous times. Some women are definitely cool with the wheelchair and everything and can see beyond it. But a lot of times I've gotten weird looks...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 12 Responses Apr 9

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    I moved to a new state 7 months ago and have been going on casual dates that felt pretty good. I just got ignored for the 4th time in a row, and I know I shouldn't ask what's wrong...
    Lsigh Lsigh 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    All my life I've been ostracized, rejected and bullied for being autistic. Even by family. I never get that bond or sense of belonging that most people seem to have.
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T Apr 24

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    Well, first I get rejected, usually by my parents, but I continue being myself anyway, so it's all good.
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I am mainly rejected by guys at my school.
    randomart4lives randomart4lives 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    My whole family has gradually come to reject me and ostracize me. I haven't done anything to them, but I stick out as different and they dislike me for that. I'm the awkward...
    UnwantedPup UnwantedPup 31-35, T Apr 24

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    I've overheard people say not to get involved with me because, 'He looks like trouble.' Idiots.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    By my mother. But it's all fine and good when I act like a "normal kid."
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 24

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    I loved singing for as long as I can remember. Momma says I was singing along with my Sleeping Beauty record when I was 6 months. Obviously, I can't confirm that. Anyway, just...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    it changed me it happened in 2000.. i was 20 years old all my life i have been a laugh stock by my family. my parents wouldn't do anything about it only say i am just...
    lonesomedove80 lonesomedove80 31-35, F 2 Responses 21 mins ago

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    I've honestly never had friends, not even as a small child. I was always that one quiet kid that everyone thought was creepy or weird that played alone in the graveyard while...
    MechaKimochii MechaKimochii 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I was bullied all throughout middle school, and most of high school. I've always been small and weak, I've been shoved into trash cans, I've been thrown over tables. I've been...
    wking225 wking225 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Hello fellow EP members.I go by fruitypunch15.I would like to share a personal experience with you.I have been going threw some personal issues.As of last week both my parents...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 6 days ago

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    It's really been a while hasn't it? I have been behind on everything though so I guess I should update on some stuff. I have been going through a lot of stuff lately and I am...
    FiftyLyricsInAMiracle FiftyLyricsInAMiracle 13-15, F Apr 8

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    I recently started therapy for self-esteem issues that I should have sought help for many years ago. What started as a journey of self discovery has opened my eyes to the...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 9

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    There have been several groups monitoring his improvement, and there have been reports that Incarnati0n has already decided to a cope with Northern United states group Cloud9...
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    I've been so stupid. I was the victim of catfishing. Honestly, I was looking for a hookup. I didn't want anything serious. I just wanted someone to look at me and appreciate my...
    reyrey881 reyrey881 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    I have been single since 2011, which means I haven't got a serious relationship for nearly 4 years. I have dated some girls in those years, but they didn't wanted strings attached...
    Hernando1987 Hernando1987 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 19

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    It's been over a month since I have been on here and I apologize to those who've messaged me and had no response.
    Indomitable6811 Indomitable6811 18-21, F Apr 20

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    I have been cheated on in the past and unfortunately I remember what it felt like to have been betrayed in that way. The problem is when you think you've encountered the person...
    Msprissy Msprissy 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    me and my boyfriend have been together for 7 years have a son together and for those 7 years he has been caught flirting online with multiple girls..you might say then just leave...
    mzlonely01 mzlonely01 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been busy and don't ever what to experience that feel for long durations again. Busy-ness, importance, and productivity are not synonymous. I know a lot of people take pride...
    Elsahen Elsahen 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Dear N, I am beyond angry and sad at the hurt and devastation you have caused not only to me and the girls, but dozens of friends and family. I don’t fully understand why you...
    CapricornDad CapricornDad 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a dress size 18-20 and my bra size is 40C, it's so hard to find my bra size anywhere because I have a big back strap size but small cup. I wish I had bigger boobs. I hate my...
    Fierrrrce Fierrrrce 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I have been told that I have a nice rack since my days in high school. Not only did almost of the guys approach me and tell me this but so did many of the girls in my gym class...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I have been pantsed many times and love it . I always act all flustered and try to take my time pulling up my shorts . I am always commando and in summer all I wear is shorts...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    It started out as a new friendship, following all the things she had put on her profile and posts, eager to please and help her with her expressed desires and needs. We connected...
    storyteller4u2 storyteller4u2 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I have been with my fiancee almost a year. Last summer, I agreed to have pies thrown at me at my place of employment (as part of a street festival). I had to change clothes...
    2029Wren 2029Wren 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    If being black means to be ghetto, loud, rude, uneducated, closed-minded, & thuggish then NO I will never be black enough. My diet consists of fruit, rice, noodles, seafood & cake...
    noodle425 noodle425 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I have been a patient at one twice, once last spring and the other the year before that My goal is to never have to go to one again. I may post why sometime or I may not.
    Ivygirl96 Ivygirl96 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been told I look 10-12 it is frustrating sometimes.
    Carxxxgirl Carxxxgirl 18-21, F 12 Responses Apr 9

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    I have been to 46 States and 17 Countries.
    spaten74 spaten74 36-40, M 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I use to take showers and baths with my nephews. So yeah I have been seen naked. Sometimes though we'd create games, other times we'd talk, or sometimes we'd just lay next to each...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M Apr 11

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