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I Have Been Rejected By My Church

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    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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    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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    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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    I have been rejected for having talent in me and this dated back 12 years ago, im a good man and i know doing what i do best is the key to happiness. dont let anyone put you back...
    obiczer obiczer 26-30, M Nov 20

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    The lesbians say no way silly blue jay. But most rejection came from what i never had so they were no shocker.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    Lol, I don't care enough to comment. ANARCHY!
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    By a magazine! Yep, my short story was sent back unloved by the one I sent it to. I'll admit it was a hard sell though, even I could see that. It was about the devil and a madman...
    Gauntlets28 Gauntlets28 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I lived in the uk for about 22 years and in those years I moved for one place to another searching for better life but unfortunantly I ended up to the first place where I first...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    I have been friends with "Joe" for 17 years. We have come in and out of each others' lives at different times (moving, college, etc), but it always seemed we had a loyal bond that...
    butrrcup butrrcup 31-35, T Nov 12

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    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 8 Responses a week ago

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    Being stalked well was one of the weirdest and f**ked up time of my life, Recently Graduated tertiary studies and was about to join my dream career, So anyway at the start of 2013...
    Arizv11 Arizv11 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Once again I find myself as an inpatient at a psych ward. I have been under a lot of stress the last two weeks as there are projects to finish and exams coming up soon. I had been...
    lisa7 lisa7 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Ever since a young age I have been travelling. The list has slowed down, but so far, I have been to: England Wales Scotland France Germany Belgium Luxembourg Spain Portugal Greece...
    thepotatochip thepotatochip 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    As you all know there was a man in my life who persecuted me and made my life a living hell . I wish if I was a talented author to write the whole story with all the details but...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Oct 31

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    on Saturday my fiance, who I have been with for almost 4 years, went into rehab. we have one son together. i learned that he has been addicted for about a year, lying, taking money...
    Amandaf13 Amandaf13 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    The assault on a female case has been continued once again. It happened June 3. I'm so tired of this. It's draining energy I don't have to spare! Because every time court date...
    NCheartinNY NCheartinNY 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I haven't been home to Norway in almost a year. The last time was five days at Christmas. A lot has happened go me in the short time I have been living in England. I miss home. I...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 9

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    We get married for almost 3 years and after wed my MIL and SIL lives with us. They dont even contribute any penny for either bills, foods, grocery... almost nothing. We both feed...
    jacquelinepham jacquelinepham 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I have been married to my wife for almost 10 years but together for 21 years. Our relationship started when we were both young, 21 and 22 years old. I was immature and ended up...
    crzy4mywife crzy4mywife 36-40 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I have been told I have a nice voice that can be calming, and relaxing. I have also been told that my voice can start a girls engines and then get them all revved up only to have...
    avgjoe71 avgjoe71 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    I am not sure why this bothers people so much. I've been blocked, you probably have been blocked by someone as well at some point. I know I am not everyone's cup of tea, that's...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40 1 Response Nov 11

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    I get treated badly one way or the other by every man I've been with. My dad asks when I'm going to meet a half decent man and don't I want a half decent man. For some reason I...
    paliglass paliglass 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I don't normally do things like this because I like to deal with personal things within the walls of my home. But I am really struggling with this and figured I could get some good...
    dgords dgords 26-30, M Nov 13

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    I have been told I could be a s*x phone operator or that my voice sounds posh. Apparently I have a very seductive, creamy, smooth voice that would be good as a s*x phone operator...
    Lotte1985 Lotte1985 26-30, F 17 Responses Nov 14

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    Most by elderly girls: babysitters, naighbors girls, mothers, grannies and their girlfrinds, a few men of all ages, dads girlfriends, thier girlfriends. It always have been a god...
    sexsp sexsp 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 15

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    I wish i could say my father was a stupid man. but hes not. hes incredibly intelligent and controlling. In front of people hes charming and sweet, and he seems very open minded...
    n706 n706 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 16

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    I don't know how many times I have been in the hospital, but I have been through 26 brain surgeries, 2 seizures and a grand-mal seizure. I got kicked in the head by a colt (or...
    deademotion11 deademotion11 22-25, M Nov 19

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    My family has always been sort of, messed up. But I figured every family had their quirks. For me, my mother was always causing drama by telling lies or exaggerating the truth...
    cnk2015 cnk2015 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm 21 and have been told that I look like I'm still in high school.
    Philonous Philonous 18-21, M Oct 29

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    I have been told this yes, I think it is going to be a few years still before I take compliment to that which is said :)
    Qwert143 Qwert143 22-25 Oct 29

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    I have been to several countries but I love to stay in Thailand the most.
    vbcmedic vbcmedic 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    wanderingboy wanderingboy 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 29

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    As of now I have been to Canada, Colombia, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Ghana, The Netherlands, France, England, Hungary, Serbia, more to come soon
    tuesdaythe17th tuesdaythe17th 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    Born, raised, and still living in Canada, I have been to Germany, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, and over a good chunk of the US.
    cdndave77 cdndave77 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Yes I have been flipping blocked. What dah fucq. Dudes these days. At least tell me first before you block me dickhead.
    TheFoxyWolf TheFoxyWolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    "Hey can we just be friends". Such a simple phrase can be so painful. Its amazing how those 6 words can ruin a perfect day and send you right back into that blackbess you have...
    jonboy318 jonboy318 16-17, M Oct 31

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    Sweetchic5 Sweetchic5 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 1

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    SAVEtheHER0 SAVEtheHER0 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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