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I Have Lost My Faith In God

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    I recently wrote my story about how much I have

    lost faith in God and how unfair He has been to me. Well, I think after the events of this last week, I am officially done with Him. He refuses to listen to me, help me, or give me a f***ing break. So much for all of the "rules" and guidelines for what a person has to do to get...
    SD4me SD4me 41-45, F Sep 22, 2014

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    First, I haven't totally lost faith in God -

    I've been down that road before and come back - but as much as I want to, I can't stop questioning why things have happened they way they have. I'm 34 so I've had enough experiences to be able to at least detect patterns in my life. And they are all bad. When good things come...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 2

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    My husband had EMERGENCY heart surgery 2 years

    ago, we fell behind on all our bills. I had heart surgery a year later. Now I cannot work. I stay depressed. I worry about EVERYTHING! His health, my health, the bills, getting sick all over again. Staying out of the ER! Things just keep getting worse and worse. I have lost my...
    bet105 bet105 56-60, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2014

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    whether there is afterlife

    or there isn't, I'll become dirt as a part of the earth when I die. If nothing else, I think that's good enough..
    panopticonett panopticonett 22-25, M Jul 30

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    I "found God" about 15 years ago

    after a somewhat nasty divorce. Call it a rebound relationship. Odds are, they never work out. I was on fire for the first several years. I immediatley started liking the new contemporary Christian music. You could say that it sucked me in. I started playing guitar (at 39 years...
    Geonome333 Geonome333 46-50 4 Responses Jan 23

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    Here is my version of religion

    if you believe me is such an eye opener lol
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    I used to be a hard core christian

    and believed in God and Jesus Christ. but with all the death and suffering in my life, and all the prayers unanswered, it is hard to believe anymore. I feel very confused about it all, and it isn't helping my depression.
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Ever since I admitted to not believing in God,

    all my mother talks about is how God is on my side when something good happens. How God is there for me. How God has created a plan for me. Really? Though she Indy forcing her religion on me, would it be too much to ask that you still respect my beliefs?
    0KatieKat0 0KatieKat0 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    I don't know if I even believe in a god.

    I've gone to Catholic school for most of my short life, but I don't know if I can believe in something that I can't see.
    pengwen94 pengwen94 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    Finally Giving Up On Faith.

    What can I say.. I have prayed to god day in and day out my entire life.. I had a hard Childhood, Had to marry when I was 16 and I am now 32 and I cant remember a day in my life where I have not struggled! Things have only gotten worse with time, My husband Just got laid off we...
    formichelle formichelle 31-35 12 Responses Oct 24, 2011

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    I knew by age 8 Christianity was ridiculous.

    That doesn't mean you can't believe in god. That just means you don't have to hate gays, it's ok to get a divorce, believing in a different religion is not cause for war, and sex before marriage is awesome, not a damnable sin. The bible was written by humans in an ignorant...
    StellaNoir StellaNoir 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    I have gone through lots of disappointments

    lately ( out of job, failed exam, long waiting for pertinent program, being away from my aging parents ). For a very long time my husband was not loving and caring to me ( I accepted that a long time ago already). I have no real friends, I always end up with people who are just...
    sexysandra sexysandra 26-30 3 Responses Oct 20, 2014

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    InsideMyHead91 InsideMyHead91 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    How to lose your faith: 1) Retreat into

    yourself 2) Use meds to numb your feelings and emotions 3) Never allow yourself to be alone with your thoughts 4) Tell yourself that it wasn't real. Tell yourself that you are crazy. Tell yourself that you are stupid and foolish to believe in such things. 5) Shake...
    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I've had my parents break me.

    My 'friends' at school spread rumours about me. My whole world is collapsing and what motivation do I get? God will make everything better..
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know.. I want to believe in God,

    but nothing good has come out of it. I was once a strong follower of God it's hard for me to believe he exist. How can someone so powerful let all these horrible things happen to this world? Everyone said he didn't create evil but they say he creates all of us then if we turn...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 8 Responses May 6, 2014

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    Christianity.. Fake...

    This is my proof of the fraudulent, and manipulation of the bible, Don’t get me wrong.. I am not against God, Or Jesus. But, I do believe that these stories were manipulated for the purpose of control, which has succeeded greatly, First of all History back’s me up, for my...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers 22-25, M 13 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    I lost it a looong time ago,

    way back in the early years of elementary school. Will I ever go back? No. I don't believe in fairy tales, I grew out of them. I'm just glad I was able to see the "light" and get out of that suffocating cult before I was drained of all that makes me... me. I like that my...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I lost it. All my faith

    that I got just a few years back. They are gone. Drained out. I prayed and prayed. Slowly depleting. Slowly finding myself in more and more dire situations. I can't seem to pull myself up. I needed another hand to pull me. I needed to save the others as well. I can't do it...
    Bernsch Bernsch 22-25, F 9 Responses May 2

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    I Have Lost My Faith In God Years Ago

    I didnt lose my faith because he let me down... I lost my faith because I realized that I didnt really believe... I worshiped someone I didnt know.. I worshiped him so he wouldnt send me to hell and I gurantee thats why alot of people do worship him.. You cant be forced to...
    ShallowDreamers ShallowDreamers 22-25, M 45 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    I am finally realizing

    that prayers can no longer help people, everything in the bible is a lie, forgiveness can only lead to betrayal, there is no knowledge that God does or doesn't exist
    craz3f8g craz3f8g 18-21 6 Responses Aug 23

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    Give Me A Break... God

    Dear god. I'm went to church yesterday and....the friend who took me told me afterwards that you have something special for me becuz I'd all I've gone through. I want to believe her but...I can't. My life has been a nightmare and it sucks...totally. I never had a real mother...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    I feel I have been letting my family down most

    of my life. I pray about it all the time but it doesn't seem to get better. Once I start to feel like I am doing something that will make them proud, everything just falls apart. I was always the smart kid in the family. Always had good grades. Everyone was proud of my. Lately...
    afa777 afa777 22-25, M 1 Response May 14

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    When started to study the bible ,

    I gradually lost faith in God I cannot understand all the promises that are made in the Bible to protect his children to keep them safe how much they are loved by God yet he left them alone in the garden and for the one time they did not obey him they were cast out where was the...
    willisca49 willisca49 66-70, F 5 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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    In 2010 I was saved while in prison.

    I have never been married or have kids. I asked god for a wife, a good woman I could call my own. I understand "in gods perfect timing that he will give you the desires of your heart." Well 5 years later and still single, I have shut god out of my life. I walk my dog at the...
    les788828 les788828 31-35, M 5 Responses Jun 6

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    I haven't lost faith.

    and I'm not here to force anyone to belive in god or anything. I just want to say, bad things happen, I get it, I've had bad things in my life too. but you can't just blame god because it's easier. I think in a lot if situations people give up hope and faith, but sometimes we...
    skittlequeen skittlequeen 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 7

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    I just think it would be easier to believe in

    an indifferent God than a loving one. Then we wouldn't have to sit around questioning suffering and unanswered prayer. I'm thinking of becoming a Buddhist. Then I can just work on demolishing desires and attachments and learn to move through this world like a ghost that no one...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 12

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    I have depression, and I have given up.

    I stay in my apartment all day suffering. I tried to work for two weeks, but it was too hard for me. I ask God to help me as only he can, but nothing. I hate to not have the faith that God wants me to have. I have asked God to take me home so I won't have to suffer so much...
    chrisjlat chrisjlat 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    Losing My Faith Day By Day

    I once thought that God looked out for me and took care of me and that he loved and took care of those who could not help them selves, I thought that he answered prayers. But how can there be a God if he lets my son suffer. How could there be a God if he ignores my prayers for...
    fallingfromgrace fallingfromgrace 18-21, F 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    I used to love you, and pray to you every night.

    Now you have cursed me with anorexia. I lost so much cause of you. I was sent away for months to be I'm treatment away from my family who barely saw me, the nurses there treated me terribly. They didnt care for me, they ignored me every night when I cried myself to sleep cause...
    BooBear99 BooBear99 16-17, F 5 Responses May 21, 2014

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    I am a believer. I believe god has protected me

    in many situations. I have really been distanced with him. I losted my grandpa November 2012, right after my mom shot herself in March 2013. I am so mad at god! I still believe and love him. Yet I can not follow his word or fit in with all the happy go lucky Christian's that...
    shygirl1986 shygirl1986 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 26

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    It's not that I don't believe in God it's more

    that I don't believe in his intentions , if God wants the best for me wouldn't he help me when I'm struggling?
    Jamiemeg88 Jamiemeg88 16-17, F 7 Responses Jun 7

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    Back when I was in my previous relationship say

    2 years ago I had all the faith in the world. My life was horrible. I didn't want to live. I held God close to my heart. Deepest sorrow I called Apon him. Then things got better. I moved on. I lost the faith. I question the faith and reality vs hope, faith and what might be. I...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 23

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    for a while now since my dad died 2008

    and i was alone in my struggles. I haven't been going to church since then either. But i wanna get it back somehow or I feel I'm not gonna make it because I don't have much to hold on to.
    Tristan421 Tristan421 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 23, 2014

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    Fell Betrayed And Let Down!

    All my life I've lived according to what's been drilled into my mind about how a good, God fearing person should live like. I've spent 39 years believing that God is all knowing and all merciful. I've refrained myself from anything that might offend God. I've been told that if I...
    Zevaztian Zevaztian 36-40, M 22 Responses Feb 6, 2010

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    There Is Only One Sin. That Is Weakness....

    Naked I came out of my mother's womb and naked I return. Helpless I came and helpless I go. Helpless I am now. And we do not know [the goal]. It is terrible for us to think about it. We get such odd ideas! We go to a medium and see if the ghost can help us. Think of the weakness...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    There Is No God

    If there is a God?Why would He let children suffer with abusive parents?If there is a God?Why would there be Cancer?If there is a godWhy is there so much hunger in this worldIf there is a godWhy is the world like thisIf there is a godHe is a tyrantAnd someone needs to take him...
    LittleLion19 LittleLion19 18-21, F 14 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    Hello there.i'm kinda new here.

    i just would like to share this mesage from the "Imitation of Christ" Many are in love with my kingdom,but few are ready to carry my cross. Many want my consolation,but few want my tribulations. I find many companions at my table,but few to share my privations...
    zarapla zarapla 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Lost Faith In Him

    Hello everyone, I would like to share my story with you. I grew up in a Christian family and went to church with my mother every Sunday. As a child I had a somewhat difficult childhood. I was being  picked on quite allot and that obviously had an effect on my...
    stip stip 26-30, M 15 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Bpack Bpack 31-35 3 Responses Dec 3, 2014

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    when people ask why I lost my faith I tell them

    because I lost my gf while trying to be a good brother to my dying sister.then they say so you will only have faith if you get what you want ???yes and no I put it this way my faith is like my heart I lost my gf through a forced break up by her parent's it was not her choice...
    skykidx1 skykidx1 22-25, M 3 Responses May 3

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    How can there be a God

    and so many bad things happen to innocent women and children in this world???? What kind of loving God is this???
    african38 african38 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 6

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    Are you there GOD? It's me,

    Kortnee. I'm sorry for neglecting you. Please help me to have faith in you. I want to believe in you. It's just so hard for me to believe in something when I don't have proof. I tell my friends and family that I believe in you because I so badly want to but the truth is, I doubt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Feb 15, 2014

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    I want to believe in a living God

    but why must I have no actual true physical evidence why must I have faith fr something that can may not even exist
    JakeG1234 JakeG1234 22-25, M 6 Responses May 3

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