I Have Never Been Religious

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    You have no idea what you are missing out on by

    not being religious. God gives me an inner peace that no human could ever and I have a place to turn to when the world makes me want to hide away.
    lilykyra lilykyra
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2014

    Polar Opposite Parents

    Mother: -Nearly became a nun -White -Grew up in a conservative environment -Artist Father: -Grew up Athiest -Japanese -Grew up in a liberal environment -Doctor My parents always presented both sides of the story to me. One argued how God exists. The other argued...
    Sleepwalker Sleepwalker
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2006

    Was Raised In a Fundamental Re...

    Was raised in a fundamental religion and tried so hard to be that but . . . found out my own spirituality was more important.   When I tried to be religious I was very depressing to me. 
    moxiesurvivor moxiesurvivor
    66-70, F
    5 Responses May 15, 2007


    We used to go to church about 6 times a year or something like that, but I was never keen on it. And nobody's religious in my whole family.. not my dad, not my sister, not my mum and none of my grandparents.. I mean everybody is catholic but nobody really attends church or...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jan 30, 2008

    I have always been and always ...

    I have always been and always will be extremely firm in my religion and beliefs.
    starslugger09 starslugger09
    18-21, M
    11 Responses May 14, 2007

    No Religion

    My parents raised me without ever telling me what they believed and I was never forced to go to any church of any kind. Any spiritual seeking or thirst for knowledge was done entirely on my own and yet I never latched onto religion. I found the idea a bit silly and kept away from...
    Captainwinky Captainwinky
    22-25, F
    Nov 16, 2007

    Never Really Attended Church That Much

    I went some as a kid.  I remember going on the bus to Sunday school.  And one apartment we lived in had a bus that came in a did little stuff on the back it was neat.  I remember though thinking several times that I didn't believe the stories they told.  An ex...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic
    36-40, F
    Feb 25, 2008

    I Actually Planed to Have Neve...

    I actually planed to have never been religious. But by the time I wrote this pc generated uniquely posed question there it was I had been religious but Never stayed religious although i am spiritual. So I guess that would be a unqualified maybe...Unless of course you really mean...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518
    56-60, M
    2 Responses May 14, 2007

    My Dad

    My dad used to force me to go to a very radical christian church after he and my mom got divorced and even at the age of 10 i didnt agree with anything the pastor a saying after that experience religion and religious people scare me.
    VerucaSalt VerucaSalt
    22-25, F
    Nov 1, 2007

    Not Very Godly

    As a child, the concept of God never really sunk in. My grandpa was Catholic and went to church, neither of my parents did, though they both believe in God. I didn't see God as a being, but more of an extension of my parents. When they had their backs turned, there was still...
    warclaw warclaw
    26-30, F
    Mar 31, 2012
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