I Have Never Been Religious

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 74 People

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Nope.

    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
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 30, 2008

    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
More Stories