I Haven't Told Mom I'm Atheist

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    I Haven't Told My Christian Family I'm An Athiest

    Really, I consider myself a deist. But in the eyes of my family, I would be classified as an atheist. It all started around the time when I got baptized (ironic). I was seven years old. I was in a very bad car wreck that should've killed me. I don't know what happened, I guess it...
    Rionight Rionight
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2010

    So I have this problem I've grown up in a

    strongly catholic family. I never questioned my religion until a year ago when I got very interested in philosophy and stuff... Now I realize there is really no reason for me to believe. So I'm an atheist now, and I've also realized I'm bisexual (yikes! My family is homophobic...
    marsbars30 marsbars30
    16-17, F
    Sep 1, 2014

    It Would Just Hurt Her To Know

    I still haven't came out and stated explicitly to my family members and parents that I am an atheist. My grandparents in particular wouldn't be able to accept it.. they'd be far too concerned over the fate of my 'soul' and I'd rather not break their hearts. I can understand why...
    wtfwolf wtfwolf
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 13, 2010
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