I Used to Be a Jehovah Wittness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

    Married To The Watchtower

    I was a single father of two girls and a boy for several years. A wonderful women came into our lives, and she was, and still is a Jehovah's Witness. We dated for a few years off and on,but she would always end it because she said I was not a believer. I grew to love this women...
    Mooselegion Mooselegion
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Mar 26, 2012

    I Got Away In the End, It Took Me 10 Years to Recover!

      They are controlling b*astards.  they f*uck with your head.  They force their interpretations onto others, and try to control you through Guilt, Fear and Intimidation. Massive pressure.  Great s*exual hang ups (they basically don't allow it) My life began...
    emmasharn emmasharn
    31-35, F
    9 Responses May 11, 2009

    I Lost A Family, And Started A New One

    I was raised a witness. My father left when i was 9. He too was raised a witness and i guess he was leading two different lives and finally got caught. He lost all his family! Nobody would talk with him. I remember one day my mother encouraging me to call him (this was after...
    poppymunro poppymunro
    26-30, F
    Nov 17, 2012

    Twenty Seven Yrs In the Wt

    FOR 27 years I was a JW, dedicated for a few years, disfellowshipped for some years, back in, and then out again.  I left for good in 2000.  Still am bothered by some of their tactics, and beliefs, but I did find Jesus after leaving the WT org...and I can truthfully say...
    LindaJune LindaJune
    1 Response Dec 2, 2008

    I Feel Caged

    Growing up, I lived in a Jahovah Witness household. And during that, I felt caged and controlled beyond reason. Forced against my will to follow their beliefs, but no more of their ****. I don't want to hear it. I want to know what it feels like to celebrate Christmas. I...
    MrsSnape90005 MrsSnape90005
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Dec 28, 2009

    Cult of Jehovah

    I used to be a Jehovah Witness until I saw them for what they are..A mind controlling cult...I left and anm now considered an apostate....Im very proud of that................  
    idispair idispair
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Jul 30, 2008

    I Grew Up As A Jehovah's Witness...

    I finally got out when I was 28 yrs old.  That was eleven yrs ago and my ex still claims to be...he has custody of my 13 yr old daughter, so she's being brainwashed by those 'crazy people' too!!  I have a younger sister who got out too.  Growing up, we couldn't...
    SystrSpooky SystrSpooky
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Oct 1, 2010
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