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I Was a Mormon

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    Raised This Way Then Left - I was adopted by a Mormon family when I was a child. They were doing aid work in Cambodia with another church organization and really liked me and...
    chatonblanc chatonblanc 26-30, F 7 Responses May 15, 2013

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    The Truth Will Set You Free - Growing up I was told to believe in something and never ask why. I was told to not question scriptures and follow the directives I was given by the...
    ScottShaw ScottShaw 26-30, M 1 Response May 2, 2012

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    Thoughts On The Mormon Religion - I am currently 17 and living with my parents who are both very active members of the LDS church. Well, since this group is called, "I WAS a Mormon...
    Garebear131 Garebear131 16-17, M 2 Responses Jul 21, 2013

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    I Was a Teenage Mormon! -            When I was fifteen years old in Canada, I encountered some Mormon missionaries who introduced...
    epicurus44 epicurus44 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    I Have Never Been a Mormon Nor... - I have never been a mormon nor do I ever wish to be.  I'm perfectly happy with my indescript form of spiritualism.  If others want to...
    theophania theophania 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 14, 2007

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    Appearances - What I remember the most about my life as a Mormon was the appearances. How everything that I was told to do, say and even think were meant to portray a specific...
    SeekingAmanda SeekingAmanda 22-25, F Jan 8, 2013

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    Raised and Praised - My parents joined the church when I was two.  Growing up they were pretty active.  Once I started middle school they started fading in and out...
    GreenEscape GreenEscape 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    Am Saved Now - I grew up in the mormon church, when I was 17 my faith in Joseph Smith was faltering, I sat in fasting testimony meetings and listened to people, they all sounded...
    wandaslife wandaslife 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 17, 2007

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    Leaving The Church Was The Best Thing For Me - I was "Born in the Covenant" to good parents.  My paternal grandmother's heritage tracks back to George A. Smith, one of Brigham...
    leila13 leila13 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 16, 2012

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    I Was A Mormon... - Hey, I became Mormon on January 2nd 2010. I lasted about 3 months until I felt uncomfortable with the things I was learning and finding out with a little...
    tehmera tehmera 22-25 1 Response Mar 13, 2011

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    And Now I'm Not - I was raised mormon, until I was about 13.  Where I live, mormonism is the dominant religion, and people treat you differently when they know you aren't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 19, 2009

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    Mormonism In My Life - I grew up in a Mormon family. Ever since I was really little, my dad was always the dominant person in the house, chosen by God to be the father of our home...
    JustMeAndHappyToBe JustMeAndHappyToBe 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 28, 2012

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    Yes I Was - I was a fool for the sake of my mother. I trusted my teachers. I was honest and gave it my all. I was good, and so were they. I went forth on on false hope, a...
    SweetAfton SweetAfton 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 26, 2011

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    My Cage - Before I begin, I would like to share a poem I wrote.   cage surrounded by companions of forged pillars the bird chirps a hopeless, yet longing melody upon the...
    SeraphicWannabe SeraphicWannabe 22-25, M 18 Responses Jun 14, 2008

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    Raised Mormon...RM...And Sealed In Temple But I Couldn'T Do It Anymore - I couldn't keep up with the appearances and the fakeness. After a terrible experience in the temple I...
    exmormonF exmormonF 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    I've Never Been a Mormon, ... - I've never been a Mormon, but my best friend in 4th grade was a Mormon. It wasn't something she and I ever spoke about, but I remember years later...
    MindDiva MindDiva 41-45, F Feb 14, 2007

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    Very good description of my beliefs as a Mormon FROM a NON Mormon. Taken from the Federalist Press The “Mormon Effect” February 22, 2013 By Editor 292 Comments During the...
    JustJeni JustJeni 41-45, F Mar 29

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    I am a mormon and proud to be one. If you don't like Mormons tell me why you could just mis understand. For starters I know a lot of amazing people who are Mormon. Please don't...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    Yes, I am a Mormon. Beuller? Anyone... Beuller? Here is the thing. Many people do not like my religion. At all. And you know, everyone is entitled to their personal opinion but I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 17

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    Ex Mormon Testimony.
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    A friend posted this link on Facebook. Very interesting....and very telling.... http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2012/08/16/6-reasons-why-mormons-are-beating-evangelicals...
    JustJeni JustJeni 41-45, F Mar 21

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    Ex Mormon Testimony.
    churinga churinga 70+, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I guess you can say that I'm "devout" or a "TBM (True-Believing-Mormon." But I allow myself to be skeptical and to question things because that's what the doctrine has taught me to...
    utahwriter utahwriter 36-40, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Hi i am aakriti....and i am gonna share a experience which was sudden and scary also.This is the story of how i lost my virginity.I am a good looking girl with a decent attitude...
    Aakriti1212 Aakriti1212 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was 8, Rosa was 15 and Anna was 13. "Kirsty! Don't do that it's dangerous!" I was in the garden, mom was sunbathing and Anna and Rosa were playing chess. The boys and dad were...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    "Dad! Dad! Help me! Mommy's going to spank me!" "What? Why?" "Because... I don't know! Don't let her!" He picked me up and carried me to my mom. He asked why I was in trouble and...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I look quiet, and I was before, then. But, you have no idea the amount of crap, from the top of the mountain to deep down in the ocean, I did, and in particular at school. I...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    This all happened about 5 years ago. It was like 12:00am and I was sleeping. I woke up because I could hear my big brother walking to my bedroom. I pretended I was asleep so he...
    Ella09098 Ella09098 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    it was so amazing and cool to watch nothing like that ever happends the explosions and the buildings falling it was really entertaining!
    fatjellyrolls90 fatjellyrolls90 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    If Dr. Seuss was a technical writer What if Dr. Seuss was a technical writer? Here are several examples of what he may write to help you resolve your computer problems. If a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Was? Was the bomb? Dr Seuss is the bomb and will always be the bomb.
    BleedingOrchids BleedingOrchids 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    So I recently found out that I was cheated on by my boyfriend. It's been a real struggle to deal with this because of conditions in which it happened. Since my boyfriend nd I have...
    Marquinta Marquinta 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    My mind is a caos of a million thoughts at once.. Keeping my head spinning, stealing away my rest.. The anxiety is never ending and every day just feels like another test.. Will I...
    SilentGhost2748 SilentGhost2748 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    And he cheated. And then I cried for 24hrs, and he left his family for her. She's slept with 86 people. I'm in such a bad spot in life as is. I've already cut. I see no hope. My...
    Stargasm Stargasm 22-25, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    One day I was trying to wash my hair, I didn't know how to wash my hair anyway,(this is on a Saturday morning) so when my dad came and check to see if I washed my hair or not. When...
    Awesomesarah2 Awesomesarah2 26-30, F Mar 16

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    I don't talk to the people in my life about it these days (especially my colleagues at work, where polite white upper middle class mores predominate), but I began my adult life at...
    sdf81978197 sdf81978197 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    One day I was sitting in my room just chilling out listening to music and my mom stormed in. She demanded to know know I Was suspended from school. I just told her it was a...
    urbetch urbetch 22-25 3 Responses Mar 16

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    On Wed. evening I went grocery shopping after work. A new store open about 10 blocks from my house. This is close and convenient since I generally walk to and from the store. I...
    inkednative inkednative 46-50, F Mar 16

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    Kidnapped during a robbery. So I was at home, and my mom was out at work and my dad was shopping. So I was watching tv upstairs when my dog started wildly barking. I went...
    Hollyander Hollyander 31-35, F Mar 16

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    Initially I was forced to take TKD cuz my mom wanted me to learn self defense. I was 13 at the time. Against my will, I joined. It was very hard at first cuz it takes a while to...
    azngirl123 azngirl123 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I was born a premature baby and it’s crazy that I forget it, although I am experiencing something so life changing right now. I am 23 years of age soon to be 24 and life is...
    orville1990 orville1990 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 16

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    A couple months ago I was going to my church's temple and my brother was merging on to the interstate when he looked over to see if a car was coming. He was going pretty fast. The...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    It all started by dropping the kids off at the baby sitter going to work and then going out to eat with my sister after work... Then going and getting the kids and taking my...
    Dom142Phil Dom142Phil 22-25, F Mar 16

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    I was raised as a girl starting at the age of 8 years old.Being the oldest of 4 boys,my mother always wanted a couple daughters and decided to raised a brother and I as girls.My...
    haileyj1 haileyj1 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 17

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    Ever since I was a toddler; before I could remember, my mom told me, I would occasionally go missing. She even has police reports written up, on her toddler (myself) missing. She...
    PanzerBat PanzerBat 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    I can't remember the first time I did get caught coz I think I was around 6 or 7 and it was just dismissed by people as I didn't understand what I was really doing. But earliest...
    apwnn apwnn 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I was 13 and pregnant, I was a case of rape, he was taking me home from church and took me to a park instead. I was afraid of him, he told me he would be picking me up every...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    My dad was and still is the most important person to me. Hes the only one who really cares about me and what happens to me. My mom wishes she never had me, my brother and sister...
    noone447 noone447 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    There was once a guy from my Christian school (I was initially Christian going in as an eighth grader) who I really liked. He had a feminine edge to his behavior, but I overlooked...
    ArchSeven327 ArchSeven327 18-21, M Mar 18

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    The fist time I use Girl Clothes....It was night y I just wake up to go to the bathroom so I see it, the was a cute(for me) bikini (ask for photo) so I just decide to try it on I...
    vanessalovewearingpanties vanessalovewearingpanties 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    Hello Everyone! This is my story of when I was bullied in public school. If you're a victim of bullying, stay strong. I started getting bullied in my first year of public...
    Maria16 Maria16 16-17 Mar 18

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