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Was there a particular event in your life that contributed to you becoming atheist?

I'm new to this site, so I apologize ahead of time if this topic is repetitive. About a month ago, a close family member of mine passed awa…

Started by Kalista Whitney

70 on Wednesday
Reply by Christopher Cosgrove

Are you open about being an atheist or are you in the closet?

I am semi in the closet. I do have to admit that I am not comfortable discussing my views with just anyone. I am the type that wants everyo…

Started by Atheist Andrea

522 Apr 21
Reply by Freethinker31

What is there about the word "atheist" that makes normally sane people act crazy?

Help! I just got off the phone with my best friend. I started telling her about an event I attended recently. When I mentioned the group's…

Started by Kathleen Z.

178 Apr 11
Reply by Rock

So many issues with coming out....

Ugh, I have the tendency to write a book when I type, so I am really going to try to restrain myself. In fact, I just cut everything I ori…

Started by Zoie Rayne

13 Feb 5
Reply by Leon Gretsky

So What Made You First Start To Doubt?

As weird as it is, I think it was the attitude of my former "fellow" Christians that started me on the road to doubt. Even though I've got…

Started by Athianarchist

328 Jan 12
Reply by Sky God

Weddings with Christian Family

So I've been to a few weddings the past year and one thing I've noticed is how deeply religious the ceremony is. For one wedding it made se…

Started by George Kittrell

17 Nov 13, 2014
Reply by Michael Pianko

Dealing with the stigma.

I am not what some would call a "Militant Atheist". Having shared that, I must admit that sometimes I find it quite difficult to deal with…

Started by Donald Allen Sauls II

20 Nov 9, 2014
Reply by Michael Penn

Can you stay in the closet forever?

I'm the kind of person who hate pretending even if i tried to pretend i fail miserably xD So being an atheist living in a religious societ…

Started by RRR

5 Aug 2, 2014
Reply by Plinius

Mostly out of the closet

I was raised Mormon. That's a religion that dictates just about every aspect of the followers' lives. Most of my social life was constructe…

Started by D Craig Depew

15 Jul 24, 2014
Reply by Pandarius

Annual visit with the BA in-laws

Every summer, we visit my husband's family down south. While at lunch with my MIL and SILs on Friday, the topic of religion came up (surpri…

Started by Christine

11 Jul 11, 2014
Reply by Christine

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