New members of Singletarians heard that caution soon after they joined the large (400+ members) singles group that met weekly at the Phoenix Arizona Unitarian-Universalist church.
I heard it, ignored it, and learned its truth. My needs, not clearly known, influenced my choice more than my reason.
Is it true also that when people leave a long-held religion, they find it difficult to cast aside every element of that religion?
I quit Catholicism traumatically and the thought of someday returning sickened me. I did not right away lose my desire to hear the sounds of a large pipe organ in a cathedral-like building.
Sometimes, leaving takes time.