Recovering from Religion


Recovering from Religion

Unless you were raised by atheist parents, you probably had some recovering to do when you left religion. The purpose of RR is to provide a landing place for people when they jump from religion. With local support groups throughout the US, Canada, UK, and Australia, and real-time resources accessible to everyone, RR is where to turn when faith has lost its luster.

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In what way are you still recovering from being brought up religious?

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Richard C Brown Aug 30, 2014. 57 Replies

I was brought up in a fundamentalist family.Anyone still dealing with any issues from religion?Do you fear the result of coming out Atheist to your family?Any thoughts are welcome.Continue

Catholic Family / Atheist Wedding - HELP

Started by Megan. Last reply by tom sarbeck May 31, 2014. 4 Replies

Any one else out there still recovering from Catholic guilt??I come from an extremely Catholic family/upbringing. In 6 days I will be the first person in my entire extended family not to marry a Catholic in a Catholic Church.My biggest source of…Continue

Anyone still deal with anything like this?

Started by Starland Seay. Last reply by Matt Skaggs Aug 26, 2013. 27 Replies

One thing I have noticed is a tendency to "doubt" my new path in life. I still want to reach for the Bible sometimes. I still hesitate somewhat when someone mentions Pascal's "Wager"...LOL! Even though I know that science teaches this and that no…Continue

"Thief in the Night"

Started by cbenhamcox. Last reply by Lorasaur Aug 18, 2013. 2 Replies

Last night I was reading Seth Andrew's book, Deconverted, and I almost fell out of my chair when he discussed being forced to watch the end times film from the 1970's call "A Thief in the Night."  He described some of the scenes, and I had a…Continue

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Comment by Terry Groff on November 12, 2014 at 1:08am

You're welcome Joan. I thought it was pretty cool.

Comment by Joan Denoo on November 12, 2014 at 12:04am

Thanks Terry, for Losing My Religion.

Comment by Darrel Ray on November 11, 2014 at 6:03pm

What do you think of the notion of sex addiction? Episode #10 just went up. I think you may be surprised.

Comment by Darrel Ray on November 7, 2014 at 4:48pm

Episode #8 of Secular Sexuality just went up. It explores compersion, the opposite of jealousy. It can be found at any of these links.

and at

as well as on Spreaker:

Comment by Darrel Ray on September 24, 2014 at 1:05pm

Friends at Secular Sexuality, I am happy to announce the official launch of my new podcast, Secular Sexuality. This is like no other sexuality podcast. I deal openly with all sorts of issues but most importantly, I hit religion and religious sexual programming head on. The first three episodes are up now with two more up soon. It is available on iTunes, Spreaker and soon on iHeart Radio. Please give a listen and let others know and please rate it on iTunes. I think you will find it unlike any other sex and sexuality podcast.

Comment by Richard C Brown on September 1, 2014 at 1:50pm

Terry I enjoyed the Article I can relate.Thanks !!

Comment by Terry Groff on August 20, 2014 at 4:52pm

Thanks Idaho

Comment by Idaho Spud on August 20, 2014 at 4:14pm

Good article Terry.

Comment by Terry Groff on August 20, 2014 at 2:15am

I found this interesting article in the Huffington Post "Healthy Living" section.

Losing My Religion

Comment by Darrel Ray on February 8, 2014 at 3:48pm

Thanks all, glad you found The Thinking Atheist discussion useful. 


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