I live in a very small town in south Louisiana, so finding a female atheist in my age group (I'm 34) is virtually impossible. I am surrounded by christians, mostly catholic. I have tried to find…Continue
"I was an xtain and my dh was an atheist when we got married. He was very good at hiding it. I was questioning many things about my faith and exploring other faiths/ideas when we met. I am not sure if it would have worked if I was rock solid in my…"
"I'm kind of late to this conversation, but this sounds exactly like my experience dating theists. They always say they really don't mind, and they respect your beliefs, but somewhere down the line, they'll start asking why you…"
"Well, you can have a moment of silence anytime you want to, but to stand up and say "It's prayer time for anyone who wants to pray", at least here in the bible belt, the majority will pray because the majority are christian. I…"
"Well I agree with your friend about prayer in schools and I'm an atheist. I definitely don't think it should be conducted by school officials, but I do think it should be allowed for those who want to do it. The way I look at it is... if…"
"Someone may have mentioned this already, but a Christian who would even consider an atheist as a partner is either compromising, or ignorant of the scripture. I believe it says somewhere in there that "thou shall not be yoked with…"
"That. As you already said, there aren't a lot of people for you to talk with out there anyway, and if you can't express yourself to the one you spend the most time with, then where do you find that? I live in Texas, and other than my…"
"maybe its just me but If my girlfriend thought that I was just being religously rebellious and always trying to save me from the wrath of some god, I wouldn't know how much I could take it, so it might work it epends on your tolerance level I…"
"well, yeah sure, I don't see why not, but I havn't really seen this situation before. It really all depends on the couple, you might find it hard to deal with the little naive thing about her belief but this is where you have o let go,…"
"I am very sorry to hear that. I was rooting for you both. My view is this:if this difference between you two affects you SO strongly that it changes how you look at each other,it is better that you are not romantically involved. If you two are able…"
Hello Corey and a big welcome back. Welcome to this friendly meeting place where freethinking atheists recognise that gods are phoney and religion is used to control people;
and how tragic and inexcusable it is that women and minorities have been oppressed these last two thousand years and more.