"Welcome, Desiree! Glad you could join us. :D
Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Diversity for a Better Future, Partnership Vision, and possibly…"
Desiree, I love your name; welcome to Atheist Nexus. This group has many wise, intelligent, resourceful, compassionate, and funny atheists. By finding Groups and Forums on subjects that interest you and participating in their discussions, you can quickly feel at home, free to express your thoughts and feelings in a safe environment. I agree with Ruth about good places to start.