Hi everyone. Thanks for welcoming me to your community. It's nice to see that I'm not alone.I knew I was an atheist when I was six-years-old or so, only I didn't know that was the term then. My…Continue
"I can understand what you're going through. Women tend to be more religious, and I hope she finally sees that marriage and love are far more important than some wrathful, manipulative deity/church. Don't assume that the rest of the…"
Personally the only advice I can offer is that you try to reason with her and try to make her understand why it is that you have no belief in God. Tell her your reasons, give her your best arguments as to why you think God belief is pointless.…"
"I am so sorry that you are having to go through this, Rob. Ouch. My suggestion is little different from many others so far. Rather than trying to work hard to present your case or show your wife why she might be wrong, it might be best to focus on…"
"Rob, welcome and feel free to post as often as needed! We ALL feel your pain.
Once the dust settles and she has time to process the cognitive dissonance (she was brought up hearing "atheist" as a synonym for "evil", and now…"
"Oh My GOD. This is bad, dude. Not that i need to tell you that. I wouldn't call you dude if you knew your name. I'll call you COA, or Cal, for short, I guess. So, Cal. I am an atheist, and became one…"
"Hi Rob! Just a few thoughts on your situation: yes, give her time, and in that time be the same lovely husband that she's always known. She needs time to process the information. Have you considered getting some couples counseling? Do you think…"
"What pisses her off more - that you are an atheist, or that you don't believe in the Judeo-Christian god? My guess is the latter. Maybe she needs to consider the oddity that is how people become so entangled with the religion they identify…"
"Greets and welcome, Rob. I'm glad you found us.I won't claim to have any monster sage advice for you either, other than perhaps this: ask her to look at her reaction, specifically in the light of what your relationship was BEFORE she…"
"I'll start by admitting that I'm probably the last person on here who needs to give advice on saving a marriage; having been divorced twice, and refusing to ever get married again. Kind of like getting food safety storage tips from Jeffery…"
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