My Mom (atheist) recently retired to the Ozarks. She has commented that the religiosity in Mid and Southern MO is off-the-chart. Do you find it difficult when interacting with your friends and the rest of the community? Does your husband encourage "atheist proselytizing". I'm a 3rd gen atheist and am always interested in people who have broken free. Especially those living in smallish rural towns. Was Scott Joplin a theist....just wondering.
I absolutely LOVE the clock comparison and btw I am stealing it, but I promise to quote you on it, lol. My entire family is quite active in church activities. Since I haven't lived at home for years my life choices haven't been an issue. I am definately lucky to have a wonderful wife who is an even stronger atheist than myself.
You have been very barve. Now you are in the right place. Perhaps your husband will learn much here too.
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