"Come on in, the water's fine! If you're a former Christian, I recommend the site ex-christian.net (also the group by the same name here on A/N). It helped me a lot with dealing with some of my old issues, like catching myself throwing up…"
"I was a Meetup member years ago, about the time they decided to start charging group leaders. I'd already spent money out of my pocket to advertise Meetup for free, so I declined to pay. Didn't know if Meetup policy had changed since…"
"Yes, I was a true believer. I was the most religious person among my friends and family for a number of years. I was never a very outspoken, in-your-face type of Christian, but I took my belief in God very seriously and wanted everyone to believe in…"
"Welcome to the dark side! ;-) Just take a deep breath and realize that there are many people here who've taken the same journey as you and are living happy, productive, fulfilling, godless lives.
Use us as a support. Ask questions, learn,…"
"You might look at meetup.com because there are often athiest groups. I often noticed that the more religious your area is, the more likely there is going to be an atheist meet up. The whole idea. There are also humanist organizations, which…"
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I have been running a long discussion (over 60 posts) there about being "Proud to be Atheist" because we should all be at least inwardly proud---seeing that atheists and humanists hold the intellectual high ground of correctness over the fictions of the irrational, superstitious god believers.