Another fellow blogger de-converting also seeking advice. It kind of reminded me of the anxiety of when I told my wife and pastor that I was no longer a believer. Thought I share his story.
I’m quite emotional right now. I’m on the edge of doing something that can’t be taken back. I feel like I have to do this, but at the same time it might make my life very difficult for the forseable future. Below is a letter to my mother, which I have yet to send her. In it I tell her for the first time that I am an atheist. I’d be glad for any support or advice about coming out as an atheist. Is it better to plan and agonize over it, or do it quick like a band-aid? Once I work up the courage to tell her, I’ll update you with the results.
Hi mom. There’s something I’ve been needing to tell you. I’ve thought for a long time about the perfect way to phrase this so that it wouldn’t be a big deal, but I finally realized there…
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