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5 Irritating After-Effects of Losing Religion

Growing up means things change.  Your experiences shape your perceptions, and eventually you stop seeing things the same way and realize you might not believe in what you used to believe.  Just like you thought Dragonball Z made sense or you could grow up to be a tiger-training astronaut, some people grow up and question whether or not they truly believe in God, and sometimes come to the conclusion that the religious organization they’re part of is wrong.  While there are plenty of complex, tragic tales out there regarding loss of religion, for some of us, it was much simpler: we realized we didn’t believe it, wanted to get out, and want to move on with our lives.  But sometimes, that’s the hardest way to go.

(Please note that, while I’m addressing religion of all types in the general sense, my examples and references will be predominantly related to Christianity, simply because that’s where my personal experiences lie.  ALSO I’M  ‘MURIKAN, AND ‘MURKIA IS CHRISTIAN NATION!)

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