Melissa
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Melissa liked Joe's blog post Construx, JiminyCricket, and Delusional Doctors.
Jul 7, 2013
Melissa and Chris Spurrier are now friends
Jul 6, 2013
Melissa is now friends with Heather Little and Suzanne Olson-Hyde
Mar 22, 2012
Heather Little commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"First off, welcome!  Thank you for sharing your story with everyone.  Every person that shares their personal experiences with others, helps someone, somewhere.  You never know who you might be helping. I am so grateful for this…"
Mar 22, 2012
archaeopteryx commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"C Elaine, interesting you should say that. On my own website, I've explored the origin of the biblical god, tracing him back to Mesopotamia, from which Abram/Abraham (if he ever existed) came. Mesopotamia was originally settled by the…"
Mar 22, 2012
C Elaine Clark commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"when people say(  rain bow in the sky ) god did that, I say which one ? The greek gods, the hindu gods, the  jewish god , the baptist god, the amish god, the catholic god, the morman god, thats gets them thinking ?????  …"
Mar 22, 2012
Suzanne Olson-Hyde commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Melissa - you are doing really well - when shite happens, it fugs your brain. Been there, done that, even though for different reasons - you are a good person, religion or not - always remember that. Be eternally grateful you have a bloke in your…"
Mar 22, 2012
archaeopteryx commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
""Spacey" or not Melissa, I thought you expressed yourself very well. I was five when I asked my mother how it was that other people in other countries had religions different from ours - I never did get a satisfactory answer. I'm…"
Mar 22, 2012
Melissa commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Thank you all for your input. I haven't replied in a few days as I'm not feeling the bestest! I have been a "serious doubter" my entire life. Starting from very early in life, kindergartenish, I have had all sorts of questions…"
Mar 22, 2012
Arcturus commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Thank you, thank you, thank you guys for the good advice.  After reading the comments, I realized that there is a part of me that WANTS to be found out by him--I just can't believe I'm in this position.  I never would have…"
Mar 21, 2012
Karen Loethen commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Melissa, YES, it is enough that you are a kind, compassionate, caring human being!  I honestly wish she could be a kind, compassionate, caring human being too, but she lives in fear.  It's tough being in her shoes.  I feel some…"
Mar 20, 2012
Reg The Fronkey Farmer commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Here is a link to a previous post and a good word for the "fear" of Atheism."
Mar 19, 2012
Robert Karp left a comment for Melissa
"Welcome to the Think Atheist community Melissa! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! Welcome again and make yourself at home!"
Mar 19, 2012
SteveInCO commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Laurel I know someone else who was in the exact position you are... but her son did find out and sure enough that is exactly what happened. You might want to change your user name, as it's possible he will google you someday and find it…"
Mar 18, 2012
Arcturus commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Yes, I agree that like Sam Harris and many of the other greats point out, even though religion evolved as way to try to cope with life and it's then 'unknowingness', now that we have more information, unfortunately it's going to…"
Mar 18, 2012
Tim commented on Melissa's blog post 'Hurt feelings.'
"Melissa, I can sympathize with your situation. I've been divorced for several years. Every once in a while I step back into the dating arena to see what's going on. I'm a "Nice Guy" (really). I don't smoke, drink, drug,…"
Mar 18, 2012

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
Age
36-40
Relationship Status
In a Relationship
Why are you here?
I enjoy reading everything on this site and have found myself, recently, wanting to get involved in some of the conversations.
The religion you left
Christian
Think Atheist Travel Network Couch Availability - Are you able to host anyone now?
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Hurt feelings.

Posted on March 15, 2012 at 6:58pm 44 Comments

I just joined TA today after having been 'lurking' for months... so, "Hello!"

I am currently attending an intensive outpatient therapy group that meets every day. I'm dealing with some unresolved, and until very recently, unremembered incidents from my childhood. "Graduating" tomorrow, tyvm!

There are many different types of people in this group, dealing with some pretty serious issues. Even though I'm there as part of the group, folks usually gravitate to me for reassurance…

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At 11:26am on March 19, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Melissa! Join us in the chat on the bottom right of the screen and feel free to ask questions and get involved as much or as little as you want! Welcome again and make yourself at home!

 
 
 

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