i have just let islam and now i feel really happy that i take off my scraf on my headand on my brain too ,but at the same time i feel copmlety strange .how am going to stat a new life after bieng a muslima for 20 years . i want your advise how am going to cope with my new situation and how long i 've to act to stay safe? i really need your help.

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Comment by luvtheheaven on May 2, 2010 at 8:56pm
I think you are very brave and it must be very freeing to take off the headscarf but also VERY scary for you. We all wish you the best of luck adjusting to the realization that Islam is not the truth. Unfortunately I know pretty much nothing about what life is like in Morocco. How dangerous is it there? You are asking us how long must you act and pretend in order to stay safe. I have no idea. What is your country like, what is your family like even? Would anyone accept you as different or would they hurt you or do something awful to you if they found out you are not Muslim anymore?
Comment by Misty: Baytheist Living! on May 2, 2010 at 9:24pm
Your safety has to take priority. No matter what, do not endanger yourself. I know a lot of Muslim countries still have some very barbaric laws concerning atheism.

I wish I could help you more.
If you feel that you really are in danger, I'd suggest applying for refugee status in the U.K. It would be a very fresh start with a very new life. You'd never have to worry about not wearing a headscarf or any other issues for being atheist.
Comment by luvtheheaven on May 2, 2010 at 9:27pm
Yeah, I agree your safety MUST take priority, and I too wish I could help you more than I can.
Comment by kiki kiki on May 2, 2010 at 9:42pm
thank you very much misty i will look for that in the inter iwsh i will have another chance to start a new life.
Comment by kvnvk on May 3, 2010 at 2:18am
congratulations kiki on making what must be a very scary and very liberating decision to accept reason and rationality despite what must be enormous pressure to conform to your religious traditions. definitely do your best to stay safe and given what you have said about how people speak of non-muslims it may mean having to leave the country as Misty suggested. I wish you the best in your efforts.
Comment by Shanika on May 3, 2010 at 4:31pm
Wow! Congrats on your new way of thinking. I agree with Misty and the others. Your safety is most important. All the best to you! Man! I think we take for granted the freedom we have in America sometimes. Don't get me wrong, we get heat for being atheists too but we certainly would be arrogant to compare it to what many others have to face. Good luck to you KiKi. Please be safe!
Comment by mounir on May 9, 2010 at 2:17pm
hey! congrats to you :) I am from Casablanca too and atheist (been so for couple of years now) I live in Tokyo nowadays, but I will return to Morocco soon, and would love to meet up :)
wish u the best of luck coping with ur new life

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