Last week I was at my best friends house for the first time for her birthday party.She and her family are christians which I have no problem with.We were in the sitting-room and my friends mother asked were we (my ex-friend and me)going to mass.I said no.She asked why and I said I don't believe the bible is proof that god exists.She left it at that.I've only started worrying about this now,I'm worried that she will start asking questions and I won't know how to respectfully disagree.Can somebody please help me?Any tips would be nice and you can share your own experiences.

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Comment by Apple on April 9, 2010 at 7:16pm
Because she quietly let that comment go, she most likely recognizes that your point is valid. To continue to talk about would be dangerous to her faith. She'd prefer to cling to her imaginary safety net rather than engage in risky open discussion.
Comment by Keith A. Szilagyi on April 9, 2010 at 9:02pm
Yep, I agree with PJ and Apple. No need to worry about something that may or may not happen. I've always been a cross the bridge when you get to it kind of guy. You probably won't hear about it again.

Respectfully disagreeing is just that. It's not being insulting to the other person but still holding to your position.
Comment by Jānis Ķimsis on April 10, 2010 at 8:11am
You didn't call her a dumbass for believing, that's all there is to being respectful.

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