Convert’s Corner

Stories of Deconversion

Hello everyone! Since childhood I always believed in a higher power that created everything that exists but not in the creationist way. I believed...

People like me who are a big fan of science and history find religious superstitious stories very insulting to humans’ intelligence. Whatever I have...

I was a lonely child. The father I loved was a soldier who, through postings, was missing for perhaps half the first ten years...

Hi, my name is Zack. I was raised as a reformed Jew, and currently have not told my family of my "deconversion". I am 13-a...

My mother, like her parents and no doubt their parents, is a church-goer of the Anglican faith, so it was a given that I...

Interestingly enough I spent my early childhood as a deist, in my later childhood and adolescence became a theist and am now an atheist....

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