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Originally Posted by bluebirdmama1
Nice to hear from you, Maggie. I just posted a bit to you in the mystic thread. Cool what you have come to realize about your own religion. I thought about staying mormon part time, but I find I am like an abused in the face of the abuser and I emotionally shut down. If my former bishop or the prophet had told me to jump off a cliff or be a suicide bomber, I probably would have considered it. That is how brainwashed I was. So now I am staying far away form it until recover.
Completely understandable. You are so not alone. Truth be told I can't walk into my ward without having a panic attack. What you are experiencing is something I have watched ex-Mormon friends of mine go through. IMO it speaks volumes about the church.
Maggie, blissfully married mama of 5 little ladies on my own little path.