Category Archives: Your Stories

10 Things I’ve Learned About You In The Past Three Years

Your Stories of Atheism

Three years ago, I started this web site and asked you to share your experiences as atheists with me. Over that time, I’ve received thousands of your stories. With the option to request your story not be published in the story submission form, many of those stories never went public. But I read them. And my heart

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Your Stories of Atheism: Beaten For Reading Stephen King

Child crying - your stories of atheism

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Our first story this week is from Cory. He says, So my story is fairly boring, I was born

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Your Stories of Atheism: Realizing The Lie

Stories of atheism

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. The first story today is from Carah: I was raised believing in the basics of christianity… but it was

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Your Stories of Atheism: Sorry Mom! We’re All Atheist!

Sorry, Mom!

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Our first story this week is from Daniel: I’ve always been an Atheist. I just didn’t know it. I

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Your Stories of Atheism: Playing The Game

Church

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. The first story this week is from Ava: I was raised in a Southern Baptist church, my father was

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Your Stories of Atheism: Sobriety Is Easier Without God

Sobriety

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Our first story is from Brenda: I was sent to Sunday school every Sunday. I remember thinking, when I

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Your Stories of Atheism: When Kids Doubt

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This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Here’s a quick story, much like my own, from Jeff: My story is quite brief. I was born a

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Your Stories Of Atheism: I’m An Atheist And I’m Goddamned Proud

baptism

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. First up this week, is Adam: A mix of things. I was ‘religious’ for about 16 years. I didn’t

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Your Stories of Atheism: From Dogma to Dawkins

Richard Dawkins: One of the things wrong with religion...

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. Let’s hear from Karmen, first: Where do I start? I was raised in a hardcore Catholic family. My parents

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Your Stories of Atheism: From Mexico to the Philippines

Mexican Catholic Church

This is an ongoing series featuring your stories of how you came to identify as an atheist. If you want to send me your story, you can submit it here. To read past stories, click here. The first story today comes from Gustavo: I live in Mexico, a very religious country, where a great majority

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