No Longer Religious

I’m on a quest to improve myself.

For about 6 months now, I’ve been struggling with my connection to my past.  I was dating a girl, whom I am no longer seeing, and the nature of our relationship was forcing me to address many things about my religion that I’ve sealed off in a box in the corner of my mind.  There were some painful memories hidden in that box for obvious reason, but plenty of happy ones were stored there as well. 

Skip to the present, and I’m finding it much harder to deal with the issues of my past than I had expected.  I’ve found that in the last 5 years or so, I’ve begun to disassociate from my religious upbringing, and for the longest time, I just assumed it was a phase.  Now I’m beginning to understand that I no longer wish to live the life I was taught to live.  This has brought me to try to understand my life, and I’ve found some marvelous tools to help me with this. 

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