My first time being shunned in public

by xjwms 64 Replies latest jw friends

  • fleaman uk
    fleaman uk

    narrow minded childishness.


    I like that way of looking at the shunning arrangement.Its pathetic.I had a very strong argument about d,fing with my Elder dad last night regarding the way my D,fed Brother is treated...i used words to that effect and realised what a joke the whole sorry,stupid thing is.

    What a ridiculous religion it is.

  • GetBusyLiving

    I got shunned by a dub the other day, walking in the mall. This person really looked like shit. I felt kinda sorry for her honestly.


  • Lo-ru-hamah

    It really stinks that they can do this kind of thing.

    As yet, we have not been shunned in public but I know it is coming. A jw came to our home the other day and said that they missed us and why we are not attending anymore. I told some of our story, you know, the whole UN scandal and he called us apostates for turning our back on the organization and left promptly. Also, we have a witness employee who has just quit because we are inactive and he cannot continue to work for us in good christian conscience.

    Actually, I think that we are more happy than sad about this. And a family member has sent us the recent Jan. 15, 2006 watchtower asking us to read it.

    What a crock!

  • cyber-sista

    My hubby who was never a JW has been shunned several times in our small community--just recently at an outdoor market by a whole herd of elders out in field service and another time by a sister downtown and then by an elder at the dump. This is very strange to me. For all they know I am just an inactive JW, as I have never spoken to them about the reasons I left the Org. What if I was a JW who was planning on returning to the Org--don't they realize their behaviour would drive me even further away? I saw 4 sisters out in field service right across the street from my house and I was standing in my yard and they didn't acknowlege me ( I am positive they looked over my way). I never hear from any JWs anymore. 20+years of friendships and I am totally ignored. I am grateful for it though--being around JW speak makes me feel crazy. I really don't want to be around these people anymore--their fanaticism scares me.

    Take care all,


  • metatron

    Run up to them and raise your hands like claws and yell:

    "Boogah - boogah!"

    Turn it into the childish joke it is


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