everyone has said,
it was damm worth it.
lost all my friends that I built up over a lifetime. I lost a great woman of
almost 30 years and we had a great marriage.
I lost a great life style, a big home, and about a million dollars in
the bank went to legal fees for the divorce and unbeknown to me, hundreds of
thousands went to the Watchtower. And now I am living in a small apartment
about 500 square-ft. And it’s hard to build up another large group of friends
at this late point in my life.
But once you get through the hell of knowing you were scammed and a
victim of a cult, the feelings and
emotions of the freedom you now have are indescribable.
need to have a measure of truth in my life. I could never go back to the WT and
live a lie. Even if I would get back everything I’ve lost, I just couldn’t go
And like JakeM2012 said:
just glad not to be going to the Kingdom Hall
every other day and twice on the weekend. Add in the time lost in Elders
meetings, working on the kingdom hall, doing the lawn maintenance etc, and
building other peoples kingdom halls. The time that the religion consumes is
Was it worth it? …... No god and no justice and no afterlife.
My advice to you is;
That’s an assumption that you can’t
proof absolutely and never will in this lifetime. So it really doesn’t matter
if you do believe or don’t believe or don’t give a hoot.
Once I realized that we will never
know those things you mentioned, I stopped searching for A complete answer.
Then my life started getting better mentally and emotionally. Now I can concentrate
on my physical well being.
Things do get better with time and a little effort.