Does this ever happen to you?

by stillin 11 Replies latest jw friends

  • Pete Zahut
    Pete Zahut
    I have fond and melancholy feelings when I think back on my days in high school and the freedom, fun and friends I had. I also remember at the end, very much wanting to get out of there and I also know I wouldn't want to go back. It's better as a memory that it was in day to day reality.
  • cultBgone

    I think all people tend to romanticize the past, quite possibly it's our brain's way of protecting us from all the negative things we've experienced.

    I used to think the religion was so wonderful because of the diverse worldwide "family" we enjoyed, yet in reality it was never a loving family at all. It was just a fantasy. Because the minute you step outside of the jw box, you cease to exist for them.

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