What is your name? Carisa
Where were you born? U.S.A.
Were u raised as a JW? Yes
If you converted to JW later in life, why? n/a
When were you baptized a JW? 1986
When were you disfellowshipped, or disassociated, and for what? n/a
Are you Married? Yes
Did you ever pioneer/aux pioneer? How long? aux sporadically
If you are Dfed or D A ed, do any active witnesses still talk to you in secret? n/a
Which teachings of the WTBTS do you disagree with the most? spiritual stonings
Which Teachings of the WTBTS do you agree with still? lol. ( & don't tell me about
the teachings re: honesty, murder, etc....they do not have the market cornered on that stuff...)
If you could take any of it back, would u? ? where do I get my refund?
What was your worst experience at the door in the field service? Many, but I will pick one.
When I was a JW kid, some sister took me with her on RV's. One of her RVs was on an inactive JW family.
The woman at the door actually seemed very happy. There was a bumpersticker on her car that said something
about her child being in the school band. I was so jealous because, unlike her child, I wasn't allowed to go to school.
What was your best experience in field service? when no one was home
What was the last memorial u attended? 1993
What is one thing you wish you could say now that your eyes have been opened to an active witness? Peace be unto you.
Did you have to go through therapy after leaving? Yes, for stuff I initially thought was unrelated to the JW stuff. It was.
how did you deprogram yourself from WT thinking? As a child, I read as many alternative views as I could, on the sly.
Don't know if I'm completely deprogrammed though...lol
Has anyone else quit the religion because you left? Dunno.
What’s the craziest thing you ever heard at the kingdom hall? Too many to tell. One was that "Isaiah" should be pronounced "Eye-ZAi-ya"
Have you spoken to any witnesses who came to your door after you were Dfed about what you know now? Nope
What teachings do you think the society should throw out? That their teachings are even necessary. God don't need no middle man.
What did you do to your literature after you quit? Left it behind.
Have you been to an APOSTAFEST, and was it fun? n/a
Did you go sex crazy when you left? nunya
Did you dye your hair, get a tattoo, or pierce yourself? I got all four of my piercings before I was ten years old.
Have you picketed a convention yet, or will you? haven't & won't
Do you have any regrets? I've had a few...
Do you think you will ever recover fully? *shrug*
Would you ever go back? Nope