Topics Started by Georgiegirl
147 JonathanH in
i have neither friends nor family to turn to.
the result of being born in a cult.
but i need to talk about this.
67 simon17 in
first time i got a chance to read his book, "combatting cult mind control" and was interested to see if jw's fell into the cult mold.
my opinion after carefully reading and having left the witnesses after almost 30 years is... no, they don't.
however, i would add that they wish they were but are simply too big and unwieldy to really pull it off.
87 Ultimate Reality in
pdfs can be obtained at jw.org.... spiritual gem #1. perhaps witnesses should apply the standard the wt recommends for gathering information on the internet to wt publications; from page 4:.
(1) who published this.
94 karter in
goin to be some hot love baby this evening..
19 gutted in
i am considering going to a therapist.
even though i believe i have gotten better and made some progress (it has been roughly a year since i stopped attending meetings, doing anything jw-wise), i still have a lot of negative self-talk which is hard to overcome, especially during off days like today.. i find the hardest things for me is low self-esteem and social interactions/anxiety.
i'm sure some of you can sympathsize, and though i am not fully blaming my issues soley to my jw upbring (born-in) i know it compounded those issues.. .
30 Broken Promises in
if, and i'm saying, if, the pics of osama were released, would you want to look at them?.
do you think you could stomach the sight of a man with a bullet through the eye?.
or would it be worth it just to prove once and for all that the terrorist king is dead?.
125 StandFirm in
this seems to be a favorite topic to bring up to any witnesses who post on any website where there are any opposers, either here or topix or anywhere.. so, here is the one and only place i will be discussing it.
who can prove that witnesses are specifically told not to post on websites about them?.
42 Mad Sweeney in
still not finished with a degree yet but i'll get there.. how about you?.
37 Cameron_Don in
will you heed jehovahs.
(the watchtower - july 15, 2011).
49 headisspinning in
on saturday, my ex husband went on the platform at the one day circuit assembly and slandered me in front of 800+ people.. my jw family is even up in arms because he basically lied and ruined any last bits of my reputation that i had left, the worst part is this was elder sanctioned.. i am really exhausted from all the upheaval so i will get right to the point.
the following is what i sent to my mother:.