Finding Out the Truth

I didn't expect things to turn out the way they did. After taking
the missionary discussions and with the support and
prompting of my friends and a few family members I was
baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Day Saints at the age of 14. It was a time of great happiness
but also of heartache. I radically changed my life in order to

Still in Recovery

June 2010. Like many here, I feel that the LDS church has stolen my youth, my family, my sexuality, my personality, and my sanity. I sporadically post under my real name, but for this post I want to be anonymous and have altered a few non-essential details.

My Long Journey Away from Mormonism

I am a 58 year old woman who finally left the Mormon Church about 6 years ago. My parents joined the Mormon Church when I was 10 months old so I was raised in the church.

A Convert at 19 Writes

Hi Eric

Thank you very much for your website. It gave me a lot of useful information on my way out of the Mormon church. I´m also very glad to be able to communicate to other exmormons.

Now, this is my story. Please, only use my nickname.

Manfesto of an Apostate June 2002

This is an edited version of a Manifesto I originally wrote in 1997. It was for myself, a form of venting some frustration. What I have deleted here are mainly many quotes and so forth that I leave the reader to find elsewhere.

My Story by Bulldog Sep 2001

Thoughts on Mormonism

The beginning.

There have been some people who have asked why I have given up on the
religion that I grew up with. That’s a good question and it deserves a
thoughtful answer. Had you asked me that question a couple of years ago I
would have shrugged and said that I just didn’t feel it in my heart anymore.

I've been out of Mormonism a long time, but still miss it sometimes Sep 2011

I was born into a fanatically Mormon family. My father was a descendant of
the pioneers; his grandparents were polygamists. My mother's family were
more recent converts but very dedicated to the faith. I was the youngest of
several children.

As a child I loved church. I loved scripture reading and seminary. By the
time I was 18 I probably knew more about the church than most members ever

Relief at Finding

First let me say how much of a relief it is for me to have found this website. Never before had I felt truly understood in this world, but hearing these stories has made me realize that I'm not alone. Thank you so much.