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Teen suicide
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Teen suicide
My wife just showed me an article in the Daily Mail about a 14 year old christian girl who committed suicide. She did this because she was gay, and couldn't handle telling her parents. She felt such shame about not being what a Christian is "meant to be" that she took her own life.

Religion makes me sick to my core.
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#2
RE: Teen suicide
I really don't know what to say, I'm disgusted. Dogmatic ideologies are what will bring us to our destruction.
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RE: Teen suicide
At least it's good that she wasn't sent to conversion therapy.
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RE: Teen suicide
Well, hopefully it was relatively painless. A bit sad that this is still a thing... Undecided
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#5
RE: Teen suicide
It makes me sick that people are driven to suicide because they're indoctrinated to view their nature as evil.
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RE: Teen suicide
This is a sad story but there are itger stories about christians who are gay and were able to tell their prents and friends.

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RE: Teen suicide
(December 31, 2014 at 12:18 pm)C4RM5 Wrote: This is a sad story but there are itger stories about christians who are gay and were able to tell their prents and friends.

But if their environment wouldn't brand their nature as sick, it wouldn't come to this guilt complex in the first place.
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RE: Teen suicide
That is very true still many christians act with compassion towards others who are gay as they themselves sin. Yes people should feel this guilt but they shouldn't need to bottle it up as everyone sins, therefore everyone should be understanding.

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RE: Teen suicide
(December 31, 2014 at 12:24 pm)C4RM5 Wrote: That is very true still many christians act with compassion towards others who are gay as they themselves sin. Yes people should feel this guilt but they shouldn't need to bottle it up as everyone sins, therefore everyone should be understanding.

See, the problem is, that you don't even mean that to be judgmental. You're probably a good person, but what you believe is abysmal.
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RE: Teen suicide
Yea I think I got confusing in my wording, what I meant to say was that the teen that committed suicide should have never needed to feel that way because everyone else (includi g her parents) continually sin.

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