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|Subject: Re: He Lost 95% of His "Friends"||Date: 10/15/2012 2:33 PM|
|Author: 1poorguy||Number: 183602 of 197445|
Probably about the same reaction. What do you think?
I would think that anyone who would "un-friend" because of gayness would likely also do so because of atheism.
I wish I could remember if it was someone on the boards here, or elsewhere. But I am aware of one example where a son came out as atheist to his fundy parents, and the mother responded with "well that was 20 years wasted"**. As I recall the parents (particularly the mother) broke off further contact.
That's not a mentality I understand, so I can't really comment further (except that I think it is dysfunctional). If 1poorlady did that to 1poorkid when she finally finds out 1pk is not a believer, I'd probably divorce her. Fortunately, while she would be upset and angry for days or weeks, I don't think she could ever shun her baby.
**Or twenty-something...the guy was twenty-something years old, I'm thinking still in college when this event occurred.
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