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HappyPrimate's Avatar Jump to comment 18 by HappyPrimate

Living in the deep south bible belt of the USA makes "coming out" really frightening and dangerous. I did come out to my family a few years ago and they really just blew it off as me being in a bad mood. I've lived a solitary life as an atheist for over 30 years. I would not dare come out to people at work because they would most definitely do their best to make life miserable there for me. I do make small comments back that I do not agree with statements on the rapture and usually get incredulous stares back. Only 6 more yrs to work and then I can come out without fear of being able to feed and house myself. I did recently find a local atheist group and I am excited about meeting up with them today for the first time. It will be great to know people in my area who can provide a comfortable social life. As for the article, I too like Greta and her talk was terrific, but it really isn't fun where I live and work.

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 17:08:19 UTC | #875039