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What beliefs or logic were you born into and have now escaped the indoctrination/logic of past influences?

Or did you keep your born into beliefs of the majority that surrounded you in early development?
TeresaRudolph71 · 51-55, F
Your parents always know what's best for you and always have your best interests at heart, even if what they're doing is really hurting you.

Whatever happens to you is God's will. Even if someone really hurts you, that's part of God's plan for you. If you want things to change, you need to pray about it, but then if things don't change, that's just the way it's supposed to be.

It's very important to be "normal." It's not okay to be too different from everyone else, because you will be an embarrassment, and we will need to do something about it.

It's not okay for you to express any negative emotions. Those must be squelched immediately, though it's perfectly fine for Mom to yell and scream for half an hour or more, because her feelings are important.

Oh yeah, I've escaped all of those. I still do what I have to do to keep the peace, but not at the expense of my sanity or well-being.
LienOnYourDreams · 41-45, M
@TeresaRudolph71 Relatable. I like you! I'm glad you escaped and thought through all that psychological nonsense.
TeresaRudolph71 · 51-55, F
@LienOnYourDreams Thank you! I really appreciate that. :)
hippyjoe1955 · 61-69, M
Atheism/scientism. Broke free and became Christian.
LienOnYourDreams · 41-45, M
@hippyjoe1955 Interesting. I hope you found what works for you.
hippyjoe1955 · 61-69, M
@LienOnYourDreams Christianity is much more logical than atheism/scientism. Just couldn't believe in magic mud anymore.
JustinOnTheRoad · 31-35, M
I realized early on that Republipukes do not care about Science or the environment.
curiosi · 61-69, F
Remember those kids in California?? Where the one escaped and called for help?? Yeah my parents were same. I had to learn EVERYTHING!
LienOnYourDreams · 41-45, M
@curiosi Yes, I remember... Sheesh, I'm glad you survived to a healthier life.
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JaggedLittlePill · 41-45, F

I knew pretty early in age that I thought differently than my family. I never understood why they did not want me playing with other children simply because they were black. I never listened, though, I played with anyone I wanted to and as I grew older I fought tooth and nail with my mother over it. Eventually, she realized the error of her ways.
LienOnYourDreams · 41-45, M
@JaggedLittlePill Awesome! I grew up with racist jabs and remarks daily. The N word was thrown around by several close to me. I survived to not continue that family trend and now I'm very triggered by it.

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