“What? But how could that possibly be satisfying for you? Did he perform oral on you or at least fingering? And the cuddle afterwards? What was in it for you?”
“I told you I’m not a virgin before we started dating, but you seem to think that it was a one-off mistake with only one ex. Well, it wasn’t.”
“Last week, we attended the premarital counselling there and it was hilarious. I don’t know. Maybe the Orthodox priests are more chill, but he was like “I know all of you are already having sex so let’s just admit it.””
“But I’ve already told you that this is my belief. When we started dating, it was made clear that premarital sex is a sin, therefore, forbidden. You cannot and will not change my mind.”
“I had depression, too, and then I found God. All those conversations, you should be having them with him. Philosophy and psychology… these things will drive you away from God.”
“I’ve never told anyone about this other than my mom. Well, she found out by herself… but maybe I can trust you?” I can’t imagine the pain. The truth is we don’t know nearly as much as we think we do. Open the dialogue.
” Striving to tell the truth is really for your own benefit. That way, you can convince me of your reality. You want to see yourself as a good and righteous person, and being honest helps you build that facade. “
“So which religion is right? They can’t all be right because you will find conflicted ideas in all teachings. One God or many Gods? This just doesn’t make sense. “
We all carry with us a set of beliefs. Those with an attitude that mirrored our own became our teachers because we made it so. We actively participate in filtering and selecting those who fit our agenda.