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  • My name is A
     OP - February 19, 2011, 02:03 AM

    Hi everyone, I'd like to introduce myself. My name is A.  Smiley
    (I won't give my actual name here because i don't want to be found.)

    Long story made short.

    I'm male, ex muslim, and i live in Northern England.

    While growing up my father was abusive in every way. It hurts when i think about the way my family was treated, especially my brother. He had a strong heart, and he 'answered back' a little too much for my fathers liking.

    My brother moved out when he was quite young, and as time went by he spoke to the family less and less. Back then i thought he was the one who was wrong. I'd ask him what he believed in and he'd say something simple like 'life'. He'd escaped them, he was free, he was brave and it took me a while to see that. We often got into arguments about me going to the mosque when i didn't want to, he hated me not thinking for myself. Years later my brother died.

    A few more years later and i rarely spoke to my family. One day I explained to my cousin that I'm no longer a muslim. He spread it around to everyone and that was when the threats started. I had my facebook and email account hacked, awful messages sent to my friends, and threats were made. I didn't take it seriously, until I was beaten up and left with broken ribs and a punctured lung.

    I moved away for a while, then i decided I'd had enough so i moved back to where i was before. Things have been calm for a while now.  I don't have contact with ANY of my family. Not even the ones i thought i could trust and most of my friends are atheist. I've grown as a person and gained freedom, i feel wiser and stronger now.

  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #1 - February 19, 2011, 02:13 AM

    Welcome to the forum Smiley

    It's disheartening to hear how your family ditched you after you told them but sadly it's a predictable reaction.  Cry

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  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #2 - February 19, 2011, 02:57 AM

    Welcome and your story makes me sad although domestic violence isnt isolated to Islam it's sad people use it to justify their action. The way I see violence, parents who are confused or ignorant to the world react to that uncertainty with fear and use power and control on their family in order to try and protect them or shield from their environment. It's sad how people react out of fear and uncertainty.
  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #3 - February 19, 2011, 03:16 AM

    Hey A, welcome.

    "That it is indeed the speech of an illustrious messenger" (The Koran 69:40)
  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #4 - February 19, 2011, 03:27 AM

    Hi, A.
    First off heres the traditional welcome gift:

    && Very brave of your brother to choose to leave the household and live on his own.
    And also ur very brave for going through what you have been through.
    You should rlly b proud of who you are and all that you're endured.
    And also for thinking for yourself!
     far away hug

    Btw, our of curiousity, how old are yyou.

    Anyway, greetings ^_^
  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #5 - February 19, 2011, 04:10 AM

    Sadly, 'tis life.

    Religion can make family and even the best of friends turn on each other.

    I think your brother's heroic individualism may have survived through you. Smiley

    "Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well."
    - Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #6 - February 19, 2011, 04:21 AM

    Hey A, Welcome to the forum!! Smiley

    Are you gay or straight?
    Are you hot?

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  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #7 - February 19, 2011, 06:11 AM

    Welcome A.  Here's your parrot.   parrot

    "Befriend them not, Oh murtads, and give them neither parrot nor bunny."  - happymurtad's advice on trolls.
  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #8 - February 19, 2011, 06:52 AM

    welcome bro! and congrats on your freedom.

    so what started your doubts ??

    Nothing can be more contrary to religion and the clergy than reason and common sense. - Voltaire
  • Re: My name is A
     Reply #9 - February 19, 2011, 10:53 AM

    Welcome from a fellow Northerner (Manchester) - where abouts are you from?

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