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Former Christians, Tell Us What The Turning Point Was That Made You Leave The Religion

There is no wrong answer.

Faith is an important part of many people's lives. A lot of people who were either raised Christian or joined the faith on their own come to a point when they leave the religion completely, which is totally fine.

Maybe you lost a close family member to a traumatic event, and when you sought comfort in the Church a priest told you to move on because their death was necessary as part of God's plan.

A prist holding someone's hand

Perhaps you displayed some bad behavior as a child so your overly religious parents brought a priest over to do an exorcism on you which left you traumatized.

A priest holding a bible

Or maybe you watched your parents suffer in a toxic marriage for years and stay in it because they felt good Christians shouldn't end a marriage.

A priest officiating a marriage

This may seem like a sensitive topic, but having an open and serious conversation can be super enlightening. So, what was your turning point that made you leave Christianity? Tell us in the comments below.

Whatever the reason is, we want to hear it. Use the comments below (or this Google Form if you want to be anonymous) to tell us the turning point that made you leave Christianity. The most compelling responses will be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post or video.