Buzz·Posted on Jul 23, 201621 Awkward Situations That'll Make Non-Religious People CringeEveryone: So why don't you believe in God? You: Um, hi, nice to meet you.by Sheridan WatsonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. When people pray before meals and you sit there wondering what you should do. FOX / Via gifs.alphacoders.com You really don't want to seem disrespectful but you also really don't want to pray. 2. When people assume you're actually evil since you don't have "religious morals" to fall back on. NBC So wait there are actual evil people walking the streets but if I don't believe in anything then suddenly I'm the one that's morally rephrehensible? 3. And when people give a list of terrible people to explain why being non-religious is bad. 20th Century Fox / Via realitytvgifs.tumblr.com Every religion has good people. Every religion has bad people. That's the human race for you. Just because I don't believe in anything doesn't mean I'm suddenly a despot. 4. When you accidentally let "Jesus Christ" or "Oh my fucking god" slip in front of a really religious person. CBS Just try to play it off. 5. When you're on a first date and they say, "I'm looking for a nice, [insert religion here] person." NBC *backs slowly out of your chair, out the door, into a car, to the airport, to another continent* 6. When you go home for the holidays and you're constantly reminded by your religious family that you're...different. Comedy Central / Via beeishappy.tumblr.com You're just constantly reminded ALL THE TIME. 7. Because your parents might ask if you "still" don't believe in anything. Pathé Yeah, sorry, nothing has changed since yesterday. 8. And sometimes they'll force you to go to a house of worship. Bravo / Via tmblr.co After years of arguing, it's kind of easier just to go along with everything. 9. 'Cause you know what, they will probably never stop trying to change your mind. 5 / Via tmblr.co We'll see if they ever let it go. 10. When people post what seems like every single scripture from the Bible on Facebook, and you wonder if you need to hit that "unfollow" button. FOX Look, Grandma, I love you. I'll make sure to comment on your cat photos, but I can't handle the constant biblical verses superimposed on a photo of the beach. 11. When you're asked, "Where do you think you go after you die?" FOX 12. See also: "Well how do you think the world was created? Someone had to start it!" Universal 13. And of course being asked, "If you're not [insert religion here], then what are you?" Bravo It's possible to just not be religious, OK? 14. When you try to switch the topic but people keep 👏 on 👏 pushing 👏 . Dreamworks A lot of times you'll just try to avoid the topic of religion altogether. Unfortunately that's all some people want to talk about with you. 15. When people say "Well the [insert religious doctrine here] says..." in a political debate. HBO Great so now we disagree about the separation of church and state as well! 16. And when you enter a room filled with religious iconography. FOX / Via we-are-each-other.tumblr.com Why do I feel naked? 17. When you go to a wedding and it's the world's longest religious service. LOGO / Via tmblr.co *three hours later* 18. And when you're planning your own wedding and disagree on the religious aspects with your spouse/parents/future in-laws. Paramount / Via moviegifss.tumblr.com Do you do you or try to please the parents to stop the screaming? 19. Plus, when you start to have kids and everyone suddenly weighs in on what religion you should raise them in. FX / Via fuckyeaharchergifs.tumblr.com Boundaries — they don't exist! 20. When you like a song and then learn it's religious. FOX Let's be real, there are some real bangers out there. 21. And when you try to explain that you're pretty tolerant of all religions — it's just not right for you. NBC Please don't hate me just because we don't believe in the same thing.