I go through long periods of not giving two flying flips about Mormonism — where I barely think about it. And that means I don’t really think about my ExMormonism either. I’ll have moments where I think, “Oh, I should just completely move on and not worry about this stuff anymore.”
But then… But then someone will email me and say something like: “Hey, Christian [or Swearing Elder, depending on where they got my contact info] – My family is making a break for it, getting out of the church. I understand you have an online or in-person group for ExMormons in South Carolina. Tell me more. Signed, Newbie ExMo”
And my heart grows three sizes. And I honestly feel privileged that I get these emails. I know that sounds corny as hell, but I don’t care.
This is my report. Even so. A-f***ing-men.
Christian Anderson, Swearing Elder