How Was Your Dating Life Different When You Were Religious?

Laura, the Redheaded Skeptic, used to be a fundamentalist Christian and a pastor’s wife before becoming an atheist. On her excellent site, she talks about the first journal entry she wrote after meeting the man who would later become her pastor husband (whom she has since left). Specifically, she mentions a list of goals she [Read More...]

Addressing Myths About Polyamory

Our Forum admin JulietEcho has a wonderful piece up at Daylight Atheism where she responds to common myths about polyamory. Here’s a brief excerpt: When it comes right down to it, perhaps the biggest unspoken reason people have for objecting to (or being offended by) polyamory is fear. It’s common for monogamous people to fear [Read More...]

Misleading Christian Dating Ads

I understand the need for dating websites to advertise their existence, but they really need to figure out who their audience is… I’m pretty sure these are not the “good Christian girls” you are told to look for in church: They’ll never do. I mean, where are their cross necklaces? At least one website caters [Read More...]

Iraq Rewards Interreligious Marriage

by Jesse Galef Cash reward up front: in all of America’s efforts to encourage and promote marriage, it’s something our government hasn’t tried.  You would think that in the land of both manic capitalism and manic religiosity we would have come up with the idea first, but we were beaten to it.  By whom, you [Read More...]

Ask Richard: I’m In Love With My Friend

Richard, I will try to make this succinct. I am 28 years old. In the last year, I have admitted to myself both that I was an atheist and that my wife and I were no longer in love. We have been separated for about seven months now with a divorce in process. There have [Read More...]