Ask Richard: Atheist Mother of Four Says “Coming Out” Could Mean Difficulties for Her Family

Should a 50-year-old atheist mother of four tell her extended family about her non-belief, or would that only make matters worse? Richard Wade gives her some powerful, sensible advice.

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Ask Richard: Older Atheists Have Difficulties with Their Religious Families, Too (Part 2 of 2)

A 61-year-old former seminary student wants to know if there’s a way to tell his siblings about his atheism.

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Ask Richard: Older Atheists Have Difficulties with Their Religious Families, Too (Part 1 of 2)

It doesn’t matter how old you are. Some people will always say your atheism is “just a phase.”

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Ask Richard: Atheist Student Struggles with Ethics Around Coming Out to the Family

Should a 21-year-old college student come out as an atheist to his family? He wants to be honest with them, but he knows it’ll break their hearts. Richard Wade offers some nuanced and thorough advice.

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Ask Richard: Should Atheist Student Go to College or Take Care of Mother During Chemotherapy?

A 20-year-old atheist wonders whether she should return to school or be with her mother as she endures chemo. Richard Wade has some excellent advice for her.

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