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Friday, May 16, 2014

Ty Robinson's Story

Hi.  I'm Ty.  I was born into the Watchtower Society and raised as a Jehovah's Witness.  My mother was a member, but my father didn't join until later.  I grew up, not being allowed to play with my neighbors' children, nor was I allowed to make friends at school.  Of course, I did, but had to hide it.  I pioneered and held service meetings at age fourteen, because I was the only male in our congregation.  I was encouraged to drop out of school for the full time ministry.

I also liked girls....a lot.....which caused me to have five Judicial Committee meetings in the feared "back room," by the time I was sixteen years old.  Apparently, elders take it seriously, when it's their daughter.  It was a life of fear.  I learned to lead a double, even triple life.  I was good at it.....well, maybe not, since I did have so many of those Judicial Committee meetings.  I tried.  I pretended, hoping one day that Jehovah would come talk to me.  Then, soon after I turned age eighteen, another Judicial Committee meeting was scheduled for me.  I just said, "F__k this.  This isn't right."  I had been having doubts for years.

My older brother was disfellowshipped and I was never satisfied with the way he was being treated.  I set up meeting after meeting with the elders, but I never showed up.  They would call me and I would say, "I'm on my way."  Ha-ha.  I'm a dick.

I tried to continue my relationship with my parents, sister and younger brother.  We had plenty of contentious battles, blaming each other.  We used to talk once or twice a year.  They came to visit when I had my daughter five years ago, but everything sort of came to a head for me last year.  When my older brother was in town, at the time, I invited my parents to dinner, but they said that they couldn't come, because my older brother would be there and he was disfellowshipped.  I lost my cool and just told them what I thought about it, that, no, they don't get to be a part of my life, until they admit shunning is wrong and cruel.  That's really all it would take.  I miss them and wish they could spend this life with me.  Back to earlier... my father was baptized the same month I left.  F__king Irony.

NOTE:  If you are a former or Ex-Jehovah's Witness, who would like to have your case reviewed legally, concerning you or your child having been molested/raped and receiving no assistance from anyone in the Watchtower Society, you can contact William H. Bowen, the founder of silentlambs.org.  For confidential contact info, check with Admin. in "The Truth Behind Jehovah's Witnesses" group on Facebook.

If you would like to have your CHILD CUSTODY case reviewed, William H. Bowen also founded the Jehovah's Witnesses Child Custody website to provide information and assistance for former or Ex-Jehovah's Witnesses with child custody issues.

If you are a former or Ex-Jehovah's Witness in need of counseling concerning you or your child having been molested/raped, please go to the Silent Lambs website for assistance.  http://www.silentlambs.org/assistance/index.cfm

Want to know where to find the concrete evidence against the Governing Body of the Watchtower Society of Jehovah's Witnesses?  Here's a few links to get you started:
 
Facts About Jehovah's Witnesses
http://www.jwfacts.com/

Silent Lambs
http://www.silentlambs.org/

Watchtower Documents.Com
http://www.watchtowerdocuments.com/jw-sites.html

Watchers of the Watchtower World
http://www.freeminds.org/

Advocates for Awareness of Watchtower Abuses (AAWA)
http://aawa.co/blog/how-the-watchtower-uses-undue-influence-to-enforce-its-blood-policy/

Ex-Jehovah's Witnesses Online
http://ex-jw.com/

^^^ The above website includes "An Elder Shares His Honest Opinions"
http://ex-jw.com/elder-shares-honest-opinions  (THAT should be an interesting read!)