I am a visual artist and I had recently finished Medical studies. The Jehovah's Witnesses made me abandon the university and my art.
One day, I suffered a little inquisition in my home. My own pictures were inspired by rock music, so they decided to burn all of my Rock vinyl records, cassettes and CD's, because " the devil was in them." After that, they burned all of my Science books, my Philosophy books, my Literature books and the saddest thing was when they burned all of my pictures. Well. I was convinced it was the right thing to do.
My son, at nine years of age, received corporal punishment in front of other children, who saw his reddened buttocks and even today, sixteen years later, he won´t forgive me for that incident. My daughter, at the same age, severely had her face washed with ice water in winter for not telling her father that we were studying the Bible with Jehovah's Witness "sisters" and I could not prepare her snack for that reason. Adding to it, my two children had to go to a psychologyst, because their teachers at school thought they were sick for not honoring patriotic symbols....Also, they suffered greatly through each of their friend's birthdays. Finally, when my family was destroyed, I could never recover the strong bond I had with my children before I met these wicked, suicide- and filicide-causing Jehovah's Witnesses.
A year later, my husband sequestered my children and the Jehovah's Witnesses did not help me with anything, so, with all my rage, I began studying again at university and they became angry with me for doing that. They also knew that I authorized a blood transfusion in the Emergency Room at the hospital and discovered that I was flirting with another doctor, so they expelled (disfellowshipped) me from that honorable (and horrifically judgmental) society. Thanks life.
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