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Ninjaneer Donating Member (577 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-17-11 06:29 PM
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Sorry, cancer doesn't = ready for religion
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So I was diagnosed with testicular cancer (you can get the full awesome story in the lounge). My family, instead of comforting me, seem to think this is an excellent time to hold my mouth open and force feed me religion.

Anyone dealt with anything like this?

I need support, not jesus. They just don't seem to understand it though. I'm fine with you saying you're gonna pray for me, I understand you mean well, thats fine. But insinuating that I got cancer because of my heathen ways? .....c'mon.

At this point I think my only option is to just turn to my friends for support. It really hurts when your family thinks what you have is justified ugh
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  -Sorry, cancer doesn't = ready for religion Ninjaneer  Sep-17-11 06:29 PM   #0 
  - I can certainly commiserate, but that's not support.  darkstar3   Sep-17-11 07:06 PM   #1 
  - I will be looking into that, thanks. : )  Ninjaneer   Sep-18-11 12:34 PM   #2 
  - Oh hell ya  dmallind   Sep-19-11 05:25 AM   #3 
  - Ask them what it means when very religious Christians get cancer.  Arugula Latte   Sep-19-11 11:41 AM   #4 
  - It means gawd's testing them  EvolveOrConvolve   Sep-19-11 06:57 PM   #5 
  - You might just have to do that.  Warpy   Sep-19-11 07:12 PM   #6 
  - Christianity is a religion of fear.  laconicsax   Sep-19-11 07:50 PM   #7 
  - YIKES, I would be insulted if my family tried that crap on me.  Odin2005   Sep-19-11 09:42 PM   #8 
  - Mondays blow goats.  sudopod   Sep-19-11 10:09 PM   #9 
  - ...  Ninjaneer   Sep-20-11 12:41 AM   #10 
  - If I'm ever hospitalized with a serious illness, I think I would put a sign on the door...  Deep13   Sep-20-11 11:18 AM   #11 
  - Wow, that is pretty rude. Hopefully they will get over it soon.  ZombieHorde   Sep-20-11 12:57 PM   #12 
  - If Lance can beat it, you can beat it!  Kolesar   Sep-21-11 11:15 AM   #13 
  - Wishing you all the best with your treatment and recovery!  LeftishBrit   Sep-21-11 05:46 PM   #14 
  - I'm lucky I haven't had to deal with that.  Evoman   Sep-23-11 03:47 PM   #15 
  - Hey Evoman  Ninjaneer   Sep-24-11 05:00 PM   #16 
  - Just thought I'd check in and see how you're doing.  Kerrytravelers   Oct-03-11 05:06 PM   #17 
  - +1  Deep13   Oct-04-11 11:02 AM   #18 
  - Hey all!  Ninjaneer   Nov-19-11 10:50 AM   #19 
  - Great news!  amyrose2712   Nov-19-11 11:11 AM   #20 
  - That is fantastic news!  trotsky   Nov-19-11 12:23 PM   #21 
  - Awesome news!  laconicsax   Nov-19-11 12:25 PM   #22 
  - It's because I prayed for you.  Goblinmonger   Nov-19-11 03:24 PM   #23 
  - Great news!  NMMNG   Nov-19-11 06:15 PM   #24 
  - That's wonderful news!  darkstar3   Nov-19-11 07:38 PM   #25 
  - Great news! Congrats!  WhollyHeretic   Nov-19-11 08:27 PM   #26 
  - So you're not give god credit for the cure?  Deep13   Nov-19-11 08:39 PM   #27 
  - Great news!  LeftishBrit   Nov-20-11 06:56 AM   #28 
  - In my experience friends are always better for support in this kind of situation or  sarcasmo   Nov-24-11 03:02 PM   #29 

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