Bri Was a Mormon, an Ex-Mormon Profile Spotlight

Bri’s journey in the LDS church was marked by courageous questioning. Raised in the LDS church by her grandmother, Bri’s upbringing was steeped in Mormon tradition. Yet, from an early age, she found herself wrestling with profound questions that remained unanswered. Her exploration of topics like gender inequality and the church’s stance on LGBTQ+ issues led to a divergence from her religious upbringing. Guided by her father’s encouragement to embrace science and critical thinking, Bri works to shed old beliefs and embrace new perspectives. Today, she navigates the complexities of faith with newfound clarity, demonstrating the power of questioning and the courage to challenge deeply ingrained beliefs.

I’m into art, music, modeling, and gaming. I was raised in the church by my grandmother, went to primary, YW, YW Camp, Seminary, Wednesday nights, etc! My mother and father’s side are all Mormon except my father and I! I was a Mormon.

Growing up in the church, I had a lot of questions. They were either never properly answered or the answer gave me doubts and made me have even more questions about what the hell was going on.

I never understood the belief of women being lower than men and having to ‘submit’ to them. I never understood the lack of diversity (until seminary at least). I never understood their problem with LGBT+ people.

My dad definitely encouraged me to question everything and love science and I always did so I’m sure that helped plant the seed for the oncoming shelf break.

There’s so much I’m learning about the church after leaving, and so much I’m unlearning about the church’s doctrine to better myself and my relationships everyday.


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