Hi! I'm Laycie
I'm here. I'm queer. I love the ocean, coffee, wine, and therapy . I was a mormon.
Born and raised Mormon. Life long internalized homophobia. Checked off all the boxes. 50 years, a husband of 30 years, and 4 kids later I woke up and realized that I was in cult and that I'm not het. Oh, and also started processing childhood trauma. Figuring out just how strong and resilient I truly am.
Why I left More answers about 'Why I left' the mormon church
My queer daughter told me I was toxic to her and didn't love her for who she was. She wanted to end contact with me and it broke me. I couldn't lose my child and I decided to get over my homophobia. It led me to realize that the church leaders DO NOT speak for the god that I believed in at the time. I could see that god would never treat the lgbtq community the way the mormon leaders do and would never make me choose between church and my child. Once I realized that they were absolutely wrong about that, I started asking myself what else they were wrong about...