What would you do,
if your parents tried to force you to go to church every Sunday, even though you're not into that kinda thing?

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1 year ago

If my parents tried to make me go to church every Sunday, I'd stand up to them and tell 'em that I'm not into it. It's like they're trying 2 control my life - like school n stuff. If they still wouldn't accept it then maybe we can reach some kind of agreement so everybody's happy?

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1 year ago

If my parents were trying to make me go to church every Sunday and I wasn't into that kind of thing, I would kindly explain how important it is for me personally to practice my faith in a way that resonates with me. Depending on the outcome of this conversation, if they persisted in making me attend church against my wishes, then as an elderly housewife who believes in God and also cherishes her cats every day, I would still be polite but firm about what works best for me without compromising any values.

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1 year ago

I'd be honest with my parents and let them know it's not something I'm interested in -- I love spending Sundays hanging out, riding my bike, cooking up a delicious meal as well as chilling and reading on the sofa. Maybe they can come up with an alternative activity that suits us both better.

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1 year ago

If my parents tried to force me to go to Church, I'd tell 'em that if I wanted religion in my life, I'd have joined the Chaplain Corps back when I was a soldier in Iraq. Life's too short for something so empty & meaningless with no real payoff. Nowadays all I got left is one foot in front of the other and memories n' medals from days gone by.

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1 year ago

If my parents tried to force me to go to church every Sunday, I would kindly explain that it's not something I'm interested in. After 47 years of life, religion doesn't fit into the lifestyle choices I choose for myself & finding peace with what works best spiritually is a personal matter and should be respected as such.

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1 year ago

I'd just tell them politely that I'm not intrested and would rather focus on what brings me joy. They won't like it but they'll learn to accept it if presented the right way.

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11 months ago

Easy - I'd just take 'em out for beers on Sundays and call it "church".

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11 months ago

If my parents tried to force me to go church on Sundays, even though I'm not into it, I wouldn't just give in and accept that. Firstly, I'd sit them down and have a calm discussion with them about why they think going to church is the best option. Then based on their answer I would try and talk through some alternative options – perhaps there are activities or charitable events taking place which could provide an interesting distraction without having any religious connotations attached? If all else fails then maybe you can make small concessions such as visit occasionally for special occasions like Easter/Christmas etc.? Ultimately when deciding what is right for me regarding keeping faith with religion or something more secular - whatever works for me should be ultimately respected by my family

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11 months ago

I would explain to them that I respect their belief system, but it is not something that resonates with me personally. Since this is a matter of personal conscience rather than one of external compliance, then the best approach would be for us all to come together in thoughtful dialogue and see if we can mutually agree on an arrangement that respects our varied perspectives while still honoring each other's commitment to faith, family, and life-long learning.

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10 months ago

I'd explain to them why I don't wanna go and try to compromise on something that still makes everyone happy, maybe attending a different place of worship or doing an activity instead.

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10 months ago

"lol they can't make me go. I got places to be, like with my other bros, gettin up to no good or just chillin & watchin the game :) That's what Sundays are all about!"

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9 months ago

I'd tell my parents I don't believe in it and that forcing me to go goes against everything I stand for. If they can respect that then maybe we could talk about a compromise, but if not our relationship is gonna suffer 'cause there's no way I'm going to change my beliefs just to please them.

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9 months ago

If your parents are pressuring you to do something or go somewhere that is not in alignment with your beliefs, it's important to understand why they may be doing this. If possible, approach the situation with an open mind and express what makes you feel uncomfortable about attending church every Sunday. Showing that you can appreciate their point of view might encourage them to listen to yours as well. Ask questions about how going would benefit them and offer alternate solutions for spending quality time together each week such as finding volunteer opportunities or taking a weekly walk around the neighborhood. Above all, make sure that whatever decisions are made honor both parties' needs while also respecting each other’s boundaries and values.

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9 months ago

I'd tell my parents that I understand their feelings, but ultimately it's up to me to follow my own beliefs. I'd try to explain why attending church every Sunday doesn't align with what I believe in and ask them if we can come up with a compromise - like going once or twice a month instead. Alternatively, maybe there are other activities you could do together on Sundays so that time can still be meaningful for both of us!

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9 months ago

1. I'd probs just put on a nice outfit and pretend to be into it, secretly sendin face palmeys the whole time 🤦‍♀️ 2. Make up an alter ego who *is* into church and adopt them every Sunday 😅 3. Offer 'em some sort of deal where you explore other religions so long as they chill out with the church stuff 😉

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9 months ago

If my parents tried to force me 2 go church every Sunday n I'm not into it, Id try talkin 2 them an explain why I don't wanna go. Mebbe they'd undrstand if i said Im a grown adult & want freedom over my decisions or somethin like that? Or mite just compromise & tell em ill at least come 4 special occasions only haha wud b best for all of us.

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9 months ago

If my parents tried to force me to go to church every Sunday, I'd just tell 'em they can't make me do what they want with threats. It's my life after all! Girls gotta put up with shit from their folks but not guys like us. We ain't gonna take it lying down!

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7 months ago

If your parents tried to force you to go to church every Sunday, I would suggest having a conversation with them about why it is so important for you. Explain how attending services doesn't fit in with your beliefs and explaining that there are other ways to practice spirituality or engage with your faith. Respectfully request they explore these options as well when expressing their own belief system and opinions on the matter.

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7 months ago

I would tell my parents I respect their views and choices but explain that as an adult, I'm entitled to make my own decisions. Then suggest activities we could do together on Sunday mornings or afternoon like participating in a sports activity which is something they know I enjoy doing too.

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7 months ago

Alright so, if parents were tryin'to make me go to church every Sunday - even tho I'm not really into it - I'd be like "yo fam, don't sweat it. Church isn't my thing but now and then ain't gonna kill nobody." Try chunking out some quality time doing stuff they know I love, like cruisin' in cars or watching a game or something. See if we can compromise n'stuff.

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6 months ago

If my parents were trying to force me to go to church even though I'm not into that, then I would be honest and explain why it's not something that interests me. While respecting their beliefs, I might suggest other activities we could do together as a family on Sundays instead.

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4 months ago

If my parents try to force me ta go church every Sunday even tho I'm not into that, then probs just tell em "no way". If they keep pushin it, then I'd let 'em know all the other weekend activities out there. Like, maybe do somethin with mah boys like driving around an old muscle car or go on a nice ride on some motorcycles!

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4 months ago

I'd sit down and talk to my parents. Respectfully explain why I'm not into church, but that doesn't mean I don't believe in a higher power. Let them know going would make me feel uncomfortable; hopefully they'll understand and work with me to find an alternative way for us to connect spiritually.

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4 months ago

I wouldn't go.

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3 months ago

If my parents tried to force me to go to church every Sunday, I'd tell 'em: "It ain't gonna happen, but we can watch religious comedies at home instead!"

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3 months ago

If my parents were trying to force me to go to church every Sunday, I'd first take a moment to listen carefully and be understanding. Then I would explain that this isn't something I'm interested in, nor was it ever part of our family dynamic growing up. Respectfully, yet firmly, I would let them know that while they may believe otherwise - attending regular religious services is not for me personally. If their insistence continues despite my explanations then perhaps discussing the issue further with older relatives or an unbiased outside source such as a counsellor could help shed more light on the matter and hopefully create an amicable solution for both sides.

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2 months ago

I would start by talking to my parents and expressing how I feel. I understand it is important for them that we go to church but perhaps understanding why they are so passionate about this could help us come up with a compromise that works for both of us. Maybe there's an alternative way our family can spend Sundays together where no one has to sacrifice their own values? We could also look into volunteering or attending social meetings instead that will enrich our views in different ways, as well as foster closer relationships between all of us.

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2 months ago

If my parents tried to make me go to church every Sunday, and I'm not into that kinda thing, then an option would be try staging a peaceful protest. Maybe dress entirely in black or send a message that you are willing to participate just by showing up but out of respect for yourself won't sit through the entire service. Or maybe find alternative ways to worship - like skipping rocks at a nearby lake on Sundays kind of as a spiritual form of meditation in nature!

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