11 Mormons admit what it's like to be judged for their religion

Although there are over 5 million Mormons in the United States alone, lots of mystery and rumors still surround the religion. Whether the religion is being made fun of on Broadway or national television, members of the Church of Latter-day Saints have been subjected to a lot of mockery. However there are real people who are judged and hurt by these generalizations -- and now, they're speaking out.

Several Mormons took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to express what it's really like to be a member of their religion.

1. What's the point of freedom of religion, if you feel like you're being judged for what you believe?

2. Now this person has the whole 'I'm rubber, you're glue' thing down pat:
I respect others

3. Just because you follow a certain religion doesn't mean you align with its beliefs 100% of the time:
I don

4. No one should judge anyone or anything without having their facts straight

5. These words with negative connotations aren't synonymous with Mormonism:

6. Sometimes, if someone makes decisions that aren't based on logic, it's impossible to talk sense into him or her:

7. Writing off certain extremist members doesn't mean writing off Mormonism as a whole:

8. It's extremely difficult to repress natural human instincts for the sake of your church:
I feel guilty when I think about sex because I

9. Feeling like you're not welcome somewhere you once found sanctity can be heartbreaking
I am Mormon and I love it, but I haven

10. Deciding that all Mormons are judgmental is ironically judgmental:

11. People who judge you for something that doesn't define you probably aren't your real friends, anyway:
Want more confessions from Mormons? Check out Whisper!

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