Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.

Relationships are challenging, but to keep growing after leaving Mormonism, we need to connect with people who can provide encouragement and support.

Key Points:

  • You may be tempted to forego relationships.
  • Realize that God values relationships.
  • Choose your friends wisely.

See Also: Relationships

Talk About It
  1. What relationship losses did you suffer as you left Mormonism?
  2. Were you ever tempted to forego relationships during your transition? Explain.
  3. Read Hebrews 10:24-25. What relationship benefits are described here.
  4. What are some other benefits of healthy, supportive relationships on your journey after Mormonism?
  5. What are some relationship pitfalls to watch out for?
  6. How do you feel about trying to find relationships in a church, and why?
  7. What are some ways to engage in positive relationships, with or without a church?
  8. What is the greatest obstacle you currently face in connecting with new relationships? What is your next step in dealing with that?

This is part of the 7 Steps through the Swamp: Mapping the Journey to a Vibrant New Faith series, and also part of the 2018 Faith After Mormonism Conference series.