Home Life Stories

Life Stories

True Stories relating to individuals who have or had a connection with Jehovah’s Witnesses and its impact on their lives.

My Edition of the Silver Sword

New World Translation of the Jehovah’s Witness Religion: My name is Ricky. I am 36 years old. I have been married for almost 10 years....

“You’ve already disassociated yourself from Jehovah’s Witnesses”

A female Jehovah's Witness was asked to attend a judicial committee meeting with four (4) elders. They arranged the meeting with Alexandra Bautista for...

The Anointed Covert Apostate

Apostates are persons Jehovah's Witnesses believe are ones who abandon or desert worship and service of God. They believe apostasy includes those who believe in God but reject Watch...

PIMO – Physically In / Mentally Out

Update March 21 2020: The submitter of this story contacted AvoidJW today to inform us that he recently stepped down as an elder to...

Literature Litter

I was born in 1977.  I am a fifth generation Jehovah's Witness on my mother's side. I'm a third generation on my father's side.  This doesn't...

Why a Young Father Left Jehovah’s Witnesses

He believed. To the end of the world, the mission, the congregation. Then he had two sons - and left the Jehovah's Witnesses. For this, Oliver...

Abandoned by Her Children

They believe God will kill her in a great war Originally published on Danish Media, TV2 by Jonas HR Moestrup She raised her children to reject...

It’s Never Too Late to Break Free

The following life experience was originally posted by a retired Jehovah's Witness elder on the exJW sub-reddit. It is reproduced here with permission. My parents...

When My Parents Won’t Answer My Calls: Shunning and Coronavirus

I’ve tried to call my mother twice since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. The first time was about a week ago, and it was late....

Everything I Believed Was Wrong

The following was a letter sent by an ex-Jehovah's Witness to three elders who presided over the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses that he...

Recent Posts