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November 28, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist From Quiverfull Family Considers Coming Out to Parents
I grew up in a family heavily influenced by the Quiverfull movement, which holds that...
November 21, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Conflicted About Family’s Prayer at Holiday Meals
Dear Richard, I'm not sure how to start my letter but I suppose a little...
November 14, 2011
Ask Richard: My City Government is Now Running the Christmas Festival
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I live in...
November 07, 2011
Ask Richard: Helping My Teen Son With His Profound Questions
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. My fourteen-year-old son admitted he...
October 24, 2011
Ask Richard: Anticipating a Religious Funeral for a Gay Secular Humanist
Last week, an old college friend of mine died. He was only 32 years old....
October 17, 2011
Ask Richard: Mother Gets Unwelcome Religious Advice About Her Shy Son
Dear Richard, I recently shared concerns I have with my SIL about how my 10-year...
October 16, 2011
Starting a College Atheist Club in 20 Steps
Reading so many stories about religious or conservative colleges resisting the approval of an atheist...
October 13, 2011
Excellent Skills and Methods for Talking to Believers
Richard Wade here. Are you interested in actually influencing a religious believer to start thinking...
October 11, 2011
Ask Richard: Teen Troubled by Mother’s Anxiety About His Atheism
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. I recently came out to...
October 03, 2011
Ask Richard: Mom Tells Teen Not to Rally the Atheists
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I've got a...
September 29, 2011
Ask Richard: I’ve Learned My Friend is a Creationist
over a year ago i moved into a new department at work and became friends...
September 26, 2011
Ask Richard: Update from European Ex-Muslim Feeling Trapped by Family Ties
Note to readers: “Faithful Reader,” who wrote last week’s letter wants to respond to your...
September 19, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Muslima in Europe Feels Trapped by Family Ties
Note to readers: I usually don’t publish letters that are this long, but this letter...
September 12, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Misses the Comfort and Companionship of Prayer
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, I have not been...
August 29, 2011
Ask Richard: Not-Quite-An-Atheist Seeks to Clarify His Beliefs
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard. I just stumbled...
August 15, 2011
Ask Richard: New Teacher Considers Starting Atheist Group in Small Town
Richard, I am a father of two pre-school age children. I have just gotten a...
August 12, 2011
Help a Dynamic Freethinkers Group Win an Award
Richard Wade here. My friends at Filipino Freethinkers have been nominated at the Global Tatt...
August 09, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Wants to Reconcile With Parents
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I'm 21, financially...
August 01, 2011
Ask Richard: Young Filipina Atheist Wrestles With Coming Out
This letter is from the Philippines, but it is worthwhile reading for anyone because the...
July 25, 2011
Ask Richard: Fifteen-Year-Old Atheist In Love With a Christian
Hi there, I'm a 15 year old guy, and I've been in a relationship with...
July 18, 2011
Ask Richard: Single Mother’s Parents are Proselytizing Her Kid
Note: This letter is similar to one I published in December of 2010. Both letter...
July 13, 2011
Richard Asks: How Can We Constructively Respond to More Religious Visitors?
In the comments on Hemant’s announcement to have this site hosted by Patheos, several readers...
July 04, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Worries She’ll Go Back to Religion
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard. I've been an...
July 03, 2011
Happy Blogiversary, Richard!
It's been exactly two years since Richard Wade began offering advice to atheists on this...
July 01, 2011
Camels With Hammers Interviews Richard Wade
This is the day for interviews. Daniel Fincke, who writes the always interesting and challenging...
June 27, 2011
Ask Richard: Richard Asks You About Being Respectful But Not Wasting Your Time
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. I read your answer on...
June 20, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Husband and Father Continues to Go to Church
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I'm married to...
June 13, 2011
Ask Richard: Should I Feign Converting to Judaism to Keep Peace in the Family?
Dear Richard, I’m in a long-term relationship with a man raised in a modern Orthodox...
June 09, 2011
Ask Richard: Atheist Asked to Include Religion When Performing a Wedding Ceremony
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, I am an open...
May 30, 2011
Ask Richard: Indonesian Atheist Wants to Be Open About Her Views
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I am a...
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