So it seems that being careful and keeping a cool head when putting your toes into Internet Matchmaking would be wise.“To be forewarned is to be forearmed” as the saying goes.No - we're an independent community site offering support for both current and former Jehovah's Witnesses and anyone else who has been affected by the beliefs, doctrines and practices of the Jehovah's Witness religion as governed by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society (WTB&TS).We are not affiliated with the WTB&TS in any way and we take your privacy and security seriously doing our utmost to protect your identity and provide a friendly, tolerant and informative environment where you can ask questions, share information and make new friends.When we pray to our God and Father, aren’t we supposed to work in harmony with our prayers?Remember the story about the fellow standing on his roof while the floodwaters rise?I still find all this difficult, is there anyone else who does? I was brought up as one, so no birthdays and Christmas etc.I'm affected still because my mum is still one and doesn't talk to my brother and sister (they both got disfellowshipped). I was brought up as one, so no birthdays and Christmas etc.
However, I still struggle with certain issues that I was raised with, such as trying to be more accepting to homosexuality, being open to the possibility of a blood transfusion if needed etc.
This can leave you vulnerable to emotional devastation if the relationship does not work out—as is likely.
“He that is trusting in his own heart is stupid,” warns Proverbs .
However this is an enormous trend in society today and is only going to get larger and larger as we progress further into and beyond the information age of the 21st century.
I decided to do some research on this topic- especially with the idea of seeing how many that are themselves Jehovah’s Witnesses (or call themselves Witnesses) are involved in finding love online.
Here’s a quote: “Vaccination never prevented anything and never will, and is the most barbarous practice…We are in the last days; and the devil is slowly losing his hold, making a strenuous effort meanwhile to do all the damage he can, and to his credit can such evils be placed…Use your rights as American citizens to forever abolish the devilish practice of vaccinations.” The Golden Age, 1921-OCT-12, Page 17 So for now internet dating or even simply trying to meet a fellow Witness through an online service has been stigmatized among the friends to the point that it effectively has been banned…Or has it???