When I used to be younger my mom wouldn't really let us go trick-or-treating cuz she said its like we're celebrating the devil or something like that. We used to tell her that...how is going to houses to get a bunch of candy celebrating the devil? She changed now and lets my little sisters go. I kinda felt bad for them cuz they would see other little kids dress up and pass by my mom's house saying trick or treat! and they would be.."awww mom we want to go get candy"... I took my son last year and I don't consider it bad. My sister in law is SOOOOO different from us (me and my man...her brother) and then sometimes she says that what we're doing is "bad" and we should change that. I hate it cuz in her religion basically EVERYTHING is bad. She thinks piercing your ears is a sin. She believes Halloween is the devils holiday...they don't do anything for Valentines day cuz she says its bad to celebrate "saints" She doesn't go out to have fun with her kids and she thinks going to the beach is not right cuz u can sin right there too looking at guys pass by without shirts on because of temptation" or something like that. She doesn't wear shorts or skirts cuz she thinks girls shouldn't be showing there legs to anyone other than their husband. And a bunch of other stuff that I think is perfectly normal. But its like...I do it and she considers me a sinner or something. She's pathetic.Answer Question
Answer by scout_mom at 9:52 PM on Sep. 25, 2011
i grew up in a small town with a population of like, 1000 at best, and can safely say the town population was atleast 75% Christian back then. every single one of my friends was at church with me every Sunday. not a single one of our families or anyone on the street viewed Halloween as "evil". perhaps this is a new concept, much like the Christmas is only for Christians concept?
your SIL seems like she takes her beliefs a bit extremely. i'm glad you take your kids our trick or treating, considering the holiday is really just about dressing up and candy.
Answer by tnm786 at 9:57 PM on Sep. 25, 2011
Ignorance and gullibility. If she has a facebook account she is one of those that posts every liitle fake "OMG did you know" this post that goes around like the current one (rehashed for the 43rd frickin time) of how "Facebook is going to start charging" even though it is completely bogus and has been going around with every change the site makes since the site began.
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