Resources for secular living

Coming Out Resources

5 Mistakes People Make When Coming Out Atheist

5 Reasons to Hide Your Atheism

Coming Out Things to consider before coming out.

Coming Out Atheist: How to do it, How to help each other, and why - by Greta Christina Youtube Talk & Get the book on Amazon.

How do you tell your parents you don't believe in God? (Humanize Me! Episode 103)

Life After God

Mom, Dad, I'm an Atheist: The Guide to Coming Out as a Non-believer Find this book on Amazon.

Openly Secular

Religious Trauma Syndrome - Find out about Religious Trauma Syndrome HERE
Journey Free
Leaving the Fold Find this book on Amazon

The Thinking Atheist Podcast - Religious Trauma Syndrome

Revealing Your Atheism: Should you come out of the closet as an atheist?

Ways to Support a Loved One Who is Losing Their Faith

Coming Out Stories

My Coming Out Story Video of Gayle Jordan

The Uncomfortable Confessions Of A Preacher’s Kid - book by Ronna Russel
Book excerpt on her facebook page, or get the book at her website

My Coming Out Story by Gayle Jordan (RfR’s Executive Director) Video Link

Coming Out As An Atheist - Cara Santa Maria

Excommunications - Recovering from Religion's  Blog

Recovering from Religion: You Are Not Alone
RfR community members and volunteers discuss the highs and lows of walking away from their faith, discovering a new way to live, and the role RfR played in their journey.

Recovering from Religion: Jennifer

Recovering from Religion: Natalie

A Better Life
A Better Life Podcast

All Who Go Do Not Return: A Memoir (A moving and revealing exploration of Hasidic life, and one man's struggle with faith, family, and community). Book on Amazon.

ExodusDoc - Short videos exploring the testimonies of Millennials leaving their religion. 

Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason Find this book on Amazon

Deconverter A blog site with stories from people who have gone though religious deconversion.

Do This With Your Life Podcast - Former Mormon Recalls Why She Left The Church

Ex-Files: Ciera Ramirez and Dealing with Depression

Exvangelical - a podcast of stories about leaving evangelicalism

Faith to Faithless - They share the stories of ex-religious people.

From Apostle to Apostate: The Story of the Clergy Project 
Find this book on Amazon

Israel Story Episode 24: Losing My Religion

It's Okay To Go

Letting Go of God Julia Sweeney's story of leaving faith.

Losing My Religion: How I Lost My Faith Reporting on Religion in America - and Found Unexpected Peace Find this book on Amazon

Out of God's Closet Find this book on Amazon

Talk Beliefs YouTube Channel - Do you have a story to tell?

Voices of Deconversion

Why I believed: Reflections of a Former Missionary
Find this book online here.

Finding Meaning

Life Driven Purpose: How an Atheist Finds Meaning - Dan Barker an ex-Christian Minister helps people find new meaning in there life after God 1 Hour Talk Book

Finding Meaning In Life w/o An Afterlife -

Atheism, Meaning, and the Absurdity of It All (Can life have meaning without belief in God?) -

Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe
Find this book on Amazon

"How Can I Be Happy?" Narrated by Stephen Fry - That's Humanism!

I asked atheists how they find meaning in a purposeless universe

Living Without God: New Directions for Atheists, Agnostics, Secularists, and the Undecided Find this book on Amazon

Secular Virtue: for surviving, thriving, and fulfillment 

Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life Episode 3.

So You've Decided There's No God - Now What? Finding Love, Meaning and Purpose in Atheist World

The Way of the Heathen: Practicing Atheism in Everyday Life - Greta Christina
Talk by the Author Book on Amazon

Find/Start A Local Group

Recovering from Religion Support Group Meetups

American Atheist Local Partners and Affiliates

American Ethical Union Member Societies

American Humanist Association Affiliates and Chapters - Advocating Progressive Values & Equality for Humanists, Atheists, & Freethinkers - Humanist Groups Search

Sunday Assembly

Secular Directory

Secular Directory

The Secular Web - Local Organizations Around the World

United Coalition of Reason

Unitarian Universalist Humanist Association - find a local group

Atheist Republic - the largest community of atheist in the world providing support and amplifying the voices of those who need protection…

The Rationalist Association - Born in 1885, the RA has been promoting reason, science and humanism and standing up to irrationalism and religious intolerance ever since. Click Link on page for Articles from New Humanist Magazine


Grief Beyond Belief

Grief Beyond Belief Facebook Group

Grief Beyond Belief Pet Sector

Nonbeliever Mourning Facebook Group - grieving those with addiction/mental illness
To join this group go to their Facebook page and follow the directions in the pinned post.


Being Openly Secular During the Holidays

Christmas: Behind the Curtain

Happy Holidays from the Secular Coalition of America

White Wine in the Sun by Tim Minchin

Maintaining Relationships with Believers

I Live With A Believer Episode 114 of The Thinking Atheist

Street Epistemology
This could be a tool to use if you want to see why someone holds the belief that they hold.

The Rise and Fall of Faith: A God-to-Godless Story for Christians and Atheists
Find this book on Amazon

Why I Left, Why I Stayed: Conversations on Christianity Between Evangelical Father and His Humanist Son Find this book on Amazon

I don’t believe in any God or Gods, but my loved ones do: Facebook support group
If you are interested in joining, send an email to

Secular Family Resources

Ask an Atheist: Raising Hell? Secular & Atheist Parenting

Black Homeschooling for Freethinkers - Facebook Group

Camp Quest

First Generation Atheist Parents

F.R.E.S.H (Free Resources & Ebooks for Secular Homeschoolers) - Facebook Group

Homeschooling Freethinkers - Facebook Group

In Faith and In Doubt: How Religious believers and nonbelievers can create strong marriages and loving families Find this book on Amazon

Kids Without God

Long Island Secular Parenting Forum

Losing Our Religion: How Unaffiliated Parents Are Raising Their Children
Find this book on Amazon

Parenting Beyond Belief Find this book on Amazon

Parenting Without God: how to raise moral, ethical and intelligent children, free from religious dogma Find this book on Amazon

Relax, It's Just God Find this book on Amazon


The Parents' Corner of The Secular Web

Till Death Do Us Part - Interfaith Marriage and Marriage Beyond Faith

Young Skeptics

Secular Weddings & Celebrants

Find a Humanist Celebrant - The Humanist Society
The Humanist Society Humanist Celebrants can solemnize weddings in most states. Be sure to check with your local county clerk's office for more accurate information.

Find a Secular Celebrant - CFI
Please note that not all CFI celebrants can solemnize a wedding. Be sure to check with a celebrant you find through CFI if you require your marriage license to be signed by someone with legal rights to solemnize your marriage. You can also check with your local county clerk's office for more information.

Guide to Non-Religious and Humanist Wedding Vows

Secular Funeral Planning

Nontheistic and Naturalistic World View Crisis counseling of nontheists by theists

Secular Memorials and Funerals Without God

Secular Online Communities

Atheist Forums

Atheist Nexus

Atheist Republic

International Skeptics Forum

Recovering Ex-Christians Facebook Group Warning: contains irreverent religion bashing

Secular Healthcare Workers - Facebook Group

Spiritual Trauma Survivors - Facebook Group

Support Group for Atheists Demonized or Abandoned by Friends or Family - Atheist Republic

Tarnished Spoonies - Facebook Group for nonreligious people with invisible illnesses like fibromyalgia, lupus, lyme disease, crohn's, RA, etc.

Thinking Atheist