A Funny Question for our Jewish Humour Answer Lady …
Dear Funny Jewish Answer Lady,
I’m a college student who doesn’t pray; end of story. I was raised by atheists and it was instilled in me not to pray until I turned 21. My housemates pray and pressure me to pray.
Now my friends won’t invite me out ‘cuz they think I’ll bring about a curse. They won’t even give me a chance to prove how much fun I can be without praying.
Anyway, one night I gave in and had a few words of prayer.
All of a sudden, my roommates started inviting me to parties. When I went, I felt very uncomfortable, yet, at the same time, people were finally accepting me.
Is it wrong to change what I believe in so that I can have a common bond with my new friends? I am so torn on what I should do…pray occasionally and have some friends, or stick to what I believe in and sit alone while everyone I know talks to God.
What should I do?
Why does everyone still assume I’m a lady?