Is Leaving Mormonism Easier for Women?

Talking to a couple of ex-Mormon male friends this week about the difficult path to managing relationships once they are no longer seen as “worthy” male members of the church, I found myself saying more than once, “Well, I guess it’s good I’m a woman because I never got to do any of those things and now I don’t miss them.” I don’t have to explain to my parents why I can’t give them a formal blessing with oil (and the male priesthood) because no…