Dating web sites for jehovahs witnesses
These always follow the same format: Asked to tell about his missionary work, the interviewee enthuses about the experience -- it's wonderful.
There are some 165,000 Jehovah's Witnesses in Germany.
The number of children and youths among them is not recorded.
Yet many of them are victims of this community, which promises paradise -- but for many, becomes a hell on earth.
" Since his birth, he had been dragged to meetings. And when he brought his first girlfriend home, his father promptly sent her packing.
At age 18, he moved out and hasn't been back since.
Every so often, there is an interview with a Jehovah's Witness.
Here they can pray among peers, feeling a sense of community instead of isolation.
"This is our big family reunion," says Michael Krenzer, a spokesman for the Jehovah's Witnesses in Dortmund.
What impact does it have on young people, when they are not allowed to try anything, are never permitted to be unreasonable, and when they see homosexuality as an aberration that needs to be treated with therapy?
Witnesses Beget Witnesses "I fell in love with a non-believer once but it didn't work," says Melanie.
It's a community that presumes to have a say in who its young people marry.