Talking to an ex Jehovah Witness is like talking to a refugee
I keep harping about the so-called Witnesses because they have a church within walking distance of my house. I interact with them quite often. Despite my dislike of this religion and believe me, I do intensely hate this could I have a friend who was in this offbeat group from birth until he decided to quit.
His deconversion happened after he met a girl outside the faith and she and her brother got him out. He married the girl and is now a member of a moderately successful band.
He was introduced to holidays such as Christmas, his own birthday etc. The JW'S don't celebrate either occasion. He depends on his in-laws for the family as every single member of his family including his parents and siblings have shunned him for life or until he rejoins after some sort of penance or whatever ritual this mumbo jumbo religion has in mind.
He's a good guy. Their loss. He has a great son with a baby on the way.
Please please if these monsters come to your door get rid of them. They deserve not one shred of respect.