I Hate Lighting Matches

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    Burnt My Thumb

    So today I was in chemistry and I had to light a candle and it was the scariest thing ever because I never really used matches before. And after 8 failed attempts and a burnt thumb I finally managed to light the "homemade" candle we made in Chemistry...my thumb still hurts and I...
    Normandyangel Normandyangel
    18-21, F
    Oct 29, 2013

    Fear of Being Burnt

    I find lighting matches frightening because I let my imagination run riot. Everytime I run a match down the side of the matchbox, I'm fearful that the flame will quickly burn its way down the matchstick and singe my hand or set my sleeve alight. The fact that this has never...
    mistygrey mistygrey
    41-45, F
    3 Responses May 27, 2009
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