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I Think Its Good to Burn Bridges

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    Sometimes, to Build a Foundation, You Must Burn a Bridge

    Many will tell you that you must live for yourself alone and never turn your ideal of success and love over to another. But, I can tell you that they are wrong. Always going about selfishly living for yourself and never allowing yourself to feel as though you need ...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    Moving Forward

    I used to try and be everybody's friend - this worked for a little while... but once I got into the real world it didn't work so well anymore.  I've realized that sometimes the only way to move forward is to burn the bridge behind you even if it means being disliked by...
    MovingForward28 MovingForward28 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 8, 2010

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    i think the new age is such a sad and painful age. this is a time of great change but this change isn't for the better. i wish people would wake up and see that what they are...
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    Nate was about the same age as me but he'd had what seemed like much more life experience. We were both twenty years old and working on a farm. I'd been working there since my...
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    How every other post on here is about sex.... doesnt it get old after awhile? Sex is just sex... you tickle here... touch there.... and little scratch over that way, and shake in...
    veeshybi veeshybi 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 29

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    I will usually reply, unless its something seriously stupid. But if you say hey and want a chat or you ask me about something I will reply, this is all about meeting like minded...
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    That in general. People accuse and blame others for the problems in their own life. I guess its easier to play the blame game, rather than take credit for the troubles you created...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Aug 28

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    Yep, back from my trip, fired up, time to do some changing. Might need a nap first. But its gonna happen!
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    That I'm stuck trying to deal with a broken heart, while she enjoys the feeling of falling in love all over again .... Only it's not with me 😪
    JaixxNinexx JaixxNinexx 31-35, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    If you correct your mind,the rest of your life will fall into place.
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    From 10 to zero in a week. I just don't know what to make of her anymore. It's my fault that I'm being too sensative... see my blog entry today....
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    A guy phones a law firm and says, “I want to speak to my lawyer”.The receptionist says, “I’m sorry, but your lawyer died last week”.The next day the same guy phones the...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    i am falling in love .... in love to someone whos having a long distance relationship with somebody else .... :(
    sinistralceasar sinistralceasar 22-25, M Aug 20

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    EP isn't working I had a huge problem and I posted it out And I got no comment or anything I mean I'm not asking for attention I want advice this app is the only thing I could ask...
    Bov2Dbone Bov2Dbone 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 21

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    If Karma ever transformed into a human, I'd beat the **** out of her see how powerful she feels now..Made me go through so much
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    I thought feeling lonely is just for me.. but i can see here in ep a lot of people have same feel!! why we are all alone??what the hell is feeling loneliness ?we are together but...
    CassieJess CassieJess 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Woke up this morning and had a long, hard look at myself in the mirror. I look so tired, drained, this is not me.........where's the woman I once was.......hmmmmm? Today is the...
    Sweetgal40 Sweetgal40 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    I really need a change in my life but I don't know what it is yet. I feel like I need a really big adventure! Not sure if I want to move away permanently but I feel like I'm not...
    L4UR3N L4UR3N 18-21, F Sep 8

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    lets see what are the outcomes ..
    satyr1007 satyr1007 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/UdeNOSgjWPg I like it!!
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    Well, I think a lot. I just process everything in and around me. It doesn't stop at all. I get migraines at times. I just think about past and present. Things that have happened in...
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    Well, I think a lot. I just process everything in and around me. It doesn't stop at all. I get migraines at times. I just think about past and present. Things that have happened in...
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    Its good to have a great personality but its also important to have good looks. Honestly, i think you cant like someone and be with them if you think they are "ugly". Its not fair...
    ninjadentistinspace ninjadentistinspace 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    Me and my ex went out for 3 years. My first and only boyfriend that i have had. No matter what i do i just cant seem to get over him. We are still seeing each other but not...
    eyeris2195 eyeris2195 18-21, F Sep 1

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    I started my Fall semester last week. I've been more extroverted lately, I'm not sure if it is because I'm far happier than what I used to be. I think its more than just that...
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    " When my father died.. I lost my best friend in the whole world.This is not a sad story, it is a happy story. It knocked me for a loop and those of you who have lost someone you...
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    To the many, many teenagers whose thoughts turn here when life gets sucky: i know you're obviously hurting and you feel suicide is a potential option to stop that but this has got...
    walkonthewildside walkonthewildside 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    life is like a express train,but sometimes its good to find a station,stop,take a deep breath&remind yourself what is most valuable for us in life
    Serenita Serenita 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    Take any journey for about an hour into a city and I can guarantee you will find a girl you think is good looking. It never ceases to amaze me just how common good looks are lol...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I thinks its time for me to go now. I don't want to be here anymore. All people on here showed me was that nobody cares. Almost all of my friends forgot about my bday. They just...
    LoveandLoss17 LoveandLoss17 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 1

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    My mind is always going turning things around and around, trying to understand why i am alone again but head over heels in love with someone i can't have and may have already moved...
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    They are treated so differently in society. There are so many more dimensions than just the competitive aspect. A fellow classmate was surprised when I told them I was failing a...
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    If its too good to be true, it usually is. that's what some say. but im going to hold onto this one. i thinking im throwing myself under a bus. we are about to find out.
    findsomethinginhope findsomethinginhope 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I do believe this. I've had failed relationships and I've learnt a great deal from them. I think you have to experience the bad to appreciate the good. You learn to choose your...
    chrissie58 chrissie58 46-50, F 8 hrs ago

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    Anyone who thinks they stand apart from society and defies all which govern its existence has less in common with the lone wolf patriot standing up to dystopic forces of oppression...
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    Bridges – Are an productive and effective way to interchange just one or numerous lacking tooth. A bridge restores your smile appearance and prevents adjacent and opposing...
    Paul18nj Paul18nj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    The Burning of the Library of Alexandria by Preston Chesser The loss of the ancient world's single greatest archive of knowledge, the Library of Alexandria, has been lamented...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    “A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his...
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    Sometimes I can't help but feel conflicted between living in the confines and comforts of society, or saying ****-all and disappearing off the grid - living in solitude, in the...
    drstech drstech 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    Slow Dancing In A Burning Room LyricsIt's not a silly little momentIt's not the storm before the calmThis is the deep and dying breath ofThis love that we've been working onCan't...
    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F Sep 3

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    First, I am the heir of two royal bloodlines: The Royal Houses of Plantagenet (United Kingdom) and Romanov (all the Russias). Secondly, the LORD came to me as a boy of 16 in 1974...
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    I feel running through me Can't stop at this point The embers are burning brighter Can't hold it back anymore It's rushing through my veins From deep within my soul Surrendering...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F Aug 29

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    Books are the means by which we build bridges between cultures.Dr .Radhakrishnan.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    Well you didn't wake up this morning 'cause you didn't go to bed You were watching the whites of your eyes turn red The calendar on your wall is ticking the days off You've been...
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    Lol. Omg. It dont. Its been proven. Look at america. Lmao.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    All the perfect people- Shallow and deceitful Staring back at me on TV in magazines Look so good like a box of fresh wrapped twinkies What the hell happened to me? So I took a...
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    I am not as good as I would like to be, but I am getting better. When I catch myself, interrupting someone, I apologize and ask them to continue. I already know what I think, if I...
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