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I Think Its Good to Burn Bridges

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 60 People

    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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    ...but I need to say this, just once... One cannot be truly good because he's only told to be so. That is childishness. One cannot be truly good when he pretends to be, in order...
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    So I think I'm done here, this website isn't doing anything for me any longer. I don't talk to anyone on here anymore and I'm rarely on this site.
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    The wind will be and the cold frost will cover my weary soul, as the seasons chip away at my fragile bones but, I will not stand any longer on my own, my fears will come and go...
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    But am not omnipotent or divine.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 28

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    Why cant they be kids. We were. Oh. Right. The wealthy now want prepared slaves.
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    to start with changes we have to go through as I still do not see even the suggestion of transformation.
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    The rudest people I've talked to in here are mostly fellow Canadians. Lol. Guys and girls. Not singling out either gender. So stereotypes aren't always true haha
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    Sitting on my back verandah in the autumn sunshine looking over the back paddock. Gentle breeze ruffling the wind chime and the cat lazily playing with a palm frond. Autumn is a...
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    Okay so I posted an experience awhile back (picture) and I was texting two girls at that time and they were texting each other at that time too and they really liked eachother and...
    Rachel282 Rachel282 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    Ladystone Ladystone 18-21, F May 10

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    You know its at night when it hits you. When you have all the time in the world to think. When you just lay there and wonder. Everybody has their own secrets. And we keep them so...
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    Growing up i always liked to be naked. Guess it runs in the family because everyone else did too. I dont think its weird at all. Both my sisters and mother and father ******** off...
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