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I Think Its Good to Burn Bridges

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 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 2 Responses Apr 8, 2010

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    There's millions of dogs just wondering the streets in Mexico. There's also a lot if traffic and traffic and wondering dogs just isn't good. I was walking around one time and I see...
    Live5772 Live5772 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have this beanie baby. H His name is Rodney. That's what I named him.. But grandma HATES Rodney. She thinks he's a dirty boy. She told me out of all my toys to give blue Rodney...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 31

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    I never knew my father. I met him a couple times, but I never really knew him. I feel useless and like no man could ever love me. Guys don't approach me EVER and I think it's my...
    reesespeices reesespeices 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm tired of feeling alone. and never good enough. I try so hard and it's never enough. I want to give up and throw everything away
    haleymarie11598 haleymarie11598 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am not talking about classic Hollywood looks, plastic surgery, or a certain size dictated by fashion industry. I am talking about wearing clothes that look good on you and...
    discovery5 discovery5 41-45, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    It makes me laugh when people tell me how's collage or university. Does no one look at me age progress chatting with me. Clearly I'm not age yet to go to collage or a university I...
    MerpR MerpR 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Our relationship started out so beautifully. Our first dates were spontaneous and fun and I could feel the fire in him. Intellectually and physically, the attraction was intense...
    simulatedexistence simulatedexistence 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Like you should at Least tell a person if you're not interested in chatting, or when you gotta leave, instead of just leaving unannounced. It bugs the hell out of me.
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 13-15, M Mar 26

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    There's a sunset yet it's raining. It's warm. That is all. -Naty
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Too bad it's behind the trees. On the other side it's pink,purple, and orange.
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I hate that ppl anise animals how would they feel it that happend to them
    Helper233 Helper233 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I hate when people don't reply -.- like give people a chance , even if it's a day later reply ! Lol
    QuietLoner QuietLoner 16-17, M Apr 1

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    They are giving away my dog because moms boyfriend is now tired of her. I get it. She's a trip.
    Naty13 Naty13 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Im honna log off of here and deleate this in a few weeks srry if u enjoyed my time * tears *
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F Apr 2

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    My dad left because I wasn't a boy.
    Wishingtobegone Wishingtobegone 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    I always feel emotionless to almost everything and it makes me feel guilty that I can't feel bad for most things
    Irisom14 Irisom14 13-15, F Apr 9

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    “Sometimes you need to burn bridges to stop yourself from crossing them again.” - L. Gabriel
    Dewms Dewms 18-21 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Only thinking of the future has its good and bad points.. It's better than dwelling on the past as it cannot be changed but it is not so good if you don't stop to enjoy the present...
    cbnfvr cbnfvr 26-30, F a week ago

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    No, I don't think its the MOST important thing, but I do know that if you and your partner aren't on the same wavelength, it can truly mess up an otherwise good relationship. I...
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F Mar 27

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    Im a girl. I always liked guys. Heck, I practically ogle every guy I see. But recently I cant stop thinking about this girl in my class. I always thought she's really goodlooking...
    AlexAnimeFreak AlexAnimeFreak 13-15, F Apr 2

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    When I'm listening to someone talk about a rough patch in their life or something else painful, I put myself in their shoes and realize that most of the time they aren't asking for...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I know most people probably think lot but for me I think its non stop lol. I think as a mother we always thing twice once for ourselves and once for our children. I think about...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Not sure why, but lately I have this sexual urge.. My ex bf & I have been having slumber parties because I just cant get enough. The new thing on my mind is I want to try being...
    zbabi3 zbabi3 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    I did think this but now i am not so sure, i just think its how life goes. People come and people go, it is what it is at the end of the day. You can't make someone stay when they...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F Apr 4

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    What's the point? It doesn't make you better than anyone if you do have one honestly. Like I said whats the point? So someone can look through to see whats in front of you? To have...
    thatGirlyoulike thatGirlyoulike 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    i have been trying for what feels like forever this is my only hope. I just think its better to just run my self with bad pain with a job i hate dealing with all this
    GoldenWhimsicalButterfly GoldenWhimsicalButterfly 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    When I was 7 years old I got burned, my aunt was getting married outside at grandma's house, the family had been busy making the outside beautiful, burning brush and old branches...
    thatonegirlbree thatonegirlbree 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    They terrify the living **** out of me. Only recently have I noticed that I am scared of these bridges. And just bridges in general. I have an irrational fear that they will...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Mar 23

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    Not trying to be sexual but, I want to open my legs really wide and feel the burn in between! 😁 I swear. It feels amazing. I try do it every morning.
    levanlee levanlee 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    what could you add or say about this? Ill just say what I think of a episode I saw called "LIFE AFTER PEOPLE" Life after People Humans, as a species, are more like animal viruses...
    luisito196 luisito196 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I am always in the mood and always instigating sex. I think I was Aphrodites in a former life! 😎 As they say, if it feels good do it, if it feels really good, do it a lot!
    GreekGoddesz GreekGoddesz 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    For those of you... mostly female I expect who are subject to this kind of conversation in private messages from a stranger.... Most days I would happily block this type of...
    PhoenixM4 PhoenixM4 46-50, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    We've been in counseling a couple weeks, and he already wants to quit. I didn't want to go in the first place, but I felt that after promising to spend my life with this man I owed...
    hourbyhour163 hourbyhour163 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I don’t consider myself a good friend, but deep down I think I am. If you're my friend, I will care for you no matter what. Even if at times I tend to avoid you for several days...
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Newest Discovery By R. J. Heathorn (* PUNCH, May 9, 1962) A new aid to rapid--almost magical--learning has made its appearance. Indications are that if it catches on all the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    This happened about, three years ago, I don't remember very clearly. I have a very bad memory. I don't talk about this much, in fact its my first time researching it on the...
    MsStacyWolf MsStacyWolf 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    Hi, I was burned in house fire when I was 19 yrs, I,m 39 now, with 3 beautiful children And good friends ,I have 45% burns, which most people don,t know cause I,m covered up all...
    annmar annmar 36-40, F Apr 11

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    So I have had some stories about how men disrespect women I figure I should state this one. There are some women out there, who use their assets to use good men. They use them for...
    wingeyes wingeyes 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 4

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    Like others I never thought I'd do this but I now find it difficult to handle the stress. It started when I accidentally burned my elbow when baking but the pain made me forget all...
    Charley808 Charley808 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    ...We haven't said the "L" word to one another yet...but I think I love him...he is so kind and generous, and said the sweetest thing this morning, about us maybe being together in...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F Mar 26

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    A lot of people come her to basically to release from the stress and burns of everyday life. At times they come with the truth or with their definitions of the truth(AKA white lies...
    newlifejuliana newlifejuliana 31-35, F Apr 9

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    My so called husband has ruined our marraige too many times and blames me for my now insecurities, He wrote to his ex in secret twice, he downloaded **** secretly like I wasnt good...
    burnttoomanytimes burnttoomanytimes 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I spent my time, watching The spaces that have grown between us. And I cut my mind on second best, Oh the scars that come with the greenness. And I gave my eyes to the boredom...
    ifilayhere ifilayhere 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    You would not worry so much about what people think of you if you realized how seldom they do so Eleanor Roosevelt
    Bobbeenbad Bobbeenbad 61-65, M 3 hrs ago

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    Well I'm sittin in I.T. in school an I logged into my mums netbook at home cause I installed remote client software that I "borrowed" from school :O :L an so im usin remote desktop...
    ImHannahRBb ImHannahRBb 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Though I don't remember being burned (except for some vague memories of a window in my hospital room). I was 1 1/2 years old and being given a bath in the sink. My dad left for...
    aerfixus aerfixus 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am spending the afternoon at poolside listening to the sounds of the afternoon, the birds calls, the crickets chirp, the noise of the nearby traffic, while observing the...
    Rusham Rusham 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    Life has changed so much for me. I don't always feel like a freak and enjoy the majority of my life. I'm thankful for the second chance. Not always sure how to proceed but taking...
    Badina Badina 46-50, F Mar 24

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    Recently bought a new incense burner and incense. The scents include: hope, love, strawberry, French vanilla, china rain, sex on the beach, foreplay, and ******. Weird ones huh? So...
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F Mar 30