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I Think Its Good to Burn Bridges

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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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    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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