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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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    This happened to me about a month ago, a few days after my birthday. I met this guy on here who goes by the nickname, “thekillingjoke8.” At first, we were just getting to know...
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    what are good names too name a kid
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    I agree so much with this, but parents need to lead the way and protect kids.... a simple example, I still have parental control software on my laptop and phone to protect me from...
    AGirlNamedKim AGirlNamedKim 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    i used goodnites as a kid they helped a lot too ever needed too use goodnites do you think goodnites are helpful i did i mean there just like underwear but help with bedwetting...
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    One of my sons math grade is slipping. Not too bad, but it doesn't meet my husband's expectation. He gave him an ultimatum this morning. If he doesn't bring it up to an A by the...
    TulipBaby TulipBaby 41-45, F 7 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    We didn't really get to say goodbye. Not that I remember. At least I don't think we split on the best terms. I woke up the next morning to a message from your sister telling me you...
    SnowbearBoobear SnowbearBoobear 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    After my good friend's wedding, I think it's going to be over. I don't have much else to live for.
    BloodMoonFlower BloodMoonFlower 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I've always loved burning candles, maybe because it reminds me of my childhood, staying overnight with my grandparents. They had electricity in their house but for whatever reason...
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    After what I have experienced on here, I would be very worried if I discovered my 17, 14, or 13 year old daughter on this site. There are def predators lurking around. If you are...
    Serenity4ever Serenity4ever 36-40, F 18 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure I'm crazy, the dreams I have, they should not be seen by someone my age. I just wake up with no reaction to how disturbing it was. Its really disgusting...
    MrBugsyMalone MrBugsyMalone 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    I always help people, but it's finally starting to tire me out. I don't ask for help and I don't talk about my problems often. When someone ask me to share, I do and they are a...
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    So four years now of being away from him. It feels good. But scary all at once. I've been starting my own business seeing as I can't get work because of him. It's a good feeling...
    AngelOfDeath92 AngelOfDeath92 22-25, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I was thinking about it today. Well, I wasn't depressed or anything. Just bored and felt kinda empty so I thought about random things like wouldn't it be fun if I tried to attempt...
    Boujie Boujie 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Oh, they are! They are generally fair-skinned and have good facial features. They have sexy bodies too. What attracts me towards them most is their nose. Like caucasian noses...
    gaslover gaslover 46-50, M 13 hrs ago

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    "A great fire burns within me, but no one stops to warm themselves at it, and passers-by only see a wisp of smoke."
    sophiebelle27 sophiebelle27 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    You can do that for a few days ago and now I'm not sure if it is the best way. The only thing that could make it a lot more fun and addicting. You are a little bit more of a new...
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    My contradictions are huge sometimes. I deeply dislike this society I live in. Yet, if I lost my job, I would feel awful and useless not doing anything for its good. I really...
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    I never experienced it till now, but i wish to . I think its very romantic and beautiful to hold hands with your loved one and take a walk along the seashore.
    Newbie2401 Newbie2401 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    as long as i can remember i have seen myself living moments which have long swept away from my hands. i though like to think that i care about myself and that i want to achieve and...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Hehe. People from Louisiana sound funny..giggles.
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I'm not yet a parent, but I think a good spanking now and then has its place. I don't dismiss out of hand the studies that discourage spanking, though, nor do I assume that these...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My Grandmother's Childhood. Corporal punishment has become so controversial. In fact, it is almost to the point of being taboo. I am always hearing about studies that show that...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 9 Responses 5 days ago

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    TELL TALE SIGNS OF IMPEDING BURNOUT ... I'm getting dressed in my hotel room to go to have breakfast and before slipping on my shoes I was franticly looking for one of my socks. I...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Think of love as a gentle flame and think of a lover as the firm candle. Such love will burn until the candle stands. Such is the reality of true love. More @ loverespectcare
    msb2015 msb2015 26-30, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Unfortuneatly black women do not have the luxury of being treated as women and worthy of protection.When people look at black women they see black first and female second.
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    It's a cat again. Precisely, a kitten. A stray kitten near the dorm office area. It is beautiful but very skinny with poor health; one of its eyes couldn't be opened, its face is...
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    i think its easy to give advise but if you was in there shoes would you take it or just do what you think is best
    johnvcook johnvcook 56-60, M Jan 29

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    A Haunting Spanking. I have so far not written about my home spankings because it has been too painful. However, now I am finally able to share. I did not get many spankings...
    julietx julietx 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    it's hard but sometimes it has to be done.
    mabuhayka mabuhayka 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    Like time it crept up on me. Seeming to move so slow but i see now it was instantly. Like wind it took hold of me. Gently dancing around me but when I look back I realize it blew...
    domagedangel domagedangel 41-45, F Jan 26

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    Happy honest sonsie face day to you all. I must say I always think the haggis is the best part of Burns night, despite everybody I know saying they love everything about it apart...
    JoeRidley JoeRidley 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    You got to admit...you do look rather funny!!!!
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Seeing Its Burn's night tonight, thought I would share a poem Haggis Neeps and tatties for supper tonight without the address off the Haggis though ;) Lines On The Fall Of Fyers...
    itsMaggimay itsMaggimay 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    "They say don't burn bridges you may have to cross later. I say I don't mind swimming if the bridge was ****** up to begin with."
    ChaoticEnigma ChaoticEnigma 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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    i am a very imperfect person. It hurts me knowing that i cannot have something, or when i lose something i had before.. It's hard for me, seeing you are no longer the person you...
    blitzkrieg7 blitzkrieg7 22-25, F Jan 23

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