Im going to burn things from my past that I see no reason to keep, which I keep in a shoe box.
However, some of them are...
>a shitty scarf made by the only girlfriend I ever had(2008)
>Some weird paper art thing (only thing I ever got for valntines day from same girl)
It's 2016, im trying to move on from times I considered "fortunate" and willing to improve myself where I do not have to reach out to my past ever again and create a better present.
Would this be a good idea? Will I regret it?
I do the same mate. only care about what you call your past. move on, your past do not matter, not to anyone, not to you.
and do not dwell in your speculations about the future too.
I burnt all of the memorabilia from my ex of 4 years when we broke up. Lots of handwritten notes/love letters from high school, and various trinkets connected to good times we shared.
I don't regret it at all, if we had stayed together it would have been a nice to have all these things as a memorial to our love, but once she broke up with me they all became trash.
Let it burn anon, it feels good to let go.
If you have to burn it to get over it, you won't EVER get over it.
You will lie in bed thinking about what you've done, and how you've destroyed the things that tie you to who you were, that made you what you are today.
Don't do it. Just shelve it away. It's the same difference. But speaking as someone who's in his 30's who has very little physical evidence of his past....it's a bit sad that I don't have much that I can look back fondly upon.
I have a lot of misc objects like that from past girlfriends/lovers.
I keep them in a box and pull them out to look at them about once every five years or so.
When I forget who an object belongs to, I throw it away.
It's OK to feel things, anon. Humans were made to feel. Just don't let those feelings rule your entire life, that's all.