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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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    Exactly!

    I've been looking for a group like this for a long time. This is my exact situation! I want a lot out of life but my extreme obstacles induce my laziness. I want to be that go-getter who has it all but I want to just chill, too. With such a conflicting nature, things seem...
    LovelessDeluxe LovelessDeluxe 22-25 2 Responses Jun 27, 2011

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    I'm Scared I Guess?

    Scared is the stereotypical answer. But the truth is, I like WISHING for the moon. I've never wanted to catch it. Cm
    chairmanmeow chairmanmeow 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    I Try And I Get Nowhere

    i try to be a good person, i try to make friends, i try to make things better but all that happens is nothing, or i make things worse. i just hate it how things work like that, especially when i put effort into something. for example when i try to make friends, i never really...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2010

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    No Motivation To Write Resume/cover Letter

    I am not happy with my life and I really wish it was better. I know that if I were to get a full time job, my life would improve in numerous ways. I would help myself and I would also help others. But with all that, I havent started to write my resume and cover letter. I am so...
    iBunny iBunny 26-30 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    I Need the Fire Back!

    I'm at the point in my life where I am more intelligent, co-ordinated, and creative than I have ever been in my life, but I don't seem to have any drive left. I lost the eye of the tiger, so to speak. The last year I've been going though a bit of a tough time. I live in BC...
    WorldofDreams WorldofDreams 26-30, M Sep 3, 2009

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    Fed Up At Work

    I am always kind to people. Best friends or strangers. I started a new job a few months ago, one day I turned up to work and her the supervisors and another member of staff talking about me. It does not bother me what was said. It is the fact I have to work with these people. I...
    ruby92tom ruby92tom 22-25 Nov 4, 2013

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    Some Insight

    I've recently joined this group and I'm currently struggling with the conflict it presents. However I have recently had a stroke of insight that may prove beneficial or stimulating to those who may be interested in reading this story. I feel that the main obstacle in making...
    OkudenConstruct OkudenConstruct 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2009

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    No Motivation

    I'm 26, male, construction worker, newly married. There are so many things I want to accomplish but I usually just end up sitting around all day after work or opting out of doing my own stuff by visiting family or friends. I can't seem to figure out how to initiate anything I...
    OkudenConstruct OkudenConstruct 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    I have no motivation to get out of bed or go anywhere anymore .
    annaupchurch annaupchurch 22-25, F Apr 16

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    Have noticed. Not to care. But to move. Function outside. Why. Poverty. Jerks. Lame laws. No protection. Except lame laws. That make us the bad...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 12

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    I've kept staring at this same scene for far too long. I tried to drag myself outside today, knowing that there are endless possibilities, thousands of people to meet, infinite...
    Violens Violens 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    I've had the worst day ever
    annaupchurch annaupchurch 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I've lost all motivation in life. I feel like I'm in a dirt hole and as I'm trying to crawl out, I'm just pushing more dirt on top of me. Life is burying me. Right now I'm too weak...
    Oilovneb Oilovneb 16-17, F Apr 9

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    I need advice on motivation. Everyday I wake up with a plan an things to do. Then I don't do any of it. I am just lazy. Any advice on how to get motivated?
    ForrestLiam ForrestLiam 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 11

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    I need someone who can help keep me motivated. I used to be anorexic and now I'm trying to gain weight by gaining muscle. Problem is, I have no motivation to do this and it'd be...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    i need motivation to study. i've got tests coming up tmrw. T.T
    deeyanah deeyanah 16-17, F Apr 15

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    I need motivation to work out I can do it for a week straight and then I stop ... Any suggestions ?
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    ok so I really need help with this. my boyfriend and I have been together about a year now and everything was perfect until a few months ago. I am a very ambitious person and I...
    Autumnrw97 Autumnrw97 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have finally figured it all out. We are bored with each other. it was bound to happen. our intimate life is great, but as for anything else we are flat out bored. we lack depth...
    TheGypsyGirl2015 TheGypsyGirl2015 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Im beginning to get it… how we both came together from our needs, from our lacks. Maybe we could´ve made it, but none of us were ready to be in a relationship… In this...
    Gaialion Gaialion 36-40, F Mar 28

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    I love to dance. Escpecially to KPOP. And I'm pretty good, if I do say so myself. There's a talent show today at our school, and I really wanted to join this group of Kpop Dancers...
    RavenTail RavenTail 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Someone think this is too much personal? but this is my post.i do what i want to write. well,i usually feel great in the morning and daytime. night time?it is literally hell for...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have had many things in my life that should have destroyed me both physically and mentally but my will power to beat things has helped me to survive. I am extremely motivated to...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Apr 7

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    in the face of society.I have a story just like many others that shows what i have truly been through.When i was born i had only my mother,my dad left before i was born mainly out...
    1111JustAnotherFace1111 1111JustAnotherFace1111 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    So yeah. Idk, i think if i ever show all my feelings and share all my thoughts, that would make me so vulnerable... Indeed, I am a very vulnerable person inside... it's just I...
    UNDecodable UNDecodable 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I realize that I am in a different place of my loneliness. I was conversing with a really neat fellow, I felt it! I felt myself putting on those rose-tinted glasses. So one day...
    BillieJeanxo BillieJeanxo 26-30, F Apr 5

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    But the wealthy caused it. When they felt unappreciated. For the crimes they started. That they called caring.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 13

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    There is a big lack of communication between us. I feel like there is a big empty space that needs to be filled.
    SimpliLovely SimpliLovely 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Marriage....for me is the bond between man and wife, a never ending friendship, a bond that is forever but why do I question if it is even possible to have. No one marriage is...
    nikkiluv87 nikkiluv87 26-30, F 10 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm the oldest of my siblings but, don't have much confidence. I give confidence to my siblings the most so they have better chances.
    IntrovertLyssa IntrovertLyssa 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    The faith of humanity in us, is constantly being restored by the few good people left. That worker at your work place who is always geniune and happy, provide you a contagious...
    RestlessFlame RestlessFlame 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have a big butt and I'll show you if you send me a pic of a girl's butt.
    harden69 harden69 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    two weeks ago, he stopped answering my calls and responding to my FB chat though he's online, he just posted something that he meant for both of us...i chatted him to say to...
    hannagrace hannagrace 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Is it wrong for me to worry and care too much for people? I mean I love helping others, i really do, I don't mind it at all, but, I'm starting to realize that I worry too much and...
    Ki123 Ki123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I used to be REALLY shy when I was younger...but have grown more...extroverted (thought not a lot) as I have gotten older. Yet I still find that I can say more things & do more...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I wanna be done with my teenage years. I'm 17 but sometimes I can't help feeling 80. I'm very much into mysteries of life rather than mundane things. I wanna explore the other side...
    Kavy22 Kavy22 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I'm always the irrelevant one in my friend group, they don't even want me in social media. In school, I try to stay in solitude, & I get this warm feeling, as if someone were...
    WolfsterTheWere WolfsterTheWere 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I met this really nice dude his name is Luis and he recently gave me another "chance" im not sure if this ir right it feels like it but if this goes bad im pretty sure that im...
    mythlover mythlover 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I am so lonely , my husband is not attractive to me anymore. I have tried to get a long with him, but he irritates me, i just don't know if i can do this anymore. I am so close...
    jdamselfly jdamselfly 36-40, F 30 Responses Mar 26

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    So i went to the library and i needed a book for l.a. And i needed a childrens book for school for this fairy tale and so i walked in and the first thing i see is a computer that...
    AlysonStella17 AlysonStella17 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    And i crouched and had to sit criss cross and it was a saturday morning at 7:00 and people were coming in they realized my buttcrack was showing it was actually my teacher and she...
    AlysonStella17 AlysonStella17 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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