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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Having expectations for something with the ambitions to get it, but without motivation, that's just stupid.
    drbreezzy drbreezzy 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12

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    I love motivation, if you out there and you love it too, check this Out, I can, I will, I must by Eric Thomas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r3MxMfzWfbE. and tell me what you...
    Zamowell Zamowell 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    Ever since I have attempted to get off of suboxone for getting off of painkillers, I am having a terrible time getting energy and motivation back into my life. I feel depressed a...
    Dreamer251 Dreamer251 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Ah, life in America! The nation built on Great, if unrealistic, Expectaions. We are taught (at least my generation was) that you can be anything you want in America. But they...
    icDavey icDavey 56-60, M Sep 22

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    In this male dominated world people are always reluctant to even acknowledge the fact that women are as good as men on parameters of hard work, intelligence quotient (IQ) and...
    MsGucciRush MsGucciRush 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    I need motivation to get up tomorrow and face the day with a smile even though I'll be falling apart inside. Not really the greatest weekend. I feel like I'm being over dramatic...
    sage00 sage00 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    I should be working at the moment but i can't seem to find the motivation to start it :( anyone wanna motivate me?
    lukeymrules lukeymrules 22-25, M Sep 14

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    My Deadline for a music video is tomorrow.... I haven't done it, and it takes hours to upload onto GoogleDrive. I've had all day. I'm not even sure if I've got everything that I...
    DorothyWheresOz DorothyWheresOz 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    You guys know the type "Jack of all trades, master of none", right? That's exactly how I am. And is that a good thing? I ask myself that all the time. I'm not particularly...
    yudellinger yudellinger 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    It's hard to be a Christian in a non Christian environment. I've been wanting to change for the better. I want to be in a spiritual high. I've been trying very hard for motivation...
    mateo213 mateo213 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Some-days, I feel that I am the loneliest person in the world. Now, that “in the world” feeling may be a bit of hyper-collegiate over-dramatisme, of latent-teenage psychopathy...
    Newydd Newydd 18-21 Sep 11

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    Most teenagers have a job in mind, or an idea of where they'd like to see themselves in ten years, but not me. I want to be a journalist and travel the country, a prosecutor, and...
    picses2222 picses2222 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    I have Spina Bifida and therefore I use a wheelchair to get around. I am very independent and ambitious and always doing things which is why I say I have a disability but I am not...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I've always just wanted to be a wife and mother. I love that I have the right to an education and a career (and I went out and got the first part, because I was told I should), but...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F Sep 22

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    "Beauty is an internal light, a spirtual radiance that all women have but most women hide, unconsciously, denying its existence. What we do not claim remains invisible...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F Sep 1

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    I failed to help someone in need: I lack courage to help. There was a man just lying on the floor and nobody was saying anything. I assumed that he was either fine or that...
    layswhyfe layswhyfe 18-21 1 Response Sep 2

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    I am married, but I feel so distant from my wife. Our relationship seems so forced. She gets upset when she has to tell me to do things around the house, but doesn't see it strange...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 7 Responses Sep 9

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    Over the course of the last few years I have opened my eyes to how this world works and how it doesn't work. I have had my fair share of.struggles to overcome and that kept me...
    njflyer njflyer 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 17

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    Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am just so drained. The feeling of "not being good enough" strikes again and it's killing me. Im losing my motivation. Can anyone help me get back on track?
    Spencer024 Spencer024 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Sometimes you need patience in order to find true happiness. It won't come fast and it won't come easy, but it will be worth it. Its a beautiful day here where I'm at . The sun is...
    jjones723 jjones723 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Thinking about him sends a rush through me. We used to spend a lot of time together when we were younger, and I used to like him. A few days ago, he said that he used to like me...
    schemily03 schemily03 18-21, F Aug 30

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    It's funny how people can just stare at you for no reason. It's like they are on constant guard, trying their best to look tough. I smile at people but they look at me as if I was...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    The headline on this would be the beginning of me saying something well, not something good. Now, the challenge is to say something lacking in substance but stated well enough to...
    SammySamps SammySamps 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I have a English project due tomorrow and I can't find any inspiration for such a boring class. Don't get me wrong, I love to write, but sometimes it's just so repetitive. We have...
    mardalfoosen mardalfoosen 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I know that I'm not ugly. But I'm also very well aware that I will never be considered 'pretty' or 'beautiful'. I see myself as very average, nothing really special about me. I...
    ShizukaRose ShizukaRose 18-21, F Sep 7

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    This girl at work said she wanted us to talk and get closer we talked for about 4 days and nothing bad was ever said but I haven't gotten any responses to my text
    mybigcock696969 mybigcock696969 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 16

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    I'm in an LDR. When we are together, things are beyond perfect. But when we aren't...we don't talk much. A few texts a day and that's it. Mostly just "I love youuu" and "I can't...
    ComeXwhatXmay ComeXwhatXmay 18-21, F a week ago

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    They just message me or whatever and expect me to out of the blue tell them complicated things, when they give me no info whatsoever about who they are or why I should tell them...
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M a week ago

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    A girl came to my house midnight (upon my request), I tried to kiss her but I felt very nervous, and this nervouness demonstrated a lack of confidence. When I tried to kiss her I...
    tidi21 tidi21 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Some of have no lack of sexual contact but without the love or connection. Others get no sex and know the other person cares for them but here is no connection. How come it...
    Jakomcbean Jakomcbean 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My body seems to find a new disaster every week, so why should this instance be any different. I just know it’s going to be one of those days. I’m weak. I’m tired. I’m...
    Nudg3 Nudg3 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I really love you yeah I know this is wrong but your the only one who making me feel special. I thank God for that I trust u when u said to me that u didn't love your wife anymore...
    AsianGirl1000 AsianGirl1000 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    More likely - I may be logged in on my phone through the app - but be doing something else at the moment. I always look like I'm here, but I'm not always HERE. ;-)
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 5 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have been in a relationship for 5 years and we have a son together, but I feel I can't handle this anymore. I do everything, work, clean, cook, care for our son. I am very...
    hbear2010 hbear2010 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    They can go walk around with a big penis but not a but... I like to squeeze booty too... if you don't got *** don't talk to me
    Zeycoyah Zeycoyah 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I really want to cry right now, to let everything out. But I don't know why, tears don't come out. I want to cry so bad and idk why I can't..
    dukealone dukealone 16-17, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The words of which my speech impedes, the trick of doubleminded reads, still flow from shaky nervous hands, in ways that they can understand. This life has dealt its hand to me...
    s0l0fl1ght s0l0fl1ght 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    I love my but any girls wanna see?
    Fatgirl2001 Fatgirl2001 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Here is a snap sit of my butt I hope u like ;)
    Fatgirl2001 Fatgirl2001 18-21, F 7 Responses 8 hrs ago