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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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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 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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    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

    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'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 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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    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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    Planning to do 100-200 miles per week during the winter months, however I lack motivation! Urgh give me some motivation!
    Adam352 Adam352 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    Let me start by saying that I love him, I really do. More than anyone else, except for our kids of course. I'm 26, we have been together 8 years and married for 5 of those. It's...
    Env06 Env06 26-30, F 7 Responses 7 hrs ago

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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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    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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    My girlfriend gave birth to our son 16 months ago, and ever since then I don't seem to have any motivation for doing things. Before he was born I was learning guitar and had...
    mk1rich mk1rich 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 7

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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 Sep 28

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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 Sep 29

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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 Sep 30

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    My little heart desires nothing. And thats the problem. What am I doing on my bed with my laptop right now? I know I am supposed to be at my study table and start frying my brains...
    meaninglessone meaninglessone 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 3

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    I need some serious motivation to fulfill my desires. I'm deviating from my path :(
    vjyr vjyr 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    what motivates you? I have so much to do and no motivation to do it.. Im a student if that helps. help please!!
    Emil2 Emil2 18-21, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 1 Response Sep 22

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    I joined ep because I am dreamin' to find a lover.. but I forget that no one will try ro talk to me if they saw my face.. I am numb
    stephen00 stephen00 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    Everyone should be I want to start my own business in a couple of years and start a family in ten. I love experiencing life and travelling but I would like to see mountains the...
    TheDarkOak TheDarkOak 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    In the last year and a half I lost literally everyone of my friends and other acquaintances. I currently have 6 friends and only talk to 3 on a daily basis. The reason I've lost...
    Thomasjcox Thomasjcox 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    The lack of confidence, yes. The stuttering, very little.
    Matthews14 Matthews14 13-15, M Oct 10

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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 Sep 26

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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 Sep 27

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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 Sep 28

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    I really want to get in to the pantry/art room to clean and organize but I'm being so lazy. In just laying in bed playing with my kindle and sorting stamps, watching OZ. So I can...
    TheNerdYouLove TheNerdYouLove 31-35, F Oct 4

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    So I am really conceited and lack empathy for my fellow man. I see the world in White, Black, and Grey. But not in the hues of the rainbow everyone else seems to include. . Any...
    GenericoScout GenericoScout 22-25 a week ago

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    Would anyone out there want to join me in a weight loss challenge, ep style? I'm fairly new to this site but from what I've been seeing there a ton of support on here with the...
    kimberlyfaith kimberlyfaith 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I don't think any councellor can fix me. All I really want is acceptance. If someone truly loved me and motivated me. I'd have a reason to get up and live. If a man thought I was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 5 days ago

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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 Sep 23

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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 Sep 23

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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 Sep 28

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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 4 Responses Sep 28

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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 Sep 29

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    I feel so lonely, I try to talk to my wife but I'm always shut down. Intimacy is something lacking but I can't seem to get her interested in building more. I need a friend.
    blackvolt blackvolt 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    I think it's time we all start falling in love with ourselves. when you fall in love with someone, every little thing about them becomes beautiful and perfect. We're taught at a...
    Livinglife95 Livinglife95 18-21, F Oct 3

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    I wish I could figure out how to "detach" emotionally so that I won't get so frustrated with my husband. I don't want to divorce but, I also don't want to be so mad and grouchy all...
    consciouslyinsightful consciouslyinsightful 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 5

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    I am recently married, and have been with her for 2 1/2 years now. We have lived together for about a year and half. Prior to that we where in a long distant relationship and we...
    TEAVEE TEAVEE 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    So I just ran in a wrong freaking lane Anger, madness , sadness wouldn't Swerve I wanted to use all kind of violent moves But I tried to be a better person Avoided all that trash...
    hunlove hunlove 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    My long term bf is always, without meaning to, putting me down because I don't have a long term career goal or plan. I am going to college for business which I feel good about but...
    Cheerly Cheerly 22-25 1 Response 2 days ago

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    KIDS ANNOY ME SO MUCH YOU HAVE NO IDEA but I swear I want one of my own. A girl. I feel like I would like my own child (obviously) but for some reason other kids just irritate the...
    queercutie queercutie 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    I am a gamer. I refuse to play into that stereotype, that disassociation from "guy gamers" and the cry for attention. I play horror, I play FPS, I play RPG, hell, I even played...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I will consider myself bi-sexual. I love my wife very much and am happily married but sometimes I miss touch of a man. I have been faithful since we got married 4 years ago. Maybe...
    Biandme Biandme 31-35, M 11 hrs ago

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    One Friday afternoon me and my boyfriend were walk by a Publix as we we're walking he told me to lose weight at first I didn't want to but he was a little right so on Saturday I...
    Lara1664 Lara1664 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 21

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    I think it's impossible to be perfect following society's rules, and expectations, but I guess that somehow everyone is perfect in their own unique way. I think it is most...
    GirlUnlimited GirlUnlimited 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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