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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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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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    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 18-21 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I was with a band for 3 years and was forced out early this year. I want to be a musician again. Not just my favourite genres but a proper composer working from home. But I lack...
    KA4689 KA4689 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    Watch a rocky movie rockyy IV
    heyyo1234 heyyo1234 22-25, M Aug 8

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    I am under a huge amount of stress with being unmotivated even though I have a time limit I still cant push myself to get up and just do it. It is something I struggle with daily...
    colonpatrice colonpatrice 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    that should me my name. Really
    MayaMoonShadow MayaMoonShadow 16-17, F Aug 11

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    I become obsessed with a new idea or skill until I feel I have sufficient mastery over it such that I can "disassemble" it at will and be able to teach it without qualms. I then...
    TheKidDownTheStreet TheKidDownTheStreet 18-21, M Aug 24

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    I have so many great ideas, and so many opportunities to make my life better but I have no motivation to follow through with anything. I tried my hand with direct sales with a team...
    nursingstudentxo nursingstudentxo 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Lots of bad stuff in my life at present. No motivation to keep things neat or tidy. I keep things clean where my kids are but my room has nothing but piles of papers, laundry, etc...
    bcali bcali 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I have so much I want to do! Lose weight, gain some skills, get a job to be able to move on with my life and get things I want... and I kind of want a boyfriend and friends outside...
    HappyBlushCalayapie HappyBlushCalayapie 22-25 3 days ago

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    So i"m entering my final year of college and I still don't know what to do with my life. When i was in grade school I had so much fire and motivation going on, I was full of energy...
    chris1712 chris1712 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    I found my motivation when I started supporting myself financially ProjectPayDayInfo.com
    MyCashFreebies MyCashFreebies 22-25, M Aug 6

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    The thing that originally led me to EP involved creating an avatar who is not really me, with the intention of sharing a side of myself that is very private and personal and...
    thisisnotreallyme thisisnotreallyme 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I need motivation to keep the hope that my health will get better, that I can lose weight and function after my gallbladder surgery. That I can move on and find a career that makes...
    ShellBellem ShellBellem 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I need to be working but am tired and low on motivation. Please inspire/motivate me to go back to work after a 9 hour workday. I came home to eat and take care of my 3 Kids.
    Joe1064 Joe1064 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    Had a great diet and excersise routine down for 2 months but I've tarted to lose my motivation to keep going
    guardian96 guardian96 18-21, M Aug 21

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    At the start of every school year I'm all pumped up ,I say to myself" I'm going to study ,I'm going to be a great student , do well in all the exams " Then by the end of the year...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Aug 21

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    One of the only things that gives me motivation is people that tell me I can't. The other day my best friend told me that I could never be successful on youtube and it pissed me of...
    Ashley1421 Ashley1421 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I have always set goals for myself, and lately I have put my goals on hold, but now I am ready to go for it again.
    KnightMoves KnightMoves 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    Watched a movie. Learned blacks were slaves in brasil. Why??? Why slavery at all?? Why current fiscal slavery??? Haves and have nots why??? Rulers. And owners of...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    My wife and I love each other but we have not been physically intimate in five years. It began when my wife gave birth to our only son. She had preeclampsia and was very ill; our...
    AshInOakland AshInOakland 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 13

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    To lazy ugh. My bed needs me but I want food and it's all the way in the kitchen. Must. Get. Up. Lol!
    Ellyhi Ellyhi 13-15, F Aug 17

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    Can barely clean. Can barely smile. Can laugh but then hate when it fades.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 18

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    My marriage has been on unstable ground for quite some time. This morning my husband blamed me for the lack of intimacy in our relationship. He did not want to accept that my lack...
    lipservice22 lipservice22 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    "Love is a felling not a decision. You con't choose who you love . If you could , it would be much simpler , but less magical."
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 20 hrs ago

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    Can't never did do nuthin'. Failure comes, not from falling down one last time, but rather, from failing to get up one more time. When you feel you've hit bottom, all is not lost...
    Xlandria61 Xlandria61 61-65, F 4 days ago

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    I hate the lack of human rights, but I do love being young and stupid. Pacing my way through adolescence is an interesting adventure.
    ElZombie ElZombie 13-15, F Aug 10

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    I love being on my own and find being around other people ,especially large groups a chore . I have few friends ,mostly Just people I know rather than friends . I don't have much...
    michaelb77 michaelb77 36-40, M Aug 17

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    A website created by the nearby, state, Division or nationwide federal government of a rustic. Ordinarily these web-sites also work websites which have been intended to inform...
    Alexander815d4bq9 Alexander815d4bq9 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 23

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    I am so lucky... I married an incredibly beautiful and amazing woman... I will love her forever... Yet it lacks that spark, that fire, that passion... Yes I have experienced...
    AquaC69 AquaC69 41-45, M Aug 24

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    I have been with the same man for 10 years and I have 3 kids with him, I love him and I can't imagine my life without him but there's this other part of me that I fight with every...
    IShouldBeSoLucky IShouldBeSoLucky 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I know a scandinavian girl who was an exchange student in japan. She was very excotic over there, because she was tall and blonde. Nearing the end of her stay, the father of the...
    Tityroi Tityroi 18-21, M 5 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 2 days ago

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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 20 hrs ago

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    I want to finished what I started, I really do but that is not anywhere easy if its me. I have people who constantly watch over me ever since I was born, I'm driven everywhere, I...
    Sei02 Sei02 18-21, F 54 mins ago

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    I remember when I was little my mom used to take me door to door. She was Jehovah Witness, not anymore. I hated going with her but she couldn't leave me in the house alone. One...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm finally a college student, I'm kind of nervous because i haven't been to school in so long but i know it will benefit me in the future.
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 2

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    Yummmm they are so good I just want to eat a whole bunch of them but unfortunately I have a shortage I acttally have none NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! That tiger is me
    Dinosaurfanatic Dinosaurfanatic 13-15, F Aug 2

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    I get it I am as well anorexic but not really skinny and it drives me nuts lol!!
    scmichelle051 scmichelle051 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    My wife and I have been married for almost 12 years. We have had struggles, but are happy, nonetheless. However, since menopause, she has lost interest in intimacy, which I really...
    Boatdock61 Boatdock61 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Not a butch lesbian but transmale ftm. Thoughts!!?!
    cj911 cj911 26-30 Aug 2