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I Am Ambitious But I Lack Motivation

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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

    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'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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    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 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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    I am having difficulty starting anything. I have spent today surfing the Internet haphazardly and that's about it. I have a lot of things I could do, but it's like there is a...
    Jimmyjazz9 Jimmyjazz9 22-25, M Mar 25

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    Exams are soon. If anything, these are the most important ones in my life. I'm an all A-A* student, but I've lost my motivation. I don't know if it's because I'm destructed my...
    ibak12 ibak12 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    It's that time of year final exams! Someone out there give me some inspiring motivation!
    PinkSlippers86 PinkSlippers86 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Ohhhhh is one if those days!!! I can't seem to find motivation to do the million things I need to!
    ifos ifos 26-30, F Apr 1

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    i am studying medicine. Tomorrow i have an exam but i cant study anymore i feel like i have lost my motivation i cant memorize anything anymore i can't even concentrate in any...
    lamentonnaise lamentonnaise 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    I lack confidence about a lot of things most significantly my dating life is non existent as I've tried online dating and I always flake out because I think I'm too shy and I...
    lawrencepa lawrencepa 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have always struggled with confidence. I do lack confidence, a lot, which is very depressing. To me, I've always been on the outside looking in. I see people who are confident in...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I really lack self confidence since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    And today my faith got a little bit worse. Humanity sunk a bit lower in my eyes. The selfishness- the arrogance- the sheer lack of consideration for others has me wondering if we...
    KittenHasaWhip KittenHasaWhip 46-50, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Watch this, great motivation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgmVOuLgFB0
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Feeling so lazy just lately, I wanna go things but when it comes to doing it I just don't want to!
    polles135 polles135 18-21, F Apr 2

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    God I just got lectured today, for the millionth time. By my mom. At age 21. For the obvious. For how lazy, unmotivated, pretentious and disappointing I am to life. I am a parasite...
    Miamortis Miamortis 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    what happened? When I started this job I promised myself that I won't take my work home with me emotionally. I had all this promise, all this energy, I was doing well.. but now, I...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    I have been married for 20 years now. I am the loneliest I have ever been in my life. My marriage started after I found out that my wife was pregnant with my oldest son, when I was...
    boatingJunkie boatingJunkie 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 12

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    When I proposed to my wife, I knew she had social anxiety and body image issues, but I had no idea that her mental condition was this bad. The doctors haven't diagnosed her with...
    neocarbunkle neocarbunkle 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    They want to see you do good, but not better than them, remember that.
    12Maria34 12Maria34 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What do you know ....... TO those that read my stories over the course of my time here know that I write on many and varied topics . From Erotica to spiritual and...
    Poseybloom Poseybloom 41-45, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    We walk through life expecting tomorrow to be like today. Something happens and your reality is unfamiliar. Accident, illness, heartache, it could be any or all of these things...
    michael1971 michael1971 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I'm a 'bro'. Mainly because of my strong interest in movies, tv shows, video games, zombies, horror and my lack of anything interesting to say about girly things. I don't dress...
    Linxer Linxer 26-30, F Mar 21

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    I have generalized anxiety disorder and have little support. The person I'd most want support from is my mother. I would love her to be able to be understanding and calm with me...
    smilemoonbright smilemoonbright 26-30, F Mar 26

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    I know what it's like to feel empty without someone there. But not just anyone someone that gets you enough to stay by you to find out the inner rest of you. To know that this...
    IyaAveer IyaAveer 41-45, M Mar 28

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    I am wanting to increase confidence in myself, but it is a slow process. My confidence is still quite low, but I have started getting into the habit of not blaming myself as much...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M Mar 29

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    Grrr....every night I fall asleep without a problem, but I'm up every couple hours for a LONG TIME. By the time morning rolls around, I'm lucky if I got 4 hours sleep. One or 2...
    seahawksmom seahawksmom 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I have been single for about four months now and my body/mind is starting to realize that there is something missing. I am not the type of girl to sleep around with someone unless...
    katastrofic katastrofic 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    The Story About Hummingbird Feet, or The Great Unknown Unknown I guess I'm spiritual. As a child, I rejected organized religion as nonsense. That hasn't changed. I thought we...
    RandomUniverse RandomUniverse 61-65, M 4 Responses Apr 3

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    I have never had much self confidence cos I been bullyed my hole life but now it that bad that I want go out the house/my room in less am taking my dog out for a walk or going to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 8

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    Ok time for the rest of the stuff I've come to learn on my spiritual journey! Please read my first post on this if you haven't already. Otherwise a lot of this one won't make sense...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Making a change in life is very difficult, which is why only a few people in the world can pull it off. Which is also why only a few people are truly happy in this world. They are...
    BronzeEspada BronzeEspada 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    why do people fall in love? they don't fall but u create a bond that is the love. u get to know everything about that person maybe it was their looks that you were attracted to at...
    pokerheartbrkn pokerheartbrkn 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    only when you feel you can't deal another day seem to act off and walk as if your feet are not on the ground, what you feel? a cocktail of emotions, no explanation but a raging...
    Vladek Vladek 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    I have wanted this guy for over a year. We would be together all the time. I would sleep over almost every night. He make me happy. He fills that empty hole I feel inside. He even...
    Ravenfairie Ravenfairie 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    If you add me, come talk with me. I will be very happy to have conversation with you! ;) :P But, if you don't want talk with me, don't add me or delete me please. Thanks in advance...
    AlwaysBeAGoodPerson AlwaysBeAGoodPerson 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    You know the feeling when everyone around you seems so happy with their lovelife, and yet here you are ******* alone thinking 'am I ugly? Am I not good enough? Is there something...
    usuallyme usuallyme 16-17 15 hrs ago

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    People were surprised when I told them I don't have a bf, they wouldn't believe it. They would think that I probably have too many guys chasing me so I'm taking my own time to pick...
    Iamlouis Iamlouis 22-25, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    If life had a delete button I'd delete my entire life cos it's been worthless and I'm just wasting it
    Bluenox Bluenox 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    If something is left upon someone having significant consequences, then it is likely to stay. About two years ago, an old bully I knew from middle school contacted me on Facebook...
    asert12345678 asert12345678 31-35, M 10 hrs ago

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    I'm going to be straightforward with this, since I feel a little embarrassed about this whole thing. It began when I was a kid. I was a bed w.etter until my early teens and went...
    seminormalhuman seminormalhuman 18-21, M 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    My sexuality is important to me but only one part of who I am. I am interested in a wide range of subjects. I also understand a woman is more than just her body parts. I love to...
    micmer micmer 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    I was standing in the middle of nowhere the sky look so, so angry and sound in pain. As I begin to step forward I heard a soft crack, looked down. Had just stepped on a skull, as I...
    alx99 alx99 36-40, F Mar 20

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    The last 8 months, I have been separated from my husband. He left the house and lives at the station he's an EMT at. It really doesn't bother me he's gone, I just hate the feeling...
    OneWayHisWay OneWayHisWay 36-40, F 31 Responses Mar 20

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    when people meet me, they always have it in their minds that I'm very sweet and innocent. I guess it's because I'm quiet and I have a very serene appearance. I don't like it when...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 20

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