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I Am At a Crossroads In My Life

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    I am at a crossroads.

    I hate where I live, I am in a small town in a country different from where I was raised. I don't have a job and am having a hard time finding one. I am beginning to realize that my husband and I want different things in life. He wants to live in a rural place (here), have kids...
    Dreamfish Dreamfish 26-30 1 Response Jun 4, 2014

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    University Nearly Over, What Do I Do Now?

    HiIm in the last few months of my final year at university in the UK. I really enjoy the subject im studying (chemistry) but have not achieved the best grades so probably will not be able to do a PhD. I feel pressured to decide what I want to do as a career, but really I don't...
    ja591 ja591 18-21 Feb 14, 2012

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    Finding Myself At The Crossroad...

    I am at a crossroad in my life and i am desperatly seeking an answer to which way i should turn. I have been seeing a man for about a year who has trouble keeping a job. He has been unemployed (either laid off or fired) three times in the year we have been toghether. He is...
    phxgirl1548 phxgirl1548 31-35 Oct 31, 2012

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    I Have To Do Something About This

    I am feeling terribly suffocated in my marraige..my husband's life revolves around his family and his business..for 5 years it has been the story of our lives..he has no friends of his own...his over protective family has shaped him so that he is emotionally dependant on them...
    puggy puggy 36-40 5 Responses Nov 29, 2009

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    Somewhere Only We Know

    life never felt so dull since you left. i wish i could just hold you again. you brought my heart with you. i will never regret a single moment with you.
    crunchbutterfly crunchbutterfly 31-35, F Aug 11, 2013

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    Finding My Way

    HELLO..I'm very lost and i feel like i'm at a crossroad in my life..I'm losing more of my family everyday...I had to cut off all the people that I once thought were my friends....I feel so alone...I'm up till 4 and 5 a.m. every single day...just thinking about my life....I'm only...
    tredayray84 tredayray84 26-30 4 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    The Power Of Now - Part 3

    I've been listening to my audio book of The Power of Now for at least a couple weeks now. Over and over, whenever I get the chance. Every time I listen, even if its just for a few minutes or over an hour, I get something new from it. I also dove in and got another Tolle audio...
    untether untether 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 17, 2013

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    At The Age Of 20, My Life Is Over

    Always, all my life, I have been free. But lately I've lost this. I am trapped. What happened to me? What have I become? I thought that at the age of 20, I was ready to be a wife, and eventually a mother, and love the man I care about so much for the rest of my life. Now I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 18, 2013

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    I am in a marriage where one person takes

    and expects me to give I used to ask my wife if she'd had a good day, she never asked about mine so six years ago I deliberately stopped asking, she hasn't noticed her daughters hobby became her job now a complete obsession to the point where she no longer even goes to our sons...
    isitme48 isitme48 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 1, 2014

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    Crossroads Of My Life

    I can relate to so many of these stories in one way or another. There was a time not so long ago, when it would have been so crystal clear which way I wanted to go but now that I am actually faced with the decision, there is so much to take into consideration. I know where I...
    Val7 Val7 46-50, F Jun 24, 2012

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    What Path Should I Take?

    there just comes a time in everyone's life, where they need to make a decision of what path they want to take. the current path they are on has reached a crossroads, and they need to decide upon a new path to take, what direction are they going to go, will it be a good decision...
    cowshed123 cowshed123 31-35, M Jan 16, 2012

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    twixxer twixxer 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    Which Way Now

    I feel I am at a crossroads and domt know which path to take or which voice to listen too. I am 26 and have made some bad decisions in life so far already. I don't want to make any more bad decisions but I dont know if I have the strength to make the right one. Been with my bf...
    Whichwaynow Whichwaynow 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2013

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    I am placed in a decision to try out something

    I never have thought of trying before- martial arts. I pray for guidance that this is something that will be good for me- mentally, physically & spiritually. I pray that it will be a blessing.
    wackywoman wackywoman 26-30 Apr 25, 2014

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    I'm excited and ready to face what surprises

    life has for me. I know it won't be easy, but I'll make sure it'll be worth it. Dream big. Work hard. Play smart. :)
    huskiesandmalamutes huskiesandmalamutes 18-21, F Jun 4, 2014

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    The Biggest One Yet

    I've actually been here for a while, but I'm pissed off about being here, so I pretended I wasn't! :D 
    Opalina Opalina 36-40, F Oct 16, 2009

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    Perfect Stackers Saturday

    Have you ever felt that little pinch on your heart every time you think about someone and all the moments you shared together? January 5, 2012, i will never forget that day. The day when I met my soul mate. I never believed in these things. I never thought one could exist. What...
    crunchbutterfly crunchbutterfly 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Life

    How do find the energy in your life again.. When u find out u can't have children , ur husband-to-be has been cheating through out your 11 years of relationship, you hate ur job...
    Tabsa Tabsa 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2012

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    I Know What I Want But I Don't Have The Means Nor The Confidence

    I need to get out of this country. I want to study towards a PhD in the States and, if possible, live there permanently. But unfortunately (well maybe fortunately for the locals in the States whom I'm sure don't want more foreigners on their soil), I don't have the money for it...
    cityonfire cityonfire 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 12, 2012

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    I am 28 and recently diagnosed with lupus,

    a pretty serious autoimmune disease. I have been in a job situation that is abusive (if I had the money for lawyers, I could have a HUGE suit on my hands thanks to the morons I've been working with) and I recently decided I couldn't deal with it anymore, so I quit. I've been at...
    lks04c lks04c 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2014

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    What Do I Want More?

    i have epilepsy and may need brain surgery, but i want to go to have a child and maybe go to unversity i just dont know what to do, i just see emptyness for my future which direction do i go toward? education or motherhood? i cant decide i may not be able to do both so i have to...
    kayla89 kayla89 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2011

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    The writing has been on the wall

    for some time now. Things are changing in my world and I'm going to need to make some sacrifices in the interest of my long term well being. I've had it too easy for too long and it gave me a false perspective of what it really takes to be self sufficient - self supporting in...
    Anonymouself Anonymouself 41-45, M Dec 30, 2013

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    I'm 21. This is not the first crossroad I've

    been at, and I suspect it won't be my last. The hardest ones I've come upon always have to do with making decisions concerning other people. I guess I should be more specific..my boyfriend proposed to me. I haven't said yes yet. I don't know what that means. Does it have to...
    Livvy2 Livvy2 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2014

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    Two Futures Ahead Of Me

    I just posted in the divorce group about my husband wanting a divorce that I do not want. I love him very much and I love us together. I can see two distinct futures ahead. I can see the one I had planned with my husband and all the plans and dreams we share. I can also see one...
    jennalove jennalove 36-40, F Mar 11, 2013

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    The Power Of Now - Part "Infinity"

    ha ha - just having a laugh with you there. I continue listening to Tolle's various works and really enjoy and appreciate him. For brief moments, when listening, there is no difference between his words, the world in my sight, or myself. I then laugh out loud and a moment later...
    untether untether 41-45, M Jul 21, 2013

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    Struck By Deseases,hospitalisation And Treatment , In Need Of Resources

    I am a kidney and Ureter transplant patient, recently diagonised and treated for Cancer. From the age of 18 vitrually I am fighting the diseases with frequent hospitalisation, surgeries and treatment in numerous hospitals in india. At the age of 54 still I am fighting with no end...
    rrabin rrabin 51-55 Sep 9, 2012

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    I Am At a Crossroad and I Dont Know Which Way to Go!!

    I dont know what to do I am in love with two people who share the same name , the same eye color and the same well everything!! One is my ex who i love very dearly with almost all of my heart and the other is someone I have only known for about three months but I fell as if I...
    Danielsgirl Danielsgirl 18-21 3 Responses May 22, 2008

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    Where To Go From Here?

    I find myself at  a point in my life where basic necessities are taken care of, all my bills are paid but something is missing. Problem is I don't really know what I want from life but I am not happy with the status quo. So how does one go around figuring out which...
    SeekingEternalBliss SeekingEternalBliss 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    The physical universe must have more life in it, unless Gods original purpose was delayed by the physical Adam. There is nothing wasted in the universe. Life is always defined by...
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    My suicide attempts and self harm don't reflect my mental stability or happiness, my suicide attempts and self harm reflect on my disinterest in life and the fact that I want to...
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    Life is like a box of Cracker Jacks to me. You must shake it up once in awhile to get the prize inside....:) W*O*R*D
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    Get out of your confort zone;change your frame of mind. View your comfort zone not as a shelter but a prison. Embrace constructive discomfort. Don't taje the safe, known path...
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