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I Am At a Crossroads In My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 218 People

    I have one of those absurdly busy,

    anxious brains that makes decision making an epic struggle every time. So trying to figure out what to do next in my life, professionally is giving me fits. Free will and options are preferable to the alternative, but still, sometimes I think I need someone to figure out my...
    Auberon89 Auberon89 36-40, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2014

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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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    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 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 7 Responses Nov 1, 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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Sep 9, 2012

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

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    Related Experiences

    Today I must speak on experiences, choices, and paths that lead closer or farther away from our created destiny. I imagine my destiny as like a train I must catch. Sometimes when...
    liveurbestlifenow liveurbestlifenow 31-35, F Mar 22

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    I feel like I'm at a crossroads. Nothing significant has changed, but that may be the reason for my discontent. I want things to change. I want to look forward to something, lie...
    Fallflower Fallflower 36-40, F 11 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is a long post so prepare accordingly.There's so much to tell that I'm not sure where to start. I'm not sure my story will receive as much attention as I require, either, or...
    somniatorlupus somniatorlupus 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I began thinking about the irony of life - huge topic I know...for instance two things that can flip your thoughts upside down are life and death. With life comes love...with love...
    SmartSweet1 SmartSweet1 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Well, I've never posted anything before, but there's no time to start like the present. I just wanted to post about what I'm labeling, "Quarter Life Crisis". I'm 23 and have yet to...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Manhattan Declaration partners with a faith-based organization dedicated to the promotion of a Christian worldview to offer exclusive opportunities to our signers or promote...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M Apr 9

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    Life; the one thing in universe that holds true intrinsic value. It perplexes me when someone is willing to give up on it. People commit suicide each and every day- not only the...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    If life is truly given to us just once and after that there's nothing only black emptiness in which our whole essence disappear.... Then shouldn't we use this gift of life wisely...
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    God is great he made us as a human. Gave us brain to think made inventors doctors and many many more. This life is beautiful we make is good bad & awesome it all depends on what we...
    Lostmyselfinpain Lostmyselfinpain 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Not on the right path, but which is? And this weekend consisted of my relatives giving me advice about how to behave and what to do when I'm over there. Everyone is looking...
    AZChomp644 AZChomp644 18-21, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    You and I both know the abortion lobby will do whatever it takes to convince women that their unborn baby is “just tissue.” But ultrasounds get in the way of that narrative...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 24

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    I have lived a very sober life with no much loaded tensions in my life. I am married for last 2 years & my life has changed. I am married to a huge family which comes with lot of...
    MYLIFEMYVIEW180 MYLIFEMYVIEW180 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it.
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I want to warn people strongly: stay on the paths already paved in tradition or stay on the ONE path you have chosen and do not let anyone kick you off it. I can not stress this...
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    As I write the is, overwhelming guilt best describes what I feel. I have what some would consider a good life: married with two daughters, and employed as a nurse. I acknowledge...
    LanguishingSoul LanguishingSoul 26-30, F Mar 31
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