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I Am Confused About My Life and Where I'm Going

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    Lost

    I am 23. Single. Unemployed. Out of school. Very lonely.   I don't know what to do anymore.
    Malicechick Malicechick 22-25 8 Responses Jul 8, 2009

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    I can't decide what I want to do with my life.

    I've been in community college for nearly 5 years, and I refuse to transfer to a university until I decide on a major. Once I think I've found something I'm interested in, I discover something new and everything else gets boring. Even though I have a job, it's not what I want...
    Amd81491 Amd81491 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I'm at a very strange point in my life.

    At one point I had everything sorted I was married and settled with my wife and we were planning on starting a family together. But then we split up. I've been single for the 2 years since. I don't know what I want to do now. I haven't met or dated anyone since it'd be great to...
    hopelessdreamer83 hopelessdreamer83 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    Maybe Someday

    But then I guess that's half the fun, watching your life unfold.  I thought my life would be a straight road, that I would finish high school, get a job, fall in love, get married and start a family.  I didn't have any idea what was in store for me.  Still haven't married and...
    JustBernieGirl JustBernieGirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26, 2011

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    I Feel Confused

    Ever since the beginning of this year, there was this guy who always messed with me. Messed with me by doing things like poking me, always having to stand by me, sit with me. And for the first month or two of me knowing him, he had a girlfriend, and after a little while, he'd...
    itstoolatetonight itstoolatetonight 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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    My daughter had power of attorney ,

    I am in a nursing home and I want to go home she says no she has control over every thing including me.
    AnitaMesser AnitaMesser 70+, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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    I Don't Like Anyone?

    Last semester i had this crush on a really cute girl. She was in my Spanish class and sat in the seat diagonally in front of me. She was kind of quiet, mild mannered, and had a sense of humor. But like most girls I fall for, she had a boyfriend. This semester i started liking...
    PattingTeam PattingTeam 18-21, M Jan 30, 2013

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    I really dont know what to do my relationship

    with my wife gets worse kids wilder and im tired working long hrs
    sirpercival sirpercival 46-50, M Mar 8

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    I just watched a 55 minute YouTube

    video-documentary thing, and my head hurts. It's so true yet so fake yet I believe every word yet it's all a load of bullsh*t. I cannot get over it!! It's called "our history is not what you think!" On a channel called SouthSomewhere on YouTube. It explains the creation of...
    iiCHARLIii iiCHARLIii 13-15, F Oct 30, 2014

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    7/9/2014 I guess I'm just going to start by

    saying I want happiness in life and I feel like I might never get it… I don’t know why I feel this way but it's kind of bumming me out. Oh lets touch on the whole a****a subject again I would like to believe that I am over her that would be a nice ******* thought, I mean I...
    elias617 elias617 16-17, M Jul 9, 2014

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    Been that way for a loooong time!

    Maybe that's my role in life! Be there for everybody else but never sure where I'm going for me!
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 14

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    It's A Little Bit Harsh

    My friend tells me that I never help him during classes, while he always help me whenever I needed something. The problem is, during classes, he would ask me questions; yes, while the professor is talking. He would often do that, then I will always ask him to wait until the...
    DreamerCost DreamerCost 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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    I think I want to pursue a specific career

    but then something comes along or I get doubtful about my abilities and I change my mind. I can't decide what I want to do and it is stressing me out too much.
    HoldOnTightToMe HoldOnTightToMe 18-21, F Dec 22, 2014

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    Sad Boyfriend= Lonely Me

    My significant other has been having a tough time since his dad died sept. 2 yrs ago. I tried everything I can think of 2 help him but he's not staying happy 4 long. I love him. I have tons of patience but its running out. Any suggestions for me Or him?
    C0sMicL0vER C0sMicL0vER 22-25, F Sep 9, 2013

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    Confused ...

    Im very confused about my life sometimes ... Not so sure which way should I walk ... I've always listened to my heart and let it lead my way ... And Finally, right now Im in Germany .. The country which is so far away from my homeland ... Im a bit lost here, I must admit...
    DollyDiva DollyDiva 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2010

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    Is This True , Or I'm Just Kidding Myself?

    “I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not...
    Mags40 Mags40 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2013

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    What to do when your first real passion in life?

    Pray to god and keep fighting. Or for anyone with differing views just keep fighting. I mean why not? We have nothing else to lose...we already lost our selves.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M Jan 14

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    sometimes be life smiling you

    and in other times be harsh you
    albert352015 albert352015 26-30, M Jan 27

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    I hate feeling so depressed about my future.

    I don't think I even have a future...
    deadmeadowaltz deadmeadowaltz 26-30, F Jan 14

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    Done?

    I have this sinking feeling in my stomach. I feel an anger welling up inside me. Not just anger, sadness...a sadness that has been here, increasing in my heart. No one sees it. My three best friends are three hours away. I'm away at college, sitting in my apartment, in need of a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 27, 2013

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    No Idea

    I am 30, and though I have a definite vision of what I would like for my life to be like, I have no clue how to set about making ithappen. I think I'm gonna end up one as of those sad old people who never did anything they wanted. lol
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    Where will one go when one does not know

    where they should be going? I'm a mess :/ bad friends, taste, everything unacceptable in society. I wish I could just leave
    hunghero hunghero 16-17, M Feb 6, 2014

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    I don't even really have a "dream"

    for my future, like everyone else does... I'm just kinda chuggin' along. :T
    dinorap1 dinorap1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2014

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    Truth is, not really sure

    where I'm going. Scares me because am I doing the right thing now that will have a positive impact when I get where I'm going ? :/
    jd31632 jd31632 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2014

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    Family Disfunction

    I resently got out of fostercare and reunited with my family..we have been through a lot and all i have is a brother and sister. my sister is wonderful but its my brother im worried about. He has been through a lot of things i dont know about and he is one to keep everything...
    WWWTTTFFF WWWTTTFFF 18-21 Jul 4, 2012

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    A Few Years Ago I Knew....

    A few years ago i knew where i was going with my life what i wanted to be,what college i was going to go to but  now I have no idea and it scares the hell out of me. After my best friend moved away i gained a new group of friends;there really nice and they make me happy but...
    Lostinimage Lostinimage 13-15, F Mar 31, 2009

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