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

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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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    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

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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 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    There's so much going on in my head right now.

    It's so hard to know what path to take, who to trust and what changes if any to make. One thing is I do know; I want to live life to it's fullest before I die.
    Kindal Kindal 46-50, F 2 Responses May 9

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 10, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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

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    Confession Of Confusion

    Four to five years ago I was engaged to be married, and this man introduced me into a new way of thinking about God, love, etc. before I met him I was a Christan living in Boston and then I moved to Chicago meant that man and my thoughts of God and other things changed. We...
    voiinc voiinc 26-30, F Feb 24, 2012

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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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    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 13-15, M Feb 6

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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

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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 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 2, 2013

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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 have so much to be thankful for that anyone on the outside would not understand why I feel the way I do. Nothing fulfils me, nothing makes me happy even those things that I think...
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    I'm sitting here counting down the minutes before I turn another year older. Nineteen years old. The year went by so fast, and the time before me is racing toward me like the waves...
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    I've been to a couple counselor/psychologists lately and I guess there was a part of me that was hoping for some kind of clinical diagnosis. Sounds crappy but it's true. There was...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F Jul 24

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    My wife had an affair 20 years ago. Needless to say I was traumatized. And even though the affair lasted over a year and a half, and involved me being asked to move out two...
    Oz1119 Oz1119 41-45, M Aug 4

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    I don't enjoy the career path I chose. I'm not that good at it either. I'm 32 and have no clue what to do with myself. 3 years ago I started college. My plan was to get an...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    The more you know the less you wish you knew... Recently with all the spying/data stealing/... I've started to look into online security and I have to say... I'm scared. I'll be...
    PersonOfUninterest PersonOfUninterest 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    My death is always very gruesome and I have grown to anticipate my final moments with thrill as I am being thrown from wall to wall or stabbed in the chest. These dreams, while...
    Steffi627 Steffi627 18-21, F Aug 8

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    she said she doesn't believe that going to happen. lol... I kind of do feel like its true. Forever alone.
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    It's okay, I like warm weather and fire is cool to look at it.Isn't that hyptnotizing?! 
    WhatTheFrenchToast WhatTheFrenchToast 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    If I Were To Have Kids I'd want to name them something that isn't so common. My six choices for a girl is Violet, Willow, Heaven, Faye, Lucille & Brookelle (or Brooklyn, can't...
    deadmoon deadmoon 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I've just had my first Medical Coding Class. Yes, I have a new Happy Place :)
    catch77 catch77 41-45, F Aug 2

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    People tell me it's a bad name but I really want to name my daughter November! If I get a second daughter I really like Amy. I have no clue for boys...
    Talktomoi Talktomoi 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 24

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    Really like tha name Destiny if its a gir
    desirejanice desirejanice 22-25, F Jul 22

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    Anyone have suggestions for a first name that would go with the middle name Christopher?
    toinfinityandbeyondx3 toinfinityandbeyondx3 18-21, F Jul 22

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    Sebastian Noel, Seth Abram and Melody Anneliese :)
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Jul 22

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    They will be Corey Allen and Felicity May
    jpeace2462 jpeace2462 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Girls: Evangeline or Raven Boys: Lucas or Anthony
    IAmARebel IAmARebel 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Feeling really alone today...questioning where I'm going in life.
    elissamay33 elissamay33 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 22

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    I'm so confused about my relationship ,or shall I say my past relationship..we have had our share of ups n downs ...like all couples..however here's where I'm lost at I have tried...
    crissyred33 crissyred33 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    I feel so fvcking helpless and sad and here's why. Everything. School starts tomorrow & i'm in shock. Summer really did go by , but then again it's only a couple weeks long. For me...
    ThePrettyOnee ThePrettyOnee 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    For the past year maybe, I've been learning more about my gender and sexuality and learning about those in general. I'm a confirmed pansexual, but I'm wary and confused about my...
    galaxyclockwork galaxyclockwork 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 25

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    Most people never miss something till it's gone. Today was just another day. My mind never shutting down, keeps me busy. As I was hanging up laundry (yes I do my own laundry, I'm...
    Barefootonthebeac Barefootonthebeac 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    I know it's hard for many of you to even begin to believe some of the things I'm been tell you and I'm going to tell you more things that you'll find it hard to believe but I'm...
    streets718 streets718 56-60, F 4 days ago

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    Hi guys I'm just a 15 year old guy going through this weird **** in my life. As you know I go to high school so I'm currently attending the 10th grade. I just hate my life. It's...
    AMFD123 AMFD123 13-15, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I look at this experience sometimes and I wonder what to put down. I"m 39 going back to college in the fall to work on my A.S. Degree in Child Development. 39 isn't old but when...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I just feel like my life has to much potential and purpose, yet everyday everything is so dead. I can't find work, I have no money, and I just don't know what direction I should be...
    carlgj carlgj 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I'm going to make you wish you gave me that fox! Keep calm and where this shirt:
    NarutoShippudenFanGirl NarutoShippudenFanGirl 16-17, F Jul 30

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    I live in rural Maine and I really really hate it here. I have lived around the USA and in europe and I moved to an old farm in Maine because it was free rent and I have horses...
    trappedinruralmaine trappedinruralmaine 36-40 Aug 5

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