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

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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

    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

    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
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 10, 2015

    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

    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
    51-55, M
    Jan 14, 2015

    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

    I have Aspergers, I feel

    so lonely, I'm not after success, the only thing I understand is love.
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid
    18-21, M
    Nov 22, 2015

    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

    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

    I hate feeling so depressed about my future.

    I don't think I even have a future...
    deadmeadowaltz deadmeadowaltz
    31-35, F
    Jan 14, 2015

    The only skill I have is with something I

    absolutely hate doing, where do I go from here?
    PigMonkeyHybrid PigMonkeyHybrid
    18-21, M
    Nov 26, 2015

    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

    Everyday I wonder what happened ed the night

    before because I wake up in pain. All I see on my left is new cuts, wounds, and more. I am confused on what to do with where I'm going. What do I do if I get caught? Will I get caught again?
    ToukaKirishima ToukaKirishima
    13-15, F
    Nov 16, 2015

    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

    sometimes be life smiling you

    and in other times be harsh you
    albert352015 albert352015
    31-35, M
    Jan 27, 2015

    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

    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
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2010

    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
    18-21, M
    Jul 9, 2014

    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

    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

    Okay, get this off my chest: I am 27 years

    old. I am almost 30 and I still don't really know what I want to do with my life... that is specialize in something. I do but I don't.... I keep getting side tracked. Pride gets in my way and then I do side stuff, but for reals I just want to help people be the best they can...
    OrchidLilacChrys OrchidLilacChrys
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 7, 2015

    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

    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

    I am completely confused about my life right

    now. I don't know. I've already told myself to think positive, but what am I doing? I'm all broken and I feel like nothing. My great grandfather has a tumour in his head, I don't know what to do and I haven't visited him yet at the hospital. I'm sick and tired about this, it's...
    iiAmethystii iiAmethystii
    13-15, F
    May 13, 2015

    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
    26-30, F
    Sep 9, 2013

    I dont know what i m doing ,

    will it help me in the future, i m totally confused what i will do,will i be single forever, there are so many questions which answers are not so positive right now i m confused what should i do there is no one who can suggest or guide me for that
    Dreck007 Dreck007
    18-21, M
    Jul 29, 2015

    How much of life is controlled by design

    and how much of it is by choice? Cz sometimes it feels no matter how hard I try, things just don't go my way!
    Lovehurtstoomuch Lovehurtstoomuch
    41-45, M
    1 Response Mar 7

    I don't have a good time waster

    but the fact you have to go out to be the same thing as the only thing that could make a difference in my head is a very long time to be the best of all time favorite song by the end zone in the morning is the best of all time favorite song by them to the game is a good one and...
    Lovehurtstoomuch Lovehurtstoomuch
    41-45, M
    Mar 6

    Right I'm just going to let all of my feelings

    out on here and see if anybody knows what is going on with me. For a while (sometime last month) I have been confused about my sexuality. Its taking over my life. I've taken online tests (yeah I know they're not accurate but 98% of them said I was a lesbian or bisexual. I've...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    7 Responses Jul 6, 2015

    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
    1 Response Jan 27, 2014

    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.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 14, 2015

    I am confused about my daily life,

    my job, what I want to do and where I want to live? Pretty much everything
    tushardesk tushardesk
    26-30, M
    Aug 3, 2015

    I'm confused on where I want my future to lead.

    . I thought I knew exactly what I wanted... to be a cosmetologist which I am have an amazingly sweet bf which I have... but something still doesn't feel perfect..
    kait1121 kait1121
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 31, 2015
    DoorMattress DoorMattress
    13-15, M
    Jun 25, 2015

    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

    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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