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I Am Indecisive

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    Someone Once Told Me That...

    indecision IS a decision and it is sooo true. i have the hardest time making decisions. i lose sleep and sanity over them.
    NaNeenah NaNeenah 31-35, F May 31, 2008

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    I can generally go wherever

    and do whatever I want. Obviously I can't tell the future and don't know what will be best, just that I will make it work. Action is generally better than inaction but sometimes I think it's best to wait for the moment to be right. Still major decisions stress me out
    donnjb donnjb 26-30, M Jan 22

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    Should I, Shouldn't I?

    I hate making decisions. It feels like no matter what I choose in my life, no matter how small it is, always seems to invariably end up being the wrong choice. Maybe I only THINK it is, but it still feels that way. I'm always worried about the road not traveled and can never...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M Jun 19, 2010

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    A classic example of my inability to decide.

    I've decided I'm going to work and call up everybody of what I'm planning to do. My brother passes by and whips out his college form to take accountancy. Now, I'm envious and second-guessing my decision!
    mareliberum mareliberum 26-30 Jun 2

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    I'm A Girl, What Do You Expect?

    "You can't have your cake and eat it too." So with this whole heartbreak and sorrow feeling that has overwhelmed me these past fews weeks, I am finally starting to come to terms that me and this boy just don't belong together- as bf and gf. For the past couple of days, we...
    Elysiaaa Elysiaaa 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10, 2011

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    Why Is Making A Simple Decision So Hard?

    I make life and death decisions lightening fast. I have done so for years. Constantly deciding priority levels, what help to send, what advise to give, what extra steps to take and more. I have to decide so much with little time to think. So when it comes to easy decisions...
    3grnowl 3grnowl 26-30 May 3, 2012

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    I Think It's Become A Problem...

    I will get on one kick for something, stay on it a few days, then get sick of it. I will spend forever trying to decide on simple things such as shopping for some shoes for example. I obsess about decisions and dont stop thinking about it until i just give up. i decide on it...
    socrazyspectacular socrazyspectacular 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2010

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    I Make Others Make All My Deci...

    I make others make all my decisions for me.  I always ask people what I should do.  It's terrible. Licorice
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2007

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    MajesticDreams MajesticDreams 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Very.

    I struggle to make concrete decisions all the time, because I'm always second-guessing myself, wondering if it was the right choice, and reassessing. I might originally be confident about a decision I've made, but then the doubt will set in, and I'll rethink absolutely everything...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2012

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    I can never settle down on one thing.

    Not school or career wise. I want to change so badly
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Oh, Really? I Hadn't Noticed.

    So I used to see a psychologist, great guy, really helped me work through a lot of issues. He always used to ask me questions which were normally based upon me deciding to to change my life. But I hated these questions because I never knew the answer. I'd ask him to make the...
    grobiegirl12 grobiegirl12 18-21, F Jan 16, 2013

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    Movin' On Up

    I have a bit of a crisis. Today, I interviewed for a promotion at my full-time job. Generally, that wouldn't be much of a crisis, in of itself. You see, the issue is that I might actually get it. Again, "What's the issue with that", you might say. The problem is this. My...
    chathorrible chathorrible 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    I Am Indecisive

    Hi, I dont know how to make choices. I have not stayed in the same job for more than a year. I went to school to be an EMT and got certified and I was really excited but then I lost interest. I have taken so many different class because I cant make up my mind. I have had so many...
    janaygirl janaygirl 31-35, F Nov 30, 2009

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    I am torn between going home

    or stay and work here in Kuwait. I am so undecided. Im still at my boring work. If i stay here, i will change it. If i go home, i will process for a new work and my migration to my aunt. I dont know where would i be better. Staying here will be living with my bf and processing...
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F Aug 17

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    I have a constant battle with anything

    and everything that comes up in my mind! It's like a debate between what I should do or what action I should take. But, I like being indecisive :) I believe it makes me a more open minded person and being able to see the world in a more vast way.
    MajesticDreams MajesticDreams 13-15, F Mar 15

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    Interview Subjects

    Hi all, My name is Sophie and I am a freelance journalist and MA student journalist in London. I'm writing a feature on why us women are so indecisive, and I'd love to interview the most indecisive among you quickly for it. Would anyone be up for it? I would really appreciate it...
    SophieHaslettXX SophieHaslettXX 22-25 4 Responses May 19, 2012

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    That One. Or Maybe This One?

    Simple decisions or big ones don't ask me. I've got no idea. I could neve choose for you because I always want to know what you want. Give me two choices and I'll decide in two hours, give me ten choices I'll decide in ten hours, catch my drift? I'll only decide if I absolutely...
    StrangeSally StrangeSally 18-21, F Apr 26, 2011

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    I Hate Making Decisions

    I hate it so much that I get panicky and am constantly worrying whether it was the right one to make as growing when I was around 9 my stepdad used to ask me to make a decision of some sort n if I didnt decide what he was expecting or wanting he would 'punish' me n ot got so bad...
    pinkygirl24 pinkygirl24 22-25, F Jul 29, 2012

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    I have no idea what I want,

    but then again sometimes I do...
    ssparklecat ssparklecat 18-21, F May 7

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    I Hate It

    It kills me that i am wishy washy. Then when i do finally come to a decision i am easily swayed or just don't stick with it. How can anyone take me seriously when i am not even strong in my own convictions. The problem is i don't know how to fix it because i guess i am never...
    goldie25 goldie25 31-35, F 10 Responses Mar 13, 2008

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    My Shoulders Can Bench 200 Lbs

    I think my shoulders is the strongest muscle in my body *shrugs* I don't know...(Not really, by the way) For the most part, I don't know can mean "I don't know" or "I just don't care, and do not wish to make the decision". I honestly hate making decisions and I can tend to...
    shocks shocks 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 16, 2011

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    So Indecisive....

    .....it has taken me I don't know how many months to decide to write a story in this group. I really don't like making decisions, I don't know why but I don't think I will make the correct choice most of the time. - RDW
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F Oct 20, 2007

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    I Get Confused

    I sometimes get caught up in I'll call it "the bad feeling" you know, the feeling when either you know you messed up or you might messed up. Sometimes I get caught in that ... anticipation of that feeling, without even anything to of happened yet. And it starts a circle that...
    rexifelis rexifelis 41-45, M Sep 9, 2013

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    Every time I can't make up decision I use my

    magic eight ball no matter how important it is. I basically have more trust in a toy then myself lol fail
    AwkwardlyTransparent AwkwardlyTransparent 18-21, F Feb 4

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    Annoying

    I know that it annoys the hell out of my husband. I make him decide everything, if we go away he'll be like where do you want to go....I'm like I don't mind you choose LOL, it's the same when we get a video or take away, I don't mind as long as he's happy. I think it's because if...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Feb 4, 2008

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    I Hate Making Decisions

    I hate it so much that I get panicky and am constantly worrying whether it was the right one to make as growing when I was around 9 my stepdad used to ask me to make a decision of some sort n if I didnt decide what he was expecting or wanting he would 'punish' me n ot got so bad...
    pinkygirl24 pinkygirl24 22-25, F Jul 29, 2012

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    Indecisive

    Indecisive,That's Me,Don't know what to do,Which way to turn,Has anyone any idea?What I'm going through.Saw this group and couldn't resist writing this. This is not my current state of mind.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 1, 2011

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    Just Decide Already

    I have such a hard time making decisions. I know it's frustrating for other people around me when it takes me forever to decide anything, but it's also frustrating for me too. I have such a hard time deciding what movie to watch, what to eat, or what activity to do when others...
    Krysta Krysta 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    Ahhh

    Maybe it's because I confidence issues, but I can't seem to make one decision without overanalyzing the situation. My friends make jokes and say that I'm paranoid about everything, and I usually laugh it off, but I wonder constantly when will this doubt over every move I make...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 7, 2010

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    I Hate Making Decisions

    I am no good at making decisions and often wait for someone else to make them for me. I have put things in place in my life to avoid having to make decisions; I have the same meals on certain days of the week and I wear my clothes in the order they come out of my wardrobe (unless...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 27, 2008

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    So I took the entire pack of ear buds with me

    to save me the trouble of going back to the medicine cabinet if I needed more.
    SocialRealist SocialRealist 18-21, M Feb 2

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    Or Am I?

    Oh I don't know!
    fun4me77 fun4me77 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 26, 2009

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    It Doesn't Matter What It Is

    It doesn't matter what it is I can never make my own decisions. I constantly find myself looking at my boyfriend for answers. Does this mean I am looking for his answer so he doesn't see mine as a bad answer, or does it mean I'm not comfortable with myself, or could it be...
    aiikii aiikii 19-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 22

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    So...

    I made the decision to nottry to make the right decision anymore, and do whatever the hell I would like to do.
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell 16-17, F Nov 15, 2007

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    This Or That?

    Do I want to be his/her friend or don't I? Do I want to forgive them or do I not? Do I really feel that way or don't I? Did I mean to say that or was I just mad? Do I really care or am I trying to? Do I want to leave or do I want to stay? Maybe I am bipolar. Or maybe...
    LosingIt LosingIt 22-25, F Apr 5, 2007

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    Mr Completely Wrong Yet Somehow Completely Right For You.

    Basically i need to get this off my chest.. have you ever found yourself having feelings for someone you really shouldn't ? whose own sister told you he is a ***** ? who everyone that knows you and him that you can do way better ? but yet, you find it next to impossible to get...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 11, 2012

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    It Never Fails

    no matter how simple the choice I am always indecisive of course there are somethings I just don't care about and go with the flow. But I find myself debating the littlest things at times. It don't help that my best friend and my family are the same way it takes us forever to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 25, 2008

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    Yo... dith·er ˈdiT͟Hər/ verb 1. be indecisive. "he was dithering about the election date" synonyms: hesitate, falter, waver, vacillate, change one's mind, be of two minds, be...
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    For some reason this is a weak weekend.... I miss him so much and my heart aches for him.... One minute I want off this roller coaster then next I can't live without him.... Hate...
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    I am very indecisive about everything
    tommyfung tommyfung 16-17, M Aug 9

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    Okay, so i have been watching the show Awkward with my sister and watching Jenna be so indecisive makes me mad. I hate when people do that! Why do some people want what they don't...
    craziijessy craziijessy 13-15, F Aug 9

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    I was in the winter of my life, and the men I met along the road were my only summer. At night I fell asleep with visions of myself, dancing and laughing and crying with them...
    casssss casssss 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    Not that anyone is,but it sucks and it's like the more time slips away it feels harder to gain anything back from it..what do you do to become successfully in this world today...
    petitelady28 petitelady28 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    PinkNPunky PinkNPunky 31-35, T Aug 11

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    Twenty years old, and I still don't know who I am. I know of myself, but not myself fully. Studies in psychology suggest a human's 20's are about discovering one's self, but I...
    SereneSolidarity SereneSolidarity 18-21, M Aug 12

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    guideme2truth guideme2truth 26-30, F Aug 14

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    Date 3! Yep I had two in one day (un intended) Well actually it wasn't a date! I just turn up at his at 12am after my ex refused to let me in. I was a drunk drama queen who...
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    I don't meet a lot of people that I can envision being emotionally connected to. So when those few precious chances come my way, I cherish them and hang on. With all the...
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    The income consultant served me filter out any undesirable ones and select ones that actually caught out. The another thing that basically bothered me, was that there was no price...
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