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I Am Trying To Find My Path In Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 468 People

    I Think I Know Where I'm Going But What Will I Do Once I Get There?

    At the age of 41 I just finished my BA. I planned on grad school to be a counselor but I seem to really be dragging my feet and I'm not sure why. I've had a lot of crappy jobs in the past but I'm not currently working and I really am so excited about going to grad school. So what...
    Sherritasworld Sherritasworld 41-45, F Jan 22, 2013

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    I look back, and my past seems to be the

    fantasy of long forgotten dreams – the people in it, unlikely to be real, at times, it breaks my heart to know they're still there. How I've been these different persons as times were changing, I now feel aware that I never had the least clue who I was or how I desired to...
    Fable Fable 22-25, F Jun 23

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    My log, December 15, 2013: 2:20 am Oh girl

    this boat is sinking, There's no sea left for me, And how the sky gets heavy, When you are underneath it, Oh, I want to sail away from here, And God, he comes down, down, down, down, down, down..... (Macklemore &Ray) There is too much on my mind today to write it all. Too...
    Alexob13 Alexob13 18-21, M Dec 15, 2013

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    I just want to escape my current situation

    and find what i want to do.
    lukehyde1994 lukehyde1994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    The Wolf Is My Spirt Animal

    For any who read it if you think you can help that would be greatly welcomed and appreciated. I am very plain i do not need much i work a low level job. I have walked away from a lot of oppertunities in life because i feel they are not right. Im am a reader im a writer i chose...
    Mickey241545 Mickey241545 18-21 Sep 11, 2012

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    Ever feel bored of the monotony of life?

    Is buying stuff and paying it off all life is chalked to be? I still haven't found what I'm looking for...
    CopperHeart CopperHeart 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2014

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    Idk what I'm gonna do with my life anymore,

    my best friend is leaving town and it's never gonna be the same again, that frustrates me, not only because of that, I just don't have anything to motivate me in life.
    victoriaalvarez victoriaalvarez 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2014

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    How many months has it been? I forgotten how much I adored your kisses. I don't remember being so happy to be held in your arms. It's hard for me to imagine myself looking up with...
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    So to try and find happiness, I am making small changes. one I left behind someone that was destroying my life. Now months later after getting back into a semi stable place I am...
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    crossroadtraveler crossroadtraveler 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    WellLaDeFrickinDa WellLaDeFrickinDa 36-40 1 day ago

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    Life's too short, to simply waste, Slow it down, don't move with haste. Time is once, you get to spend, Carefully choose, every friend. Life's too short, to change careers...
    thequeend thequeend 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Shasta112 Shasta112 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Bennythebull7 Bennythebull7 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    StrongWoman9 StrongWoman9 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    jnewcastle jnewcastle 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My big heart gets me in the worst situations! Sometimes I think that when people see my heart they try to find stability, comfort,peace, love and control as well as acceptance in...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I read people's struggles, I can relate, I recall my darkest moments, so many years of existing one bad moment after the next. The worst for me was being told that I deserve to be...
    Bythelight0fthemoon Bythelight0fthemoon 36-40, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    28.01.2013 It was a Monday. We all hate Mondays for a reason, right? It's the start of a new week: a whole week of work/school ahead of us, a whole week before the weekend. I...
    becomeinvisible becomeinvisible 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every relationship I've ever been in has been super toxic. I've been cheated on so many times I'm not sure what it would feel like not to be. I know I'm not perfect but I always...
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    rissrose rissrose 18-21, F 8 Responses Jul 20

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    Lolitta2014 Lolitta2014 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Every day I wake up determined to live. Some days, this looks like a lot of naps and snuggles with my daughter. Some days, like today, we visit the beach and with oxygen in tow we...
    beachesandsunshine121 beachesandsunshine121 26-30, F Jul 15

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    Isn't everyone? I guess to answer this question, you have to know what you're definition of happiness is. For me, I'm not talking about watching a clip and getting a chuckle...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm trying. I'm trying to love myself. I'm trying to be more open minded and less judgmental. I'm trying to be kinder and gentler. I'm trying to accept my flaws. I'm trying to...
    anhonestgirl anhonestgirl 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    NaomiTheBunny NaomiTheBunny 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 13

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