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I Am Trying To Find My Path In Life

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    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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    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 4 Responses Mar 8

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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 know that I am not the only one out there that feels this way. I am almost 30. I am a single mom of a wonderful 4 year old son. I want to be able to give him...
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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
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