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I Can't Decide What to Do With My Life

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    Too Much, Too Little Time

    There are too many careers. I just can't decide what to do with my life! I really thought I knew. Ever since I was six I wanted to be a choir director. It lasted up to my  freshman year of college as a music major when I realized I didn't want to be in a classroom all day...
    lily00 lily00 18-21 1 Response Apr 22, 2008

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    Lost

    I am going to be 31 in less than a week, I have an 8 year old daughter, still inn college because i cant figure out what to do with my life.  And i was laid off from my job  2  months ago. I am so confused with my life Im not happy and havent been happy for a long...
    amchapman1 amchapman1 31-35 2 Responses May 10, 2009

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    Make My Own Path?

    I'm 20 years and a sophomore in college. Before going to school though, I had dreams of becoming a doctor, until I realized that the work involved in the pre med track is a lot, and I felt that it wasn't in me to work 24/7 on my grades. The pressure would be too intense. Being a...
    dan11218 dan11218 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    I am nineteen years old.

    I work on a huge American Media Corp. at their Europe HQ. I am the youngest employee worldwide. I live abroad, away from home. I am lucky. I am lonely. I had the great opportunity to get employed by a booming american company focused on recruiting and job seekers. Some may...
    hannasp hannasp 18-21, F Jun 30

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    What To Do???

    I have no idea what I really want to do "when I grow up". I am closing in on thirty and have been in school so long that I could have been a doctor by now. I find that very ironic considering I used to say I wanted to be a doctor but did not want to go to school for 10 + years...
    tigers0811 tigers0811 26-30 Jan 16, 2012

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    I'm Clean and Ready to Go

    I have the rest of my life in front of me.  I don't want to be "old and lame" - I want to be bold and great.  I just can't figure out what I want.  I know that I can achieve what I want - I damn-well just can't figure out what it is that I want to do/be...
    yukonpete yukonpete 36-40 7 Responses May 30, 2009

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    Ever Wonder Why The Heck You Were Born?

    It's difficult living in today's world where going to college and studying is a MUST in many occupations. I for one have no idea what to do with my life. Years ago when I was little, I would think of who I would be in the future. All of those visions are a bit unrealistic for me...
    TheFadingAuthor TheFadingAuthor 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2011

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    31 And Not Getting Any Younger.

    I am now 31 years old and have wokred all of my life. I never really wanted to go to college due to the fact I never really had and idea of what I wanted to do. I have always had a full time job doing something since I was 19. I am now married and have a wonderful baby girl. My...
    bubo123 bubo123 31-35, M 3 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Change Is Not My Friend

    I can't decide what to do with my life right now. I am almost 18 I have three weeks left Of high school left until I graduate and I still don't know what college I will be going to. I use to have it all planned out, everything was going along smoothly a year ago but now it has...
    Dominolver Dominolver 18-21 1 Response May 15, 2011

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    Can't Decide Wat To Do In Life.

    I am 16 going to 17 still now din't decide what i am going to do in life.This is true that i have still time to decide but if i am not prepared by now then in future there is going to be a lot of troble to decide what i want to do in life.My friends also decide what they want to...
    1mehrin 1mehrin 16-17 Jan 7, 2013

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    Miss Dependant

    Hi, I'm 25 in about 20 days  and I'm stuck ! I really have no clue of what I want to do with my life .At 18 , I finished High School thinking I was going to study Psychology (my dad was prepared to pay most of it ) but my friend hit me with something so unexpected - she told me...
    Funkay Funkay 26-30 2 Responses Dec 30, 2010

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    Confessions On a Keyboard...

      To be honest I dint think I’d ever be sitting here writing my story for all to hear but hey what the heck... You can call me Knightshade and I’m 19 and I can’t decide what to do with my life...I’m sure if you’re in this group you feel the...
    knightshade knightshade 18-21 2 Responses Dec 26, 2008

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