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I Can't Decide What to Do With My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    It's so stupid I'm so done with this sites stupid guildlines... my post was completely appropriate and a serious issue... make a site for kids and stop censoring things that aren't...
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    Can you tell me any one secret about yourself?
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    I've been dating this guy for a few months and it has been great so far, we are still getting to know each other. We had a date planned a few nights ago and he never showed up...
    prettytwisted prettytwisted 22-25, F Apr 1

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    He was once mine but now he's getting married with someone else.. He's the guy that I want to marry but now that he's getting married and having a baby, I really don't know how to...
    Gayle0311 Gayle0311 26-30, F Apr 7

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    Don't give me that "I'm acting like a teenager " it annoying.
    sham17 sham17 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do it anyways . It's hard to hold back sometimes .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I am 16 yrs old girl and in my life happened something strange that I cant understand but I love and I cant let go altough it is hurting me and I just can't decide what is right so...
    nitheism nitheism 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    There are three coworkers who i find absolutely annoying to the point where I REALLY wish I could say "SHUT THE EFF UP ALREADY". Mrs. "H" is lazy, she doesn't do half the things...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F Apr 7

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    I can't decide, which one should I get?!?! (Sorry for the first one being a little blurry) 😄
    WrongPage WrongPage 18-21, F 11 Responses Apr 9

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    He did it again last night. I wasn't expecting him to, I really wasn't. I thought, I hoped, that it was only a one off. That he'd maybe just go back to the hitting, the physical...
    FabulousUnicorn15 FabulousUnicorn15 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 18

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    What's in your head? What's going on in there? You're always changing the game. Keeping me unsteady, unsure. You have plans. I can feel them. I can hear the wheels turning, but I...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I honestly don't know how much I can take. Yea, no. I'm not gonna kill myself. I've been dealing with so much pressure, stress, and anxiety that I don't know how much longer I can...
    cuterthxnyou cuterthxnyou 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    I know there's people that actually care and all, but they're not here. They're all spread out across the globe away from me. I know my family cares but they can't help me with my...
    JeSuisGay JeSuisGay 16-17, M 16 Responses 6 days ago

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    Every day, I've been struggling, I hold out hope for a better tomorrow, and I try my best to make other's happy, I try to live a life without strife, drama, or reckless abandon. I...
    Edg3Runn3r Edg3Runn3r 26-30, M 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    the date was march 9 when we broke up. but before it happened, i was having conversation with my girl friend. i like her and i know having conversations with her is not good, but i...
    EricGo EricGo 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Right now my friends are worried about me. hell I'm worried about me too, but i can't seem to find out what exactly is wrong with me. I don't understand why I feel so...
    Isaragi Isaragi 16-17, M 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My mom is always being a ***** about everything. She is bipolar, and everyday she is yelling at any of her kids (Me, my sister, and brother) She's always saying how someone else...
    Pizzaismylife Pizzaismylife 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    That happens when you haven't done anything productive in days... I wasn't in school from Wednesday, and I don't see it getting better. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow, but I don...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I know it sounds pretty pathetic, but I do. Everything is a struggle, everything is hard for me. Because of where I live, the simplest things become problems, I think 7 times...
    ListenerTalker ListenerTalker 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Happy. Thats what she was, finally the cuts where disappearing, the visits to the doctor where getting shorter and the times she spent crying where becoming none exsistant. She...
    jordan199728 jordan199728 18-21, M Apr 3

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    2 psychology finals tomorrow. kill me now. I can't wait for this class to be over with. don't get me wrong, I love psychology and may end up majoring in it, but the class/professor...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I owe you an explanation I can't give you in fact. Suppose I never will. I could barely explain it, even though it's actually very simple... I told you I was afraid to be around...
    Mellangela Mellangela 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I'm going to SMILE like nothing's wrong, PRETEND like everything's all right, ACT like its all perfect, even though inside it really hurts!!!It really hurts when you expected so...
    syedanazia syedanazia 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I can't remember the first 10 or 12 years of my life. And what few "memories" I have are more like pictures (like I may have seen a picture of it and remember that/I only remember...
    IAmJustAGhostGirl IAmJustAGhostGirl 13-15, F Apr 7

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    After what I thought were 5 amazing months, my boyfriend broke up with me. I can't help thinking that this is a whiny teenage problem, but you know what? It ******* hurts. This was...
    restlessrenn restlessrenn 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I bet many people can relate to what I have been through. I at least hope someone can relate in some way. My mother has always tried to get under my skin and she sucks at it. When...
    JK7448 JK7448 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 15

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    family parties are impossible for me it's like an over abundance of my entire family's thoughts just hit me to hard and I just can't handle it
    wlanonymouslw wlanonymouslw 18-21, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I am 17 years old and I don't know what I want to do with my life. Even though I know I shouldn't compare myself to others, I know that most of my classmates already know what they...
    Jasliet Jasliet 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I screwed something up (in hindsight, the culmination of a long series of screwups) and my GF (of 2 years) is very upset. Like "we're seeing a relationship counselor" upset. Like...
    OneIsTheLoneliestNbr OneIsTheLoneliestNbr 51-55, M Apr 7

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