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I Can't Decide What to Do With My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 115 People

    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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    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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    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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    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 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I honestly don't know what to do.,., I'm so tired but hear noises and stuff.... Idk how to fall asleep in peace, so I won't be scared
    missgermangirl missgermangirl 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I have this fear. At night it's like anxiety or something.. I'm scared to sleep thinking someone's going to break in or something... I can't sleep
    missgermangirl missgermangirl 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Today. I typed her name into Youtube, subconsciously. I use to look at her Facebook all the time. Now, I just roll my eyes at the sight of her face. I tried to reach her...
    Loopiee Loopiee 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I am so glad that people can't read my thoughts. Sometimes my thoughts are not good, they are not pure, and sometimes they scare me, so I guess its a very good thing that people...
    BroknGirl89 BroknGirl89 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    idk what's wrong with me...... I can't sleep. I barely eat anymore and all I do is think most of the time I don't even understand what I'm thinking about all ik is that it hurts...
    cjayy19 cjayy19 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    My eyes are burning and my head is starting to hurt, yet I still can't sleep.
    ScarletRivers ScarletRivers 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My life is going down. It is a difficult period for me. Don't know what to do. Just feeling frustration and stress.
    Jms04 Jms04 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    Many years ago now I went to an event and met someone there who I felt was pretty interesting. He was a poet and artist so we exchanged info and have kept in touch sort of through...
    LaGentilleDame LaGentilleDame 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am Mrs Vera Mark from United States Texas, i want to share a testimony of my life to every one. i was married to my husband Klaus Bratcher, i love him so much we have been...
    maduke maduke 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sorry for my broken english So I've had a long-term relationship like 4 years.. i don't know if you could call it long-term but for me this is the longest relationship i've ever...
    Escc Escc 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I'm in my mid 30's and I still can not find what makes me passionate about life. I constantly feel like something is missing. At best I can feel content but I have no enthusiasm...
    thatstaceygirl33 thatstaceygirl33 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    My mother is the type of person I'd have nothing to do with if we weren't already related. She is judgmental and a little delusional sometimes. She never taught me or my brother...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    After DCFS closes my case I would like to move out of Illinois to Colorado to get a fresh start with my son and his dad. Everything in Illinois is broken. My job sucks, my...
    BlackSheep613 BlackSheep613 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    i once was with a group of people and we were talking and I was asked by a guy who I would never date and I said quietly "not you" but it was heard and it was never forgotten even...
    loreto789 loreto789 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    You really can’t go home again.I’m in my small apartment, a little drunk... *maybe* a little lonely. Looking at photos my Dad sent of the newest renovations that...
    drfate drfate 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just can't stop. Broken promises will always be on the top of my burden that I carry. The scars will forever mark my wrists, thighs, sides, everywhere where I could reach with a...
    renlambert renlambert 13-15 4 days ago

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    i don't believe I will make it life. why? nothing means much to me...i know there are days when I have 'bliss' because of distractions, but in the end I can't find meaning in much...
    RedChaplin RedChaplin 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Every day is just the same broken record. Get up, see my mum off to work, and spend the day at home alone. I try to keep myself busy by gardening, getting some decorating done or...
    blvckhvart blvckhvart 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So that is just what I am doing.Expressing thoughts. F*ckkk it!! You don't like then don't read. Simple as that. Interact with me on the posts and questions first for a while...
    TheCunylinguist TheCunylinguist 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    What do you do when you feel you had the one you are meant to spend your life with, and you let them walk away? Our paths were going in different directions. He had his reasons why...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We were once close friends...now? I don't even know if he sees me as a classmate anymore, whether he sees me as nothing... With my emotions died away, I can't feel the hurt, the...
    colourflame colourflame 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I don't have any idea what he wants from me. Circumstances mean we can never be together. Ever. Add distance (different countries) to that mix, there is no way this can ever have...
    ally124 ally124 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Generally speaking, I love my mom. She's a huge part of my life. We also have a lot of the same political views... We have a few similarities. Although, it terrifies me that I'll...
    mollzjanine mollzjanine 18-21 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Hello to those out there like me. I want to write a book about my trials overcomes and let downs. To most my life wouldn't seem so bad but over the past five years I can't keep a...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M Jun 23

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    Now I remember...watching the same movie yesterday...I only watch bits of it...and my computer is so slow...a sudden headache...the sun is shining...I am doing my things...I can't...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Jun 23

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    If it's true that we think a book every day, why can't I just put all my thoughts on the shelf, for all to see, or all to ignore?
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Jun 23

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    My broken little family, that I clean up for when I can. My little broken birds' nest that I fly back with branches for. The place I fell out of and can't explain. But I let you in...
    Itekimasu Itekimasu 18-21, F Jun 19

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    OK! I want to say this so to make all know what i am from inside. You should know that my HSP which means to whoever read and don't know what it means(High Sensitive personality...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 19

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    but, basically, my dad has been renting rooms. and one of the tenants, a daughter of the other one, went on a freak cleaning of the kitchen spree today, even though she cleaned...
    lastunicorn2 lastunicorn2 18-21, F Jun 18

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