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    Age Hasn't Provided Much Clarity Of What To Do, Only What Not To Do....sigh. - Fell into my line of work accidentally - traded in dreams for a steady paycheck. Thirty years later I...
    iskabibble iskabibble 51-55, F Mar 17, 2012

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    I Just Don't Know What To Do - I'm a smart guy, of genius intelligence, in fact. I want to do so many things, but I just don't know where or how to start. I'm just lost, adrift in...
    LeoFLJ LeoFLJ 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    Doubt Is Evil - I am pursuing something in graduate school, and some days it feels so right and I am blessed to be here, but other days I still wonder, what would life had been...
    kangaroospy kangaroospy 22-25 May 29, 2012

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    What Is Happening To Me? - When i began to realize the world and the existence of myself, i had the crazy tendency to protest anything that my parents told me. And all the thing...
    kusahara kusahara 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    Cia Vs. Composer Vs. Writer? Smh Too Much! - I=HS sophomore on Aug 27th. My parents have ALWAYS wanted me to go to Ivy League, but as of now I dont really see that happening...
    KoraLuvsU KoraLuvsU 13-15, F Aug 14, 2012

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    Ummm... - Where should I start well I'm new here. I got here by feeling depressed and lonesome so I seared online " I don't know what to do with my life" and endded up here. I...
    mastermind109 mastermind109 18-21 3 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    What Am I Going To Do With My Life??? - I have no idea what I am going to do with my life. Hmm I am not sure how I ended up in this position. I always had so much "potential" as my...
    MissArchon MissArchon 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Lost - I'm 16 and in college. I graduated high school a year early to start my life. And I have no idea what to do with it. I'm currently majoring in Business Administration, so I...
    iloveedward iloveedward 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    What Do You Expect? - I'm in highschool! No one has a clue what they're gonna do. They say school is what counts, though. They say I have my whooolllle life ahead of me but is that...
    Girlonwire Girlonwire 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 6, 2011

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    Unbound the Wild Ride - Life has been a very confusing journey for me. For years I was sure what I wanted to do. I wanted to be a forensic psyhiatrist. I started working in a...
    paperdoll319 paperdoll319 18-21 2 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Starting Again - I'm not alone in this, but I'm one of those people who has a lot up in the air at the point where I feel like it "should" be settled. Two years ago my 10 year...
    snailbear snailbear 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2013

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    Safeness - I am filled with total saddness because I had to give up everything I love to do in my life do to a stroke(6 months ago) and brain cancer (found out the other day). The...
    Jerseyjetgirl246 Jerseyjetgirl246 46-50, F Jul 19, 2012

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    Single Mother Lost and Alone, Confused On Where to Go Now. - Ok, so here is my story.. I am almost 28 and have no earthy idea what i want to do with my life, or how to get...
    Avaniqafaye Avaniqafaye 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    I Have An Idea -  So for the longest time, even a year and a half into college I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. However when I looked at the things that I...
    IWishIUnderstood IWishIUnderstood 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 20, 2010

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    I Don'T Know What To Do With My Life Right Now - I'm 24 and all my life I never knew what I wanted to do. Since elementary school my friends all knew what career paths to take. And...
    FayEli FayEli 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2013

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    What Do I Do From Here? - guess i'll start with school, graduated 2 years early and went straight to work in a grocery store, 2 years later i got fired because the manager had a...
    worryer worryer 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2013

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