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    For most of my life... - "What do you want to be when you grow up?" I remember hearing that question from age 4 to 13. I couldn’t wait to grow up.  I had so many jobs and...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses May 1, 2013

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    I Dont Want To Grow Up, I Want To Be A Toys R Us Kid - Everyday I wake up I ask myself this question and each year has passed I still have no clue. I have no special talent that I...
    SandyBchGrl SandyBchGrl 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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    I Really Have No Idea. - I have learned and done so many things. It seems everything I have ever done I have learned and became quiet good at it. I have done everything from...
    BlueGeorgia BlueGeorgia 41-45, M 18 Responses May 4, 2008

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    There's No Hope For Me Really - Cos I'm nearly half a century and still don't know... PS I don't feel that old -its shocking seeing it written!   
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 13, 2007

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    Can't Decide! - i used to think journalism then international relations or business then i decided i hate business. i definitely don't want a sitting-at-a-desk-from-9 to 5-job. i...
    bamboozle10 bamboozle10 16-17 Aug 11, 2009

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    Growing Up, Unfortunately - I've just been scared by Wraither, as I've just realised I'm actually turning 20 next year. This is terrifying for me. But am happy with the idea of...
    Luangi Luangi 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    Sure Dont, Not Yet - Im 65 and still havent figured that out yet.  Maybe sometime in the next decade I will know.
    LostInTyme LostInTyme 61-65, M 2 Responses May 22, 2009

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    If You Know What You Like, Its Easy - i believe that people should love their job. i go to a good school, get good grades, so why shouldn't i aspire to greatness? in school i learn...
    sethdeath321 sethdeath321 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31, 2012

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    Define "Grow Up" - Growing up, I think, is a state of mind.  At the rate I'm going I'll still be deciding what I want to be when I grow up at age 30.  But a long time ago...
    somewhatlost somewhatlost 26-30, F Feb 1, 2008

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    No Clue. - i have no clue about what i want to do with my life. i mean i obviously want to get a career and do something productive with my life...but idk what. im still in high...
    patriot14 patriot14 16-18 Apr 21, 2008

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    I Really Wish I Knew What I Wanted To Do.... - Hi everyone. I graduated college in May with a dual degree in Business. I've worked a few different jobs and internships throughout...
    Garuda1 Garuda1 22-25, M 8 Responses Oct 23, 2011

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    I Don't Know - i just graduated high school on Wednesday. ive been so cought up in just graduating that i never gave thought to what i want to be. i dont like my dads job, its one...
    Merac Merac 18-21, M 1 Response May 25, 2012

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    40 and Still..... - I am a 40 year old woman and I still don't know what I want to do or be.  Hell I refuse to grow up.  I am 16 and holding.  LOL
    rondat rondat 41-45, F Dec 11, 2007

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    Okay. It sounds sort of child like when you say "I don't know what I want to be when I grow up" especially when I'm 17. I mean I have a few ideas in my head, but haven't settled on...
    jasminepage jasminepage 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Hmm? - i want to be happy. but i dont know what i'll need to do to be allowed to be that.
    ForeverAutumn ForeverAutumn 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2008

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    Suddenly Confused. - At one time I wanted to be a lawyer. Then I realized that even though I could argue both sides of one arguement. I couldn't be one because I couldn't knowingly...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2008

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    Nope.....but... - Well i have no real plans to grow up at all! lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 24, 2008

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    Stuck... - I have recently applied to a community college and can't decide wether or not to stay in the dorms. I can't stand being home anymore but feel uncomfortable at the...
    Merac Merac 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10, 2012

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    What. Should. I. Do. Part One, With Probably More To Come - I wanna live in my heart, not my head.   But if everyone did that... Would there be doctors?  Am I selfish...
    Vithani3 Vithani3 18-21 2 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Keep Reinventing Myself - I never want to grow up, whatever that means.  I'm constantly young at heart.  The body doesn't agree sometimes.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 21, 2008

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    Do I Really Want to Grow Up? - That is a question that I have yet to answer.  What do I want to be when I grow up?  I don’t want to grow up, growing old is enough...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 30, 2008

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    Im Scared And Confused :/ - Hey everyone :) so im in year 10 and at my school thats a crucial part that determines my future. i HAVE to get good in my grades or that can stuff up...
    YoloJOKES YoloJOKES 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 9, 2012

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    Haha Are You Kidding Me? - I wanted to be a journalist for the longest time. I imagined myself working for my city's paper and being the star reporter. Then came sophomore year of...
    dancer2011 dancer2011 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2008

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    There's Not Enough Of Me For Everything I Think I'd Want To Do. - Growing up I always wanted to be something different than my classmates I wanted to be a radio city rockette, a...
    EnchantingMinx EnchantingMinx 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2012

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    Just Five Years... - Im so confused... i just dont know!! I wish i was in kindergarden again :(
    dreamswithstars dreamswithstars 18-21, F Sep 18, 2011

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    40 years old and I have no idea. I wish I could just knit for a living.
    absolom absolom 36-40 3 Responses Jan 23

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    How About Rich? - I have been a lot of things , but I haven't been rich yet? I think I want to choose that.......tehehehe
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 7 Responses May 4, 2008

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    No Idea. - I'm 20, shouldn't I know already WTF I want to do with my life?. The clock is ticking for me and it makes me very sad. And it seems that all the things I want, I can't...
    caritus caritus 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 13, 2007

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    I Wish I Knew - I am burned out and need a new career where I can earn what I earn now......... It's quite a dilemma!
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F Feb 15, 2009

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    Will I Ever Know? - I haven't had an epiphany as to what lies for me, people give suggestions as to what I should do based on my personality but nothing has smacked me right...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F Jan 3, 2008

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    And I Am Running Out Of Time - Considering I have been 29 for many moons........
    natashamarie natashamarie 41-45, F Aug 4, 2010

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    I Have Been Thinking About This A Lot - Hi everyone. I posted a story here a few months ago and I have been thinking a lot about this since then. I have basically narrowed my...
    Garuda1 Garuda1 22-25, M May 21, 2012

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    Disenchanted - Note: Perhaps you shouldn't read this if you're a psychologist. I'm quite negative here, but it's my thoughts and I don't wish to offend anyone. I used to want to...
    BowsAndBones BowsAndBones 16-18, F 5 Responses Aug 11, 2007

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    I Still At My Age Don't Know What I Want To Be When I Finally Grow Up - Dude! I am going to be 60 y/o in Oct and I still don't know what I want to be if I ever grow up. I have had...
    PipelineInspector PipelineInspector 56-60, M Jul 12, 2013

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    Do I Really Have To? - Haha it's getting too late for me anyways!All these requirements...just a feeble effort to create some sense of order in life. No matter what you decide to...
    whoslife whoslife 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 26, 2012

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    I'm 23 and I Still Don't Know... - That's all I have to say about that. :)
    Chemicat Chemicat 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    I Just Graduated... - I literally just graduated and I have no clue what I want to do as a career. I'm going to a college in September for Culinary but I doubt I want to be in that...
    Perjour Perjour 18-21 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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    I told my dad that I don't want to go for a career just because it pays well. But all he heard is hippy this hippy that. It seems that I'm suppose to be acquiring money for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I Thought I Knew - Throughout high school and middle school I wanted to be a scientist in the military. I thought that was one of the coolest careers ever. I'm very grateful for...
    tqoftu tqoftu 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2008

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    Still Looking... - I'm 40, considered successfully but feel like it is all lie. I don't know what I want to do with my life. I've always felt like I was meant to do something (I...
    HowardRoark HowardRoark 36-40, M Apr 15, 2008

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    Have No Idea - I am not sure what i want to do with my life. I am nervous that i will choose something that won't suit me down the line.   I get a lot of pressure and...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    I'm 25 - And I still don't know. But I can't afford to go to college still so i guess it doesn't matter
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F Oct 29, 2007

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    I Need Help - I will be 20 years old next summer. I have no clue what I want to be, I am completely lost in life. I have no idea what my plans or goals are. I finished school this...
    Wraither Wraither 22-25, M 6 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    There's no rush on finding out what you want to be when you grow up. But I kind of would like to know sooner or later...
    khokho204 khokho204 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2013

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    It's Not A Piece Of Cake - People grow up thinking that they might become an actor or a engineer or whatever. I never had a dream. I always go with the flow of things and like some...
    Tien101 Tien101 18-21 1 Response Feb 16, 2012

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    Clueless - i really dont know what i want to be when i grow up. i dont like to think about it just in case im not here for when i grow up, if a suicide attempt works, or if i get...
    sezy sezy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2007

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