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I Dont Know What I Want

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    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 22

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    What Do I Want

    my life is not going in the right direction and I don't know how to turn it around. I don't know what i want. But I know it's like at the tip of my tongue it's like the story of Rumpelstiltskin if you could just name the name you would have it all. But there's a lot of things...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2, 2009

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    So I've known this guy

    since I was five and I had the hugest crush on him all through elementary school , but,after fifth grade I moved . I came back eighth grade , but seeing him I missed him so much. I'm only staying here for the eighth grade year, and we only have one month left and i don't know...
    Hopes14 Hopes14 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I'm trying to decide what to take in college &

    whether or not I should take one that I might need to move to another city to get a job. Idk if I should think of my relationship in the future or just what I want cause idk if it'll last that long or..I want it to but we're not doing so well right now..I'm so confused. Why does...
    Canadiangirll27 Canadiangirll27 16-17, F Mar 11

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    Can you want nothing

    yet everything at the same time?
    anonomyouslybroken anonomyouslybroken 18-21, F Mar 10

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    Ok...my rational brain kicked in.

    I very much want a baby and have a way to support my child, but...i just started college. I'm going to try and wait until I graduate college. I'll older, independent, and actually debt free, so I'll be at a better financial point.
    BengaliEyes BengaliEyes 18-21, F Mar 9

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    But, Something Is Missing

    It's not money.  I've had that and it doesn't fill me up.  It's not friends because they sometimes make me feel anxious.  It's not food because I have to recyle that.  It's not fine wine, I've had that.  On the other hand, great hugs, kisses and more...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    A few weeks ago, this person

    who I just met had an impact on me.. We don't talk anymore, but he brought up that I don't know what I want, and it did in fact bring me to the reality I was so desperately trying to detach from. Do I really know what I want? The answer to that, no. I don't. I don't know what I...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2013

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    Morality

    Morality is not just an obligation equal in importance to the cult or religious obligations of Israel, but that morality is perhaps superior to the cult. The crimes that are denounced as being utterly unacceptable to Yahweh, infuriating Yahweh to the point of destruction of the...
    newnature newnature 46-50, M Apr 9, 2011

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    I don't know what I want

    or how I feel about my baby's father, I do love him but to a certain extent my love is gone we've gone through countless arguments have had serious issues regarding him wanting me to have an abortion because his ex was pregnant she was at 7 mo and we both had no idea she was...
    jasmin1030 jasmin1030 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    I Dont Know What I Want Because....

    I dont know what I want because my life is too good. I guess if I had REAL problems I wouldnt bother which way to go....I should be happy...but I am not....I know one shouldnt compare "pain" with "other "pain"........why am I not just happy....
    Pinkich Pinkich 22-25, F Apr 22, 2010

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    I've never quiet known what I've wanted.

    I get sooo close to some people than I shut them out completely. It's so strange, it's like the flame dies. I don't want it to but one day I could feel like I would move mountains for this person than the next I don't even want him to look at me. I love the chase, having what I...
    500DaysOfWhat 500DaysOfWhat 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    I don't know if I want to leave

    or stay.. I'm a very indecisive person.
    alysonmora alysonmora 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Why am I so confused?

    Maybe not knowing what I want is related to...wait a. Minute it IS related to being fearful of making a decision and not knowing it's outcome. What if I'm wrong? What if I'm not seeing things clearly? I don't want to walk away but staying is draining me. What if I'm right?! What...
    constantRevelation constantRevelation 31-35, F Mar 10

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    I can't believe someone got to me

    and broke me this badly. This kinda really really sucks, I guess.... Hmmm. 😕
    left4deadspace left4deadspace 16-17, M Feb 23

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