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I Don't Know What to Do About My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 243 People

    Never Ending Quest

    Ever since I graduated from high school in 2004 I have been trying to figure out what it is I want to do. I have been involved in youth programs, volunteered, gone to college and university (without graduating), and have considered many possible career directions. I have...
    SumeraMarvatilsa SumeraMarvatilsa 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2010

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    I Don't Know

    I don't know,What to do,This mess called life,Needs sorting outPerhaps,I need a break,if that don't work,Well, I don't know.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Feb 2, 2012

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    Going to Have a Breakdown Soon!

    I was always one of the "smart" kids in lower school, the kind that get put into the "extended" math programs and is the top student in Italian studies from 2nd grade to 12th. Come upper high school and I've dropped to being of mediocre intelligence and and...
    Kitlet Kitlet 22-25, F Aug 17, 2009

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    Change

    I find many people judge me on my past. I have spent alot of time in prison because of commiting crime to support a drug habit. I used and abused drugs to escape from reality. I have been out of prison 3 years and not touched any drugs. My past seems to be my future and its got...
    tbee tbee 26-30, M Dec 31, 2009

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    Success

    Everyone wants to be successful right? Wrong. If that was the case, then I would not spend a majority of my leisure time doing absolutely nothing, whether it is on the internet or watching television. You see these videos on motivation that ask you how bad you want to be...
    IronicHypocrisy IronicHypocrisy 18-21 1 Response Jun 6, 2012

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    No Idea What to Do...

      I’m not yet 30, and have felt this way for certainly most of the last 15 years, resulting in a number of episodes in that time. These issues continually eat at me, and now I have reached a point where I know it is affecting every single aspect of my life and will, I...
    Muppetdave Muppetdave 26-30, M 4 Responses Oct 4, 2009

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    Confused

    I don't know what should I do,and what I can do.......
    shiningsweet shiningsweet 18-21, F Apr 13, 2013

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    minniekoala minniekoala 26-30, F Nov 21, 2014

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    Not Clue

    In a lot of ways i'm very similar to other stories posted.In elementary school I was a straight A student without even trying and that continued into high school until the last three years of high school when i had a lot of family problems.It resulted in lower grades  but...
    sheverne sheverne 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2010

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    Confused

    I don't know what should I do,and what I can do.......
    shiningsweet shiningsweet 18-21, F Apr 13, 2013

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    Scary Future

    everyone i know can be able to say what they want to do in future except me. i keep telling myself im too young to know but i've got to grow up someday! its like everything is moving forward but im still the same old me. Its irritaes me to know that i can't keep up with others...
    TheGirlNextDoorToYou TheGirlNextDoorToYou 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2011

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    I Don't Know What I Should Do Now With My Life

    I still want to study and work part time  I am thinking that marriage and babies are too late friends are non-existent for the greater part of my life I have had no real friends I have had set backs in my education and love life and career dreams so what else is there to do...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2011

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    Confused

    I don't know what should I do,and what I can do.......
    shiningsweet shiningsweet 18-21, F Apr 13, 2013

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    27 Year Old Unemployed Software Engineer.

    I took an admission to a course in software engineering in 2001 and completed it in 2009.  As for now I don't have any clue that whether I will excel in this field or not. I am afraid of an interview and hence keep on putting the things off till tomorrow. I am certainly in a...
    kakadeakshay05 kakadeakshay05 26-30 May 26, 2010

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    I Don't Know What To Do :(

    I am twenty years old - which I keep being told is young and recently I have come out of university after only my first year. It wasn't that I failed or couldn't stick the work, I was bullied by the people I lived with (very bitchy girls). I couldn't even move...
    SazBunny SazBunny 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 21, 2009

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    The End

    Well if you've seen my stories then you know my relationship some . Well it hasn't gotten any better . An I really don't know what to do anymore . Do I stay an try to make this work , been doing that for nine years now . I DON'T KNOW I REALLY DINT KNOW WHAT TO DO I DON'T KNOW...
    Sleeponit Sleeponit 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    Change Of Mind

    My entire life I have always worked hard in mapping out my plans for the future.  I never wanted to be unsure of where I wanted to go in life or who I wanted to become when I grew up.  As a child, I fantasized of being an actress and musician, even an astronaut.  ...
    WildandYoung WildandYoung 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Midlife Crisis Anyone?

    I am 37 years old and I seem to not know what to do with my life. I used to be an achiever and enjoyed my life as much as I could. I was always happy go lucky expecting things to go my way or "eventually" go my way. I had a positive attitude and was willing to learn from...
    nybagels nybagels 36-40 2 Responses Jan 25, 2012

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    I Really Need Help

    So this are my problems: My problems are the ones about 'getting along with your parents' even though I'm so young. I don't get along with my parents. I hate them sometimes. My mother works 2 jobs and always says I don't appreciate her. My father is..well I don't consider...
    suntpraf10 suntpraf10 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 15, 2009

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    This Is a Tough One

    Just having a difficult time trying to figure out what is my passion and purpose in life. On top of my working life, I am trying and have tried different things such as taking courses, educating myself more and more, meditation, spiritual philosohy and social life, yet still feel...
    kwbrown kwbrown 31-35 3 Responses Jun 29, 2009

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    The Different Girl

    I've always been the girl who didn't fit in... The girl who looked funny... The girl who wanted to be popular... The girl who would do anything for attention... The girl who would love when she wasn't loved... The girl who was different. I've always had long and thick hair that...
    lovaticforever13 lovaticforever13 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    Slowly Suffacating

    From the time I wake to the time I close my eyes, I literally feel the heaviness of my life gone wrong.  My husband has been unemployed for almost 2 years, and I, a housewife for 16 years moved into the workforce.  We have been supporting a family of seven on 23,000 a...
    barelystanding barelystanding 36-40 1 Response Jul 28, 2010

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    My Life Is A Joke

    I just finished smoking a cigarette, I think that is my fourth one today. After a while I just stop counting and although I know it can cause cancer I am so addicted. Sometimes I smoke routinely, stress that is my scapegoat but the real problem is my life in general and the fact...
    Litebub Litebub 26-30 2 Responses Sep 23, 2010

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    I Know

    I have been unemployed for almost a year now and I fear for my future and I often ask myself what's to become of me. I just don't know where I stand concerning down the road.
    MySweetLord MySweetLord 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 4, 2009

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    No Direction In Life...

    What can I say? I'm just another poor sap who doesn't know what to do with himself. I'm almost 22 years old, and I'm at a complete loss as to what I'm going to do for a living. Like most people, I too had plenty of unrealistic dreams when I was a kid; dreams about becoming "...
    avmaktslave30 avmaktslave30 22-25, M 4 Responses Sep 10, 2009

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    Please Give Me Some Advice. Confused

         I got into Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo two years ago. I enjoyed the school somewhat, I was trying to make friends in a fraternity and playing basketball. I signed up as a construction management major mainly because my dad told me that it is a good...
    Intense1234 Intense1234 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 20, 2010

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    No Direction

    It's really awkward when I go to my advisor so I can register for classes.  I chose to major in English just because it has always been my best subject and I like it.  Beyond that, I have no idea what I want to minor in, and I certainly have no idea what I want to do...
    MsStarrShine MsStarrShine 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1, 2010

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    Simply Confused...

     I can honestly say that this life i'm living, isn't the one that i am fully satisfied with. When i'm in church, standing in that group of teens, singing those songs that express EXACTLY how i feel, i feel as if that's where i belong. It's just so over-whelming, and i LOVE it! I...
    pandaaboo pandaaboo 16-17, F Feb 10, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I met this guy a yr ago.. Internet messaging turned into texting phone call and face time. We met once and spent time together. We live in different states. He'd call me his girl...
    CJ0181 CJ0181 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I'm involved with this guy and I have no idea what he wants from me and wants this to be. I'm so confused and the stress is eating at me. Can anyone help me?
    hannahkath hannahkath 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I feel like I'm moving in slow motion and everything around me is moving so fast and I just wanna go back to when things were normal but I can't I need to move but I can't...
    HMMB HMMB 22-25, F 2 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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    I have been married for a little over 10 years and have been miserable for about 9 of it. I have 2 beautiful girls both under the age of 10 whom I love to the moon and back. After...
    laiken20 laiken20 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Seriously, my freind Robert is like my brother. We've only been freinds for about two years, but I'm so close with him that i feel like i could tell him anything. He's been there...
    vraag vraag 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I live in Santa Ana California and I am very concerned about my niece. My niece lives with here mom in a car/Cheap Motels. Her loser dad which is my brother is in jail and her mom...
    Sublimegirl Sublimegirl 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Talk about stress and just itching for a fight all the time..
    Filam Filam 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I feel like I'm unlovable. People always say great things about me. My friends say I know a lot of people at school and they always say hi. But no one ever makes an effort to get...
    RileyRed RileyRed 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People are so strange and weird. They want to get to know you and one minute they loose interest in you fast. Like how can you loose interest in someone the next day? Not everyone...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M Jun 23

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    i feel at loss, like what is my purpose in this world why am i working so hard to become useless..? i just want to be happy
    wanttobebeautiful wanttobebeautiful 18-21, F Jun 21

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    I'm 24 years old. I have 2 useless degrees. I don't want to live in a city and work in an office and die there. I want to travel the world and meet people and do good. I don't know...
    yayaya24 yayaya24 26-30, F Jun 21

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    My husband gets infuriated when I don't see something the same way he does. Even if I do see it his way but also see it a different way, he gets incredibly upset about it. I don't...
    thatonecxnt thatonecxnt 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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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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    my mom was just singing an Alice Cooper song. someone help please!
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 19

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    I am too literal and logical and I don't have anything to say. I'm a little robot...
    Sherlyy Sherlyy 16-17, T 1 Response Jun 19

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