I Don't Know What to Do About My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 244 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Confused

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Confused

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    3 Responses Sep 10, 2009

    Confused

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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    minniekoala minniekoala
    26-30, F
    Nov 21, 2014

    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

    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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