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I Don't Know What to Do About My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 237 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Dec 5, 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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    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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    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'm a freshman in college right now and I'm starting my second quarter in two days, but I honestly have no idea what I'm doing with my life. I don't know what I want to do for a...
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    I think I'm in love with a friend of mine. But our relationship is really strange. At first we started off as being really good friends, but last year I had a boyfriend who hated...
    andreatam andreatam 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    As most of you know, I am dating a girl on here. She is a wonderful person and I couldn't have asked God for a more perfect girlfriend. But I have a weird feeling, like abandonment...
    Sierra1993 Sierra1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    So my ex is talking to me again. He's talking about being friends with benefits. I'm thinking this will just hurt me even more. But at the same time I'm thinking, what if he still...
    EmilyPouliot EmilyPouliot 22-25, F 69 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I feel like all the stress and frustration is all thrown at me. Like I don't know what else my mom wants me to do. I feel like she tells me the same thing everytime and I don't...
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I have a younger sister that is 12 years old, which makes her three years younger than me. We moved two years ago to a different country. Me and my siblings didn't really have a...
    NevaAmethyst NevaAmethyst 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I come home from work after my fiance telling me that he doesn't want his ex and can't stand her...day after day lately...to him talking to her the entire time that I am gone. I...
    Pumpkiin Pumpkiin 22-25, F Jan 19

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    Recently assessed as Bipolar II. Started new meds. Have been a total beast. Fits of rage. Crying. College starts on Monday. Disability Services is still waiting to approve my...
    jhblueeyes jhblueeyes 36-40, F Jan 3

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    Ok well I've been married going on 5 years and for the past 2 it seems that we have lost our connection. I try to do different things to rekindle the fire like have date nights or...
    ThatGuy0120 ThatGuy0120 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I don't know what i am thinking; i don't know what my heart desires. When i am lonely, i need a boyfirend ,but when a boy follows me, i say i need to study i don't wanna have one...
    LoveNight LoveNight 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    A few minutes ago my parents were fighting over recent tensions. Mainly being someone who my stepdad was texting and who he was calling "my angel" and calling her every night...
    Starsminecart Starsminecart 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm so confused. don't know what to do. want to be in a relation ship but have trust issues too. don't know whom to trust or who's real or who's fake :(
    YaminMalik YaminMalik 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 17

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    I don't know what to do next?? I'm bored.
    alone03 alone03 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Can someone give me advice please :( my bf told me he doesn't want a relationship anymore because he is in love with his ex.... I love him so much and it hurt so bad but I'm not...
    babygirlxxxo babygirlxxxo 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    One of those moments where you need something, want something, feel something... but don't know what.
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    i don't know if i'm supposed to be monogamous. no matter how much i like the idea of a husband, two kids, some pets, and a house, i always get bored with my current partner and...
    iridescenteyes iridescenteyes 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have a really bad situation. One of my friends is suffering a lot of stuff and her parents don't seem to care. I really want to help her but don't know how to. I talk to her...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    i've many toughts about many things, but i can't share that, don't know why. Maybe i'm too afraid about alot of things
    bumbui bumbui 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6