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I Don't Know What to Do Next

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    Lets Just See What I Get For This...

    dont think me pretentious, or a cold hearted soul, but i am a manipulator. i find what people want, and i use it to get what i want, and they never even know i was in their head. i am not being cocky, i dont care what random people think of me over the internet, especially...
    ThePuppetMaster ThePuppetMaster 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2011

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    Probably The Wrong Place For This Story But Anyway...

    Why is it that I spend so much time worrying about something instead of just getting on with it!!??
    Isshe Isshe 36-40, F 10 Responses Apr 4, 2011

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    What Do I Do Now?

    Well, after the whole hospital trip, I get a call from her the next Friday, and she asks me about what if we were to give it a second chance, and we talk for a couple of hours about what we want out of the relationship, and things that went wrong the first time and what we can do...
    bigchuck1397 bigchuck1397 26-30, M 6 Responses Jul 6, 2007

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    I Have Set A Few Minor Plans But I Am So Tired Its Not Funny

    I am feeling ill a great deal lately from medication etc just so so tired I feel uncertain about the future and I need more certainty in my life I am after more out of life just cuz I have turned 40 is not over but often feels like it
    IceEntice IceEntice 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 18, 2012

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    Overwhelmed By Too Much

    I have so much to get done that I sometimes just don't know where to start.  So I just skip everything.  If something is on a deadline, then the closer it gets the more productive I get.  I guess I work better under pressure.  Not exactly good for stress...
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    I Don'T Know What To Do Next

    I've said something stupid today, to a dear friend- and, I think, I've blown it for good
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Jan 29, 2013

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    this is quite long i hope someone can really

    give me some advice thank you. I have this two really best friends, at least thats what i thought about them, we have been best friends since i was 9 and i am now 14. So we have been great all along until this another girl came by and joined us, and then problem starts coming...
    daydreamerk daydreamerk 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I just graduated college.

    I have no job lined up, so I don't know what I'm doing yet, but that's not the problem. As I was saying goodbye to one of my guy friends(who i had just become friends with this past semester) he admitted to me that he regretted not asking me out....and I had no idea how to...
    hugbees hugbees 22-25, F May 11

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    Hmm She Unblocked Me On Msn Yesterday!

    Of course she blocked me since she doesn’t want me in her life anymore! So it has been a long time since I‘ve seen her online, I even thought that she deleted me! I really stopped going online as I don’t speak to much people on msn and "D" has blocked me so  really...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    Don't Know What To Do About Getting A Job - any advice would be great

    Okay, so the truth is that i don't HAVE to get a job, but i feel pretty useless without a job. But I have never had a job where i don't feel like i'm hurting my body or straining myself beyond belief in order to do. If I got paid enough, i stayed around and just endured the...
    emilystrange105 emilystrange105 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    I Dont Know What To Do Next.

    I guess I shouldn't't complain. I have a nice life. A job that I like, my family is healthy and lets face it, I have enough money to do what I need to do and a bit more. My problem is that I feel so alone. I've been married for 4 years, we have been together for 10 and I love...
    jett18 jett18 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2010

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    I May Have Made A Mistake, But Maybe Not..

    I have been dating a gent who is 9 years my junior for about 5 months now. We moved like lightning speed; living together for 4 of those months. At first I was trepidatious, but my longest relationship to date had just ended and I was enjoying the ride. I soon became irritated by...
    eatenpie eatenpie 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    I still have strong feelings

    for Daniel and I know he do too but since we broken up I think we are both afraid to go through the pain again. I want him back bad and at the same time I just want to move on and still remain close friends. The hard part is that I met someone I really have interest in but still...
    bootsie85 bootsie85 26-30, F 1 Response May 10

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    I Dont Know What Will Happen

    first off, it feels great to know i can share my experience.          So here's my story: It all started a few weeks ago. My friend was not happy that i was getting to know this guy. He is a couple of years older than me and as a friend she was concerned that this man...
    UtterlyMistaken UtterlyMistaken 18-21 Jul 12, 2011

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    Stuck In College

    I'm in college majoring in Education and it is my senior year. Everyone is so excited about student teaching and I'm terrified. I know that teaching is something I do like, but I do not know if I can do it forever. I feel like I'm too young (in my 20s!) to decide what...
    LoveGreen810 LoveGreen810 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 21, 2009

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    Next Or Not

    If I speak up, I'm kinda screwed.  If I don't speak up, I'm royally screwed. And hey, I'm still happy, anxious but happy and a brainiac.  :)
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 4, 2011

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    Ex-boyfriend Problems...i Am Really Angry And Need Help

    I broke up with my boyfriend in October, and he has been texting me non-stop. Two weekends ago, he texted my best friend saying that he still likes me. Today, I finally decided to ask him to stop. This is our conversation: Him: hey me: listen, can you stop texting me all the time...
    Silentflower44 Silentflower44 13-15, F Nov 18, 2012

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    I Just Don't Know.

    I'd appreciate some advice, but I don't know what to ask for. I feel like I've got to say something but, gosh, I don't even know what I want to say.  I don't know what thought to put down first.  I don't know what to think.  I don't know what I'm feeling and yet I'm afraid to...
    roughNready roughNready 51-55, F 3 Responses Apr 27, 2011

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    Der....

    Well... I have finished my work for today, check. Touched bases with my EPeeps, check. Wrote an EP story, check. Followed some links people shared with me, check. Replied to PMs, whiteboard msg, and gestures, check. Spied on some stories and/or left comments, check. Ate lunch...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Oct 22, 2009

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    Clueless

    I have no idea what my next step in life should be. I think about my options over and over again. It only makes my head spin & I'm nowhere close to figuring it out. So, I'm going to stop thinking about it & wait for a sign or an epiphany. No use stressing myself to death over it...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F Jan 16, 2013

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    Graduated College..now What?

     I spent four years studying Journalism/Mass Communications and Marketing at a small, Franciscan university in Olean, NY. I didn't know what I wanted to do when I applied to college at the age of 17, and now, at the age of 22, I still don't have a clue. Luckily for me, my...
    s2t0b0u9 s2t0b0u9 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 20, 2009

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    Something Tells Me...

    ...I should be looking for my shine.   I lost my shine about 4 months ago. It's got to be somewhere.
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 35 Responses Oct 9, 2010

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    Trust And Betrayal

    I was talking to a person I know. Well not really. He asked for a pic of my boobs and I said no but he kept asking. He told me he will delete them after he saw them. And he sore on his life he would so i was like okay something told me not to trust him but I did and I sent him...
    Trustisgolden Trustisgolden 16-17, F Nov 15, 2012

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    Now What?

    I went to college and after 4 years I got a degree. Wonderful. That was in 2008.Almost four years later, and every job I've had related to my field I have disliked or flat out hated. Now what?When I ask myself what I want to do with my life, I don't have an answer. What are my...
    RapunzelTangledUp RapunzelTangledUp 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    I Didn't Know Which Group to Write This In...

     Okay so, I'm newly diagnosed with a very strange, uncommon type of diabetes. The thing is, I'm going to have to start taking a medication that if I don't eat a steady breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtime snack every single fuckking day or I will go into a coma. For anyone...
    brighteyed brighteyed 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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    Alone

    I separated from my husband. Things were not working out. well,now im lonely dont have any friends and im bored as hell. Anyone want to chat?
    ladybugjj ladybugjj 31-35, F Aug 21, 2012

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    What Now?

    Should I just go along for the ride, or take control of my destiny (life)?
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 8, 2011

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    Looking

    I'm looking for something to believe in, but the truth is I don't expect it to happen that way, you want something and you let it slip away I guess. So I guess I can't look for it but I need to just live life and do something. At this point I am not social at all, I literally...
    iminpain iminpain 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    No Emotion.

    This is ******* ridiculous. It's 2:30 and I'm so tired and I have things to do in the morning. I want to sleep, I need to sleep, but I don't like sleeping at night. I tried meditating to Enya to put my mind at ease, but that's not working. There's something...
    flyawayhome flyawayhome 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2009

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    I Was Happy, But Then Everything Went Downhill

    I have been dating this girl for almost 7 months. We have snuck out twice and had sex each time. On tuesday our parents interrogate us just trying to figure things out because they had suspicions. She cracked and told her mom. Now we are in danger of not being able to see each...
    SwiftArrow6225 SwiftArrow6225 16-17, M Sep 7, 2012

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    Plateaued?

    I feel like my life have plateaued...It seems as if it is not going anywhere at all. Like I live by the day doing the same routine crap. I know I shouldn't be complaining about life, others may have far worst, and I am aware that I am somewhat blessed in my situation. But for...
    hopelessaddict hopelessaddict 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 9, 2012

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    I Cant Tell If What Im Thinking Is Real Or Just Crazy And Im Kinda Going Off The Ddep End

    Hi there every drink yourself into a higher state of being?me neither, but in a wayso here goes--- how can u tell what is reality and what is just a figment of your own brain? i hear the mystics be sayin that everything is one which is god which is you which is all infinite...
    offtardmegurk offtardmegurk 22-25 2 Responses Mar 29, 2012

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    Now What?

    So, you go into life and for the first while you have everything planned out for you.  You go to school, you go to school, you go to school, you go to college.  You get a part-time job, you get a full-time job, you get your own apartment, you get a career.  You...
    Foltor Foltor 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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    To Delete Or Not To Delete, That Is My Question

    I have shared my experience about a bad break-up on this site too. After a relationship of several years and even having lived together, he sent me an email, breaking us up and informing me that no further contact was to exist between us. But I still have these memories and his...
    Analeigh Analeigh 22-25, F 9 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    Almost 10 years ago my husband sexually abused

    his then step daughter. He admitted his guilt and was sentenced to prison where he served almost the full 10 years then time on parole. He has been in contact with his this woman who is now an adult for about a week now. She contacted me first and I gave her information...
    tnaosa4449 tnaosa4449 31-35, F 1 Response May 26

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    I Am Going To Lose Everything

    Two years ago, I had a pretty optimistic point of view. I didn't have a job, but I had moved out of a homeless shelter into our very own apartment. I lost my job we lost our house and ended up in a homeless shelter. I got a seasonal job (the only people who would hire me) and...
    kyanna12 kyanna12 26-30 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

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    Feeling Lost

    I don't know what to do next really. I'm going to be 21 years old in 21 days and I feel like i'm failing at life. I'm trying to do the best I can in the circumstances I've been placed in but I've never felt like giving up more than I do now. It all really starts with my dad, he...
    popt popt 18-21, M Sep 8, 2013

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    I'm So Confused....

    i've just always done what everyone else told me to do.  people told me i should go to college, so i did.  i've always just worked and did what was expected of me and the right thing to do.  but now that i'm an adult, i realize that i'm the only person living my...
    quarterlife quarterlife 26-30 Dec 27, 2008

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    Umm....

    No, I don't really know what to do next.  To use an overused metaphor, I am at a crossroads in life.  I see two paths ahead of me.  Along Path No.1 I can see some problems lie ahead, however along Path No 2 I can see just as many problems waiting for me.  I...
    Opalgem Opalgem 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2010

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    Bestfriend...or Maybe Not

    So me and my best friend got in a huge fight about her online boyfriend. We've been fighting about this since July and it's become worse every time. She trusted him, even though he never cammed with her or gave her his cell number or facebook. They chatted over a site called...
    Silentflower44 Silentflower44 13-15, F Sep 23, 2012

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    The Future Is Daunting

    As my time with at university closes, I'm suddenly faced with my career prospects and going out into the "real world" and actually making something of my life. I don't know how I'll cope with that, it's a very scary thought. I wish I knew what I was going to do, I wish I had...
    Faerdie Faerdie 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2011

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    What Will I Do?

    What will I do?I don't know,What to do next,I'm so stuck,The mud so deep,It's over my head,Someone,Please,Pull me out.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 22, 2011

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    Related Experiences

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    Rudale Rudale 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    First of all, I'm 16 years old. I was diagnosed with childhood depression when I was 8 years old, and have been bounced around with various mental diagnoses. Last year, I created...
    Theforgotten4 Theforgotten4 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    It happened to me yesterday and I still don't know what to think about it. There already is someone I already love (we're not in a relationship though, I wrote about it in my...
    GlowingHeart GlowingHeart 18-21, F Aug 24

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    New to all of this. Help please I feel like my marriage is falling apart and I don't know what to do. My husband and I have been married for 9 years and have been together for 10...
    hopeful1220 hopeful1220 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I wish I had someone to hang out with tonight. I feel like being social. But I don't know if I feel like going to a high school football game. It's kind if cold, I'd be going by...
    saundra04 saundra04 26-30, F a week ago

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    Two summers ago I moved in with my one of my older sisters. Ever since I moved in with her I have been watching her child for her while she worked. For the longest time I wasn't...
    MsHesitationsx3 MsHesitationsx3 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    ...When my urge to talk to him becomes unbearable. I love him so dearly, but I bet he still has his girlfriend, so I can't bother him all the time... It hurts because I really love...
    WinterIncandescence WinterIncandescence 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I'm about to be 36 (hard for me to fathom how this can really be) and I'm taking stock of where I am in life. I have watched my peers from my elementary and high school years grow...
    SaudadeVirgo SaudadeVirgo 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    Him and I met last year in August , we began to talk here and there. But, then every time I would talk to him via twitter ot text he would always reply, if it was about how his day...
    ALEHTHEKID ALEHTHEKID 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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    David is taking me out to the movies tomorrow to see the 30th anniversary of Ghostbusters, I don't know what to wear, should I dress casual or modern, like I have tight blue jeans...
    Jenniferlovesex666 Jenniferlovesex666 18-21, T 1 Response Sep 7

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