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I Dont Know What to Do With My Life

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    LeviKururugi LeviKururugi 18-21, M Jan 26

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    I am so over everything.

    I just want to scream and say "I'm done" whilst hiding under my bed sheets. My friends don't make time for me anymore, the word "love" is a myth and humanity is destroying the planet. What is the point of life? What reason is there to live for? Why do we use the word "hope" when...
    Mzwalker Mzwalker 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2014

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    Sad...I just feel kinda depressed

    because I got not so good grades in my revalida exam in patho micro and pharma...
    sunshinemae sunshinemae 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm kind of in the middle of wanting to kill

    myself so I don't have to suffer and people don't have to deal with me anymore and not wanting to because people would think I'm weak and would judge me. I'm so depressed. I have no friends currently, everyone at my school hates me because this girl spread rumours about me and...
    IntrovertedKat IntrovertedKat 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 7

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    I have absolutely no clue.

    I love the theater I love movies. I love watching the behind the scenes stuff. But I have no idea what my talent is! I know I can't sing, and I'm good at other stuff, I can't dance. But there's nothing I'm great at.
    Theoldmaid Theoldmaid 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    You see I am almost 20 years old

    and attending college. There is so much pressure to figure out what I want to do and I am FREAKING out because I still don't know what I want to do. I have so many ideas and so many things but I just don't know what to pursue. Im so afraid to tell people that I don't know...
    KSMP KSMP 18-21 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm not doing terrible.

    . But overall I've just been going from job to better job. I have a year left before I get my BA in accounting.. While I currently work 2 jobs... But regardless of all the bullsht.. The truth is I STILL have no idea what I want to do with my life; and that terrifies me. Really...
    nicohan nicohan 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    I don't know what I'm doing with my life.

    My phone's screen brightness at the lowest is brighter than my future. I don't have any talents or things I like so much. I feel like everyone is moving forward and I'm just going backward. I think I'm making wrong decisions in my life but I keep on doing it anyway. :/
    alilight alilight 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I feel like my life is already destroyed,

    I have no idea what to do.... I am going to be twenty-two years old come October. I first went to school to be a massage therapist; come to find out that I really do not like being that close to people I don't know. I started to go to community college for general studies and...
    LilMissOptimistic LilMissOptimistic 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 18, 2014

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    Everyday its same damn crap.

    Im starting to get sick of it. Its not easy to go out and find a job or make friends or whatever. I hate everything. I seriously dont know what to do anymore. As each passing day suicide seems more of a viable option than living. I wish I had a purpose in life. Right now it...
    cat1024 cat1024 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I'm going into my final year of secondary

    school next year and then I'll have to start filling out college applications and stuff but I have no idea what I want to do. I've told people I want to be a nurse but I don't know if I do. I really want to join the army but I'm not fit enough and the thought of being killed...
    abbiiee98 abbiiee98 16-17, F 7 Responses Jul 9, 2014

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    Ugh finals are in to weeks!

    Im so terrified, what if I do bad. I've been studying like crazy. Wish me good luck I've been seriously stressing out. Either I am super prepared for finals week and going to do awesome or I'm going to end up crying into my bowl of frosted flakes in the morning because I think I...
    teenwolf360 teenwolf360 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Whats Wrong?

    whats wrong with my personality? whats wrong with my body? whats wrong with the way i answer the questions? whats wrong with not being sure what i want to do? whats wrong with wanting to do too much? whats wrong when i dont like one person but like everyone? whats wrong with the...
    fridaygurl fridaygurl 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    I want to have a future

    but I just can't see it. Everybody seems to have their life figured out, and here i am still on the blind spot not knowing what i wanna be, or potentially who I could be....
    LeviKururugi LeviKururugi 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    I'm 45 years old....and I STILL don't know what

    to do with my life. I once thought I had it figured out...I was married, had kids...was just going to grow old with that person. That didn't work out. Finally found someone else that I thought would be my forever...turned out he wasn't. So...right now...just raising my kids...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 7, 2014

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    I'm in senior class,

    and I have no idea, what i want to do with my life. I don't want to have a job which will use all my time, and life will be again still waiting for something. I want to do something. Something that matter, with people I matter. Is that just naive dreamin, or maybe it is possible...
    Pukendejs Pukendejs 18-21, F Feb 23

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    My Thing Just Doesn't Exist

    Well actually, it's not entirely true that I don't know what to do with my life. I know precisely what I want to do, I want to help people, like actually, really help them, raise them out of the gutter, and make their pain go away. Like, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, heal...
    Angelwings7 Angelwings7 13-15, F 7 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    Idk wat am i gonna do with my life.

    , ! I wanna go to school get a job but i just cant being with my bf and having panic attacks , my mom told me she was gonna take me to the doctors to wats going on with me , im just wastingmy time with my bf , i wasted being with him since like 5 years already , .
    Ddghhtddghyg Ddghhtddghyg 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    Life Seems Pointlessly Difficult

    first I wanted to be a farmer, then a programmer, then a scientist, then a construction worker, then a welder. From there... pipefitter, boilermaker, freelance pipewelder. Where did I end up? At some sweat shop where I get treated like crap and get crap for pay even though i...
    KoteRahl KoteRahl 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 14, 2013

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    Theres so many things I like

    but I cant seem to find my passion and I know thats all I need to get on with life. I try to make the best out of my situation but I only sink further.
    stickyEz stickyEz 26-30, M Apr 10

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    I think it's normal though,

    you feel me? I guess it's one of those things you're suppose to figure out as you go. Otherwise it wouldn't be nearly as fun. Don't get me wrong, life can ******* suck. Still, I think part of the appeal of being alive is getting through those rough patches.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 70+, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm slowly realizing it's better off to be

    alone, but I'm yearning for someone's presence.
    lexxluthor lexxluthor 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    It is my experience that I will continue doing

    the same thing over and over. As miserable as it is I will never change. Im really just afraid life could be more miserable.
    oddnelly oddnelly 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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    Not Now:)

     Actually few days before or  the past year i really think about  my   future carrier ........ what will do i in my life...    thats all because of confusions......   i want  to this do that......      no  fixed goals.... then   gradually i make some decisions...
    BinteEshrat BinteEshrat 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 23, 2012

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    My purpose is to do great things

    for GOD in life. Love people, forgive, and die and be with The Lord. Before JESUS my purpose was temporal. If my purpose was for a boyfriend or whoever else, people die and people leave.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2014

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    I'm lost. I'm tired of my job.

    What is there to do?
    pasttense pasttense 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    I am lazy, unmotivated,

    and quite often (especially at night) sad. I never do anything but go to school and lay in bed. I need to find friends, I need to find a hobby, I need to find something! I often get sick of things really fast. Like if I meet a guy I have some sort of attraction to.. Almost the...
    Girlinthefloweredskirt Girlinthefloweredskirt 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    I'm 26 years old, and I feel I should be

    so much further in life then I am right now. Right now I just feel completely stuck. When I first started college my major was English. I used to write a lot in high school, my teachers always praised my writing and suggested that's what I should pursue. So I did, I researched...
    Nuncie88 Nuncie88 26-30, F 2 Responses May 29, 2014

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    im so confused with my life in general I feel

    like im trying to hold on but im slowly just falling off the tracks and slipping ? im just trying to figure out how to hold on and stay sane at the same time
    alexmorales123 alexmorales123 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    xoMegan xoMegan 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 2014

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    alxsha alxsha 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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    I need to ask for advise ,

    I been home not working and been thinking a lot of what to do to change my life, I know it has been really hard for me to pay all my bills since my husband left me a year ago Jan I been working two jobs now I cant even work one job I been going crazy staying home I don't know how...
    monica0215 monica0215 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I Want to Taste the Breeze of Every Great City

    I dont know what to do with my life! I have attended college for the past 3 years and im no where near graduating. I have changed my major 3 times but I have no interest in any of my choices. I HATE college. I only go to make my parents happy and because I dont know what it is I...
    lolatango lolatango 22-25, F 26 Responses Jul 6, 2008

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    babemcgee babemcgee 22-25, F 12 Responses Jan 6, 2014

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    im 13 and in 8th grade.

    I go to a school that supports all collages and yet i have no skills to use in actual life all i do everyday is play video games listen to music and be on the internet so i feel kind of hopeless. I dont want to do career planning with the councilor because im scared to talk to...
    Cheshirecupacat Cheshirecupacat 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I graduated college 4 years ago.

    I had 2 job experience, and both of it is not even more than 5 months. I am not happy to it and keep on quitting. I am so bored in my life. I don't know why I feel this way...I feel like I am not contented on what I have and can't find happiness in what I am doing.. :(
    G0530 G0530 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    My mom's newer boyfriend has practically

    convinced her to move to Florida. That's great for her and all, but I won't be able to afford rent by myself. I can barely handle my car and insurance payments while buying groceries. Well, I guess we shall see what happens come June.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    what is your purpose in life ?

    My only purpose is maybe find a real purpose to live for.. but im getting tired.
    Whonka Whonka 18-21, M Mar 15

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    LeviKururugi LeviKururugi 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Everyone goes through this stage of their life,

    some people more than once. I on the other hand am still going through this. I have been for years. I don't understand how some people know what they want out of life, what they want to do, where they want to go. I have no clue what I want to do or to achieve in life. I don't...
    ScarM3 ScarM3 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I don't have a future plan,

    and even if it did I don't think I would be so enthusiastic about it. Everyone seems ready for the future and can't wait for it to come sooner. But my only wish is for it to slow down. Why can't the world slow down... but most importantly why can't I catch up.
    LeviKururugi LeviKururugi 18-21, M 5 Responses Feb 11

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    i am worried about what my life has come to.

    I have a very broken life . i wouldn't have post this if i knew someone i was comfortable with talking to but the last person i ever really felt love with left me because my friend was tackling her behind my back and be-siding it people thought she was to good for me , but...
    useless01 useless01 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    I know I wanna be successful

    but don't know the first step to take to get where I wanna be, I keep working these dead end jobs and I feel like I'm heading nowhere
    gabbithagreat gabbithagreat 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 22, 2014

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    it all feels so surreal can i just live in my

    head 4 rest of my days cause the world out there is quite freaky
    jazzg25 jazzg25 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2014

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    I've been going to school

    for almost 3 year and I still don't know what I should do with my life. Everyone says look into something that seems interesting but i just have no interest in doing anything. I feel like I'm just taking up space in the world and that it's too much of a burden living with my...
    ambiguoushearts ambiguoushearts 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 27

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    My boyfrien that i live with

    for almost a year and are expecting a baby in july, i recently found out he had sex with one of his own cousins i freaked out and left him we have been sad then happy then mad i feel anger that he never told me before until now. Idk if im over reacting bcuz of my pregnancy idk...
    Latinaslovebest Latinaslovebest 16-17, F Feb 25

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