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I Dont Know What to Do With My Life

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    xoMegan xoMegan 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 29, 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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    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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    Naniebananie Naniebananie 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Was Goal Driven; Now The Complete Opposite, And Perhaps Lost

    I thought I knew what I wanted in life. I was too motivated and very ambitious. Graduated as high school valedictorian, and attended a top university in the US. I did very well in my undergraduate, majoring in Biology, and thought I was on my way to a prestigious medical career...
    invithink invithink 22-25, M 25 Responses Nov 14, 2010

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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 22-25 2 Responses Jan 6

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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 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    My dream has been to become a doctor in the

    future. In my country, doctor is one of those occupation that gets most income. Frankly speaking, I personally dont really give a damn about it yet my fam, especially my dad really really give a **** about it. Well, in my country too, theres this uni acceptance way w/o any test...
    Hsnanx Hsnanx 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    i have no passion in life

    or anything. im.graduating high school soon i am going to a university but i still dont know what will come out of it. i really feel like my self esteem lowered a lot in high school. i always compare myself to other girls and im really sensitive so i cant handle people making...
    avalily avalily 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    i don't know about the things i choose is what

    i want or not.and its not easy just wanting what u want to have wen there are people all around trying to make judgement on you,.especially if there are are people in your own family.i don't say i give a 100 percent at what i do but i try .yes my grades are kinda bad but doesn't...
    astrixx astrixx 16-17, M May 23

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    I'm starting to think not knowing what to do

    with my life for so long has resulted in being placed in doing something with my life that I did not choose for myself. I always thought I had a choice and to an extent I still do. I never wanted the unpaid job I have now but since no one else is around and since it appears I...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    I genuinely don't know what to do

    or where to go from here.
    Dreamer248 Dreamer248 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24

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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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    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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    I'm going to college this year with no major

    and I could'nt be more stressed about it. But how can I be expected to know anything at this age?? I don't even know what I want for breakfast let alone what I want to do for the rest of my life!! I've heard your major isn't always your career but I'm still terrified of making...
    DomoArigatox DomoArigatox 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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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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    alxsha alxsha 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 18

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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 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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    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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    I feel as if I am just going in circles.

    My life seems meaningless.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 12

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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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    How do I say this set I'm

    so lost I don't know what to do with my life I have lost my husband my kids my dogs my everything and I really don't know where to begin
    SpiritWolfe741 SpiritWolfe741 41-45, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Looking out of my window,

    i saw so many activities. And now the depressing part, I'm wondering what to do with my life after my degree. To pursue my master degree? To build a tech company? To reinvent my mum company? Go somewhere else far and start a career? Or well....stay, get broke and work in my...
    8slowlyFading8 8slowlyFading8 18-21 3 Responses May 9

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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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    I am old and I don't know what I want to be.

    I am a Walmart employee. Kill me. Art is scary. ****.
    stephane28 stephane28 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 23

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

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    And it makes me like have no emotion.

    I am like a robot now. Flat really flat i fight with my mom,i cant feel no anger, im upset with my bro but i dont care anymore. I even dont have anybody to love...
    thepesut thepesut 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8

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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 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    I'm 21 and I still don't know what I wanna

    accomplish in my life. I want so badly to have a passion for something or at least a goal that I wouldn't mind working towards but I just don't. I have absolutely no idea about what I would wanna do for the majority/rest of my life and when I do think of some things I find...
    CA829 CA829 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2014

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    LeviKururugi LeviKururugi 18-21, M 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Ever have that awkward moment

    when you know where you've came from and what you've been through but, you're still trying to find the path for tomorrow?
    Mfudgie Mfudgie 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 6

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    This has been a problem

    for quite some time now, im 19 years turning 20 in a month, i should have a great live, my parents have money, i have friends, idont think im ugly and im smart, but still there is so much missing, i started smoking weed at age 13 i loved it and was hooked from the first hit, i...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M 1 Response May 11

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    Lost With Life...

    I am a 21 year old college student, and i have yet to decide what I want to do with my life. I feel like I'm at a Standstill and I haven't even started moving yet. I think college is something I have to do in order to get a decent job. My parents and other family members are...
    OnLiiLoStoNe OnLiiLoStoNe 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 23, 2009

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    I don't see a future

    for myself these days. I have so little to work with, financially, educationally, I have no real relationships, out of work and soon to be without a home. I'm at rock bottom, sure the only way is up, but given the circumstances I don't see myself getting that high any time soon...
    Vumsy Vumsy 22-25, M 1 Response May 11

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    I thought I knew what I wanted to do

    but I ended up failing & now I feel like I have no purpose in life. I just don't know anymore... 😔
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 22-25, F Jun 3

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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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    Might be a different type of 'what to do with

    my life', I mean I haven't had anything depressing happen to me thank God, but I feel... Unsettled. Sort of. Well, you know how boring summer vacations can feel, especially when all your mates are off having the times of their lives in other fun countries. I live in a...
    aresdite aresdite 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    Do I Need To...?

    I really have no idea what I want to do with myself, and my life. I want to experience so many different parts about being alive. Being stuck in society has left me depressed and unfulfilled...I want to explore, adventure, and try so many new things. People expect you to know...
    Fernwolf Fernwolf 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    This has been a problem

    for quite some time now, im 19 years turnbung 20 on in a month, i should have a great life, my parents have money, i have friends, i dony see myself as ugly, and im smart, but still there is so much missing, i started smoking weed at age 13 i loved it and was hooked on the first...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M May 11

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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 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    I just got done with high-school

    and I don't have any special skills and I have no idea what I want to do :(
    ihatemylife97 ihatemylife97 18-21, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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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 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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