I Don't Know What to Do With My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 519 People

    if things work out in the next few weeks,

    i think I'm gonna try to get back into nursing school this summer.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    Jun 4, 2015

    I am 34 years old. to make a long story short I

    have tried going to college on two separate occasions. because of my unstable home I had to start making decisions as to either use the money I got to eat something or just use the money on transportation to go to school. I would go days without food and sleep. eventually I just...
    maddie1980 maddie1980
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Nov 25, 2014

    Hey, I'll just get right to the point.

    I'm frustrated, very frustrated. I'm a 22 year old man and I feel like there is no future made for me. Recently I started a study, as a furniture maker. This is the 3rd study I started since I finished highschool. But as much as I want to finish a study, I cant seem to get...
    AtlasTheExplorer AtlasTheExplorer
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 9, 2014

    I Need Some Guidence...

      I need some guidance… I don’t have a clue what to do with my life! Does anybody has some type of blueprint that can help me get to fulfill my heart desires? I’m usually an optimistic person, but sometimes I question myself if what I’m doing is...
    world77 world77
    31-35, M
    Aug 19, 2009

    I Wish I Knew What My Purpose Is In Life

    I'm a very spiritual person. I believe we are all spiritual beings in a physical body.  I know that we have been here before and are here to learn certain lessons.  I also want to enjoy my journey in this life, but I cannot figure out my purpose this time.  I've  asked my...
    shabbie49 shabbie49
    Oct 24, 2011

    I feel like i don't belong anywhere.

    I don't have friends, I don't hang out, I don't have hobbies cause I'm not particularly good at anything (honestly). Most of the time I stay in my room watching shows and scrambling through Tumblr, which is kinda depressing cause i'm about to turn 20 and this isn't how i want to...
    dandeelaion dandeelaion
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 7, 2014
    trinspoo01 trinspoo01
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 10, 2014

    I may be only 15, but I should think of it now.

    I dont know what to do in a few years. All I know is that I will go to University, but further I dont know. Lawyer would be a possibility. They earn good and I am quite interested in it. But what if that doesnt work? My parents dont let me a Journalist and either therapist...
    BMTH99 BMTH99
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    A Little Sunshine

    Seconds ago when the experience project site asked to write down my "experience", all I had was 'Recent unemployed college graduate', followed by 'I don't know what to do with my life'.... That was def a low.But seeing the picture for 'I don't know what to do with my life...
    deleted deleted
    Jan 21, 2012

    I Know She Knows Too.

    We love each other a lot.We love what we say to each other.We love each other's fantasies.We love to be together.We love to do so many things together. We both also know our dreams will never come true. We still love to love each other.
    bullseye111 bullseye111
    26-30, M
    10 Responses Sep 30, 2012

    What Can I Do.

    I have no idea. Really. I have nothing going for me right now. I'm not saying everthings bad. I'm not homeless. I have funds which I've saved up from working. Job wise though (now being unemployed) I'm not gonna be able to get anything. I have no education at...
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989
    22-25, M
    5 Responses Jan 6, 2010

    What do you do if going

    after your dream means leaving your life and everything you know where you are? To what extent is taking a risk worth it?
    BrookeCaldin BrookeCaldin
    18-21, F
    Aug 3, 2015

    i am Indian and 13 my parents just want me to

    be like my big brother who is always good in studies....one day when my father saw my grades dropping he school he scolded me quite a bit and beat me its a big competition for getting a job here... so i don't want you to judge if you start judging me i am gonna die in shame...
    Edward128 Edward128
    Jun 5, 2014

    I Don't Know What To Do Now

    Hi, I was searching on the internet and came across this site where people share their views on life. Therefore I want to share mine and feel better. It's been 9 months that I got married and yes it was a love marriage. I don't know why after marriage everything changed, my...
    luckybangalore luckybangalore
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 30, 2010

    Group Name Says It All..

     So I'm 19 years old and have been out of high school for a little over a year now.. All I have done in that time is work at a crappy job making no money and feeling useless. Honestly I feel like a nobody, actually I probley am a nobody.. But now I'm at a point where I know...
    lolomarsh lolomarsh
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2009

    I don't know what I want to do,

    what I can do. I don't know what I'm passionate about. I don't know my capabilities. I don't know what I should be doing for a living. I don't know how it feels to "do what you love". Therefore, I'm afraid that I will try to "love what I do" and be miserable and sinnical -just...
    blackbirdie blackbirdie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2014

    Hello everyone….I don’t know how

    or where to start with my story. I hope my story is worth reading, . I always had problems making friends, like always. It’s really hard for me to socialize because I stutter/stammer (not that much though). This is also the reason why I had a few friends throughout my life...
    Zarami Zarami
    Feb 15, 2014

    Epiphany time! I think I've finally figured out

    what I want to do with my life, career-wise. After having odd job after odd job through high school and after graduation, starting nursing school and dropping out, becoming a CNA and hating it, and now being a "housewife" I've decided that I want to go back to school to be a...
    shadowkat13 shadowkat13
    18-21, F
    Jun 24, 2014

    I have had suicidal thoughts

    since the age of 10 and the last 2 years it has become 100 times more serious I have attempted to end my life 7 times I really need some help and support
    tristanharris tristanharris
    18-21, M
    1 Response Nov 9, 2014

    I'm Lost...

    i'm good at organizing, at languages (speak portuguese, german, english, french and spanish), at painting and dancing....but i'm not necessarily passionate about these things...i don't really know what i'm passionate about or what my purpose is on earth... what should i do...
    ungood ungood
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2010

    I Just Don't Know.

    I have so many dreams, ideas, goals, hopes...a lot of the time I feel like I'm just being unrealistic. There are so many things I want to do but I feel like they aren't the things I'm "supposed" to do. My whole family has the "go to school, get a job, settle...
    pocketm pocketm
    18-21, F
    Sep 29, 2009

    I Don't Know What To Do With My Life

    I've been so many people, had so many jobs, tried so many paths, yet I've just not found my life's path yet. Can anyone suggest any bright ideas for me? The list of things I've done is almost as long as the list of things I'd like to do, and I just don't know which way to turn...
    kajao kajao
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 28, 2012
    deleted deleted
    Jun 3, 2015

    Don't Know What To Do With My Life

    I constantly change my mind about what career to pursue, can't seem to stay interested in anything long enough to finish it, and am having a hard time just growing up in general.  I have an extremely short attention span, constant mood swings and seem to keep myself in a...
    PlanetCharnBaby PlanetCharnBaby
    26-30, F
    Jan 11, 2011

    I just don't know what to do with my life

    anymore. I am a failure without any hopes nor dreams. I don't enjoy anything, I haven't achieved anything in life, and I just want to die in a hole. I feel like I failed as a human being. I think death will solve everything. The only reason I am alive yet is from the want to...
    JustStaringAtTheSky JustStaringAtTheSky
    18-21, F
    Oct 29, 2015

    Shrek will shed vibrant onion colored light on

    all the possibilities of life. Accept him and he will show you the paths to take to make your life wonderful.
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll
    16-17, M
    Nov 9, 2014

    Hmm, No Idea.

    I have many interests, but which interest would be ideal for me to pursue, I have no idea.I went to school for medical billing and coding when I was younger, but couldn't find a job because my school was a rip-off and turned out to be a scam basically. Then I tried Respiratory...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2011

    Completely Lost

    Where to begin... I am 30 years...and most of people of my age have  good jobs, a nice house, married with kids and seem pretty happy! I just lost a job i hated , i live in a bedsit the size of a cupboard, i have a boyfriend that i like but im  not in...
    Juliet1234 Juliet1234
    May 19, 2009

    Used to be ambitious.

    Wanted a phd in a subjected I was passionate about. Now I can barely get myself out of bed.
    DerpyChemist DerpyChemist
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 16, 2015

    I have no role models in my house.

    ... My oldest brother is gay and has a husband and they're both super annoying and besides the fact my brother sexually abused me I don't want to be anything like him. My second oldest brother is a ****, and is very rude. He reminds me of all the bad things that's happened in my...
    Lonelywolf96 Lonelywolf96
    18-21, M
    Sep 7, 2014

    Spinning my wheel and unsure

    where to turn. Every time I get an idea for something it blows up in my face. I don't have any real passions. I see some people who are so passionate that I feel a pang of jealousy because I'm afraid I'll never feel that. Maybe I will, maybe I won't.
    deleted deleted
    Jun 17, 2014

    Where Do I Goooo?

    I'm 21 years old and I don't know what to do with my life. I guess I have a vague idea. I know I want to finish school, and I want to pursue a career in art. I worry a lot about being financially stable, and being able to support children, and being able to afford a place of...
    paperalias paperalias
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2008

    What Next !!!

    The reason I don't know what to do with my life is because 11 months ago I had to give up my professional life due to the credit crunch.  I was a florist with my own shop and had to watch while it all fell apart and there was nothing I could do to stop it.  I watched...
    lellipops lellipops
    46-50, F
    Sep 7, 2009


    I don't know what to do with my life.  I feel like that there is something more that I should be doing.  I have a good job and make good money.  I have a loving and supportive family.  But there's something lacking.  There's something missing and I...
    Free2be Free2be
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 9, 2008
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