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I Don't Know Where to Go From Here

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    At A Crossroad

    I am 22 and just finished college. Luckily for me, my career field is plentiful in well paying jobs, I have job offers all around my state. I grew up in a smaller town of 25k people in the center of Washington with 4 siblings, a dad, mom, and stepdad. I originally wanted to stay...
    Cdinges56 Cdinges56 22-25 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    I Dont Know Where To Go Anymore

    I am an artist and lost my home and am not able to make work now. Im living in a new city and dont feel like myself. I work and make some money to pay the bills but I dont feel like me. The real me is the artist. Its hard for me to connect with people when I dont feel like myself...
    jdw1980 jdw1980 26-30 2 Responses Jun 10, 2010

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    Controversy Sells

    He tried being original. But the more he tried, the more he was shuffed aside. He saw his friends make it big through deceit and with a lot of cunning via controversy. "Why don't you join the bandwagon and leave your life of pauperism", they asked him. But he is holding back for...
    cos12sine cos12sine 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    I Want To Sleep With So Many More Women....

    Know that sounds crass, but its sad that that sounds crass. You don't even know why. For shame. ...... Anyway, closed minded McGee, I don't buy into the idea of a committed relationship. I find beauty in like 83 percent of women 18- 35 I see on my day to day everyday. I...
    klydekadell klydekadell 26-30 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    I dont know what im doing

    or even going in this life.. I just need some guidance but dont know where to look for that guidance... I dont have any family to talk too.. I dont have any friends to talk too... I just want to cry I just feel so alone through all this bc noone understands or even will try to...
    Honesty89 Honesty89 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    I seriously hate a million people right now.

    I feel so lonely and betrayed.....:/
    dawntaker020 dawntaker020 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Surya

    Every thing is wrong with me.AFTER COMPLETION OF SCHOOL LIFE I ENTERED IN COLLEGE.I WANT TO B A DOCTORBUT BECAUSE OF FATHER'S FORCE I M CONCENTRATE ON ENGINEERING SUBJECT. BUT I M FAIL IN THAT.AFTER    THAT I NEVER TURNED BACK. I WAS GONE ON COMPUTER STUDIESI APPEAR IN...
    suryachavan88 suryachavan88 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 17, 2012

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    I just lost my part time job

    and I'm a Junior in college going for a biology degree. I have an amazing boyfriend, good parents and good grades. I'm growing doubts with my decisions.... I love writing stories for kids/teens and love animated movies (pretty much all of them). But I love science... but every...
    Maihowl Maihowl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 23

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    Disney Or Bust !

    How did I end up here, on the "Expereince Project" , of all places??  Let me see..., I Googled, "What to do with the rest of my life", and somehow ended up here.  I am a very private, guarded person on a good day, so today, must not be a good day, because, even...
    heyitsMEagain heyitsMEagain 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2010

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    I Dont Know What To Do

    I graduated high school, took a few college classes and dont know where to go from here. as i dont have a job i have about two options. to go traveling with my mom or my dad, go somewhere find something i love and start doing it. i have to pick one though. and i dont know what to...
    kittylover23 kittylover23 18-21 Aug 29, 2012

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    Now What

    She defined who I am, who I was, and who I thought I would be.Now I have no idea, for the first time in my life I am lost.
    jdude19 jdude19 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2011

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    Now What?

    I'm trying to change the world if you've been looking at me. I know I need people behind me. Strenght in numbers. But after that, then what? At school I'm going to start a petiton. But it's after that, that I'm stuck. Maybe become school president? Any ideas? It's very big so I...
    MissingIdentidy MissingIdentidy 22-25, F Apr 22, 2012

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    Nowhere to Go.

    So I've been sacked from the job I loved and which was my whole life.  Don't have a boyfriend, husband, kids, nothing.  My job with little children was everything to me.  Every morning I wake up there is a picture of a child I loved in my mind, a different...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 7 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    I'm Lost...

    2 years ago I had it all figured out...I was meant to finish high school go to medical school then the rest would fall into place. Instead I'm posing naked for boys to try cure my low self esteem and acting like something that I'm not for attention...my grades have hit rock...
    ismilealways ismilealways 18-21 2 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    I Destroyed My One True Love...

    I know I took you're virginity but I wish I could give that back to you, just if I knew what the out come was in the end of it all and how hurt I'd be I would and should of never met you because I do now believe we are not soul mates and aren't suppose to be together it's what I...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf 18-21, F May 28, 2013

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