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I Feel My Life Has No Direction

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    It's All About The Journey Anyways

    In my own opinion part of what causes us anxiety about being directionless is being too focused on an end and not appreciating where you are in the now. Having said that I am right now at a point in my life where I feel like I am just moving sideways. In that day in day out is an...
    travelingthinker travelingthinker 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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    When Will I Know?

    I've been drifting aimlessly for years, not really taking a clear path in life. I've gone from dead-end job to dead-end job, just enough to get by to pay the bills and keep food in the house. I don't know what I want to do or what I really want to be. Sometimes I feel so lazy I...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    I Feel My Life Has No Direction.

    At the moment i feel like im suck between a rock and a hard place. I have one more year of school and after that i have to decide what I want to do with the rest of my life. I feel passionless at this moment. No drive what so ever. I wish What i wanted would just become clear so...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    I Don't Know.

    I'm currently at school. Working, studying, fun things like that. And I know I want to go to university, do a degree, but after that...I just don't know. I have never known. I know what I would like to do...be a teacher. But I haven't got the confidence to do that. So that's out...
    TheBohemian TheBohemian 16-17, M Nov 14, 2011

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    When Plans Fail

    i am on this site cause im home on a friday night my own parents have stuff to do and my little brother. I had a plan to become a teacher im very good with kids because inside im a 21 year old kid i went to carthage and thought the rest would fall into place but i got side...
    kking131 kking131 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 21, 2011

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    Where Has The Time Gone???

    I don't know what has happened to my life. I'm not unhappy with my life but I feel like I should have done more by now. I have no career, I have never been married (not that marriage plays a huge role). I have traveled a lot but would like to travel more but mostly I want to make...
    20thcenturygirl 20thcenturygirl 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2011

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    Has Anyone Found My Road Map?

    I'm 29 years old and I have absolutely no idea what I'm doing with my life or where I am going. You know that old Robert Frost poem A Road not Taken? Well I have constantly taken the road less traveled (not so much anymore) and every time I have to say it hasn't really made any...
    happypear happypear 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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    i dont know what to do.

    i just feel like my life has no direction whatsoever. im going to college soon but i dont know what i want to major in. im so confused. i hate worrying about the future
    jungleorfeedslashtroll jungleorfeedslashtroll 18-21, M Aug 30, 2014

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    I feel really sad, down. I don't know why but something is bothering me. What's even more stupid is that I don't even know what's bothering me. I'm 22 and I guess I'm still trying...
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    Well, things have been up and down lately. I have extreme anger issues, believe me, you don't want to know how bad they are. I don't hurt people, okay! I harm myself.. Now, I'm...
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    Okay, so I have this boyfriend . we have been dating practicality since September of last year. but we broke up for a tad after new years. In between that time he was the most...
    IlyAAfaa IlyAAfaa 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    Lately, I haven't been feeling the most upbeat. There is so much going on that I am feeling very overwhelmed about. I'm moving to Texas in about a week. My on and off boyfriend...
    GettingOverShit GettingOverShit 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    i dont know what is happening. i m avery shy person when it comes to talking about myself dont even have a single friend with whom i can share personal stuff. there is this guy...
    paigeologist paigeologist 26-30, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I've been doing so much traveling -Reunited w/ family out in St. George, not the best circumstances, however..such a beautiful experience. Humor has gotten us through the tough...
    marianajohnson marianajohnson 16-17, F 16 hrs ago

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    For a long time, I have always been a very passionate person. Over the years my passionate desires have resurfaced and I struggle to contain my need for fulfillment. I have been...
    lonesoul2013 lonesoul2013 26-30, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    amelcc11 amelcc11 26-30, F 19 hrs ago

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    I look at where I am in life and times, and feel my life is going no where. I so often feel I should be further ahead than I am. I feel like I am running in thick sludge...stuck...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 19 hrs ago

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    the feeling im having is like i tried but i can't describe in words. i dont know what i want, with girls, with my life, with how i feel,with this world, with me being paranoid...
    pepetheanarchistfrog pepetheanarchistfrog 13-15, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I try not to question things as much as I try to understand and welcome them...I know that is not the norm but I find for me it works...why complicate things...
    Micky7288 Micky7288 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    It's been awhile since I posted a blog on here. Telling our experiences are what a psychiatrist would tell me is the key to letting out frustrations and stress, the other part one...
    onmyway3 onmyway3 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    it's not good for anyone. it's not a social good. some people have a negative view of life and think "the baby is better off not born" even if the mother would be a terrible...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Driving around aimlessly has fast become a favorite hobby since my first memories of driving my first car. Just me, the car, and the road. Despite traffic being slowed because of...
    AKLady15 AKLady15 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    OK I do believe in GOD and must say I am truly a walking testimony but my life has not dictated my belief. As of today I am unemployed I don't know where I will find a job, my...
    Godhasme Godhasme 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I know life has become very difficult for lots of French people, and others here in Europe. I have been fortunate in getting this job I do, with all the additionals. I am blessed...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I am here to have children (Done that, raised and out on their own in the world) I am here to share my love and life with my spouse. Second try on this, Marriage 2.0 going better...
    WripTyde WripTyde 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    My life has just fallen apart, I've lost everything & everyone that I love I have no friends, I get bullied everyday, my family doesn't care.... I just don't wanna be here...
    parso19 parso19 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    my life has been an endless pit that I am always falling deeper into. from a young age my parents divorced, then I started getting bullied a few years later, my grandpa died in...
    Andyg99 Andyg99 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have done everything i set out to do... i have gotten everthing i wanted except get married... i see god hates me and doesnt want me to have love so now im just waiting for the...
    HateGodForever HateGodForever 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I hate to be negative but i just don't understand the point of life here on earth, i don't want to be married and i don't want kids. i dont like to drink, smoke, and hook up with...
    KiraKiller KiraKiller 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    One of the Pro-Life has remarked that females that abort have more chance of suicide. If that is the case then why are men 3 times more likely to take their life? How odd is this...
    Diamond2020 Diamond2020 56-60 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yea, I am pretty much done at this point and no one really seems to care. I really think I cause people more pain then happiness.
    princessalicia princessalicia 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 26

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    I definitely have, I know that, but I have learned from them, and learned to simply accept the mistakes that I have made. Who I am today is a culmination of everything I have been...
    BeachBumMom BeachBumMom 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    for the days have spent, mostly I feel life is very confusing. that made me realize, happiness isn't permanent, they constantly change, everyday. for a second, your joy would turn...
    Sonnetxvii Sonnetxvii 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I am completely seriously done with life. I can't catch a break from anybody. Not my mom, sister, or even the guy I'm sleeping with! I can't believe my life has come to the point...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 22

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    I had my two worst life experiences at 10 years old and 20 years old. I am about a year from 30 so I am terrified of what life has in store for me this decade of my life. What...
    Tstanley86 Tstanley86 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I started crying for no reason. I just became overwhelming depressed. It's as if a wave of sadness splashed over me, flooding the beaches of my mind with its ever-present blueness...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    recently I have been feeling like I am going to die soon. I have two friends that constantly tell me about all my bad choices I have made in my life. my life has been up and down I...
    rana86 rana86 56-60, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    my life has been pretty hard in a lot of areas. my parents don't want me they don't make an effort to at least pretend that they do. from as long as I can remember they've been...
    aarinxg aarinxg 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 21

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