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I Have No Clue What I Want to Do With the Rest of My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 62 People

    What Happens At The End?

    I have no idea what my life means, I use to I think and now seems to be gone. I don't know where or what happened but it seems like my life quit keeping up with the world. I have always worked hard and did what I was to do but now that kids are grown and I'm geeting old it seems...
    harryhoop harryhoop 41-45, M Jun 23, 2013

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    It's Not -too- Bad...

    but when everyone around me for so long seems to have it soooo together it really makes me wonder if i'm doing something wrong.  I am prone to fits of self doubt and when all the puzzle pieces are falling into place for those I see and interact with it makes me step back and...
    failingecho failingecho 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    I'm 21, Talented, Hard-working, Skilled...and Clueless!

    I am a 21/m.  After high school, I attended some college and then decided to get into the family business.  The career I am in now pays very well (made $33,000 as a 20 year old) but the work sucks and I feel mentally like I am 50. Some people say I am crazy to leave a...
    NoClue NoClue 18-21 5 Responses Jun 30, 2008

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    A Drop-Out With No Qualifications..... Yeah, Great.

    I dropped out of school with mental illness before I could take the exams. I've been struggling with my mental illness ever since, and only just joined a fairly basic English class. I have no qualifications, and even if I did, I'm afraid no one would ever hire me. They'd surely...
    HerMelody HerMelody 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    Urrrgghh!!

    my brother died in Turkey,he was in the military.April 22 of this year he was only 21.he was and is my bestfriend but every since he has died i have nooo clue what to do with my life i was so sure of things was gonna change my major to child development,now i dont know.all of my...
    navia8204 navia8204 18-21, F Jul 30, 2012

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    Rah!

    So many people act like I should know what I want by now...hell no! I don't know what I want! Maybe I don't want anything from anyone! Argh...
    Shayndel Shayndel 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2008

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    Since I don't go to school anymore I don't have to deal with asswholes. when I would try an report things that one of the teachers was doing, that wouldn't get them in trouble that...
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    Dezitorsmilez Dezitorsmilez 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When i was in grade school there was one book that i would read over and over again. I knew it backwards and forwards, page by page. I even wore out the binding from opening it up...
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