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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    This mainly has to do with my job. I need it to pay the bills, but I'd rather be doing something I love. Why must it take so long to get anywhere in life?
    nocturnalhound nocturnalhound 31-35, M 3 hrs ago

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    My ex husband has been stalking me for 6 years. He pays people to rob me, tamper with my car, put dead birds in my house, follow me, tamper with my medications, try to kill my dog...
    b4Iknewit b4Iknewit 61-65, F 9 hrs ago

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    I had a premonition today. I was walking my dog. and I thought of how I like life to be easy. but all the time. I thought how I may never leave up to the standards of our society...
    ItsRissa88 ItsRissa88 26-30, F 4 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    So i am in a relationship for nearly 5 months, i found this beautiful girl on tinder. On the first day i pick her up next to her house, and went to eat out, each one of us start...
    Wolfcorleone Wolfcorleone 26-30, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Every year I get a new idea about my future studies and job. Last year I wanted to be a doctor, a veterinarian, an architect and then a tattoo artist etc... last month I wanted to...
    Judicael Judicael 18-21, T 1 Response 1 day ago

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    There's a difference between surviving and living. I was the type of girl who would walk with her head bowed in the hallway, going straight to class without stopping to "chat" or...
    songwrxter songwrxter 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    one of the most wonderful person in my life is my brother...:) he never slap or hit me...... He whenever he would come home he would bring something as a gift for me..... He is...
    anezah anezah 13-15, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Eyes watch, brain looks, we see, We are three parts, Recognize this every time, every place, Our body, mind and spirit, One extending through the other, You search for happiness...
    xtaldart xtaldart 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    "A Child Called It", "The Lost Boy" and "A Man Named Dave", by Dave Pelzer. I read these when I was in high school and I've never forgotten them. Before I read those books, I...
    iSpyce iSpyce 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Zoe Letting Go by Nora Price. I didn't know how significant and relatable it was in my life until a few months after I read it. I really want it back
    lycancrux lycancrux 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Harry Potter... My life without it would be so different.
    veruyanako veruyanako 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    💚 The secret, although I still struggle w the issues life's been throwing at me...
    AMORDEAMOR AMORDEAMOR 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The book that changed my life is The Bible
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Books are so very important, and have always been a love of mine since early childhood. All-time favorites of mine that changed my life are: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective...
    NeverDespair NeverDespair 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Don't know about "Changed my life". But there are one or two that widened my perspective on life. To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee seems to recur often. The world on all it's...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There are a lot of books that have influenced my life. The two most recent are "Without a Paddle" by Warren Richey and "The One That Got Away" by Howell Raines. I am definitely not...
    camulos camulos 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    The book that changed my life would probably be The Portrait of Dorian Gray. This book was beautifully written and was filled to the brim of new ways of looking at the world and...
    messedupmindandsoul messedupmindandsoul 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I'm a sophomore in college and I don't know what I want to do with my life at all. I know you can't get a decent job anymore without a college degree, but I don't want to waste my...
    dexter06 dexter06 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I do. But at the same time I don't? Maybe I'm just to lazy to commit to anything and to follow through. I lack the drive, I guess. Or maybe I haven't found anything I'm passionate...
    theprotagonist theprotagonist 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    = everything in life..........
    ikky11 ikky11 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    so i just got a cell phone today, took me a while i know. and so i was playing around with it for a little bit, and i hate how the keyboard is so small. in short, i have no clue...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    What kind of life do you live? We all have similarities no matter where we are, what culture we are part of. I think it's good to hear & interesting to see what lives so others...
    DearSugar DearSugar 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    You make me so happy and I feel safe I feel like I'll accomplish what I want in life with you and at the end when my time is up I'll look and be happy with life as my family will...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Yes I have. I have been through a lot in life. I had lost both my parents when I was six. I grew up at my uncles with the siblings that kept picking on me. I worked hard and got a...
    mickeyboy09 mickeyboy09 36-40, M 11 Responses Aug 26

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    I have no idea what I'm doing. I'm going off to college on a few weeks and wanted to take this summer off to figure myself out, but I'm no closer to finding out what I want to do...
    dreamergirl17 dreamergirl17 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    L - living I - isn't F - ******* E - easy That's what life is.
    ImAlivingParadox ImAlivingParadox 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 25

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    zeal is the intuition chipping away of its shell ,what is worth the fight?
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    It's been a long time since I've been on here my life's been a mess and I have no idea what I'm gonna do I feel like depression is just clouding everything up but I've had music to...
    shyguy747 shyguy747 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I will protect who and what I love with my life.
    Corvettes4life Corvettes4life 18-21, M Aug 23

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    I don't know what to do, i want to enjoy my life but how? i want an adventure but i don't have friends to be with.
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    One point, I wanted to be a paleontologist, then an Astronomer, then a Fireman, Physicist, Doctor, Entomologist, chemist, Geneticist, author, and the list goes on and on... Too...
    Omnilocked Omnilocked 22-25, M Aug 23

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    open my fb: this guy doing internship in German, that girl studying medic in Egypt, this girl pregnant and happily hugging his husband. ... what a perfect life. while I'm...
    inspirit05 inspirit05 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I know I still have a few years to figure it out but as of right now I really have no clue as to what I want to do with my life when I'm older. I don't have many interests and...
    jillmyers91901 jillmyers91901 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    lately ive been thinking that i havent been doing much with my life lately.i have been losing most of my friends that i met on the internet for one reason or another which were...
    IsmaelAlejandro IsmaelAlejandro 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    Now, my husband and I, we have lost a lot of our passion during the years, and I have had a crush with someone I shouldn't have for over 15 years, and that crush has blossomed into...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 19

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