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

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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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    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 21-25, M 3 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    Ok so, Im having a great time with friends, and then i catch a glimpse of myself in a shop window or something and i remember that i am me. I don't feel ugly, fat or anything i...
    ilikesurfingandheavymetal ilikesurfingandheavymetal 16-17, F a week ago

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    if ur that special to me, i'd give up all I have just to be with u no matter where u live at, im willing to be with u and travel around the world with u someday
    ThatOneBlackGurl ThatOneBlackGurl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    zoecc11 zoecc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I wanna live like there's no tomorrow n run away but I have no money n nobody to run away with :/
    lilemogurl1408 lilemogurl1408 13-15, F 1 Response 45 mins ago

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    I’ve learned-that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.I’ve learned-that no matter how much I care...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 11 Responses Dec 6

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    Sucks living with disorders and anxiety.
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    I'm at the end of my rope. My son is torturing us all. We've done rehabs x4 in the past year. Don't know what to do next. The streets are next I fear. I'm dying inside.
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    I have just stumbled upon something lovely (I can't recall where I found it), but I wanted to share it with you all: 1 You cannot change what you refuse to confront. 2 Sometimes...
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    I'm really finding it hard to find the motivation for anything at the moment, it feels like I'm going to be trapped in monotony for the rest of my life, and I don't even know why...
    EternalShy EternalShy 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    So here's the deal; I'm an idealist, not a perfectionist, but an idealist (there's a difference, well to me at least). Ever since I was a kid I promised myself I won't turn out...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    I'm not exaggerating, I'd give up everything just to be able to see him everyday. I've had crushes in the past, but that's all they were-crushes. People have liked me, but I didn't...
    CindyLEvans CindyLEvans 16-17, F Nov 30

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    lately I feel so different huge changes I feel every day.i became mature calm relaxing person that made my life simple having fun in regular rotten stuff even walking at street .I...
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    There are the good times then there are bad times sometimes it feels like the bad over powers the good an life doesn't seem right which is now every night I cry myself to sleep...
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    So, in grade 12 I wanted to do all these cool things like be a flight attendant, a fashion designer or a florist. But my mum said they weren't good jobs and my principal said I had...
    sweaterrweatherr sweaterrweatherr 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 14

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    There are so many angles to this one. How does one start to live life to the fullest? What does it even mean? You could ask everyone the same question and get a different answer...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 26-30, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    this is the new year will I will make a change in my life. I will stop being that person hat gets held back by tough choices. I will no longer be indecisive. I will know what I...
    ThePixie123 ThePixie123 16-17, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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