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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So here's ANOTHER outrageous story about my ex-friends. So. Prom. Well no way was I going to go and be stuck around jerkwads giving me a hard time. Anyway, I'm outside...
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    Penthouser Penthouser 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to stay positive. We only one life to live. After 10-13 years of being negative, I decided to make a change. I decided to be grateful the little things in my life. I had...
    greenamythese77 greenamythese77 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Can't really share anything personal on here no more!! What a BS.
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    Wellnezamy Wellnezamy 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    yonnie97 yonnie97 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    One of my highest goals in life is to live life to the fullest.
    GlitterFawn18 GlitterFawn18 13-15, F a week ago

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    I read some of the things on here and I sit and think. Wtf am I doing with my life?? I'm missing out in so much. I gotta lot of living to do.
    Imawesomee100 Imawesomee100 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 22

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    I just want to live my life without having to revolve every decision that I make around a job. I want to travel when I feel like it. I want to work whenever and wherever I want to...
    CDoza CDoza 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Like... A few weeks ago I decided I didn't want to write anymore because it wasn't getting me anywhere. So now I don't have any inspiration or any drive and I don't know what to do...
    cyndercrys cyndercrys 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    The only thing promised in life is death so you minus well live life to its fullest potential
    ProvenBeauty ProvenBeauty 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I love this image would like to hear your thoughts and whats stopping you from accomplishing this
    livingtruthfully livingtruthfully 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I'm 23 I literally quit my job last week. I haven't finished college yet because I took time off. Don't know what to do
    Livelife0532 Livelife0532 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    You may find this one quite weird. Within the deepest depths of my life, there are many things many people can do that I may never be able to do. There are many things that I know...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am single 33 yo and in South Carolina. I have been alone most of my life. I lost so many things and people I loved and cared about it isn't funny. I havettried to be nice to...
    wanttobeusedup wanttobeusedup 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    My philosophy class can be depressing since it makes life seem pointless and meaningless. We read The Myth of Sisyphus which is about a man named Sisyphus who tricks Pluto into...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 5 Responses Jul 15

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    Every day I wake up determined to live. Some days, this looks like a lot of naps and snuggles with my daughter. Some days, like today, we visit the beach and with oxygen in tow we...
    beachesandsunshine121 beachesandsunshine121 26-30, F Jul 15

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    passionate6 passionate6 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    "The Me I Want to Be" awesome book that I have yet to finish.
    magentaeyes magentaeyes 31-35, F Jul 14

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    Everyone else around me seems like they know exactly what they want to do with their lives and already have a plan on how they're going to do it and I just feel so empty compared...
    madnyss madnyss 16-17, F Jul 13

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