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I Have No Idea What My Purpose Is In Life

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    Get rid of what you're meant to believe, clear your mind and ask yourself what do I what to do in life? what is my purpose? what do i really want to do?
    lsabellax lsabellax 13-15, M Dec 16, 2012

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    I am feeling philosophical today.

    Who I am? Where I have been? Where I am going? Why am I here? What is my purpose? It’s an internal quest rather than an external detailing. My thoughts are muddied this morning. I have no guide marker on my quest for personal meaning. The quest itself defines me, but where...
    ProgressNotPerfection ProgressNotPerfection 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    I Just Don't Get It

    I went through so many majors in college but not one stuck with me that I wanted to do it for the rest of my life or even would make a difference in someone else's life, they all felt like it was just to make the time go by...who wants that?
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 12, 2007

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    Want To Find My Life Purpose...

    My life isn't your typical life. I have a so-called "mental illness", maybe even more than one, as well as physical health problems. I spend my entire day at home for many reasons. I ask myself what my life purpose is. I believe in reincarnation, but why did I choose a life...
    AmIAMaleHSP AmIAMaleHSP 26-30, M Jul 6, 2013

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    What Purpose?

    I'm not sure I have a purpose.  I always thought my purpose in life was to be a Mom, but that's not a likely scenerio for me unfortunately.  So, I work with children, but recently got laid off, so now i'm not sure I was even on the right path for me.  I know life...
    onestepatatime onestepatatime 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 7, 2008

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    No Purpose

    i have no purpose to be no purpose to live, but thats whats beautiful since i dont matter might as well do something crazy and adventurous since ill die either way
    SamTraveler16 SamTraveler16 16-17, M Oct 30, 2013

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    What Am I Doing Here

    In my twenties, later on maybe reaching the thirties, forties, fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties, nineties or til whenever life ends for me. Why am i here for such a short period of time, to accomplish what, to experience what, with who, and how? and then we just die. What...
    lanocturne lanocturne 22-25 Aug 2, 2013

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    What's My Purpose?

    I was always told my purpose was to be beaten for not being a boy. My purpose was to respect the "man" To serve him as he should be as a "king". To not scream, yell or shout And do as I was ordered To never tell what was going on To hide all of the cuts and scars To never give my...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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    Lost and Adrift In the Sea of Life

    At times I feel that my purpose in life is to help others see life from many aspects.  At other times I can't even get me to see why I exist.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 11, 2008

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    What am I meant to do?

    Wasn't really born with much talent, and I have been told I'm semi attractive online, but don't see it. I'm unsure on how to be positive and to change my mind to a "happy" person. I always binge eat (it's bad I know) and I've being doing it more than I should. I'm glad I'm not...
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I'm Starting To Believe

    there is no purpose to life.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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    Tryin' To Be Nice

    I try doing something I think would benefit everyone but it eventually backfires on me so that really discourage me from even trying to do something again. For now I am trying to be the nicest I can.
    mysticallyinvisible mysticallyinvisible 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 20, 2011

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    Except

    as maybe a warning to others lol
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    I feel lost. I feel lost

    and alone. I don’t know why I’m here. I have so many almost-talents, but the things that I was naturally good at as a kid got squashed or taken away or ignored by the people who should have been nurturing them or encouraging me…now it feels like it’s too late. I used to...
    dragonflEYEfly dragonflEYEfly 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Hm

    My best guess would be "paper weight". 
    Mdear Mdear 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2012

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    I Hate Going to Family Gatherings

    for fear of them bringing up the "what are you going to do when this job ends?" which they do bring up every time I see them...it's annoying, I don't know get off my back! Just because they settled for what they have doesn't mean I should
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    Today was pretty cool i went to a group class talkin with people and i think i got and idea for my music i really wanna put all the distractions away n focus on my music (: im...
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    I'm so sick of everything already, everything I life is just pointless. Please, I don't want to hear how "God will help me" or how "it all gets better" it never does. There's just...
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    Okay, so I'm 16 years old and I hate my life. I'm gay and I have told about 6 people that I'm bisexual, but still figuring myself out. I figure it's easier to slowly transition...
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    My life is great, I'm enjoying every second of my life ...
    maryabo maryabo 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I know I'm only 15 but I'm tired of living my life. It's the summer right now and I'm supposed to be relaxing but instead I'm anxious and depressed. I've been depressed ever since...
    mtailz200 mtailz200 13-15, T 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I already know I'm going to die young so what's the point. I have nothing good left in my life all the thin si love most in the world have bee taken from me. I've stopped having...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    I have many but I think the song from Savage Garden called Affirmation is a good place to start. I'll put a start next to what I agree with. I believe the sun should never set...
    THEINSIDER20 THEINSIDER20 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    My life at the moment is chaos. This is due to a bereavement.
    jojothemadmonkey jojothemadmonkey 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Awesome parents, great childhood, have a great daughter, lived in another country, went to college, tried new things and just lived life. I plan on keep doing that too! No regrets...
    Polly73 Polly73 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    so basically i dont care what happens to me anymore i really just dont care about anything and i dont do anything all day i just waste my time and ish the day to end sooner its...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I just decided I don't like life. I'm gonna give myself four more months to make things go my way. If things don't then it's bye bye world .
    prankqueen prankqueen 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I hate this experience. I was the victim of someone who led a double life. I found out and I can't begin to explain the hurt and betrayal. Please y'all, don't so this. Karma isn't...
    Looking4More26 Looking4More26 51-55, F Jul 31

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    Just wanna say I used to be a cheater the. Smartened up and changed. From the point I change my life got better. I became true to myself and more confident and my lady loves me...
    rambo2828 rambo2828 26-30, M Aug 5

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    I was married once, my marriage was annulled. I have a daughter who lives with me. She is always a part of me, and will always be with me. I need a man who will understand and...
    MissKassandra MissKassandra 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have survived a moose den and fought of a pack of wild dogs that circled me, and a vicious dog attack in the streets. I hope to add a wolf and a bear to the list some day
    RannochWinter RannochWinter 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I'm a 55 year old single mom. I work out and do yoga. My son lives at home and refuses to accept me as a sexual being but I don't care. I enjoy sex and I love younger men. My go to...
    yogamom55 yogamom55 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Hahahaaa please add me on whatsapp +31646563381 (Yesszzz i'm Dutch) My name: sem schilder
    Swuuper Swuuper 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    />I have always had a keen eyefor all things of uniqueness and intrigue,finding beauty and artin the most mundane of things.People are beautiful too,If only they could relax and...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Aug 1

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    I agree. However not all Christians associate their faith with religion and instead share a meaningful relationship with god without the need for religious standards and rules as...
    Spurtheblackdog Spurtheblackdog 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 11

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    This will be fun. Please go ahead. :)
    AJEckle AJEckle 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Beautifully interesting and heartbreakingly honest. Yours? Don't be afraid to be funny :)
    AJEckle AJEckle 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The pressure to change. Yeah
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I spend my time helping others when really I'm the one who needs it, but I hate being helped so ja😣
    NobodyCaresOkai NobodyCaresOkai 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Glamorous and exciting yet equally screwed up...
    Magdamay Magdamay 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I used to be very shy, and wanted to beat it, so I tried a kill or cure approach. I knew a local art group met locally, so I called their leader & asked if they wanted a model. I...
    realgungho realgungho 46-50, M Jul 26

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    everyone on here is always talking about how ****** their sex lives are. I'm just rubbing it in, i guess. sorry guys.
    RMDk RMDk 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Music has helped me a lot. I'm always listening to music when I'm out. Or at school. Or at home. Haha. Avenged Sevenfold and Green Day are my favorite bands and mean so much to me...
    loneGmusic3 loneGmusic3 13-15, F Aug 4

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    Yup! Can't live without it!
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my mom orders way to many for me to count
    rruser27 rruser27 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Coz I give you all... of me And you give me all... of you
    GunFinger GunFinger 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago