I Need a New Life Plan

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 220 People

    When Life No Longer Makes Sense.

    In October, after 5 years and a 3 year old son, my boyfriend up an said, "I need some space to figure my life out." As recently as a week before this happened we were talking about marriage, growing old together, and having more children together. and then the bomb dropped. I...
    NoWhereToGoButUp NoWhereToGoButUp
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2010


    I married young (21) and had two babies. Up until that point I had been pretty upwardly mobile and independent. Achieving every goal I had set fourth; big or small. I was happy with life and myself. It didn't long take for the marriage long to go south. Approximately three or...
    StuckSimply StuckSimply
    6 Responses Aug 19, 2009

    Trying To Figure Out What To Do

    Ok, when I was younger I was very successful in all I put my mind to. And it looked as if I was going to have a promising career in the film industry. However, I got ill with schizoaffective disorder. Now I live at home on my mother's couch, and rarely leave the house. I have a...
    walkingon walkingon
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

    Is That Really What I Was Supposed To Write?

    You know it seems to me that I need to write some more on the subject. I just posted a story but it doesn't feel like I said enough. I can tell you all the bad things that are happening in my life right now. I can tell you I am overwhelmed right now. It's true...nothing is going...
    NoWhereToGoButUp NoWhereToGoButUp
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2010

    It Wasn't Supposed To Turn Out Like This...

    I had my life plan figured out and I had no doubt I'd make it. That I'd shape my future just the way I wanted to. I've always succeeded in everything I've ever decided to do. I've never failed in anything, 'cause I've always done whatever it took to reach my goals. I always put...
    astrongheart astrongheart
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

    I had it all figured out.

    .. It was going to be okay.. Now, not so much.
    deleted deleted
    May 2, 2015
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    Apr 28, 2015

    No Clue What To Do With This Life

    I recently turned 27; I have accomplished a fair deal on the academic side. I have my masters degree and I have been an attorney for about 5 years. The only problem is that I have hated almost every minute of those five years, with my hatred intensifying each day that passed. I...
    Nel7771 Nel7771
    4 Responses Aug 14, 2012

    My Life Has Really Become Stag...

    My life has really become stagnant.  Depression has really taken over my life lately.  I find it hard to be motivated to do anything.  I don't like the person I've become. 
    doemark doemark
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Sep 24, 2007

    Stuck In A Rut

    I don't know what to do, I'm so lost and alone. Work is miserable, I sleep all day on my days off, and things that I use to enjoy I can't get the motivation to do them. I'm only 27 years old but have been going through this for a little over 2 years. I do t know what to do
    Whk67 Whk67
    1 Response Apr 29, 2013

    I Really Don't Have The Words To Make A Title.

    I grew up a hard life for many years, I'm eighteen years old and I'm now living back in my small home town in Australia. I've been told I'm far too mature for my age and I agree, I can barely communicate with people the same age as me. I crave artistic experiences, my life is...
    KisaKisa KisaKisa
    3 Responses Mar 24, 2012

    Relentless Normallity Despite Taking Positive Steps To Change...

    Hi, For years I have wanted to just write my story as to why my life just frustrates me, I want to spill it all and seek reassurance, understanding and basically some good advice.  However, I have not done so until now because like most westerners - life is paradise...
    MichaelScott MichaelScott
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 26, 2009

    Yes A New Plan

    Yes, a new plan, but how do i know the plan i have isnt working, or how do i know when am ready for a new plan? I dont feel like am ready for one. Is registering onsite on a site like this one, and making new friends a good plan? I wonder. Any ideas?
    alexagates alexagates
    26-30, F
    Nov 15, 2011

    I Need To Grow Up

    I'm not where I wanna be. I don't know what I'm good at. I look and act younger than my age. I haven't accomplished anything. My confidence isn't all that great. I'm lost. Stuck. Nowhere. It's been like this for a long time. Time is flying by so fast and I can't keep up. It's...
    Xo143xo Xo143xo
    Apr 30, 2013

    How Do You Start a New Life Plan

    I would like to make a lot of changes in my life. Has anyone created a life plan? How does one start? 
    kris133 kris133
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 25, 2010

    Im in need of a change of scenery.

    . I want To go live in the moutains.. Crazy holiday driviers.. Old ppl out stopping at green lights or driving so slow , they probably can walk faster than they drive .. Almost got into 2 accidents !, im driving the speed limit. Told my Family when im 100 yrs old.. They better...
    Jacy5064 Jacy5064
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2015

    What I Believe,

    I am learning about Christianity. It isn't a bad thing, could someone help me learn about it. I want to learn more. I grew up with it though I believe some things have changed. My mom and my other relatives and friends taught me about it. It helped me throughout the years. I...
    lea1307 lea1307
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 9, 2013

    I guess the illnesses have caused a major fog

    in my life. I sat around, sick, while all of this time passed by. Now, 12 years later, things are as bad as they have ever been. His kids - who all live out of state - hardly talk to him (and never accepted me because of the lies and the crap that went on that I knew nothing...
    emh1116 emh1116
    56-60, F
    May 10, 2014

    Remind My Self These!!!

    so my new plan is get back into"REALITY" infront of my eyes!! I can dream but my dream atleast not to far from REALITY world 1. concentrate on my new join venture business 2. concentrate on my own business 3. stay healthy 4. makes money, get success 5. avoiding online love 6...
    staticonveyor staticonveyor
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 23, 2013

    A Lot Of U People

    Ok first of all, this story is to Inspire a lot of u who sound depress in this website. I realize a lot of u don't have a inspiration, a why u at the job u are now, a reason why life is the way it is, a reason why u can't and don't want to accept the life that u have now and be...
    Chonchiii Chonchiii
    Jan 10, 2013

    My Life

    I was brought up in a wonderful home with fantastic parents. I know how lucky I am especially compared to some others. My childhood has nothing but good memories. Even as a child I recall thinking that god had something special in store for me such as a calling or even...
    nick4545 nick4545
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 14, 2012

    I Am Just Tired of Not Being Noted

    I am a 26 year old Graphic Designer no wait a singer ... ummm no a cook .... better yet an artist, nope I am a big brother to kids in need, nooo that's not right I am a fashionista .... damn it no I am a baker ... no better yet again a saint, actually its all true and there is...
    RockerDude24 RockerDude24
    1 Response May 5, 2009


    What to do and how to do it???How do you start afresh? When everything feels empty and broken, with no one to turn to Everything you had, now gone and lost foreverWhere do you turn? 
    nick4545 nick4545
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 12, 2012

    MY Dad Died Aug 27th

    41-45, F
    Sep 16, 2009

    My Life Has Been A Total Disaster

    why is life never easy , what have i done to deserve this horrid life, all i want is to be happy , people screw my head up  , whats the point in living i only get hurt ,
    newlifeneeded newlifeneeded
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 24, 2009

    21 And I Feel Like I Have No Future.

    I've always been fairly good at school, I enjoy learning, and I love reading. I graduated from a small town school, with only about 50 graduates, and a dream to go to university and start my career early. I ended up taking 6 months to work right away after grade 12, and then...
    ShowMeHowToLiveAgain ShowMeHowToLiveAgain
    1 Response Jul 30, 2012

    And Im Working On It

    I want to be  a confident person and im working on that ,It is my first goal .. and i know its gonna be hard .. But i have to be able to look at myself and say ya know what i like myself maybe im not gonna be the best looking thing  like i was when i was younger...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2007

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