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I Need a New Purpose In Life

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    Where Do I Go From Here

    I want to be successful. I am turning 20, with almost nothing to show for it. I do go to college, but failed most of my courses due to social anxiety. I want to change peoples lives, be a social worker. But how can I when I feel like I'm a hermit crab? I've always had drive and...
    allissaxx allissaxx 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 9, 2010

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    Purpose Of Life

    My story might help - I was in a similar situation and I found a way out. I went through a really bad phase in my life. To cut a long story short I was on the verge of suicide but something always stopped me - I had allot of questions about life - What is the purpose of life...
    gabe83 gabe83 22-25, M Sep 30, 2010

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    Where the f*** am I going,

    ever just think about that
    Pete70 Pete70 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 25

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    Often Wonder

    I often wonder what if this is all there is to life. This can't be it. Go to work, come home to a loveless marriage, take care of my kids and that's it. I feel like my life is just pointless. What is my purpose for being here. Maybe I need to find that out then maybe my life will...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2011

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    I'm Looking For Someone

    Lately i've felt different, i feel like i'm living a lie, like each day i pass i'm making time, i'm moving in circles waiting for something to happen. I feel like i don't belong to the life everyone seems too happy living with. I feel like that life is a lie, that it has...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M 7 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    I Have One

    I've been researching the internet for clues to what the Illuminati are up to. In my search I have found a new purpose and that is to help anyone I can in these transitional days to come. My old motto is still applicable today and that is: hope for the best and plan for the worst...
    Caliper Caliper 56-60, M 4 Responses Aug 24, 2009

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    The Meaning Of Life

    Scientifically speaking, the Universe is fundamentally, pointless. Due to the laws of physics, it has been proved that the Universe is expanding, but not just expanding; accelerating. In a manner of speaking, you could say that the Universe is self-contradictory. It is...
    Subjugate Subjugate 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    Another Way of Living.

    I can't help but wonder why are we all living the way we are, chasing around for money to live, to take care of our children, to give ourselves what we want. We live with the delusion that money is somehow going to give us happiness, and i don't se how. A good example is the...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M 11 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    When I watched the movie "West Side Story{ I feel for the young woman trying so hard to impress the gang. She wanted to fit in, and to be very important in the eyes of her peers...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Jun 26

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    It's my birthday and I organised a BBQ and drinks. None of my friends are coming because they have other plans....they didn't text or call me either. Thank god for my beautiful big...
    oceanicdreamer oceanicdreamer 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    In all honesty I just need friends who are willing to dig deeper into their pockets. They don't have to be "wealthier," but a little more generous would be nice. I get it that...
    AGirl100 AGirl100 16-17 3 days ago

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    Just looking to meet some new friends and people to be there for.
    CaysenB12 CaysenB12 16-17, M Jul 13

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    I have this one friend that is about 7 years younger than me. Been friends for two years. Thing is she's married to a douche bag. He is making it impossible for us to ever hang out...
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 26-30, F Jul 1

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    I'm feeling really alone right now and need people to talk to. Whether it be just small talk or heart to heart conversations.
    robertaka123 robertaka123 13-15, M Jul 1

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    That and I need to make sure I am only on here when sober!!
    watjusthappened watjusthappened 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    I need a good friend to talk to
    Karatemaster4869 Karatemaster4869 16-17, M Jul 10

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    Hi!! I am just about out of pantyhose, so I was wondering if any of you had any suggestions.. I need some nude and black pantyhose, which brands do you think I should try?
    natfranny natfranny 22-25 3 Responses Jul 11

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    I am desperately looking for a HUSBAND:)
    ivy030491 ivy030491 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I got a call on my mobile today in the evening. Number didn’t show up. Just an incoming call message flashing. An unknown call… always that little chilly moment before hitting...
    Varun555 Varun555 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    have you ever woke up one day and believed you have a new purpose in life?
    atreyuf atreyuf 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    Bored and down for anything. Just message me, I need new friends!
    Connor165 Connor165 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm tired of the same ol'. I need NEW. I want to strike out on my own and start something completely new for myself. I want to get a car, drive across the country to Oregon, maybe...
    GoddessAirmid GoddessAirmid 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 24

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    My father is a narcissist in utter denial. Every unnecessary argument we have on his part is made out in his mind to signify that supposedly he is the victim in all of them. For...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F Jul 8

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    Hello, for everyone, I'm living in new country, I need new friends.
    stefan19 stefan19 18-21, M Jun 22

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    We often go about life forgetting some simple truths that lets us know that our life is important and we need to value it to make it worthwhile. So here is a reminder.. There is...
    valerian777 valerian777 41-45, M Jul 7

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    Well im new im 17 black, bi and hey everyone add me I need new friends Ihave fb, xboxx and Skype so inbox me ^.~
    jerome88795 jerome88795 16-17, M Jul 8

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    Ahh, just need new friends. Tired of the endless drama and the people who are stuck in high school. Open to anybody who's mellow, and open-minded. Message me, yo.
    rachh4321 rachh4321 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    just joined today,need new people..add me and chat to me !!
    racheldoyle00 racheldoyle00 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Always Use A Life Jacket In Deep Water and think weak swimmers and kids need too wear life jackets when boating, swimming in lakes or rivers arm floats should be used in pools it...
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    A Morning with my Boyfriend (fictional short story with hopes of becoming true) The sun peaks over the window sill and exposes the white silk curtains restless in the breeze. He...
    IAmReallyGay IAmReallyGay 16-17, M 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    need to find people who can lift my spirits and help me find my purpose in life
    makenzieluv2014 makenzieluv2014 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    Alcohol has not purpose at all . All it does is make your problems worse . It makes you moody and abusive . You hurt people . Being drunk all the time isn't cool. I mean if you...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 10 hrs ago

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    30 Power Thoughts to Change Your Life 1. What today will be like is up to me. I get to choose what kind of day I will have! 2. To fulfill my desires all I need to do is step...
    DrMATRIX007 DrMATRIX007 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Fanboy and ChumChum against the World..Right..????? How did I lose you?? Maybe it was that little argument we had a few months back. I Miss my Fanboy :( I just don't understand...
    Nitra99 Nitra99 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    I guess, I've learned a lot from my past relationship. I missed so many happy moments with my family and some important events with them. I was physically with them but I was...
    Achelle07 Achelle07 18-21, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    This will be my last post. Excuse me for not putting it in a specific experience, I want as many friends of mine to know that I have not just ditched them but that I had to leave...
    BurnMySoul BurnMySoul 13-15, M 6 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm only 14 so I can't get a job and I can't get a little job like mowing lawns because I'm not even aloud to leave my front yard. The clothes I have are, 1 pair of jeans, 3 shorts...
    Annanih Annanih 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don't know what to do anymore. My life has fallen in pieces in front of me. Lost my job, gf (now ex) cheated on me throughout my whole relationship, lost a friend to. Unexpected...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    New to this site and would like to meet friends who have had to deal with life changing situations.
    Thumpa72 Thumpa72 41-45, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My sister fell in with a guy he rlly liked and they started to talk and get each other but then he told her that he is 18 and wanted to enjoy life and experience new things such as...
    ladyHR ladyHR 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Or don't like.....Hello boys and girls. About a year ago, I wrote one of my biggest stories ever. It just got over a thousand views and apparently its still to this very day is...
    zonus zonus 31-35, M 10 Responses Jun 24

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    If you want to be successful in the long run the best practice is the simplest truth: whatever you do , do with all your heart. If you bring your whole self to work and you lead...
    DrMATRIX007 DrMATRIX007 26-30, M Jul 14

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    My original plan was to utilize The Experience Project as a means of advertising for my blog. Then I read a few stories and put my original plans on the backburner. I've had a...
    dferrell3 dferrell3 26-30, M 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    So ever since i got back from the clinic ive had no interest in life. i just lost about everything. and dont tell me i still have people because i dont have friends and i havent...
    Insomniac77 Insomniac77 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    Think Weak Swimmers Need Life Jackets it would stop drowning's
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 5 hrs ago

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    Again, EP isn't new to me, since November 2013 but I'm new to it, this time. Sometimes people need to just get away from everything, even the internet all together. Some people...
    AnnRhodes AnnRhodes 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I’ve never had a mom. I am 24 and I have friends and a life but I have struggled my whole life with this emptiness inside of me. I have suffered for so many years because I haven...
    samacoco samacoco 22-25, F a week ago