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I Want to Do Something Useful With My Life

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    Frustration...

    I really want to do something with my life, something useful, yet every time I find myself browsing the internet liking pictures of silly cats. I really feel bad about it myself, I spend WAY too much time online! I always tell myself 'This is the day, today you're going to work...
    DrunkenHaze DrunkenHaze 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    Depressed

    I feel like I do nothing with my life but surf the internet. How xo I change that? (13 yr old)
    wandamagical wandamagical 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2013

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    Make A Wish

    I want to DM for make a wish foundation kids, except that would be my wish and they'd all be disappointed having to listen to me drivel on about the glory days. " Back when I was a kid we played 3.0!"
    cburke14 cburke14 22-25, M Jul 12, 2012

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    I Know...

    The other day while chatting with my best friend, we mentioned about our dream of going to greece together... Our inspiration came from the movie "The sisterhood of the traveling pants". Then we mentioned about wanting to knit, wanting to master yoga, wanting to go to...
    nicorley nicorley 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    Creativity Block

    I love artisticy things, I can't draw, but I enjoy photography and writing :). I really just go on the internet all day. Its spring break and I need to do something fun! Does anyone have something I should write, draw or take pictures of? Love, juniper Ps I'm 13
    gateway2narnia gateway2narnia 13-15, F Mar 23, 2013

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    I Cannot Move Forward

    Its that classic story, I spend every second that im not at school at home... Doing nothing. I'm always trying to find something to do ( like the next video game to play, or the next YouTube video to watch). Its really quite pathetic, I'm 17 I should be out getting a job and...
    baaron4 baaron4 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17, 2013

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    I Don't Know.

    I am a 21 year old... here is what I cant say " Man" I cant say that I am... I'm a child, ... truth is I'm scared of going one direction and losing myself on the way and end up hating myself for doing so. I cant really aim high in life, thinking I'm not gonna make it and the...
    Raysayhey Raysayhey 18-21 1 Response Aug 1, 2012

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    Space Exploration

    After a few years questioning what's my place in the universe, I got to the conclusion that the only thing I can do is to help the Human species to keep evolving; by discovering new ways to improve ourselves(doing research in fields like genetics) or to achieve goals such as...
    Moonwatcher Moonwatcher 13-15, F Aug 11, 2009

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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F May 11

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    I feel like I have been wasting my life,

    yes I know " I'm only 13, I have much more life" but I don't want to look back and say, oh yeah! I remember! I was depressed for ******* 2 years! :D -_-
    StevieOakley14 StevieOakley14 13-15, F May 10

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    BearHugs20 BearHugs20 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I Want to Be Useful

    If everyone just pitched in and did something helpful for others then life just might be a better place. I want to be something or do something in life that will make a difference for many people. I would like to help as many people as possible. I just haven't figured it out yet...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    Usefull Usage Of Time In Class

    My teacher told me to do something useful in the class time, soooooooo (Mandy 2012) I am writing this.
    VInhhong VInhhong 16-17 3 Responses Dec 13, 2012

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    I have spent 26 years bringing up children

    and now I feel like I'm left sitting on a shelf I want to do something useful Ijust ddon't know what
    lisajane360 lisajane360 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 6, 2014

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    Everyone Is Here For a Reason

    Everyone is on Earth for a reason.  What is my reason?  I would love to do something wonderful with my life but what? I don't know.  How do you start?  I want to be more than just a wife, a sister, a daughter, a doggy mommy, a small business owner, a female...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2007

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    If I Had My Way...

    I would run an animal sanctuary and allow children and classrooms to walk through and learn about the importance of caring for our fellow living creatures.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Dec 20, 2010

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    Job?! Career?! Self Esteem?!

    I am middle aged and have not had paid work for 17yrs, since I was pregnant with my first child. Before then I worked in a co-operative cafe. I have been being a parent whilst also sorting out my '****', which I have quite a lot of. My children became a huge catalyst for me to...
    impro67 impro67 41-45 1 Response Oct 18, 2010

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    i feel like that i know a little thing about

    everything.. but i feel that I'm being older and i don't complete my knowledge about anything. . i don't know what to do
    joekt joekt 16-17, M 1 Response May 10

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    I want to sleep my life away, wake up when it's over... Wake up when it's time for my life to start; if it ever decides to start... I want a husband with no kids... I want a lover...
    SadlySafe SadlySafe 13-15 1 Response May 9

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    So I know what I want to do with my life now. It has been a dream of mine since I could talk. I need to design, build, modify and race cars. I have been getting quite down and...
    KiwiRota KiwiRota 18-21, M May 19

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    Enough if you want something get off your *** and go get, it's not going to fall into your lap
    LadyAmy LadyAmy 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I want to be with someone but my life isn't the best at the moment. I want to have a job at least. Maybe even a small apartment with my best friend. Just anything but being with...
    maskedlance maskedlance 18-21 1 day ago

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    I really want to believe in life after death, but I long for the evidence. I have great fear of death and real evidence of an afterlife would be a great comfort. I have looked at...
    Woodman1977 Woodman1977 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11

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    never done it want to swim with sharks one day and hopefully that one day is gonna come soon i want to touch them go near them feel them i am not afraid of they are gonna bite or...
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    i know there is something wrong with me i have nightmares since i can remember and they are mostly about monsters and murders
    darkangel1996 darkangel1996 18-21, F Apr 29

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    1) I want to meet someone (male) that think like I do. Have a lot in common. Out of the ordinary. 2) I want to have 1 on 1 conversations. Thinking and critically thinking...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response May 4

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    I just want to hear music and dance. I want to dance with a stranger in the rain. I want to dance with people I love. I just want to dance through life.
    BeautifulxDelusions BeautifulxDelusions 18-21, F 2 Responses May 6

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    I think there is something wrong with me mainly because I don't really have any friends. I've had a boyfriend. And basically I'm really bad a talking to people.
    Juliette19 Juliette19 18-21, F 1 Response May 16

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    There is something wrong with me. But I can't fix it!!!! Ahhhhh!!!!!!!
    teaken2001 teaken2001 13-15, M 1 Response May 18

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    I want to end my life because of depression, problems, school, friends, and family. I wanna rest, death will be my peace. (Roselynn Pila)
    XxCuTiE14xX XxCuTiE14xX 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    First, excuse me my English..... I love everything about you... I love your eyes, your hair, and your smile. I love the sound of your laugh and of your voice, and the warmth of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 9

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    A,I do really love and want to be with you.Those things I always tell you.But you always take my love for granted.I wish you know that I do really sincere and want to spend my...
    des3low des3low 31-35, F 1 Response May 10

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    On beautiful days like today I am so in love with life and being alive! I hope everyone finds a reason to smile today <3
    nstar1983 nstar1983 31-35, F 2 Responses May 10

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    Im done with life and everyone around....I cant do this **** no more I'm sick of it
    tianalovesher tianalovesher 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I don't want to be here. Everything is so sad. My father came for a visit today and to help me with some paper work. He saw a letter from my psychiatrist and said "well this is...
    absolom absolom 41-45 1 Response 3 days ago

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    No pics. As always. But I want to chat with a dirty woman. :(
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 1

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    YES I LOVE YOU SO MUCH! I want to be with you all the time! Ugh my bed. How much I love my bed!
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 1 Response May 9

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    Want to be with you only when also you want to be with me
    KAREEM77 KAREEM77 36-40, M May 10

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    Sometimes, when you are thinking about many things and you don't feel like talking to anyone you know.. You'll end up wanting to talk with some random strangers for a change of...
    Vasha1986 Vasha1986 26-30, F May 12

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    Any females want to chat with me. The kinkier the better
    niceoldguy021055 niceoldguy021055 56-60, M May 15

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    Regarding my last post (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Want-To-Connect-With-Other-Transgender-People/5857468), does anyone have any idea of what I can name the group? My...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just about a month ago searching through the web I found EP and since I stopped smoking I founded interesting ..so as the days when by I started making friends..I enjoyed the chats...
    chari1975 chari1975 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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    I have no passion! people ask me what your passion is and I don't know. When i was a kid I wanted to be a dentist then when people started asking me the famous question "What are...
    SingingHeaven47 SingingHeaven47 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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