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I Want to Do Something Useful With My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4, 2013

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    BearHugs20 BearHugs20 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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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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    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 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I will be starting my senior year of high school in the fall and as of right now I STILL don't have any idea as to what I want to do with my life or what kind of career I would...
    marlene41298 marlene41298 16-17, F 19 hrs ago

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    I have just broken up with my girlfriend of 2 years due to her negligence and lack of intimate connection. During those 2 years I have fallen into depression since I was fired for...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M 21 hrs ago

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    I've been with my GF for about a year and I have some weird feelings about my relationship with her. She broke up with her ex-BF to be with me and even after a year I feel like she...
    bw27237 bw27237 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I'll graduate with a bachelors in psychology in the spring. I don't know whether to just get a job or move on to grad school.
    tsubakiblossom tsubakiblossom 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well, in a few months I'll have to choose the "right" college for me, my future job and so on. I really hate it when people (starting with my annoying relatives and so on...) ask...
    RainbowCupcake29 RainbowCupcake29 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Luckily, I will be able to, to some extent... Memories, a lot of online stuff, my age and my family won't be restarted (even though I really want a lot of memories gone) but mostly...
    IceMareen IceMareen 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm not living, I'm existing, and I'm just barely existing. I really haven't changed much from birth to now. As far back as I can recall, I was always avoidant, dumb, and alone...
    astateofdisarray astateofdisarray 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Let's talk people I'm a Male to Female Transgender Woman just looking for FTM and MTF friends to share life events with and connect with. If your that kinda person message me(: 440...
    aangelrussell aangelrussell 18-21, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    People look at me and see me. And that's all.... They don't see someone beatiful Or someone special... In the end, they don't see someone that is worth something. I created this...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I know that I'm only 13 but I think I have fallin in love before. It's just that when I did I got heartbroken! Ever since then it's been hard for me to trust any guys. Like are you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Well, I'm new here and it's taken me a bit to finally put a post here since I'm so shy and just anxious. I finally came out to my parents about being trans (mtf). I just want make...
    StrangeMargo StrangeMargo 18-21, T 3 Responses a week ago

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    7 Smartest Ways for a Remarkably Painless Life (http://luv2sex.theblogpress.com/?p=4339) Here are 7 healthy habits you should adopt if you want to have a painless life without...
    how2stayyoung how2stayyoung 51-55, M a week ago

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    I'd like to notice and understand everything, I only grasp but so much... I want to let people in, but my kindness is often taken for weakness. I wish I could know where people are...
    rejectedhighly rejectedhighly 22-25, M a week ago

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    "...we used to live in a house that was perched halfway up the top of a mountain. Behind our house, there sat under a tree an old man. A hermit, a monk. He'd lived under this tree...
    growgirl growgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My life has just never seemed all that great. I'm middle-aged now, with 2 great kids, a wife, a decent job, and a house. However, I often feel like I'm just waiting to die, but I'm...
    cdrys cdrys 46-50, M Jun 24

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    I'm stuck in this position, this position of not knowing how I want you but still wanting you with a passion that consumes me. How do I even describe it? I want more than your...
    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 24

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    MOB it has been 14 months now since we first messaged and who could have ever have dreamed where we would be now, I do not have any regret where I am now. I just want say I love...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 36-40, M Jun 24

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    I wonder if I will ever get through this difficult time in my life. I am trying not to let my very unhappy marriage get me down but some days are a struggle. He just does not get...
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    No matter who or what you believe in, or wha you can and can't prove, there is one thing for sure, we are all born into this world and be all die. And.. That's it's, everything...
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    Michael.We first talked on the 27th of March 2014.Since then it has gotten better each day.I'm more happier with you in my life.First we both started out shy talking to each other...
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    My love Christina, I love you with all my heart. You make my heart shine and bring out my happiness. When I miss you I miss you hard. I don't ever want us to break up. My skies...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    I would like to talk to other bi-curious guys about what we want to do with another guy...age doesn't matter.
    CowboyUpPride CowboyUpPride 41-45, M 4 Responses Jun 23

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    I should've ended my life back when I was eleven and more likely to go through with it.
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    All my life I always wanted adventure, life long happiness, success, beauty and money but all of those things are rarely achieved by the most blessed people. Well I don't belong to...
    sadsax21 sadsax21 18-21, F Jun 22

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    I'm 24 years old. I have 2 useless degrees. I don't want to live in a city and work in an office and die there. I want to travel the world and meet people and do good. I don't know...
    yayaya24 yayaya24 26-30, F Jun 21

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