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I Want to Do Something Useful With My Life

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Feb 6

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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 Mar 17, 2013

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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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    Ideas

    I have some ideas floating around in my head, and I need to start making goals. I'll add more later
    veralynn veralynn 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Normal means you are unable to live a life and be yourself. The ones you hang around change this perspective for you greatly. I crave a unique life. I don't want the ideal white...
    pinkk44 pinkk44 16-17, F 1 hr ago

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    In this life, normal boring existence just doesn't do it for me. I want to meet the most beautiful girl in the entire world and be together. I want to go to college and meet new...
    BigBlittleb123 BigBlittleb123 16-17, M Jul 24

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    i keep trying to tell my mum that i don't know any more. when i was little i always wanted to be a nurse but after being rejected from university 3 times and 3 other ones not even...
    makeitsomeday makeitsomeday 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I don't know what to do next year. I know I should study at university next year. But what? I love psychology but I don't want to work in one place the whole time. Most people said...
    Firechidist Firechidist 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I am single, and proud of it! There's nothing that upsets me more than to see people in a relationship to make up for being alone. It's so sad. Why do we put so much pressure on...
    Alliwoo Alliwoo 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I want to kill some time by writing few things happened in my life. I will share just to be honest as the dates can't be included for privacy issue and also will skip few things...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Aug 7

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    I want to change my life right now for the better leaving the mistakes I made in the past and learn to live with complete happiness. I need to forgive myself. Even if it means...
    ashless ashless 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 12

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    I always wanted to shower with my man but we just never got a chance. Can't wait.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I am having trouble coping with life. I've reached the point where I cannot stand my own suffering anymore, nor the sufferings of people around me. I just wish it would end already...
    northguy northguy 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I want to be with my boyfriend so bad that I cry. I want to be in his arms. I want to be kissed and to be told that I'm beautiful. I want to be with him so bad. I'm sick of crying...
    BloodRedDarkness BloodRedDarkness 16-17, F Jul 26

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    I have so much love to give and I just want to love with all I got. I want to love like there's a no tomorrow. Hope I will get the chance to love someone like that one day.
    wanderingheart237 wanderingheart237 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Who wants to chat with me? I'm so bored.
    marisemarrs marisemarrs 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have hit a rut in my life! Things where I am have not been great, and I really need to make a change!! Not sure how, but i have always found changing location works good when I...
    Panth69 Panth69 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    It seems like I have nothing to do on life. No reason for my living. I have nothing to be excited for. It feels like I am waiting for something but don't have any idea for what...
    guitarsongwriter guitarsongwriter 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    I think I might be an impulsive liar, I constantly think up of excuses and stories just to cover up my insecurities from others. Maybe I'm just in this point in my life, fresh out...
    1092baker 1092baker 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm so ******* done with this ****** life
    unicornchild unicornchild 13-15, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Yes indeed I want to change some aspect of my life. My outlook on life,the person I aspire to be,the way I live my life. I am realizing some things I thought I love is harming me...
    temptedtotouch temptedtotouch 16-17, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    Well I owe my father something because he took the blame for something I did once! I think he wants me to blow him but I am not sure! I am bi but he doesn't know! How can I get him...
    jackbx jackbx 13-15, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Would-Like-To-Say-Something-based-On-Experience/4614028
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    I really don't :'( she's my whole world. Life means nothing if she's not in it :'( what's the point of life if you can't be woth the one you love most in the entire universe :'( I...
    ywilliam31 ywilliam31 16-17, M Jul 31

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    I'm having a hard time explaining how I feel. The closest that I can come to it is ennui. I need a change and purpose to feel fulfilling. I fantasize about just packing my bags...
    AdoreWyoming AdoreWyoming 31-35, F Jul 31

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    When I fall in love with someone I want to stalk them 24/7 and be with them every minute of my life but I calm the **** down! I'm a obsessive person. Anyways, I just really really...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I want someone who is real to themselves and to others. I don't want a person who isn't true or honest to me. I don't have time for games and if games is what you want, there's...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 3

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    I don't want people to recognize me for who I am right now. I want to make huge changes that will shock people and make them wish they stayed by my side. I'm done being treated...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    Life doesn't seem to want to give me a break here lately. It's seemed to gradually get worse day by day. I'm probably more depressed now than I've ever been. I'm starting to lose...
    addictionbarbie addictionbarbie 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I used to have so many hopes and dreams for what my life would be like, but none of them came true. My mother became disabled and had to quit her job as a federal employee when I...
    troubledinparadise troubledinparadise 41-45, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    For many years now i have always wanted to write about my life but i never know where to start. My memory has faded and i have blocked a lot out so i worry that i will come to a...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    My life will start to change when I will change my thoughts and my view on life.Life is already beautiful.
    Heaventohell1 Heaventohell1 18-21 Jul 23

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    I woke up today with a strong mentality today. I have always complained about being overweight and whatnot and well today will/is the day that I'm going to change my life and my...
    beyondthebluesea beyondthebluesea 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I just find the details of life so damn complicated these days. Technology, phone menus, so many choices between products, everything is self-serve, etc. Even when it comes to...
    lagatta lagatta 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 24

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    I haven't lived the life I wanted. I haven't made my dreams fly. I gave up on a lot of things. Maybe because I'm not strong. Maybe because it's not time yet. I know we all hold...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 28

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    Through the vail of anonymity that is "The Internet", I am -as I press the letter keys in real time- apprehensive to share this part of me. I am alone in a bedroom full up with...
    homesickalien87 homesickalien87 26-30, M Aug 7

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    I could never do something like this, It's just not who I am. I like to have a emotional connection with a person. Plus I want to save myself for when I get older.
    BurntToasty BurntToasty 13-15, M Aug 7

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    I'm tired of the government trying to manipulate us and distract us from what's really going on. We have TANKS in the streets of AMERICA right now and it WONT be on the news...