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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I enjoy talking to new people about life and life stories. If you wanna talk about anything message me. Im a good listener and i have a lot of experience with life, so feel free to...
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    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 Response Aug 21

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    We have been together for almost 2 years. I love him, but I don't think I've ever been "in love" with him. I think our relationship is more about companionship now. Recently he's...
    Nlix Nlix 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like I want something tragic to happen to me, like cancer or death of a family member. I don't feel like I want it for attention, I feel like I want people to fear...
    ShaiAshkenazi ShaiAshkenazi 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I want something real. I am not happy with my situation anymore. Time to move on I guess. I want honesty and true I am offering the same who's up to talk :)
    Lupusinignem Lupusinignem 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to talk with anyone about... I dunno, stuff. The new boots I just bought, or the guy at work I like or whatever, I dunno. I DON'T want to talk about your penis, sex...
    CaseyGirl97 CaseyGirl97 16-17, F Aug 28

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    I want to talk with anyone about... I dunno, stuff. The new boots I just bought, or the guy at work I like or whatever, I dunno. I just DON'T want to talk about dirty or pervy...
    CaseyGirl97 CaseyGirl97 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    Who wants to chat with me? I'm so bored.
    marisemarrs marisemarrs 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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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 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Oh man....Some people must think I'm insane, just absolutely mad. My life is a mess, utter chaos. And love every aspect of it. I'm constantly redefining what it means to live and...
    SleepyHead2123 SleepyHead2123 18-21 10 hrs ago

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    **** people that think they know what is best for me, if my parents knew me as well as they thought they did, then I wouldn't be going to college because they want me too. It's...
    Lateralus07 Lateralus07 18-21, M Aug 26

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    I'll be 26 this month. I'm married with two kids. I have a bachelors degree in a field where it is hard to find jobs, so I work retail, managing a store 6 days a week. I wake up...
    Env06 Env06 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 5

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    I find it amusing hearing everyone ***** and complain about life on here, I sympathize with them, but I also want to tell them to suck it up and quit their wining. I want to post a...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 7

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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 Aug 18

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    I've come through it all to find that, at least for me, its the only way to a satisfying life. Its far more satisfying than I ever imagined. I've always been a dreamer and still...
    SonOfTheDelta SonOfTheDelta 41-45, M Aug 25

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    I think that people can't be fulfilled. We make a goal, we reach it. We grow bored, we make another goal to reach. We do that, we're not satisfied. We set another goal, something...
    Reoka Reoka 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    ive really come to the decision that ive had enough. if it wasnt for my kids I would of ended it months ago. my bf lets his family, 2exs and his 2kids treat me like dirt. it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Sep 5

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    Is there any females out there that lives in the UK, who wouldn’t mind me playing with their belly button? Message me if you’re interested.
    Navel90 Navel90 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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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 Aug 15

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    All I want is something real. Hope that's not too much to ask for. Just 100% trust,honesty, and loyalty. Just mean what you say and do as you say. Especially those 3 lil words. "I...
    cjohnson1983 cjohnson1983 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 3 Responses Aug 15

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    When I want to sleep I can't, when I don't want to sleep that's all I can do. When I'm hungry I feel sick, when I'm not hungry I'm fine, I want to cry at the simplest things even...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 1 Response Aug 17

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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 Aug 19

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    I really want my life to be exciting. Being married with children is cool, but i want it to be more exciting than just the mundane...i feel bored with my life
    Fitguy1984 Fitguy1984 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    So I met this guy online one day, and that night we hung out. I didn't think much of it initially but as we spent time together I kinda wished the night wouldn't end. He felt very...
    Nomerza Nomerza 18-21, F Aug 24

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    I think something is very wrong with me
    nadirah96 nadirah96 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    How simple? I'm relocating back to Egypt in a few months. Of course everything is more luxurious here in the States. Everything is more sophisticated. Almost everything can be...
    FryMorgan FryMorgan 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I have two miracle boys. I have a condition that normally renders women infertile, but I was somehow able to have two baby boys. They were both a surprise, as we weren't really...
    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    .....i dont know if this will ever make any sense. still writing this though. i wanna make a big change in my life, that i shoulve done before.. i have tried to make it but...
    hush00hush hush00hush 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Ever felt sad, genuinely sad, and didn't know what to do about it? I really want things to be different. There was a time in my life when I was surrounded by friends and always had...
    downer12 downer12 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Autonomy, independence, control, Living my life more on my own terms Finding myself and my place in this world A role as a leader Confidence in my own skin Use of creativity...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    I look around and see that no one cares. I look to the future and only see what's going to fail. No one loves me and I'm all alone. I feel alone when I'm with my "friends". They...
    DeadDropGoth DeadDropGoth 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I'm feeling very meh lately. I don't know how else to describe it. And I shouldn't feel that way. Because I have a good life with good people in it. But I can't help it. I feel...
    ksgirl11 ksgirl11 18-21, F