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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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    BearHugs20 BearHugs20 13-15, F 2 Responses May 11

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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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    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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    WonderWomanWithPurpleHair WonderWomanWithPurpleHair 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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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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    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 3 Responses Feb 6, 2014

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F May 11

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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 have had friends with benefits in the past... Several times in fact. I would love to find another woman friend that was cool to get down with.
    myfantasy1 myfantasy1 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    yeah that would be pretty awesome someone to play video games, watch anime, talk nerd and fool around with lol hell dont even need to be in person lol skype and xbox live would be...
    thatx1xguy thatx1xguy 22-25, M 12 hrs ago

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    mmm haha yes this would b so so awesome long as u keep it fwb and not end up like in the justin timberlake movie lol so if any girls would want to message or add me
    mrpee678 mrpee678 26-30, M 13 hrs ago

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    Hello, My name is Nicole, i have been a psychic since i was 15 years old, i have been helping people with there love lifes, finance’s, Jobs, and just being there for there...
    psychicnicole psychicnicole 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    This year I will be a senior in high school & I already feel the pressure of picking the right school and the right major that will have an huge impact on my future. But how am I...
    lIShayIl lIShayIl 16-17, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I love my boyfriend. We had broken up for a couple days but have worked things out. He has a son who I'm good with and care about. My parents (mostly my mother) hate my boyfriend...
    riley4448 riley4448 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I have less than 6 months to figure out my story for next year I have two doors Door 1: Find a a flat and a job in the city I'm in and start my life as an "adult" Door 2: Move back...
    Penthouser Penthouser 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I didn't have the best childhood. My mom remarried three times. The first time she had a son who is four years older than me. His name is Ash and his dad left him. My dad died when...
    cinnamontea cinnamontea 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    Been stuck in a "holding pattern" for 18 years. So sick of being here, just want to move on to the next chapter.
    AddMeNot AddMeNot 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I will be reaching my 30's soon and I feel my time is running out. I don't have that great apartment, great relationship and great job. Instead I am separated from my husband...
    macabre00 macabre00 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think this is a topic that frustrates me the most. Life looks like it's suppose to be easy and work out but there's a lot to do to just maintain a home and food to survive on. I...
    Wellnezamy Wellnezamy 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    After taking two years off from dating, I've had a bumpy re-entry into it. This is the second time that after three dates, they just disappear with no explanation... I just don't...
    BleuGardenia BleuGardenia 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I would love to talk to a young beautiful transgender. I love the idea of a woman who has something different. So hot
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It goes along with how I like to be dominated. Tell me what you want to do to me and what you want me to do.
    oliviameadowes oliviameadowes 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I want a meaningless night with a woman under 25. I'm in wa
    jacobs22 jacobs22 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I just want to talk to people who have real and complete thoughts, to get into legit arguments with but, who don't satisfy their need of being promiscuous with me, someone who will...
    imamix imamix 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    1 step forward and a thousand back. My whole transition has been like this since I first came out to friends and family. I constantly hear about these people 5-10 years younger...
    RaisingCrazy RaisingCrazy 22-25, T 3 Responses a week ago

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    My dreams torture me with the man I can't have.
    annamariebeck annamariebeck 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I can't stand myself. My life literally so lame. I have no friends. I'm stupid. I'm fat. I'm ugly. I'm too quiet. I'm ugly. I'm shy. I'm sad. Did I mention I'm ugly? I can't deal...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Im someone whos mostly dead inside but still has a little hope for something extraordinary, which, as I said, is the worst breed of human, because it means I know everything is...
    93Armand 93Armand 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I seriously have always wanted to hook up with a girl, it makes me sooo wet just thinking about it
    aelkos23 aelkos23 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Life is something Im NOT enjoying at this age, & Im so young to be saying that. Children, like me, supposed to be happy, but unfortunatley we all end up making mistakes, that...
    silentoparadise silentoparadise 13-15, F Jul 18

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    Any girl above 18 in bangalore wants her belly button played with?
    praveennvlgt praveennvlgt 26-30, M Jul 17

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    PART 1: Hey my name is Hannah. I'm 18 years old. I was born in Massachusetts then in 2002 my family (me, mom, dad, two half sisters and my half brother) moved to NC. Growing up I...
    thatwhitegirl123 thatwhitegirl123 18-21, F Jul 17