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I Want to Do Something Useful With My Life

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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 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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    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 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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    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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    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 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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    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 1 Response Mar 23, 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am no the person to give advice on anyone who can't decide what to do with their lives, I can only tell you the mistakes I made so that you can avoid making them and throwing...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M Mar 20

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    I want to make changes in my life. For the better! I'm tired of being stuck here and just working and coming home and repeat. I want to do something inspiring with it!! I want to...
    cameron20 cameron20 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Seriously guys, It's the kind of day I really want something but i dont know what exactly. Is it weird to feel that way? I feel like i lost something and i really need it back...
    jeannetjayy jeannetjayy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Ever want something so bad that it hurt...and you just couldn't stop thinking about it no matter what you were doing? That is totally me right now.
    Anarai Anarai 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Some sweet sort of encouter that will leave my heart soaring. A sweet touch of the hand. Sweet lips that brush across mine. Sweet smell of warm arms wrapped around me. I want...
    Graceful22 Graceful22 26-30, F Apr 7

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    So I often think about what I want to do with my life. I know what I like, I just feel like I havent found my passion. I really want to travel a lot. I want traveling kind of be...
    unfinishedsentenc unfinishedsentenc 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    Life rarely seems to go well for me and everytime my friends always say "it's because you deserve better" or "greatness is in store for you" all I want is happiness in life is that...
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I really want to save a life again. It's been a long time since I've been both needed and wanted. And saving someone from suicide was one of my greatest achievements and I wanna...
    Lollibear023 Lollibear023 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I have been with 38 men and 2 women and while i enjoy sex with men i always want something more ,i am in a very loving relationship with a wonderful man but i constantly find...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have to change it. I refuse to .. just exist I want to live my life from now on!
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I work in a coffee shop.. Most reaction I get form co-workers are what do you want to do with your life as I respond I'm attend back to school in September and once I do not sure...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M Mar 29

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    Does any one want to talk about life? Any subject?
    Electricsmile Electricsmile 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Dear EP, Mood: Apathetic I'll spare you the details of my gory life :}D Even though the gore is mostly in my head :{( Don't worry I'll spare you from hearing the Emo Song come...
    SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 SquirrellyChanLuvsAcorns83 18-21 Apr 4

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    I struggle with life everyday, I thought nearly dying would make me feel different but it does not, if anything worse and I don't know why
    godswish49 godswish49 46-50, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I am struggling with life. A lot. Whether it's with connecting with other people, struggling with my inner demons, or battling my procrastinating ways, I struggle all the time.
    Whoami30 Whoami30 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    today is my birthday and it raining outside. I work so much but luckily I am off today. I have been laying around the house all day ignoring phone calls and text from family...
    jjthejjetplane jjthejjetplane 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Anyone that wants to play with my bellybutton message me
    BobbyAlesi BobbyAlesi 16-17, M Apr 4

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    Any girls my own age want to chat with me? Nothing inappropriate please, just casual talk. NO CREEPY GUYS PLEASE!
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I really want to talk with someone without being so positive :/
    Levi2 Levi2 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    Since I was a little boy I didn't communicate with people. I was something like an introvert. Instead of improving my social life I started different activities like martial arts...
    ghos7 ghos7 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    Sometimes you got to make choices you don't want to. Sometimes life gets overwhelming and you got to sit back and think about what the right thing to do is. Sometimes you got to be...
    16countrygirl 16countrygirl 16-17, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I'm not writing this to speak of myself ,I've done that already in my storys & confessions here I want people here to read this to know that life can change for the better...
    bob350 bob350 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 23

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    During our marriage he usually had nothing to do with the kids unless he was to get a pat on the back for it or he had to do it to make himself look good in the eyes of others. He...
    dolphindiaries dolphindiaries 36-40, F 7 hrs ago

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    I can admit to PTSD, anxiety and depression & I am unmedicated. I prefer dealing with my emotions than be a zombie. I go from 0-60 often and can be emotionally unstable. I wish...
    thelost87 thelost87 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I think the only thing holding me back from commuting suicide, is my mom finding my body.. i don't want to hurt my mom. but I just want to leave everything & everyone.
    ashleygrierrr ashleygrierrr 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I am 15, and since I was a young child I have always known that I was different. Not necessarily different in a bad way, just different. I have always looked at things in a way...
    somethinggreat somethinggreat 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    There Are Many Great Ways to Connect! I'm hoping with my sharing experiences that I've had over the years that dealt with my acceptance of who I was about. That there would be a...
    Trisha60ts Trisha60ts 61-65, T 1 Response Mar 22

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    My favorite quotes from "The Gifts of Imperfection" by Brene Brown....these quotes are quotes that I want to say to myself over and over and over again. I want to live every day...
    mistletoe41 mistletoe41 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    So basically I am a girl who is bisexual and 16 years old. I have known I am bisexual for a long time but only recently have I actually admitted it to myself. Not one person in my...
    tamsin23 tamsin23 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I am a newbie. I read a few of these posts. No offense to the young people out there, but I am 45. I have had a stable work history bcz I just stay even if I'm not happy. Jobs are...
    staycalm7 staycalm7 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I am not married and have no children except for 4 cats and one little dog that I love more than anything. However, reaching 50 is around the corner in a few years and I want to...
    tac3004 tac3004 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I am 21, a guy going through life pretty unsure of everything. I have been to collage twice now going on a third and hopefully final time for game development. Right now I am...
    siffier siffier 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    M just ****** up of all dese responsibility kind of thing. I want my life free frm it.
    vaibhav23 vaibhav23 26-30, M Mar 29

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    Man it seems as if nobody is where I'm at mentally... I want a woman who I don't have to carry along but who will walk with me... Maybe I'm asking 2 much? But gosh I'm lonely
    jayteezy205 jayteezy205 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I'm 20 years old taking up Info Tech. Before, i studied HRM for 2 years. I wasnt able to finish it cause as time passes by my interest is gettin low. And now, in this course i'm...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I don't want to be tied down by more than a job. I want to be able to move freely to take spontaneous weekend trips to different places. I want to backpack Europe one summer doing...
    adelaider adelaider 26-30, F Apr 4

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    I'm restless I guess. I feel like no matter how much I get out of life I will just be wanting more- it's a good and a bad thing, it'd be nice to just settle down somewhere but I'll...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 2 Responses