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I Want to Do Something Useful With My Life

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    The life has become very complicate for humans ... So I am for making life simple .. I want to love all in general and never hate anyone ... If I can't love anyone , that is fine...
    xRohit xRohit 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    I am 17 years old and I don't know what I want to do with my life. Even though I know I shouldn't compare myself to others, I know that most of my classmates already know what they...
    Jasliet Jasliet 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Want To Live My Life And Someday Look Back And Say Wow
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Hey i am 21 years old and.dissapointed with life. First let.me start and say my.life has always been like this i was raised in a dysfunctional home where my dad abused my.mom,my...
    wallay56 wallay56 18-21, F Mar 16

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    I am ******* done with school I am ******* done with life I am ******* done with being me I would give up but then where would I get? But keeping doing is killing me so what's the...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F Mar 16

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    I'm bored and want to talk with a girl 14 yrs.
    thisguy409 thisguy409 18-21, M Mar 16

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    I'm 18 and want to chat with an older man
    younggirl123 younggirl123 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    so I am 18 years old and just started university this year, and well...... I quite my studies only because I hated what I was doing and couldn't take it for one more second. now...
    marisvds marisvds 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am currently struggling as an 18 year old with a mind of a much older, wiser person. I seem to know what is and what will be but I can't wrap my mind around why I exist and why I...
    mossi96 mossi96 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I am very torn between doing Psychology and Philosophy at university, or doing Genetics at university, doing Social Science at college; or applying to college and doing Applied...
    CaitlinBuchan97 CaitlinBuchan97 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    life is freakin bored..sigh* need something better to do ..... sigh*
    btdude86 btdude86 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I talked to my pastor about me being transgender.. he told me he wouldn't call me by my preferred name or use the right pronouns because that means he's agreeing with my "choice...
    virtualricki virtualricki 16-17, T 8 Responses Mar 7

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    Does anybody else get this: when I go into social situations I break down. I don't know when to get in the convo or when I say something there is an awkward silence right after. It...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 9

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    My addiction has finally reached its peak. After shooting dope for 5 months, my life is no where NEAR to where it used to be. Today I nearly lost having a stable place to live... I...
    sadvibes sadvibes 18-21, F Mar 13

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    I am sick. I have a neurological disorder which causes agonizing, crippling pain the majority of my waking hours (and destroys my sleeping hours, as well.) Because it's also an...
    itsaggggthang itsaggggthang 26-30, F Mar 10

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    I've been away from EP for ages, have had several different profiles that I've abandoned as they have rarely represented me properly. I'm back and hope to find complete honesty...
    LizzyLife LizzyLife 36-40, T 5 Responses Mar 15

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    I think I'm lieing to my self about my thoughts and feeling about mark First I tell my self I love him and want the with him. I told my self I would do anything for him. What does...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Enjoy the little things in life ..... for one day you will look back and realize that they were the big things .................. :)
    menna44 menna44 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Anytime I want to see how valuable of a person I really am....I get on a dating site to take in all of the rejection possible. ....I must really be hideous
    lizardking187 lizardking187 31-35, M Mar 8

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    I love chatting about tights :) something I can't do in the real world!
    LoveWearingTights LoveWearingTights 22-25, M 6 Responses Mar 11

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    ...Or restart it from age 13. everything was going fine up until then.I had friends, my parents were awesome, we were all Happy. everything went downhill after high school. it took...
    xtrishax xtrishax 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    the way I would like to restart my life would be to have the money t o get a sex.change
    pantyboy1488 pantyboy1488 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I am 23 and a mommy of 2 beautiful kids. I had my first at 16 so I've really had no "proper" education. My partner is well educated and the deputy mayor of the city we live in. I...
    yes234 yes234 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I wish I had a friend... I want someone to talk to who I can call all hours of the night. why am I incapable of making friends
    lilpoetbear lilpoetbear 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Atm I feel like complete ****..I've been vomiting all day and most of tonight because of my cancer..the doctor came around and said Im not getting enough fluids..im over this..why...
    Imacrazybiatch Imacrazybiatch 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Even though the road is still long and long, I would forging slowly because along the way, I learned the meaning of life ..
    NurSabrina1213 NurSabrina1213 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    The curve of a tiger's back, the cute toes of a tree frog, the doleful hoot of an owl...these are the things I want to experience for the rest of my life. Animals from around the...
    XraZorBladezX XraZorBladezX 18-21, F 15 hrs ago

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    Okay, so I know it's dramatic but idec. What's the point? I mean, you stress out about school until you're in tears. You spend most if your life doing this over and over. You go...
    Xbr0Kenx Xbr0Kenx 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    I just want you to leave and runaway and be with me. away from that *****. you deserve a better life. and I wish it could be with me. but she hates me for no reason and I don't...
    TheFortunate0 TheFortunate0 22-25, F Mar 10

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