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I Want to Know What You Wanted to Be When You Grew Up

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    I Still Do!

    Though I have grown up, I can't stop hoping that one day I might be able to find the time to get my way. It's not impossible but requires a lot of sacrifices, and I am not ready for that yet.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Nothin'

    When I was younger I never dreamed of a future. I didn't want children and the mental illness was so in the forefront that all I wished for was death. I never planned on living past the age of 18... even then I knew it controlled my life. And I certainly didn't want to grow...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 15, 2009

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    Stupid I Know....

    ...But I wanted to be a telephone operator.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Three Things....

    1 - an Author, though this seemed to last right until present and has co-existed alongside the other things 2 - a Judge - in retrospect, it is good that I did not pursue this LOL 3 -  a hotel owner, and used to as a child design my own hotel, on big sheets of paper...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 4, 2009

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    My Dream

    I always knew what I wanted to be.  I was 6 the first time I flew on an airplane.  I can still remember it 28 years later.  I was with my mom and little brother on a Twin Otter.  The pilots asked me if I wanted to see the cockpit...heck yeah!!! Along the way...
    pilotjess pilotjess 36-40, F 3 Responses May 11, 2008

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    A Few Things...

    After watching Oliver Twist I wanted to be a pick pocket. I thought that was the coolest thing that someone could take another's watch right off their wrist without the second one knowing. Granted I didn't really consider the stealing part. An astronaut. A teacher of young kids...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 2 Responses May 11, 2008

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    Many Things!

    From age 6 - 12, I wanted to be a school teacher. My mother even bought me a chalkboard and I would hold "class" for my stuffed animals. And my sister would stop and watch and I'd wind up teaching her too! XD But by age 12, I decided that I wanted to be an...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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    Many Things

    I can't even remember all the things I wanted to be. Here are the ones which really stick out in my memory: 1. Author - I used to love reading (still do) and I was quite good at writing stories. When I was about 17, I started writing 200+ page novels. I managed to finish them...
    fruityoldgrape fruityoldgrape 56-60, F May 8, 2009

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    A British Army Medic

    When I was younger I wanted more than anything to be in the British army, I applied when I was 18 but because  I have asthma it is against military regulations for me to join. I wanted to be a Combat Medical Technician in the Royal Army Medical Corps Had I achieved my...
    britbear britbear 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 7, 2009

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    I Did One

    Growing up I wanted to be the nurse who took care of the newborn babies that wasn't good enough for my mom she wanted me to be the doctor she never understood that I did not want to deliver the babies I wanted to be in the nursery and take care of the new Born's the nurse I...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 8, 2009

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    Oh Lots of Things

    Here's the funny Story about what I wanted to be when I was real little. I really like Tom Hanks I mean Love him and had a really big thing for him when I was 5- till well now. Anyways I was going to marry him ( and if he ever asked I would say yes) when I was 6 I saw the...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F Mar 17, 2009

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    Beach Bumb

    a beach bum more or less.  my dream was to live on the beach and have a house with lots of couches and big comfy furniture for people to crash on.  maybe a hammock, too.  during the day i would surf and play with my dogs.  maybe do some fishing on a boat. ...
    merisszzilla merisszzilla 36-40, F Feb 6, 2009

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    Alot Of Things...

    When i was really little i wanted to be a baker because my older sister wanted to be a baker and i wanted to copy her. Then i wanted to be an elf lol, to make toys and be with santa all day, then when i was 7 years old i wanted to be a singer. I was inspired by Whitney Houston...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F Mar 19, 2012

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    An Actor's Life For Me

    I wanted to be an actor. Unfortunately, my acting career petered out in my teens. The only roles I can remember playing were (1) A Christian in "Androcles and the Lion". Apart from general mutterings as part of a crowd, my only line was, "Horrible, horrible"...
    unsichtbar unsichtbar 46-50 Mar 6, 2009

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    I Wanted to Be....

    A Veterinarian: From 1st-4th grade my dream was to be a vet. I loved animals and I could think of nothing more satisfying than helping them. This was furthered when my mom, who was a biology/sociology double major, took me to her classes and I realized how much I like...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 14 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    I Wanted to See the Starrrrs :p

    I wanted to be an astronaut.  And then to follow through, I almost went to college to be an aerospace engineer and make a living out of building and designing spaceships and stuff, but that didn't happen. I instead chose a different kind of engineering. But even after...
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F Feb 6, 2009

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    Would You Believe?....

        ..... I wanted to be an astronaut as a child?....LOL...,  when in fact I am an acrophobic....
    Pussywillow52 Pussywillow52 41-45, F Mar 17, 2009

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    I Wanted to Be a Dancer

    I took all kinds of lessons and consider myself a fairly good dancer, but just never actually persued a career in it. I'm not sure I would not like that kind of lifestyle. I am more of a home body. So instead, I am studying Healthcare Administration, and Marketing. I hope to...
    love2balive love2balive 26-30, F May 10, 2008

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    I Want to Be Everything!

    As I growing up, i always imagine myself to have multiple jobs. From being actress, to a supermodel and designer, I want to be in a glam and famous world. I dream on being trendsetter. But it change after I realized how I love to sing. So I decided to add a...
    LisaWiserLiser LisaWiserLiser 18-21, F Mar 18, 2009

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    Dreams

    when i was younger, i always wanted to be an archealogist... it was my dream to work in egypt, explore the pyramids and hopefully find some mummies.... then i found out most archealogists here in ireland spent their time in wet mucky fields digging through dirt looking for...
    forensicgirl forensicgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2009

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    Strange how things turn out!

    When I was little, I wanted to be a pilot and fly big planes around the world, then for awhile, I wanted to be an archetect, and design house (I loved lego), Then after watching Top Gun, I wanted to be a pilot again, but fly noisy fast jets (nothing to do with Tom Cruise), then I...
    PurpleUmbrella PurpleUmbrella 31-35, F 4 Responses May 11, 2008

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    A Professional

    Well when I was growing up I wanted to either become a professional jewel thief or stay in the family bookie/extortion business. But I guess it wasn’t in my cards now a days I am an honest professional grounds keeper. I think it’s kind of funny that most of my...
    Nanoose Nanoose 51-55, M May 11, 2008

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    Who I Am

    I want to be a better me So I'll be a doctor so I may help people, but I won't be a detached doctor. Life is so short for me to be not attached to my patients. And I'll always remeber that there is a God up there But I also wanted to be a Defense Lawyer, so I'll defend...
    Argetantei Argetantei 13-15, F Jun 8, 2010

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    My List

    Doctor, nurse, vet, and some sort of inventor that invents something wickedly awesome. I honestly thought I wasn't smart enough to be a doctor, nurse, vet or inventor. I still don't, not really. We'll see... I still think it would be cool to be any one of these. But since I ...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 7, 2009

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    When I Grow Up

    I reminsce on the times when I dreamed of becoming a WNBA player. Basketball was all I ever wanted to do. I breathed, thought about, ate over, dreamed about basketball. lol yea it was that serious. Basketball was my passion, when I was first introduced to sports, basketball...
    labrise labrise 18-21, F Mar 17, 2009

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    I Had Dreams!

    I wanted to be an Airline Stewardess!  Today they're called flight attendants.  I had big dreams of flying far and wide to exotic places and meet really neat, cool people. I love to fly. I've loved flying ever since I was a child. I even took flight lessons for a while...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F 6 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I'll write about them, stalk their profiles (haha lol), daydream about them (lol again), be genuinely nice around them, be me, follow them from the shadows (lol x3), and yeah...
    thefandomthief thefandomthief 13-15, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Always nude in bed :) Always
    DesiresSlavery DesiresSlavery 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I had on a black leather skirt that went to my knee and black and white blouse white open bottom girdle tan stockings white nylon panty white playtex 18 hour bra wig make up and...
    Betty9953 Betty9953 51-55, M 5 Responses Aug 21

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    I wore a white garter belt with dark grey stocking. I had a blue set of lacy panty with matching bra. Then I wore a spandex girdle helping to tuck my belly. With my wig and make up...
    SoumisCH SoumisCH 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm wearing it right now! It's my brand-new, custom made dress from eshakti.com. I love it! And underneath it I'm wearing my rago waist cincher with opaque black stockings and a...
    PennySterling PennySterling 51-55, T 4 Responses Aug 26

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    The day after my custom-made dress showed up, I got this dress back! I had purchased it from a vendor at a street fair, but it was too tight in the chest, so I sent it back to them...
    PennySterling PennySterling 51-55, T 3 Responses Aug 27

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    Your Style is Passive When it comes to communicating with others, you tend to let them take the lead. You prefer to listen. You aren't necessarily meek or shy, but you are...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Aug 27

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    I interested in knowing what is says about me. Please let me know. Thanks :)
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    My last words would be " what the **** " because i never know whats going on
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Go for it? Let me know whatcha thinkin hahaha
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    "I told you, no matter what you do, I will always love you. See you two soon."
    Beatenrodent Beatenrodent 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    One of my favorite last words are for one of the greatest military commander who ever lived .. Khalid ibn alwaleed when he said on his death bed regretting the way he is dying...
    Hza90 Hza90 22-25, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    Maybe "There's 11,000$ in the...." But most likely, "All I ever wanted was a kind world unlike this one."
    dogsandwolves dogsandwolves 13-15, F Aug 25

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    Probably not being good enough thats probably the root of most of my problems..feeling im unlovable not worthy of love..I always wonder why people even like me people im close to...
    seeminglypossible seeminglypossible 22-25, F Aug 28

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    I fear jealousy. It haunts my heart and makes myself disgusting and hateful all the time. I get jealous at the tiniest of things. Among the people I'm jealous of are my sister, my...
    ghostinme ghostinme 18-21, F Aug 28

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    Okay! This should be interesting… feel free to stalk the profile, I've probably searched through yours anyway (just kidding, well maybe not). Hair: brown. Eyes: brown. Skin...
    everybodyclapyourhands everybodyclapyourhands 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    First time trying this I always wonder what name would fit me . When I was born my parents and grandparents couldn't decide what to name me so my dad past through this place and...
    Verano93 Verano93 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    When I close my eyes I see Me with a pretty girl walking around holding hands. As we walk we talk and joke around with eachother gently pushing and laughing. I see this alot while...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I like to be nice to everyone, I'm kinda shy, and I use to be peacefull. Sometimes when I get mad I can be agressive, but i don,t like hurting people and I can be extremely...
    Blackwolf1604 Blackwolf1604 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    "Tell him I love him. With everything I have. And we're only apart for a while but no matter what I love him and let him know he was the last thing to cross my mind."
    Katiepoohmm Katiepoohmm 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Girl... I ain't no cat... but... you gotta be kitten me... *dies from this very statement*
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm out, see you ******* in hell! Haha
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    "Come here." *moves their ear towards my mouth as I whisper* I hid the money *cough* under..... the______" I know it's old, but I wanna go down with some humor :P
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I love you Principo. Sorry for all my mistakes. I wish I could have been more to you.
    Mjjim86 Mjjim86 26-30, M Aug 25

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