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

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    "Khakis" Well she sounds hideous. Whenever I hear someone ask what are you wearing I think of that State Farm commercial lol
    lunalight21 lunalight21 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    I regularly wear a Rago 1294 OBG in size 6X. Today I bought one in size 7X and it is super comfy. My wife likes it on me :) but she wants to cut off the garters :( So today I am...
    CrossdresserLauren CrossdresserLauren 46-50, T 3 Responses Aug 5

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    My thongs, my secure coral pink Asian Short shorts incase I have to run out of the building when in a fire alarm goes off and my gray sport shirt
    TransAsian TransAsian 26-30, T 1 Response Aug 5

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    I think at this point you can figure it out. My screen name is a dead giveaway. Or look at other posts. Although every once in awhile i do sleep nude.
    thongluvr582 thongluvr582 31-35, M Aug 13

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    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...
    CloakedWanderer CloakedWanderer 13-15, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I work a black skirt with a pretty top and my favorite black heels.
    NaughtyBecky NaughtyBecky 41-45, T 8 Responses Aug 8

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    Grey colored flutter skirt from Ricki's with a black and white horizontal striped cap sleeve Top from Blue Notes and a black 2 button blazer with 1/2 sleeves. Shoes were 1" heeled...
    Brandie1960 Brandie1960 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    Wearing it now. A bauge and black striped dress. Black pantyhose with black flats. Underneath I have light blue panties on and a black panty girdle. A purple bra and stretch cami...
    mat2Robin43 mat2Robin43 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I wore this to the mall today.
    Brandie1960 Brandie1960 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 9

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    This is getting to be a difficult question to ask, since I incorporate so many feminine things in my daily attire. For example, my watch and purse are visible. Some of my sweaters...
    PennySterling PennySterling 51-55, T 3 Responses Aug 16

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    My cork heels black footless tights and a red pencil skirt. Black top and black bra. Blonde wig with braided pig tails with pink bows.
    cdjo cdjo 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I wore a Green maxi dress with nude coloured sandals. Underneath I had a matching black bra and knicker set. I really felt amazing and stayed in the outfit for the whole day. Love...
    LisaTG LisaTG 26-30, T 1 Response Aug 18

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    Always nude in bed :) Always
    DesiresSlavery DesiresSlavery 36-40, M 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 a week ago

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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 6 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 1 day ago

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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 3 hrs ago

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    I fear death. I sort of go crazy when I think that one day I am going to die. But it's worse when I think of someone I love dying. It also drives me crazy when I think about how...
    Dominique15 Dominique15 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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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 3 hrs ago

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    I'm afraid of stopping. What about you?
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 2 hrs ago

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    Replacement, rejection, being forgotten, losing someone you love, seeing someone you love with someone else - I'm currently experiencing these, it's great.
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M 2 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 3 days ago

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