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I Wish I Could Make a Living Doing My Fantasy Job

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    I Did It... So Can You...

    I am following my dream of owning my own business. Yes it is hard work and you never get a day off. long hours and little pay. but it is the price you pay to have full control of your life.. I only wish I did this years ago.. If you have a dream then just follow it...
    freetoagoodhome freetoagoodhome 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2010

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    Artist

    I want to illustrate children's books.I'd be ecstatic if I could land a career doing that. I would work from home and spend my days painting the creatures and places of my imagination, and get paid for it.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F Jan 19, 2012

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    I Want to Open a Bakery Cafe.

    it is such a big dream of mine to open my own store, a bakery cafe, make my own hours, put a smile on everyone's face, let my grandma's recipes live on and just make a living doing what I love. decorate the store how I want, be my own boss. would be so nice.    
    sunnydani sunnydani 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 17, 2008

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    Essays

    What I would LOVE to do is write humorous personal essays.  Kind of along the lines of Laurie Notaro and David Sedaris.  And, I would love to write for newspaper or magazine or webzine.  I'd want to write some kind of pop culture rant/rave/opinion piece.  I...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2008

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    My Fantasy Occupation...

    Would be to become a journalist....any type of medium would be fine with me....print....television...but I will say that I am most drawn to radio..I would love to  host my own radio show....and infuse it with great music...current affairs....and relevant news articles and...
    blackgirl71 blackgirl71 41-45, F 4 Responses May 31, 2010

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    I Want To Be A Cocktail Waitress

     I would love to have what is my dream job. I would truly most like to be a cocktail waitress. I would love having to wear a short skirt, nylons, and high heels for my 8 or 10 hour shifts, every day of the week. I just really think this would be awesome, and I would love to...
    1trj 1trj 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2009

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    This has been one of my dreams. I wish to make good friends from all walks of life. I mean like across nations, professions, cultures, etc. I think it would be really cool! The...
    cooledown cooledown 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I was thinking about all the violence and bloodshed this past week..The terrible senseless slaughter of innocents in Pakistan and the Middle East. I guess as much as we try and...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 9 Responses a week ago

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    I left a job across the country to come home thinking things would be better. At that job, I had a micromanager boss who treated me terribly. I was accused of doing things I didn...
    dariengrasshopper dariengrasshopper 36-40, F Dec 16

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    I wish i was never born. My life would be so much easier and less complicated. My self esteem is really low, I'm not good at anything, the only job I could get is a cleaning job...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    63rd post. Now I'm going to start delving into the issues that have caused me the most anxiety over the years, and which I believe have led to who I am today. Firstly I will talk...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    {Quite a few purchasers have no idea enough about what they should Assess corporations for themselves. I donR17;t Consider they should Assess corporations by them selves, either...
    Dafyd269q0od5 Dafyd269q0od5 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    Hey guy. Thanks for spending time to read my first post. I just got fired from a new job for unacceptable reason. A week ago, I saw an job ad on the internet, and decided to give...
    violetleon violetleon 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 19

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    I AM HAPPY TODAY. I know. I know that it sounds ridiculous giving a measurement, some sort of time element into something inwardly special. Being happy is a gift that is worth your...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 2 Responses Nov 30

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    A few days ago, a came across a man from my town who is a quadriplegic, and his chair was stuck in the snow. I immediately went to help him out of the snow, noticing that many...
    Heresmystory Heresmystory 16-17, F Nov 30

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    61st post. Just walked up to the doorway of the guest bedroom. Stood staring at him as he slept peacefully. He was softly snoring and I just stood there looking at him. A million...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 20

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    the only reason im staying at my current place of employment is because of the appeal of possible promotion. If it were for the money, i would leave immediately and be paid entry...
    keeferfive keeferfive 31-35, M Dec 11

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    I know this well,as do many others. We have all suffered at some point. I could make a long list. But I know there are millions worse off than me. My father told me pain is fear...
    FiestySecret FiestySecret 18-21, F Dec 17

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    I don't have any...well let me explain. Close friends are something I don't have as a close friend is someone you ring, say hello to everyday and is someone you chat with about...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    43rd post. Haven't written for a few days, and unfortunately I'm back to being in a slump. Not sleeping more than about 3 hours a night, and my mind is on fast forward with a...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    Hi Everyone i have spend quiet a bit of time reading all posts. very interesting, reading from first of all.. A NON JUDGMENTAL POINT OF VIEW! I live here 3y now. started as a...
    math1982 math1982 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Hi. This is my first post here, sorry if it's a bit too long but I really would like to take this off my chest. Apologies also for spelling mistakes, English is not my native...
    Ephex Ephex 36-40, M 3 hrs ago

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    It is my new thing! I have tried beeswax, I do not like it, it hardens as I pour. Palm wax gives a glittery tint. Soy is the best, although I have found that when I mix a tad of...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I use to think this all the time.Years of struggling being a single father with full custody of two children.Dealing with a dead beat drama causing ex-wife.Working 50 hour six day...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 12

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    I love to read about people's wildest sex fantasy please inbox me a story
    Surrick Surrick 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I love reading people's sexual fantasy please inbox me if you have a story to tell
    Surrick Surrick 31-35, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I want to travel the world with you. I don’t want to travel first class or sleep on Egyptian cotton. I want to traverse Russia, traipse through every major mountain range in...
    mazgeddes mazgeddes 26-30 7 hrs ago

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    59th post. A few years back I used to work for a major insurance company. I had just gotten a transfer into the city, and I had been appointed to the new position of a learning and...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 19

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    I've made so many mistakes and I truly feel like karma is smacking me hard. I wish I could rewind and start over. I really would like to just give up but I know that's not an...
    jessjess83 jessjess83 31-35, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I'm embarrassed about being gay. but I feel like I should open up and tell people so if I do meet someone it won't be a total rushed shock. so I basically fell in love with a...
    sydneyb342 sydneyb342 13-15, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I think the above says it all. I don't know....I work for a "government" Job (not really)...in a way I guess, we are contracted by a government company...we work in a government...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    58th post. I'm back to my story and it's back. The wanting to die feeling. I hate myself, I hate this world, I am ugly, I am a doormat, I am pathetic. Nobody loves me. Such a...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    Is this even the right title? If not, I'm sure you'll let me know..... It relates to a man who's caused me more stress than anyone else (apart from my parents, that's a given!) He...
    talkinaftermidnight talkinaftermidnight 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 19

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    So... I saw the question of the day, 'Did you do everything you wanted to do in 2014?' and an idea occurred to me, why don't I go back in my stories and see what I wrote for myself...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 3 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Do You Want To Change The World? Has there ever been a time when you wanted to change the world? If you have just said no I don't believe you! At some point, I believe that we...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Dec 7

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    It's another day. Hello world. Hello Sam. Sam wakes up but so does the other million Sam's. She goes to school, complains about her work, complains about her lack of sleep...
    birdGutsy birdGutsy 16-17 5 hrs ago

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    26th post. So here is another blast from the past. This probably happened about 2 years ago, at the height of my anxiety, and when my mental illness was developing into much more...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F Nov 30

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    I got one for everyone. So I bought a straitjacket. I was working out of town and while I was there I decided to try it out. Unfortunately I was alone at the time and didn't...
    Photogeek47 Photogeek47 26-30, M 8 Responses Nov 30

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    I want to be a part of a loving family.for me loving family means a family with 1 or 2 kids and their mom & dad.I want to be part of these type of family, i really love kids and...
    hubble99 hubble99 22-25, M Nov 30

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    More and more people are suffering from sore and aching back pains, and many do not know how to find relief. Fortunately, there are some sure means for alleviating pain in your...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Dec 15

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    so wish I can buy house about to be on street
    Confusedandlonely04 Confusedandlonely04 26-30 10 hrs ago

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    I met him when I was fresh out of high school. I moved to a new town following old and dear friends into the belly of the beast. A spontaneous and trendy city, and I was ready to...
    dandelionsandlighthouses dandelionsandlighthouses 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    44th post. Well I'm almost done telling my story, maybe about 10 more in depth posts to come, and a few randoms. I've saved the best for last, as in the events that led up to my...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    I knew what I was doing. Then I wouldn't be so scared
    welchbw welchbw 18-21, M 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I come across as antisocial and awkward but I wish I had more close friends. Why is it so difficult to make friends?
    PrettyDreams PrettyDreams 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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