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I Wish I Could Make a Living Doing My Fantasy Job

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I always fight with him . He is so involved in his job . I don't get him to talk to also most days
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    Mine is an arranged marriage even now I feel unloved uncared , I did a stupid thing by doing an arranged marriage . This family I married to took Half my money too . The guy I got...
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    My mother, dear god I do love her....... But there's something she still won't admit that tears me up inside. The way she used to "punish me".... She would hit my leg really hard...
    GivePeaceAChance3 GivePeaceAChance3 13-15 2 Responses Oct 26

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    you told me I wouldn't lose you this time. you told me no one could come between what we had. you told me that when you said "I love you" that you meant it. but the biggest thing...
    tay143 tay143 16-17, F Oct 25

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    Everyone in my entire life, I surrender! In death I shall be reborn. Nothing's real not even myself so no one can save me. It's all an illusion, a black hole taking all the thing...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Oct 24

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    i feel people would laugh, pity and spread my feelings around to the whole school if i told my true feelings.
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 24

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    To the German guy... thank you so much.
    youaremygift youaremygift 31-35, F Oct 24

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    I try not to think like this because you can't carry the past with you but I don't think some understand just how bad it hurt. Not that long ago I broke down in front of one friend...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F Oct 25

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    I am excited for the new change for everyone!
    PinkiePie20 PinkiePie20 13-15, M Oct 26

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    Dont be sucked in to this 'Australia is the best place to live and retire" bullsht ... You will never live a fully comfortable life or retire without worrying about the high cost...
    vladdyy vladdyy 31-35, M 4 Responses Nov 12

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    http://youtu.be/ZIYsjIm3zqU "I Wish I Could Break Your Heart" I wish I could break your heart I wish I could bring you down Just for a second, teach you a lesson about being...
    moonlightdancer1967 moonlightdancer1967 46-50, F Nov 11

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    I wish I could love God more. I wish I could stop sining. I wish I would just stop being jealous of others. I wish I was nicer to my parents. I wish could be a better christian. I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Today is one of those days that I wish I was living at a beach some where! I want to look out at the water and the waves going in and out!
    rosesheart rosesheart 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    Not really sure what I should really say here as I'm new to this...well, I guess letting some stuff out here is better than not letting it out at all...so I'm a twenty-something...
    Aimlessme Aimlessme 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I wish I really could make friends :3
    theghostofu theghostofu 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 27

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    I'm such a negative person, I can't let go of negativity. I wish I could make friends, but I have negativity pulling me down. I've been this way for so long, I feel like maybe I...
    Luckycharm2014 Luckycharm2014 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    I was so depressed without work. I couldn't find the right job for me. My career went down the wrong path. But I didn't give up. I kept pressing on and somehow I got a job I never...
    Roxvox Roxvox 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I so love putting my makeup on, doing my hair pretty and dressing up in something alluring and something that makes me feel beautiful ...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    When I was 18 I got hit with a double whammy on my body. I was pregnant and diagnosed with gall bladder disease. Ultrasounds showed a growth along the inside lining of the pesky...
    flypiggie flypiggie 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    Did you know that most people just live, with no reason for living? Like many others in the world, and like many of EP I suffer from Depression and anxiety. I don’t know why and...
    thatonegirlnamedrenae thatonegirlnamedrenae 16-17, F a week ago

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    If you happen to speculate which the 2013 fantasy football sleepers are, RotoViz can provide you with you the reply. Now you will be up-to-date together with the details about...
    edward324 edward324 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    This is a little long, sorry...it's important to me though. A little context: I am a 23 year old girl that just graduated from college in May. I just accepted a new job and I need...
    svd91 svd91 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I have been friends with this guy for about 7 years. We have the best time together. We can talk for hours without getting bored and have the same sense of humor. We have mostly...
    AnnUrban AnnUrban 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 13

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    B.o.B. ft. Hayley Williams - Airplanes http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=kn6-c223DUU Can we pretend that airplanes In...
    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    One of the most stressful things in my life is time constraints. Time is a strange concept. One I have struggled to grasp for much of my life. Thinking about this today. Going...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    I wish I could just go somewhere and start over, RIGHT NOW! Just drop everything and see the world …. or more of it, at the least. I am really done with where I am at in life...
    EpilepticOne EpilepticOne 31-35, M Oct 30

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    It’s just a fantasy for me as well of course, but if you don’t mind suspending your sense of reality just a bit, maybe we could indulge in a little mutual fantasizing and...
    mickitg mickitg 41-45, T 1 Response Nov 3

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    I'm living with a Difficult father I've been looking and searching 8 months, i finally got a job (part-time) but i still get treated like I'm 8 yrs old by parents and relatives...
    Storyboard0241 Storyboard0241 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I really REALLY wish someone would turn my favorite childhood book series into a movie series. I absolutely loved it as a kid and still do. It's so magical and wonderful and it was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Oct 26

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    : 3 months ago, I decided to quit my job as an in-house Broadcast Agency Producer in a global advertising and marketing agency (ours based in Manila, PH). I was so torn between...
    Curieux2004 Curieux2004 26-30 1 Response Oct 26

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    16th Post. One of my favourite songs of all time is Free by Rudimental, but you really have to go into youtube and watch the clip to appreciate the song. The theme of the song...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i havent lived at home since i graduated high school. i suppose i could just go out and rent a place, but i wouldnt be saving a single penny. eventually, ill be moving, so i guess...
    blahblah2789 blahblah2789 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    Just today, and let me say this wasn't a spurt of the moment thing. I USED to work for a thrift store, and the only reason I stayed as long as I did is because the purpose of it...
    CreativeSpark CreativeSpark 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31

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    If I could go back in time, I would have worked a little less hard at my crazy, stressing job… I would have stayed home a few more Saturday mornings instead of rushing in to work...
    SomeGuy9999 SomeGuy9999 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 10

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    So I may as well start tonight. I don't think I'll be sleeping soon and I need to start sharing sometime. I was born as the first child and my parents had another 2 kids after that...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Is there anyone else out there who just feels like they need a friend? :'( I've been pretty lonely for a while now. I'm 21 years old and I can honestly say I have very few people...
    Michimon Michimon 18-21, F Oct 26

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    That irresistible moment when you know that with just one word, nothing will ever be the same, your life capsizes, takes a new direction. All that you thought and felt suddenly...
    chanjen chanjen 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    My soul deflates to know that he thought he had to be someone else to have what we had. It was all in his head. The love, the relationship, it was a fantasy to him not because it...
    NastasyaFilippovna NastasyaFilippovna 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 24

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    Sometimes I feel this way, but I realized many key aspects these couple of days. I attended a Placebo concert, their music is amazing but the live performance was insane!! so cool...
    sjyul sjyul 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I am reading a book right now called, Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. It's a great book, and I was glad to find out that we're doing at least the first four principles...
    YourFriendRyan YourFriendRyan 36-40 Oct 26