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Topic: A melancholic 25th

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  1. Lachy3130
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    7 March 2019
    So I`m turning 25 on the 9th and have been feeling down the last few weeks as I've been looking back on my life since year 12 all the way back in 2012 and haven`t been happy about it at all. I feel like my unfinished courses, heartbreaks, and friendships cut short. I know that worse things have happened to me and I've had some successes too. But as i'm now back home with my family with no tertiary education or career to my name I feel like the last seven years being a total waste and that I have achieved much more in the last two years of my secondary schooling. Now I have no idea what I want to do with my life nor where to go from here apart from knowing that I want to stay alive and have a reason to more than just not wanting to hurt those I care about. That's just how I feel that's all.
  2. Psychologistry
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    7 March 2019 in reply to Lachy3130

    It's ok. Throw all those failures straight in the bin, right now. Refresh your mind. Because all these, they don't matter. The past is the past, ok? The only thing you should do now is plan out your future. You've at least graduated from secondary school. That's a big accomplishment for some people.

    Well, cherish the moment with your family. It's your birthday, remember? Have a party, dine out, and enjoy a delicious cake!

    Then start mapping the rest of your career out. You can still get a pretty decent job. Or maybe go for the gold and start a company. I know for sure a CEO could make money up to the billions.

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  3. Psychologistry
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    10 March 2019 in reply to Psychologistry

    Here are yet some more options for your career. Happy, birthday, by the way! I know how it feels to think your a total waste. It's not common in young people. But clear your mind, move your troubles aside and stay on the optimistic side.

    First, try returning to university/college. I'm pretty sure it's ok to do that. Finish your courses.

    Then try out for some job interviews. Getting a stable income is the first thing you need to do to progress in true adulthood.

    After that, try and find a wife. Don't worry, it will probably take some time to find a match. If you get heartbroken, accept it, and then get over it. Pretend it didn't exist.

    But for now, enjoy some quality time with family and friends, and cherish the moment...

    Happy Birthday again!


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