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    (Original post by Oilfreak1)
    ur only 21 bro wait another decade before you claim to have wasted a third of ur life
    well i had been working productively i'd be like alfie best by now if not having surpassed him
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    (Original post by Multitalented me)
    I feel that way, I'm 24 but due to a real lack of confidence/motivation & not knowing what I want do I only feel as if I've got off the starting blocks just now. I feel a lot of other people are ahead of me such as having a solid career/career plan, passing their driving test, having many friends, relationships etc. I feel as a result I'm putting too much pressure on myself to make up for it, instead of maybe relaxing a bit more, & not try to do too many things at once. Mentally I feel younger than I really am due to wasting all those years of my life. I don't feel as if I've lived it anywhere near to my fullest potential, & yeah, it does get to me. Anyone with similar experiences to make me feel better about myself haha???
    Yes I feel exactly the same! I'm 23, and have this huge emptiness of feeling underachieved! I still don't know what to do career wise, I generally feel like I'm just floating about and getting on by!! This year I'm trying to set myself some goals though
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    I'm 20, 21 in a few weeks. I felt like this. I'll berate myself over not doing anything productive in a day. I hate wasting time. Whether it's a day, month or years.

    I spent an additional 2 years at college and took a gap year before starting uni this September. I hate that I'm 3 years behind my peers and have very little to show for it.

    And then I change perspective. I have 4 years work experience that most people my age don't have. Working means I was able to pay for my driving lessons, car, etc so I'm more mobile than a lot of the people I was at school with. I've got a couple of expensive computers, which are both wonderful monetary investments for me as well as super useful when I want an IT related career.

    It's all relative. Yes I could be finishing my degree now. But then I wouldn't have the nice computer, the car, the work experience and so on.
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    (Original post by Tom78)
    You start whenever you start. Our generation will blatantly all live to like 100 anyway, who cares?
    Thats horrible, i hope im dead by 70
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    Yep.
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    left revision too late

    me right now

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    (Original post by M14B)
    Wasted my life?
    I am 19 wtf!
    1/3 of the way through your life probably
    at most 1/4 which is a lot IMO
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    well i had been working productively i'd be like alfie best by now if not having surpassed him
    perhaps, but there's no way you could have spent the first 10-13 years of your life productively.

    so you've only wasted 1/6 of your life .
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    (Original post by Kieran1996)
    1/3 of the way through your life probably
    at most 1/4 which is a lot IMO
    maybe 1/5?!
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    Just ask yourself whether or not these values that you haven't partook in are of any value if you look at the big picture. Besides, I wouldn't spend too much brainpower focusing on the past, which is unchangeable. Instead, look towards the future, which can be amazing if you do it right!
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    (Original post by Oilfreak1)
    perhaps, but there's no way you could have spent the first 10-13 years of your life productively.

    so you've only wasted 1/6 of your life .
    he started at 13 dealing in used vehicles and is now 20 and has bought several nightclubs, a brand new ferrari and is looking to to starting a vodka brand
    if i had started back then i would be worth best part of a million by now rather than than about £30,000 i own mainly in stock
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    (Original post by Multitalented me)
    I feel that way, I'm 24 but due to a real lack of confidence/motivation & not knowing what I want do I only feel as if I've got off the starting blocks just now. I feel a lot of other people are ahead of me such as having a solid career/career plan, passing their driving test, having many friends, relationships etc. I feel as a result I'm putting too much pressure on myself to make up for it, instead of maybe relaxing a bit more, & not try to do too many things at once. Mentally I feel younger than I really am due to wasting all those years of my life. I don't feel as if I've lived it anywhere near to my fullest potential, & yeah, it does get to me. Anyone with similar experiences to make me feel better about myself haha???
    Well I'm not really as old as you, but I'm not proud of some things I've done and I just want to live life again and treat others better. That's my experience for you.
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    he started at 13 dealing in used vehicles and is now 20 and has bought several nightclubs, a brand new ferrari and is looking to to starting a vodka brand
    if i had started back then i would be worth best part of a million by now rather than than about £30,000 i own mainly in stock
    Started at 13 meaning he was unproductive for 13 years a toddler / 8 year old can't be productive unless their in Mensa
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    Yeah I wasted 12 years going to school.
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    I was sacked yesterday. So yep, I'm wasting my life because I'll be spending more of it out of work than in it
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    i would redo tho go back and made sure i was never borned, anyone else?
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    (Original post by Oilfreak1)
    Started at 13 meaning he was unproductive for 13 years a toddler / 8 year old can't be productive unless their in Mensa
    no my point is i should have started then but i have only started last year so i wasted several years doing nothing virtually
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    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    no my point is i should have started then but i have only started last year so i wasted several years doing nothing virtually
    Yeah u wasted about 10 1/6-1/10 of ur life its no big theres people who've wasted alot more.
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    (Original post by Oilfreak1)
    Yeah u wasted about 10 1/6-1/10 of ur life its no big theres people who've wasted alot more.
    i can agree with that certainly
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    (Original post by M14B)
    maybe 1/5?!
    Oh now that would be good
 
 
 
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