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What do people live for when they don't have aspirations? watch

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    I know this is a weird question, and please know I'm definitely not being nasty - I am honestly just curious.

    I have always had aspirations. I've wanted to do well in my GCSEs, do well in my A Levels, go to a Russel Group uni to study something I love, eventually get a pHD, contribute some good to the well being of the world, all of our animals and all of the people.

    Some people have aspirations to build a loving family and get their dream job.

    But what happens when you've got your dream job and you've got your loving family? What happens next? When you've achieved all of your goals what is your motivation to get up every morning? Some people might say their families, but what if your dream is not to have a family and you're on your own?

    I know a lot of people who have got out of college and are just working wherever they can and they're completely comfortable in their lives, they don't want to move forward they just want to stay where they are.

    Where's the satisfaction in that and what exactly do people live for when this happens?
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    Not everyone is like you.
    Its perfectly fine if they dont have aspirations. later in life they may get some new ones.
    Most people just wnat to be healthy, happy and comfortable. It doesnt all have to be about targets.
    If you have a loving family then your next target is too keep it safe and help it flourish, its not really one of those things you tick off and its achieved as events happen. People get ill, fall out of love, have accidents, lose their jobs etc.

    There are alwats constant challenegs and things to aim for if you wnat to, but its not siperior than someone who is happy to take it one day at a time and be happy with what they have. That said its always a bit of a shame if someone undersells themselves or doesnt live up to potential unless is their positive choice.

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