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I got A*s at A-Level, got into Oxbridge and ranked at the top of national sport competitions. Despite this, I feel hopeless and lacking any sense of direction. I get little enjoyment from pretty much everything in life and no meaning in what I do. I have been trying to convince myself that getting into a relationship would solve this, but I am not that sure anymore.

What am I doing wrong?
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Get a life coach. Very helpful.
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Have a look at therapy.
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Have a look at therapy.
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I got A*s at A-Level, got into Oxbridge and ranked at the top of national sport competitions. Despite this, I feel hopeless and lacking any sense of direction. I get little enjoyment from pretty much everything in life and no meaning in what I do. I have been trying to convince myself that getting into a relationship would solve this, but I am not that sure anymore.

What am I doing wrong?
It could be the side effect of being a high achiever? Like you've cleared every hurdle that's been in your way and now you're at the top and there's (seemingly) nowhere further to go? I remember a similar thing happened to a housemate of mine. He'd spent pretty much his whole life aiming to get into Oxford to read PPE and then he achieved it and got there and had a massive existential crisis :sadnod:

Do watch out in case you are developing depression, btw :console: I don't think a relationship is going to hold all the answers/make you automatically feel totally better, either :nah:
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