How were you when you were my age?

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  1. TyCooN

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    I am not much older than 19 but, no, I wouldn't say I have the same feeling. I have a fairly clear-cut "career path" that I would like to follow, but that will surely change within the next 5 or 10 years. That seems to just be a fact of life.

    You could say that I'm hopeful about the future.
     
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    You could say that I'm hopeful about the future.

    Just don't go to law school.
     
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    Did you guys also have a sense of blind optimism when you were 19 that no matter what happened everything will turn out great for you?

    As a 19 year old, I wouldn't call it blind optimism... just a sense of aplomb due to my strong work ethic and clearly defined goals [​IMG]
     
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    Just don't go to law school.

    Your advice sucks.
     
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    Did you guys also have a sense of blind optimism when you were 19 that no matter what happened everything will turn out great for you?
    Yes, very blind optimism at 19. It went away at ~21-22. Now I'm optimistic again at 23 years old, but I don't think my optimism is blind anymore. I'm also pretty young, though, so take that for what it's worth.

    Just don't go to law school.
    I'm in law school and I approve of this message.
     
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    Did you guys also have a sense of blind optimism when you were 19 that no matter what happened everything will turn out great for you?
    I'm almost twice that age and I still do.
     
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    Did you guys also have a sense of blind optimism when you were 19 that no matter what happened everything will turn out great for you?

    no, I didn't get into any more trouble


    I'm not 19 yet, but I have no idea what the hell you are talking about with this "optimism" stuff.
     
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    I'm not 19 yet, but I have no idea what the hell you are talking about with this "optimism" stuff.

    Maybe not everyone goes through it...who knows.

    For me, it was a period of time during which I thought I was smarter than everybody (especially my parents) and I felt like I was invincible--like I would land a six-figure (or more!) salary no matter what I did.
     
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    at 19 i was depressed because of my where my job was located and had no where to go where i did not need a body guard.
     
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    Maybe not everyone goes through it...who knows.

    For me, it was a period of time during which I thought I was smarter than everybody (especially my parents) and I felt like I was invincible--like I would land a six-figure (or more!) salary no matter what I did.


    I know for me not a whole lot seems to have been going right so take my opinion with a grain of salt [​IMG]
     
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    at 19 i was depressed because of my where my job was located and had know were to go wer i did not need a body guard.

    You want to rephrase that?
     
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    I am not much older than 19 but, no, I wouldn't say I have the same feeling. I have a fairly clear-cut "career path" that I would like to follow, but that will surely change within the next 5 or 10 years. That seems to just be a fact of life.

    Yeah, there is no way a career in gay porn can last beyond your early thirties.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I did. I actually believed my parents and teachers when they told me I could do whatever I wanted as long as I set my mind to it. Thinking back, I don't think I was ever really pessimistic about the future or where I was going in life, even when I wasn't sure.
     
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    I'm almost twice that age and I still do.
    You're my hero.

    I'm not 19 yet, but I have no idea what the hell you are talking about with this "optimism" stuff.
    The stuff in bold below explains it pretty well.

    I'm pretty sure I did. I actually believed my parents and teachers when they told me I could do whatever I wanted as long as I set my mind to it. Thinking back, I don't think I was ever really pessimistic about the future or where I was going in life, even when I wasn't sure.
     

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