how to make up for missed opportunities

I am 25, did not finish college, feel like lots of missed opportunities that my parents did not give me have made me unsuccessful. I have no job. Have not worked in 18 months. No money, Miserable living with parents. No life. No money to finish college.

Waiting for my parents to make up for their preventing me from having opportunities I should have had. They have no money to give me.

What can I do??

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by: Anonymous

You need to get yourself a loan. Stop relying on your parents. When I was 18 I got myself a loan for College. When you're an adult you have to rely on yourself. Your parents can help you with a place to live, and food. Your parents are there to support you to back you up. But financially you have to take care of yourself. They take care of you until your old enough to take care of yourself.

I was in your situation where I blamed them for not teaching me things about life. But it's you who has to take chances and challenge yourself to grow as a person. You have to put yourself out there. Keep trying. Good luck!

If only...
by: ?

I wish sometimes that I was a famous person. If I was I would help people in similar situations. Especially if they played an instrument. I know that you probably don't/won't trust me, but if you give me some sort of contact info I guarantee that if I some how do make it, I WILL find you, and together we'll solve this rampant problem in our society. I wish sometimes that my musical heroes would do this, and I will if the opportunity arises. I won't forget.

open your mind
by: Lost

I agree with Kay's comment but I understand your feelings as well. I have felt them and in fact many of us blame others especially those like our parents who we grow up believing have all the answers and can help us get through anything let us down. However we must come to our higher senses and realize that each and every one of us alone hold 100% of the responsibility in our own lives. It is a harsh and bitter truth but the sooner we come to realize this the sooner we will reach a better mind state and more productive life.

?You are now at a crossroads. This is your opportunity to make the most important decision you will ever make. Forget your past. Who are you now? Who have you decided you really are now? Don't think about who you have been. Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully.?
Anthony Robbins (American advisor to leaders)

missed opportunities
by: Kay

Thank you for contacting Positive Personal Growth. I cannot believe that you are blaming your parents for missed opportunities in your life, that its their fault you are unsuccessful, and that you are sitting round waiting for them to solve your problems!

Go out and get yourself a job, anything that enables you to earn some money to enable you to pay them for your upkeep.

I am horrified by your attitude. I cannot believe that you can't see that you are responsible for your own life. It is up to you decide what it is you want in your life, no one can live it for you.

Make your own opportunities, you are 25, not 5 stop expecting your parents to do everything for you.



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