No, I don’t know what I’m doing

Enjoy life without planning everything

We always ask kids what they want to be when they grow up. They usually know what they want to do. However, I do not. As a matter of fact, I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing right now. 

I’m mostly unsure of what I want to do with my future but I don’t want to have everything planned out. I don’t need to know exactly what’s going to happen—I just want to enjoy being young while I’m still young. Why should I have to worry about what I’ll be doing in a decade or two? What’s the point? 

Please stop telling me I need to have everything figured out. I’m young and I’m still in college. Who says that I have to have a plan of exactly what I want to do or where I want to go or who I want to be with? Why do I need to have all of this planned now? 

I’m nineteen, I don’t need to have my hypothetical children named or my future house picked out. Stop pretending that I’m the odd one out because I don’t know what I want in life. We’re all in the same boat. 

Let me live in the moment; let me enjoy the things that I’m doing and the people I’m with. Who decided uncertainty was always a bad thing? I’m at a crossroads and I’m fine with feeling out my options. 

Hear me out for just a second: why do you need a wedding themed Pinterest board? Why do you need to know everything now? Nothing is certain and no one will know the future until it happens. 

Stop trying to figure everything out. Just enjoy being young. Eat junk food and stay up late and be a little reckless. Worry about your classes, not your future spouse. Make some mistakes and learn from them. Follow your heart and see where it leads you. 

Live in the moment. Enjoy the time you have while you still have it. Let the future take its course at its own pace. 

You don’t need to have your life figured out every second of the day. I don’t. 

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