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How do you start your life over when you don't know where to begin?

I'm about to turn 45. I have no job, no car of my own (my husband and I share one car), no direction. I never thought about what I was going to do with my life and now, I'm paying the price for it. Is it possible to start over and correct the stupid mistakes I made? My best years are gone and I feel so old and becoming hopeless. Do you ever look back and wish you could do it all over again?

Asked By: - 5/28/2012
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At age 53, Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister... More
Answered By: Who knows. - 5/29/2012
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See a counsellor and get yourself a plan that suits for you and some kindness for yourself - I dont really know what you think you are missing - I went to uni in my late thirties and had a ball of a time and was glad I hadnt gone earlier - a freind of mine didnt start till her fifties and now she is poet of the year in... More
Answered By: jac the hat - 5/28/2012
 
it's never too late:) you'll find a path sooner or later. till then i would take a brake somewhere and just think. maybe bring a piece of paper, a pen, and go to the beach. alone.
Answered By: Sora - 5/29/2012
 
I wish I was 45. Your best years are not gone. If I had to do over again, I'd travel, not be tied down to house, go to school, read, help people, join the peace corps, even do those volunteer vacations... More
Answered By: sunnny - 5/29/2012
 
maybe take a career counseling class at your local community college. i took one and it was pretty interesting to learn about all the options there are and what i am best suited for. in my class they made us take a bunch of tests to determine what we like to do and the jobs that fit the description, as well as... More
Answered By: me - 5/29/2012
 
I'm 38 and feel like I'm just starting, 20 s and 30s were a total waste of time. First thing you can do is learn something new. I just started a course a university, maybe start with getting a job or volunteer
Answered By: Sven - 5/29/2012
 
I pray honestly, sincerely and earnestly with ardent devotion. Prayer does lot of wonders in life like a miracle.
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Answered By: Naguru - 5/29/2012
 
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