And what did you become?
And what did you become?
Someone who slept with a lot of men. And I achieved my dreams.
I wanted to be a porn star, instead I just became a slut.
I wanted to die
R3 I wanted to die
Don't give up! You'll get there!
I had considered medicine but realized back then it was essentially the dark ages for medicine. So I through into an engineering discipline instead.
Kindergarten teacher. I became a computer programmer.
.Wanted to be an English teacher. Became a cop. Worked out well, since I'm now one of the grammar police on DL.
Wanted to be Joe Elliott from Def Leppard, ended up an accountant, which is just as good.
Were you a hot cop?
But what is going on just outside of picture frame?
Rich older Husband!
Wanted to be a baseball player or animator, now I'm a not-quite-starving artist.
I wanted to be an actor doing comedy.
I stack shelves in a warehouse.
Hope you're saving up for that rainy and old day.
I wanted to be supported by a sugar daddy. I'm now living frugally on the pension of a retired government lawyer. Careful what you wish for....
I looked like that 30 years ago - still got the same even Richer (much older) Husband!
R15 My parents had money anyway, even though I will inherit his event his it will all just go to my Nephews & Nieces after we die.
^^ , (comma)
R18, have you had a chance to repair that shaky step at the top of the stairs?
R20 In 30+ years I have kicked him down the stairs, put his head through a window and beat him and left him on the street (though I did go and find him at The Hospital). He has pretty much done the same but we have been much calmer for the past 15 years because we are too old.
I could write a horrible book. But we seem to like each other now....
A private dancer!
I wanted to go into advertising -- a result of loving the show Bewitched as a kid -- and I did, first at a big ad agency, and then in-house for a fashion company. I am now, like someone who posted upstream, a not quite starving artist.
"Were you a hot cop? —Like in porn? With the tight state trooper pants?"
I look nice in my uniform, but I think I also would have been a pretty hot English teacher in Dockers and Clark Desert Boots. I'm not porn star grade, but I've been told I have a nice butt.
A porn actor
At 12 I wanted to be an Egyptologist. Became an artist/antiquarian/historian.
Do you note an influence of Egyptian art on your own work?
I wanted to work in retail and hoped to work my way up to being a store manager. I actually work in retail and it's hell.
I wanted to be an actor. I'm unemployed.
I didn't want that side of a job in the legitimate theater.
Artist and artist.
I wanted to be out of the family business. I wanted to have a major role in the non profit arts world. I wanted to find a stable long term someone to share the experience. I wanted a city house, a country house, and a resort house. I wanted several great friends and a slew of great acquaintances. I didn't want to be ambitious in a way that hurt or hindered others, and I didn't want to be the victim of same. I have pulled all of this together with the exception of the resort house, which is in the pipeline.
We have a party in a couple of weeks with a hundred plus people attending, and 6 favorite couples staying with use for the weekend. While I negotiated and worked on some of this plan over the years, a lot of it came by chance. Good chance. Hope for it.
Like many all of you, I battle against outside forces seemingly closing in on us like a bad horror movie. At least the world that I created for myself - with the help of many others - is a model that I feel proud of and gladly share with as many people as possible.
I feel like I'm watching an installment of the 7 Up movies.
An architect, a choreographer and a commercial artist.
End up being a graphic designer, an art director and a painting contractor.
As a young boy I liked to play in my dad's home office. I liked the paperwork - especially tracking expenses. In high school I worked on some applications requested by school administration and managed a project before graduating. I retired last year as a technology project manager. I had some management jobs during my working years, but project management was always my calling. I was a bit promiscuous as a young gayling, thankfully avoided any serious STDs, and still enjoy sex.
So R34, you grew up wanting to watch. Smart. If anything, there is a tremendous amount to watch today. You were prescient. Happy channel surfing.
I love the combination of organized administrative discipline and lasciviousness, R36. I bet you can make a tax return a little dirty.
I wanted to be a priest, afterwards, I wanted to be an actor. I work for the government.
I wanted to become a Franciscan brother, teaching History in high school. I work in health insurance. I try to post interesting historical facts here on DL, though.