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What did you want to be when you grew up

And what did you become?

by Anonymousreply 40Last Wednesday at 2:30 PM

Someone who slept with a lot of men. And I achieved my dreams.

#WINNING!

by Anonymousreply 111/29/2017

I wanted to be a porn star, instead I just became a slut.

by Anonymousreply 211/29/2017

I wanted to die

by Anonymousreply 311/29/2017

[quote]R3 I wanted to die

Don't give up! You'll get there!

by Anonymousreply 411/29/2017

I had considered medicine but realized back then it was essentially the dark ages for medicine. So I through into an engineering discipline instead.

by Anonymousreply 511/29/2017

Kindergarten teacher. I became a computer programmer.

by Anonymousreply 611/29/2017

.Wanted to be an English teacher. Became a cop. Worked out well, since I'm now one of the grammar police on DL.

by Anonymousreply 711/29/2017

Wanted to be Joe Elliott from Def Leppard, ended up an accountant, which is just as good.

by Anonymousreply 811/29/2017

Were you a hot cop?

by Anonymousreply 911/29/2017

Lazy, Not work. I never needed to or have.

by Anonymousreply 1011/29/2017

But what is going on just outside of picture frame?

by Anonymousreply 1111/29/2017

Rich older Husband!

by Anonymousreply 1211/29/2017

Wanted to be a baseball player or animator, now I'm a not-quite-starving artist.

by Anonymousreply 1311/29/2017

I wanted to be an actor doing comedy.

I stack shelves in a warehouse.

by Anonymousreply 1411/29/2017

Hope you're saving up for that rainy and old day.

by Anonymousreply 1511/29/2017

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....

by Anonymousreply 1611/29/2017

I looked like that 30 years ago - still got the same even Richer (much older) Husband!

by Anonymousreply 1711/29/2017

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.

by Anonymousreply 1811/29/2017

^^ , (comma)

by Anonymousreply 1911/29/2017

R18, have you had a chance to repair that shaky step at the top of the stairs?

by Anonymousreply 2011/29/2017

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....

by Anonymousreply 2111/29/2017

A private dancer!

by Anonymousreply 2211/29/2017

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.

by Anonymousreply 2311/29/2017

"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.

by Anonymousreply 2411/29/2017

A porn actor

by Anonymousreply 2511/29/2017

At 12 I wanted to be an Egyptologist. Became an artist/antiquarian/historian.

by Anonymousreply 2611/29/2017

Do you note an influence of Egyptian art on your own work?

by Anonymousreply 2711/30/2017

Judy Garland

by Anonymousreply 2811/30/2017

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.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Wednesday at 12:37 PM

I wanted to be an actor. I'm unemployed.

I didn't want that side of a job in the legitimate theater.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Wednesday at 12:41 PM

Artist and artist.

by Anonymousreply 31Last Wednesday at 12:47 PM

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.

by Anonymousreply 32Last Wednesday at 12:57 PM
by Anonymousreply 33Last Wednesday at 1:01 PM

I feel like I'm watching an installment of the 7 Up movies.

by Anonymousreply 34Last Wednesday at 1:09 PM

An architect, a choreographer and a commercial artist.

End up being a graphic designer, an art director and a painting contractor.

by Anonymousreply 35Last Wednesday at 1:22 PM

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.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Wednesday at 1:31 PM

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.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Wednesday at 1:33 PM

I love the combination of organized administrative discipline and lasciviousness, R36. I bet you can make a tax return a little dirty.

by Anonymousreply 38Last Wednesday at 1:36 PM

I wanted to be a priest, afterwards, I wanted to be an actor. I work for the government.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Wednesday at 1:54 PM

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.

by Anonymousreply 40Last Wednesday at 2:30 PM
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