Phrases that must disappear from your life effective immediately

  • “I’m thinking about going back to school.”
  • “I’m considering quitting my job.”
  • “This may just be the year I lay it on the line and go for it.”
  • “I hope my girlfriend/wife/whatever approves.”
  • “One day, I’ll get my finances together.”
  • “I have no idea what I want to do with my life.”
  • “I hate my job.”
  • “I’m bored.”
  • “People who make more money and have more success than I do are just lucky.”

 

 

 

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5 Responses to Phrases that must disappear from your life effective immediately

  1. Phil June 4, 2013 at 2:18 pm #

    “I’m getting married” should be another one

  2. Stephen June 4, 2013 at 4:03 pm #

    Should have worn a condom

  3. Mike Jones June 4, 2013 at 9:05 pm #

    I have a couple more that tie in to recent topics: “I hate my job” and “my girlfriend/boyfriend treats me like shit”

  4. Nastassia June 5, 2013 at 7:16 am #

    You are 100% right on this list Tom, like usual.

  5. Roberto Severino June 6, 2013 at 4:13 pm #

    Spot on, Tom! For me, it’s statements like “if I had done (fill-in-the-blank), things would have been great” or similar kind of rhetoric. It’s a bad habit, I know, but I’m a huge perfectionist.

    After taking a year off from college (graduated high school last year), I’m starting again this Fall.

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