What did you want to be when you were growing up? Are you doing your dream job o

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  1. GoGreenTips profile image61
    GoGreenTipsposted 11 years ago

    What did you want to be when you were growing up? Are you doing your dream job or just making living

  2. lburmaster profile image73
    lburmasterposted 11 years ago

    My dream was to be a designer, fashion and then interior. I'm still an interior designer, but only of my home. Now I'm just paying the bills until I graduate. Then I hope to get a job doing what I enjoy.

  3. peeples profile image91
    peeplesposted 11 years ago

    I wanted to be archaeologist when I was growing up. Instead though I ended up doing my dream job, taking care of my 3 sweet children and a loving husband! Wouldn't change it for anything!

  4. Georgie Lowery profile image89
    Georgie Loweryposted 11 years ago

    When I was little, I wanted to be the Wizard of Oz. When I got a little older, I wanted to be the greatest female guitar player in the history of history. As an adult, I decided I wanted to be a writer. I don't know much about flying monkeys and I can't play guitar, so I guess it's going to be writing. smile

    1. brittvan22 profile image75
      brittvan22posted 11 years agoin reply to this


    2. Georgie Lowery profile image89
      Georgie Loweryposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      That would be awesome, but I think I might need a brain. Maybe I can't be the Wizard after all? wink

  5. Efficient Admin profile image86
    Efficient Adminposted 11 years ago

    When I was real little I wanted to be a runway model for Revlon and loved playing with makeup and jewelry (still do).  Did I become a runway model.............No.  Then I wanted to be a veterinarian, but now I am in a job making a living.

  6. Traci21 profile image61
    Traci21posted 11 years ago

    When I was 4-5 I wanted to be a vet. When I turned 7 we realized I was highly allergic to cats and other animals. I was crushed!
    Then I wanted to be a detective but I changed my mind real quick!! Then a councilor. Then a social worker. Now, I just want to be a mother to my two children and a wife to my husband. I am glad I can be a free-lace writer and stay home with my kids. I am not looking forward to getting a job outside of my home.

  7. MountainManJake profile image69
    MountainManJakeposted 11 years ago

    When I was growing up, I wanted to learn Karate, play guitar, and travel the world.  I ended up learning Tae Kwon Do, Muay Thai and Kung Fu.  I learned to play the guitar, bass, piano, and the drums.  I have also lived all around America and Germany.  As far as financially, I never really thought about money when I was growing up.  I am a freelance artist, writer and composer, and in the Air Force Reserve, kind of all over the place.

  8. CJWood71 profile image81
    CJWood71posted 11 years ago

    When I was really little I wanted to be either a baseball player or a race car driver.  As I got a little older I wanted to be a marine biologist.  Needless to say, none of those careers worked out for me.  Now I am just working at a job and making a living.

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    KatrineDMposted 11 years ago

    While at school I wanted to be a lawyer. But I left the country at 18, married 2 years later, and decided to study to be a pricing analyst. I have worked in the field for 12 years now and I do enjoy it a lot. But at the same time I love writing, and would love to be a freelance copywriter eventually.

  10. joanwz profile image80
    joanwzposted 11 years ago

    I don't know, I haven't grown up yet. But I still dream of being a ballerina, a musician, a world famous artist, a pullitzer prize winner, a firefighter, a world class chef, an ice skater....

  11. Film Fanatic 603 profile image61
    Film Fanatic 603posted 11 years ago

    Growing up I had always wanted to be a firefighter. Unfortunately certain stupid driving choices when I was younger closed the door on that dream. The worst part of the situation is that I was halfway through my training at the Fire Academy when I  had committed my final offence. Now it's just about a paycheck because without going back to school I will never enjoy the work I am doing.

  12. connorj profile image68
    connorjposted 11 years ago

    When I was growing up all I ever wanted to be was an excellently skilled and successful NHL hockey player. Imagine making millions to play the game you began when you were 4 years of age. Although I almost made it, I eventually discovered I was not talented enough; thus, I reinvented myself as a forest engineer. Now this indeed was a bit of a dream job for a single guy in his early 20s; flying in choppers north of lake Superior, visiting small lakes that were ideal for fishing because they had never been fished (or for that matter visited by "man"); seeing amazing sites and acts of wildlife; hunting...
    Yet (once again) after I fell in love and married, this environment and "life" became less than ideal. Therefore, I reinvented myself initially as the City of Fort Lauderdale Urban Forester (it really was like being the proverbial Maytag Repairman); besides my expertise was road engineering in the Boreal Forest not palm trees and other tropical urban street trees... Thus once again, I reinvented myself,  and after graduate school I became a educational psychologist/assistant professor and that my friends has been my ideal job for the past 15 years... I love what I do; I have lots of autonomy, I have created a learning theory and written 1 book and co-authored another (worst seller)...

  13. catalinafr profile image60
    catalinafrposted 11 years ago

    When I was a child I wanted to become an archeologist. Now I understand that I wouldn't be great in it, as I'm not fond of history))
    And in some 13-15 I wanted to be FBI agent)


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