I Am a Genius

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 428 People

    Bored With Life

    The past few years I have become very depressed. It comes in spurts. I have a hard time seeing the positive things in life because I can see all the negative. I'm always asking why to everything. I have this thirst to get to the root of each problem I come across. It can be...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2012

    Lazy Genius

    I have always been fairly smart. When I was two, I could perfectly plan ways to get into the living room to watch Gargoyles without ever disturbing my parents. I knew how to work the remote and change the setting on the TV so that I didn't need to worry about my parents coming in...
    iLostMySoul iLostMySoul
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2011

    Yes, EP is about speaking out on taboo topics.

    I'm a genius, my dad was a genius, my ex-brother-in-law is a genius, and my nephew is a genius. None of us are antisocial or strange.When EP questions come up regarding being a genius, there are as many different explanations as there are posters. Also, people really do not want...
    Ewizo Ewizo
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Sep 16, 2014

    I've had 'draft my Will' on my mental

    and physical to-do list for a very long time.. And at very different & increasingly traumatising levels & stages, with "true & complex" levels of increasingly traumatising reason, with "true & complex" & increasingly traumatising knowledge and understanding to back it up...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 11, 2015

    The Bar Was Always Too High.

    When I was tested as an adolescent, my IQ was 156. My father was Dartmouth and Yale. My mother was Bennington. I was identifying makes and models of automobiles at 18 months for the amusement of fraternity boys at the University of Georgia where my father taught. I learned to...
    menelaeus menelaeus
    61-65, M
    3 Responses Oct 31, 2013

    A shout-out to all you math-phobic geniuses.

    Don't feel too bad. You're in good company.... 
    Ewizo Ewizo
    56-60, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2014

    I wanted to share something

    that I noticed the other day. I can't say it's the first time, but it was really hammered home to me. Among other things, I do some design engineering. What I've found is that I can explain an invention, and other experts in the field understand how it works, but it is next to...
    maniacprovost maniacprovost
    26-30, M
    Jun 6, 2015

    I Don't Know About Gifted...

    I have always been smart, learning just comes easily. I skipped two grades, and was offered to skip a third; although, I didn't accept it. I am to graduate highschool at age sixteen, and start college a little before I turn seventeen. Not only that I am top valedictorian of my...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 29, 2011

    This is amazing, so many people with a myriad

    of experiences though most compatible. I am 14 and I am a polymath. Anything I entertain I master. Something like veni, vidi, vici. I love it but I'm finding the inspiration to do something a credit to my genius is hard because of the lack of utilities available in my country...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Jul 1, 2014

    Genius?

    This word confuses me.  I know I am really smart.  As I have read from others in this experience group, I was classified as gifted and I have been honored academically throughout my life.  I am currently finishing my freshman year of college, however.  I love...
    Binaballerina Binaballerina
    18-21, F
    7 Responses Apr 27, 2008

    I actually do not know

    if I am or not. I think I've just wasted my life. Here, this is something I wrote when I was eleven years old, for fun, based on Julius Caesar. Portia, my beloved I know that you, dear to my heart as you are, have been worried about me as of late. I feel incapable of expressing...
    Lay1a Lay1a
    18-21, F
    Nov 4, 2014
    frankgordon frankgordon
    18-21, M
    Oct 5, 2015
    PrincessMarina PrincessMarina
    13-15, F
    1 Response Nov 26, 2015

    I Am In Constant Thought

    I have always been different from everyone else when it comes to spatial relations and verbal aptitude. My hobby is learning Mandarin Chinese.  I can read some after learning the language for one and a half years.  I got A's in math and physics, biochemistry, organic chemistry...
    mikenyc99 mikenyc99
    36-40
    4 Responses Mar 21, 2012

    Genius Vs. Social Life

    I wonder how many think people are vain to be part of a group like this. I suppose it doesn't matter....when you are a genius you pretty much know. The biggest problem I have had in my life with this is retaining a social life. In school I found it no problem to ace...
    SolFeather SolFeather
    36-40, M
    6 Responses Jul 23, 2009

    I am fifteen, and yes,

    I am a genius. I don't remember my exact IQ number, but believe me, its high. And you know what? I hate it! And its not as if I do that much better at school, or anything like that. Because I don't know how to work! Everything came so easy to me when I was little, and now that...
    kennedy10505 kennedy10505
    16-17, F
    8 Responses May 11, 2014

    All my short life, people have been telling me

    that I am a genius. I refused to believe them, on the fact that I have not yet made my ridiculously high expectations if myself. I did not believe them until I finally took an IQ test, in which I scored 153. I do not feel like a genius, and yet, to tell the truth, I honestly...
    Quertal Quertal
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2014

    How did I become a genius?

    Wow, moment's where people come up to you, and say you're instillation was truly inspirational, being the toughest topic to represent through other concepts.
    xron11 xron11
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    if everyone who post on this is really a genius

    why dont some of us collaborate
    frankgordon frankgordon
    18-21, M
    1 Response Oct 5, 2015

    I feel like I'm playing an MMORPG on a RolePlay

    server and I'm the only one who isn't in character. I can't get myself into character as easily or as often as I used to. I'm constantly seeing my experiences from the perspective of the intellectual observer. Like when I used technology I can't help but think about advances...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 20, 2014

    Genius I Am

    I am a genius!!!  If one day, I get the chance...I will tell you why!!!  LOL
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    4 Responses May 9, 2011

    My IQ is 142. I never thought it was

    significant, but it was good fuel for my egotistical fire. (I am a bit more mature now.) I thought being able to effortlessly do well in school was a cool, but I have learned that performance in school is less relevant than I had imagined. It isn't until recently that I...
    metagross metagross
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    Get your own job going.

    I am working for a landscaping/nursery place while getting my own lawn care business going via craigslist , word of mouth and business cards. Making $12 an hour at my day job I make about $600 working 55 hours a week. This is more than most people make without a 4+ year...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy
    26-30, M
    Aug 20, 2014

    I took an IQ test my score was 160.

    ..I don't care cause I have anxiety problems and cant focus much on my studies:(
    allthewaysaround allthewaysaround
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2014

    That moment when you're speaking about a

    concept in such a fluid and fast manner that you can't even make eye contact or think about what you're saying. It's like being perfectly in tune with your body, lots of cultures have names for it, "berserker", "warrior trance", etc...but intellectually. My favorite future...
    KnaisGuy KnaisGuy
    26-30, M
    Aug 20, 2014

    Gifted? More Like Cursed....

    I was tested throughout school and was classified as extremely gifted, and told that by many teachers. I was expected to go on and do great things, "You can be whatever you want" was a mantra I heard over and over again. Here's the problem with that, I don't know what I...
    WedgedBear WedgedBear
    36-40, M
    9 Responses May 18, 2008

    According to Mensa. Although I don't think I've

    contributed to earn this title
    InfernoGoodtime InfernoGoodtime
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 20, 2015

    I Am A Teenage Polymath

    Hello, I'm 14 and I have Aspergers syndrome, Ive learned to live with it, even the cool friends I've made don't even notice there's anything wrong with me ( if wrong is the right word!) but I know the word genius can give an arrogant intimidating image so I've kept my mental...
    TeenageDreaming TeenageDreaming
    13-15, M
    6 Responses Apr 6, 2012

    A genius can never work

    for any. This would lower her high intelligence. I won't be the most enforced worldwide, the only exception.
    Thought1 Thought1
    22-25
    Jul 18, 2014

    I guess I am a self proclaimed genius.

    My IQ is in the late-50s and early 60s. (It tends to fluctuate). I skipped grades as a kid but stopped studying all together except for going through a few questions the day before the exam after the fourth grade. I like researching things and I always find something for our...
    Carmelian Carmelian
    16-17
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2015

    I have a IQ of 133-150,

    i'm 14 and i know how to speak german, english, dutch, and a little bit of spanish, i understand quantum mechanics, physics, and advanced mathematics, my teachers plus some random people that i've worked with in school all called me "Intelligent" Or a "Genius" But, what does...
    DeutschDrache DeutschDrache
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Apr 14, 2015

    I have quite a lot or surprising thinks happen

    to me in recent years. I never thought of myself as smarter then others. Then after a while I realized I was smarter then most. This of course is based off of many things. Firstly at a young age I could understand basic particle physics and basic chemistry, without research or...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 8, 2014

    Noo!!!! A lot of people have called me this

    during my later years in childhood. I don't know, It's just a higher form of cognitive performance especially if you are disciplined in a certain area/s. I never call myself a genius never, because I feel uncomfortable thinking I am a spec on a bell curve to the right. I like to...
    SpiritualStoner SpiritualStoner
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2015

    Iq of 143. I hate bragging

    so ill leave it there
    ForeverJashinist ForeverJashinist
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Apr 16, 2015

    Actually, I am not a genius I am just really

    smart They tested me at 4 years old and I had an IQ of 140
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 22, 2014

    A IQ of 125-131 is considered Genius right?

    By the way i live in the netherlands so that explains why my grammar may be a little bit incorrect.
    XxPwningN3RD2xX XxPwningN3RD2xX
    13-15, M
    5 Responses Dec 1, 2014

    I only perform outstanding at sciences

    and maths even my teachers find ways to approach me and question about how I always get full in every exam. well its both hard work and mental superiority. most of the times I know the answers but I do not speak them out because it looks wierd me answering every time. I am...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 30, 2015

    Not Book-wise...

    Ive been told that I am a true genius. Im not the smartest person. I actually dropped out of high school. What I lack in that department, I make up in one important department. My seemingly endless knowledge about how the world works, and how the world should work. I should...
    sk8tergrl21222 sk8tergrl21222
    18-21, T
    4 Responses Jan 15, 2008

    I am called genius on a regular basis.

    People hate genius and I struggle with it, too. I am a writer, composer, singer, actor, pianist, vocal coach, krav maga practitioner, cook, computer person, etc. Everything I do, I do well. It wouldn't bother me so much except that it is hard to focus on one thing and build a...
    pk421a pk421a
    31-35
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2014

    I Am Not A Genius.

    I am not a genius, but my Dad supposedly has an IQ of 170. I have also dated two geniuses, one of them graduated high school at 13 the other has a PHD from Stanford and was said by many of his professors to be the most talented student they had ever come across. Anyhow, I...
    annabelle334 annabelle334
    31-35
    4 Responses Feb 14, 2013

    How Geniuses Work By Tracy V. Wilson

    ­ Albert Einstein: Genius Isaac Newton: Genius In 1905, Albert Einstein developed the theory of special relativity. He also proved that atoms exist and figured out that light behaves as both a particle and a wave. To top it all off, he developed his famous equation E = mc...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 27, 2012

    I have an IQ of 152,

    and i am grateful for that everyday. I also have a photographic memory, which i am also grateful for. But sometimes, i cant help but wish i could just be ignorant to the things around me. IQ determines your ability to learn things on your own or learn much easier. I feel like i...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 1, 2015

    I Have a High Systemizing Quotient

    According to Simon Baron-Cohen, there are 2 types of brains--the 'male' brain and 'female' brain. The 'male' brain is predominantly hard-wired for understanding and building systems, while the 'female' brain is mostly hard-wired for socializing and empathy. The systemizing...
    couloir couloir
    31-35
    7 Responses Jun 25, 2008

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