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I Am An Underachiever

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    I Feel Sorry For Your Wife And Kids Buddy! ...

    ... These words huant me to this day.  When I was 16 my gym coach said this to me on the third day I did not dress out for gym class. My story is simple.  I am smart, fairly good looking, come from a good home ( relatively speaking ), am a male, - basically have had...
    Diggity Diggity 36-40, M Oct 31, 2009

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    Little Jobs

    I've been to the university three years in my life, four if you ocount the year of law I did, but I didn't like it. I did two years of communication, and one year of English. I'm good at languages and science (except math...) , and I'm interested in lots of things. I've read a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 30, 2012

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    Useless Sack Of

    FAIL Not me, but he looks how I feel <_< To sum it up in an onomatopoeia: "Guuurrrrgghhhhhh"
    newmurderer newmurderer 66-70 1 Response Jun 17, 2010

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    High Intelligence But Underachiever

    My IQ is 137 and an underachiever who works in a grocery store for a living. How the hell did that happen? This is something of a drama to other people, but to me I am contented in my life well at least for the financial part. I am poor and I can't support a family since most...
    wicker33 wicker33 26-30, M Apr 1, 2013

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    We Are An Unacknowledged Group

    I think there must be many of us who are smart, talented, and have never been able to function successfully in life (and I have a very broad definition of 'successful'. i don't think we're 'lazy' or anything else like that. I'd love to write more of what I think, but writing...
    cestmarrant cestmarrant 61-65, F 4 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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    I am an underachiever And unsuccessful A 16

    year old boy With lots of potential But I don't really show it Because I don't apply myself Low self esteem and apathy Have squandered my inner wealth I have a lot of friends But they've all surpassed me In many different ways Oh I'm so unhappy I'm an average B student I...
    framenag framenag 16-17, M 1 Response May 24, 2015

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    I Fight This Daily

    Oh the places I could go. If only......yeah. The sky is the limit if you are willing to sacrifice. Guess I am lazy. Got the brains, the education, the breeding for success......and in most people's eyes I would be considered as such.....just not mine. My own inner demon...
    awhitedot awhitedot 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 7, 2012

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    Genius?

    I dont think i was ever the smartest person in the world. BUt i could be doing a lot better. My chest hurts sometimes, my stomach is always upset. I can either sleep through anything, or nothing at all. I have anxiety attacks, and freak out a lot. BUt i'm sure i look...
    QuincyArcher QuincyArcher 22-25 Jun 16, 2009

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    watching my spurs right now is something special. Perennial underachievers find winning ways through their academy and youth systems. amazing to watch. can't wait for the new...
    slavenbob slavenbob 31-35, M 6 days ago

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