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I Am Easily Bored, Yet Easily Intrigued

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    I do all kinds of things because I am easily bored.  I try stuff but if i doesn't really do it for me, I move on. I am easily intrigued by the way things work.  How people think.  I read a lot and enjoy learning new things.  I have acquired some unique skills.  Watermelon...
    TheBlackBuck TheBlackBuck 46-50, M Sep 8, 2011

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    Too Smart For Our Own Good?

    I have the same problem.  The same day that I came across this experience, I also came across the following article which describes me to a T. Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. - Ernest Hemingway, author and journalist, Nobel laureate (1899-1961...
    Sadaloupe Sadaloupe 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 10, 2009

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    This Is My Problem Too

     I've been looking for the right career path forever, and now I think my problem is there will never be one subject I'll stay interested in for long.  I delve deeply into something and it seems like the most interesting thing in the world until it isn't.  I'm...
    Ethiope Ethiope 41-45 1 Response Jun 7, 2009

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    Interesting Experience

    Well..Yeah. I can bored out of my mind.  The intriguing part is that I like to be bored sometimes.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2008

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    I've Been Labelled As Adhd, Highly Intelligent, Under-achiever...

    The worst is that I do meditation since I was about 8 in order to conquer my lifetime focus problem, because I do not think that my soul is fickle in nature... In fact, I would very much like to fulfill my innate potentials even just in one area... I can get inspired about an...
    queerdoll queerdoll 36-40 Sep 3, 2012

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    Yes totally.... I'm incredibly easy to bore,

    but I'm really easy to entertain. Just give me something shiny or a basic object like a quarter and I'll be good for hours. But f you give me something plain like a blanket I'll bore myself to sleep lol
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    My brain can never stay still on one thing.

    I try to make the best of whatever I do but I have the concentration span of a two year old kid's bladder.I fidget too much and I scribble and doodle on almost everything I can find until something catches my eye and interest. The maximum time I give into the new catch is about...
    Shayala Shayala 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Cheesecake Factory

    Few things are as stressful as looking through the menu at Cheesecake Factory. It's a perceiver's nightmare. They must be laughing their ***** off at Baskin Robbins. Regardless what I choose, my tablemate's entrees will leave me pining for the meal that could have been. I'm a...
    samedeepwater samedeepwater 51-55, M Dec 19, 2012

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    You Cant Fix Stupid

    A few years back there was a show on television the host was Bill Engvall(sp) the catch phrase of the show was "heres your sign" I still remember that show ever time I run into people who do stupid things even after yuo have shown them 4-5 times the correct way to get things done...
    subtrainer subtrainer 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 26, 2013

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3, 2014

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    ADD/ ADHD is one i dealt with

    for most of my life. it like looking at something i have already seen before. it like i keep going "squirrel" to anything going on at the time.. if you don't get the joke watch the movie "up". but anything new i can do and give my full attention to. to the point that the out...
    chat68chat chat68chat 31-35, M Jan 13, 2014

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    So that would be pretty cool

    if someone messaged me. Doing homework and watching Netflix is not the funnest thing in the world. Lets talk about life
    kashleym kashleym 16-17, F Apr 21, 2014

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    Fickle

    it seems like i'm always in search of something new to capture my attention. i love the internet because it's just endless. but by the same token, i get obsessed with something and then something clicks and it's just over. i feel like i'm "all flash and no substance."...
    terrys1girl terrys1girl 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 13, 2009

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    True love doesn't mean being inseparable; it means being separated and nothing changes. It's late at night and I can't sleep. Missing him just runs too deep. I can't breathe...
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    He was an Engineer, workaholic and led a routine family life.Finally the wife decided to say, "I want a divorce". She's bored of their married life.He paused for a while then asked...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Every relationship, or even friendship, i've been in has lead to me breaking someone's heart. I am so unstable & cannot be there for someone in the way that they are there for me...
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    Someone messaged me so I checked out their profile and saw an experience where she said every man she's ever met was a dog (yet she knows they're not all the same 😒), and I'm...
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    Superg507 Superg507 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    I feel almost silly posting this but I feel as though I need an outlet for my frustrations. Three days ago I received a call from my ex-boyfriend. I hadn't heard from him in over 3...
    laureniacono laureniacono 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    pinkk23 pinkk23 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    American19 American19 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    UPDATE 8-29-15: Was able to talk things through with husband thanks to some of the advice here and I'm happy to report that he was very receptive. I also stood up for myself in a...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 14 Responses a week ago

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    Living with a person who has chronic pain means that for the rest of my marriage my pain never counts. I don't count, and I find this incredibly lonely. I am my only sounding...
    Suffocating1 Suffocating1 41-45 a week ago

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    I am torn between 2 amazing women...My wife and the love of my life. I am 35 years old. I have been married now for 10 years and I have been with my wife for a total of 12 years...
    cl0udedth0ughts cl0udedth0ughts 31-35, M Aug 25

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    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm bored... and I don't want to sleep yet... anyone want to like talk for like 40 more min XD
    Hayden23 Hayden23 13-15, F Aug 23

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    Kaylalie Kaylalie 16-17, F 7 Responses Aug 22

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