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I Am Easily Bored, Yet Easily Intrigued

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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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    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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    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 46-50, M Dec 19, 2012

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    All Kinds

    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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    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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    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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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Boredom is creeping back in again. I used to be interested in a lot of things. I was always into something creative. My hobbies consisted of reading, writing, web design, graphic...
    tianajade tianajade 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I am currently struggling as an 18 year old with a mind of a much older, wiser person. I seem to know what is and what will be but I can't wrap my mind around why I exist and why I...
    mossi96 mossi96 18-21, M Mar 24

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    been searching the web on my phone I'm so bored right now I stayed home most of the day and tonight it's been boring yet I don't want to talk to anyone around me that's close to...
    thelilacstone thelilacstone 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Been a long time since I was able to say I'm bored! Yet can't sit in this bath any longer so Saturday night TV wins this one
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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    I think I'm finding myself at home on a weekend much to often. People always spoke about the fun I'd have in my 20s. I've yet to find it.
    BrownSugarBabe BrownSugarBabe 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    If you take a look at my life, everything seems perfect. I have a loving boyfriend, a very supportive mum, I enjoy the subject of my studies and my first novel has just been...
    WhiteTownGirl WhiteTownGirl 18-21, F Apr 10

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    STUPID SELFIES! oh my god I hate stupid pictures. If you take pictures with your hand on your face, what the **** is the point of that? the point was to show your face, yet you're...
    KaliG15 KaliG15 16-17, T Mar 25

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    I love my mom. But she is a very critical person. She grew up being abused but it doesn't give her the right to continually put me down. She criticizes me on just about everything...
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F Apr 4

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    What was it? A word? A sentence? A moment of doubt? As simple as that?“Sometimes the best and worst times of your life can coincide. It is a talent of the soul to discover...
    TheOneYouDontWantToKnow TheOneYouDontWantToKnow 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I thought I'd post my (our) story. Reading all these post I see how different our relationships are. We have different goals, different reasons, but often similar struggles. I...
    iunderstand1234 iunderstand1234 51-55, F 7 Responses Apr 2

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    I neither want to live, nor do I want to die. Nothing satisfies me and I continuously feel lonely, detached, depressed and suicidal. I'm bored easily, I'm restless and I'm aching...
    STia STia 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    **Note: due to character limitations, the full version of this story can only be viewed on the EP website.** Anyone who has read my stories here on EP, knows that I speak...
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 41-45, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm living through all this hurt and pain, This is my story... I was a woman trapped in an infant's body, Four years past my birth, I experienced feelings a mature or married...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    HEAVEN C.S. Lewis says, “Your place in Heaven will seem to be made for you and you alone, because you were made for it – made for it stitch by stitch as a glove is made for a...
    jburns1947 jburns1947 61-65, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I received a letter from the Calgary City police about 2 days after I returned home from my over night stay at the hospital. They said they were now in possession of all my...
    paganknight72 paganknight72 41-45, M Mar 23

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    disclaimer - im infj. and my fingers are numb and cold so im not typing well, sorry about that. :3 not sure if this is gonna post. i dont remeber what i've written on this site...
    surfnatty surfnatty 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    For those who don't know, Nihilism is a type or form of Atheism that disagrees with the idea of an independent or freely-functioning Will. There are actually several forms of...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Mar 29

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    Somehow turning on the tap for what I know will be a selfishly-sensual bath is one of the more pleasing sounds I know. That is when I add a few squirts of body oil and a half-cup...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F Apr 5

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    CHEESY POST ALERT Not so much though. I'm still on the process of reevaluating whether I am legitimately falling in love, or I already am, or it's just a whole new level of...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 6

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    Men cheat for the same reason a dog lick's his balls, because they can. On the other hand, us girls are sexually manipulative you might say and I would agree. However, i'm only...
    MistressPasaya MistressPasaya 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    (I know I wrote too much, but I'd appreciate it a lot if you could find time to read it and try to help me out here) I get attached to people easily, but sometimes it's so hard...
    asami13 asami13 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Need advice from lesbians, especially ones who are around my age (34). Please don't ask what's "wrong" with me because I haven't been diagnosed with anything yet. I seem to be...
    darkchild darkchild 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    First I was told to give my little sisters a shower, and in the dream I had to shower with them. We also had these random young Latino boys over too, donno why maybe they were...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F Apr 10

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    Time to share my weekly updates on my lack-there-of love life! I talked to Fifa for a bit this week. I was dying to see him all week. I told my friend several times how much I...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F Apr 11

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    First I would like to get something out of the way. Yes, I am a Socialist. I tend to identify with Social Democracy because it is the most easily-reachable and realistic option...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Apr 11

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    I had never heard of a band known simply as Deftones. Back in 2003 I was living in a $30 a week heritage building in Botany, Sydney, Australia….My mate, Kallam moved out of...
    NewZealandBorn NewZealandBorn 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    Dear You: If you end up seeing this, you'll know who you are. I'm trying not to be selfish. I really am. But I wish so much that the one making you happy was me. I know you've...
    WolfElvyn WolfElvyn 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I, Caylee, had delayed 2 weeks of my life stuck in that hellish hospital, but today is my release date. So I guess I’m sort of happy. Either way I actually missed Anna and Miah...
    WhiteRice14 WhiteRice14 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I never had any luck with getting away with anything, throughout my life, especially not when I was younger. I should have known better, but a few of us decided that it would be a...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I need your thoughts. I've always been considering to have MM tell the wife or maybe for me to do it if she ever she asks me. That chance came and I let it pass. Now, starting up...
    isch71 isch71 26-30, F 13 Responses 6 days ago

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