I Am Intelligent But Airheaded

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 463 People

    "street Smarts"?

    I am intelligent, no doubt about that.  I have a 3.8 GPA and a full ride scholarship to the university.  Unfortunately, I am lacking in the common sense area.  It's funny how that happens, right?  I got so tired of people making fun of me for...
    NovemberBlue NovemberBlue
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2009


    I was tested several times because I didn't fit. I was found very intelligent. And I'm clever for several things as languages or sciences. Yet, I'm so goofy, so distracted that I look like an idiot. I'm not very easy in the crowd and with talking to people I don't know, so I pass...
    deleted deleted
    May 26, 2012

    Perfect Title For Me..

    If there's one way I could describe myself, it would certainly be intelligent but airheaded. I'm not a genius, but I do have smarts, but apparently they are mostly only booksmarts, because I did really well in school and I always score well on tests, including IQ tests. But when...
    infinitedreamer infinitedreamer
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 11, 2008

    I Forget Stuff.

    Lots of stuff. My keys, sunglasses, purse Appointments, calling people back, sending out bills in time, etc... I don't ever remember it being this bad.   WTF?  8P
    baruma baruma
    2 Responses May 6, 2009

    I Am In Fact A Fecking Idiot

    I certainly like to think I am intelligent. I'm no genius, but intelligent. I am fairly certain this is debatable to those around me. The vast majority of the things that come out of my mouth are, well, pretty stupid, the vast majority of the time. I've been known to do equally...
    Littlebrownbat Littlebrownbat
    31-35, F
    Dec 20, 2011


     I think that i loose contact with my brain sometimes. Some of the things i say and do really make me question if i really am 'intelligent' at all! lol For example my teeth were bothering me a little bit one day. This was in the same area i had a root canal a year earlier...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 2, 2008

    Weird, Isn't It?

    I can like... stare into the wall for no reason and have nothin but blank thoughts. Then i can turn around and start talking politics and world issues. I'm not dumb, but i'm very airheaded. I'll overlook words, forget things A LOT, and just appear to be a fish outta water...
    candiipup candiipup
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2008

    Space Cadet..

    I'm almost always completely spaced out.  My mind is constantly off in another world, I get preoccupied with random thoughts, I can't think straight at times, and I definitely can't focus on pretty much anything that I'm supposed to be doing.  Once I percieve something...
    solarxmoon solarxmoon
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 27, 2007

    The Big Bang Theory

    I am not where I would like to be intellectually. On the inside as I watch myself on a day to day basis and analyze my decisions, I shake my head. It seems as though I fail to comprehend many things that I feel I should know. I read a quote once that said “in your teens you...
    myheartmypain myheartmypain
    26-30, M
    Sep 20, 2010

    "Dreams Are Good Friends . . ." - Pity I Am So Limited In Understanding Them

    What has this topic to do with intelligence and being air-brained? Everything because I have been studying dream analyses since 1977 on and off mostly trying to understand the symbolic meaning of dreams as was investigated by Freud and Jung.It has always been very interesting...
    kitsgamesandads kitsgamesandads
    61-65, M
    1 Response Mar 26, 2011

    Smart Guys Are Dumb Sometimes

    I literally possess a genius level IQ. Lest this be misconstrued as bragging, let me point out that it's only a few points above that line. So yes, I can legitimately lay claim to the "g" word, but I can also do some outright dumb things. Car keys? Don't give them to me. They...
    RaiseTheBlackFlag RaiseTheBlackFlag
    31-35, M
    Aug 1, 2013

    I Am A Fraud

    Since as long as I can remember, people have been telling me that I am smart, intelligent, and so on. You would think that this is great. I mean people respect you, they value your opinion, and at least you are not living the life of a failure. Yet, still on the...
    dsjuly03 dsjuly03
    Oct 15, 2010

    Some Of These Could Describe Me Perfectly

    I’m a space cadet – I’ve never been much in tune with my external environment. I guess some people interpret that as having nothing going on upstairs, but it’s actually the opposite...there’s so much going on in my head that adding much else to...
    sallysimpson sallysimpson
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2009


    I have my moments where I am just such a moron. I cant stand it but it happenes often LOL> I dont know what it is. I am smart and sometimes I am just BLAH>
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy
    22-25, F
    Mar 14, 2008

    Scatterbrained and Smart

    I get straight A's in AP classes (okay, so maybe an A- in Trig at the moment, but seriously, it's still an A) and all my friends think I'm extremely smart, and I know for a fact I am. I comprehend things faster than most people and take new information in like a vaccuum (except I...
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    I Know I Am Smart

    I am smart I know=] Just not good at math... or walking down stairs... haha
    cementerygates cementerygates
    18-21, F
    Mar 3, 2008

    I Belong In This Group!

    This is why I never put on airs .... you do not have to know me long before I do something so flighty you doubt my intelligence... so it is just easier to be my silly self.  This has been true all of my life ... which is a relief now that I am in my mid forties ... because I...
    JoyceAnne JoyceAnne
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2010

    Oh This Is Perfect

     This is PERFECT for me. I know my stuff in what I study and learn. I can tell you a synopsis on some plays by Shakespeare and give you information on it and stuff like that. But when it comes to some things, I don't know what to say or do. I'm what I call, "Book...
    strawberries17 strawberries17
    Sep 11, 2009

    Tom Steel

    When I was 16 I fell in love with a girl who came from a very good home:her father was a well known person on national level here in our country.I came from a very poor home:one of seven kids and we stayed in the poorest part of our big city. We had this very serious relationship...
    kitsgamesandads kitsgamesandads
    61-65, M
    4 Responses Mar 22, 2011

    People Underestimate Me.

    I've always had this problem of people always underestimating me because of my "airheaded" moments. I'm that type of person who didn't do well in high school because I didn't try whatsoever, but I somehow got into a great school because of my essay, and I am now doing very well...
    dxj5069 dxj5069
    18-21, M
    Mar 10, 2012

    Im Smart

    I know I am smart! No one needs to remind me about that. I am an idiot sometimes though....=[
    crookedspoons crookedspoons
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 3, 2008

    It's Not That I'm Ignorant

    I've always been smart.  I have never tried very hard in school but somehow have always managed to pull off A's, even now in college, and graduated high school with honors.  However, I'm a total ditz.  My head is always in the clouds and so I am not very observant...
    eromreven eromreven
    6 Responses Nov 11, 2007

    I'd Float Away

    I come across as a person that's let say not very intelligent.I say and do silly thing that seem immature and air headed, I never test well in school when it came to aptitude testsBut the really people that know me know that I can be quiet wise and when I but my mind to it do...
    mistyeyes mistyeyes
    22-25, F
    Feb 9, 2011

    Absolutely Me

    i'm not a genious in maths or physics and gosh, i definitely never was herdworking except for the meaningless stuff i'm interested in. but i just get really confused about how people react about me. i haven't done anything so far that could prove i'm intelligent so why the hell...
    selstrange selstrange
    18-21, F
    Dec 27, 2009

    New Blonde Moments

    My newest blond thing to do actually appeared quite a while ago, but has become more and more frequent. At work, we have to use our keys to let ourselves into the faculty restrooms. Recently, on my way out, I will pull out my key to unlock the door to let me OUT. A few times...
    eyes eyes
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jun 10, 2008

    I Am a Deep Thinker, But Also a Scatterbrain

    i think of deep subjects all the time.  i don't like mundane everyday, run of the mill topics.  i contemplate life and living, death and dying, everything in between and then some.  i'm beginning to embrace philosophy and art and all those noble pursuits more than...
    trixi trixi
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 3, 2008
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