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I Am Intelligent Enlightened and Self Educated

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 42 People

    Self-education: An Unending Journey I Am Just Getting Started On...

    I am far from being “enlightened and self-educated” at the moment, but I believe these are good things to strive toward.  I was a “good student” in high school.  Despite being sort of devious and getting into minor...
    PerpetualStudent PerpetualStudent 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2009

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    Self Education

    I am self educated. I need to become more of this so that i can be fully independent financially and business wise. I want to be a leader and successful owner. What are some great resources for this?
    BlueCastleJ BlueCastleJ 22-25, M Jul 6, 2011

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    Intelligence is the most sexiest thing ever. You have to get to my mind before you can get to my heart. I love to see their perspectives on things. I like to learn from them...
    FreeSpirit02 FreeSpirit02 18-21, F 8 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Yea i lost my self-confidence and self-respect, i really feel so sad that why i lost it , and i know that now i can't get it back.
    xandrays xandrays 18-21, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Not the best selfie I've ever taken but it'll do for today.
    AlexTheAwesome AlexTheAwesome 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    People tell me I'm pretty sometimes but it's really hard to believe. I grew with older brothers that constantly made fun of me and there's no way I could ever get my confidence...
    Lillypad27 Lillypad27 18-21, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I'm a Mom to an almost 15 year old cutter..she's been battling depression and anxiety for sometime. She began cutting 4 years ago after my divorce from her Dad and has been in...
    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 15

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    I know I'm intelligent, but I want to be my own definition of perfect. I compare myself to so many girls and my self confidence got so bad once that I started crying in front of...
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 20

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    It is difficult sometimes because people make assumptions that I think they are dumb or people I date assume that I am looking down on them. This is not the case. I understand that...
    Anaximenes Anaximenes 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    No doubt...but I have observed some kind of intelligent people are evil in really wrong ways.That's not ok...either something intelligent ironicly.I like intelectual people who you...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    not like now when the lowest educated are being given much money by some, so they only "appear", and ruin the World.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 3 days ago

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    Having intelligent and in depth conversations is like a breath of fresh air. I can't survive without it.
    Toyies Toyies 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    Intelligence is very attractive, but the important thing is how you use your intelligence. Being intelligent does not always make you a good person. But it is a great thing to have...
    StockholmblondiE StockholmblondiE 22-25, F 13 Responses Oct 9

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    I am super attracted to intelligent people.. So I keep asking myself, why did I marry my ex?
    universalreveries universalreveries 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    I love intelligent women and am bored right now... Anyone else bored that wants to have a nonsexual conversation?
    brainyfart brainyfart 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I know, or think I know, that I'm not really "selfish," at least not any more than most, and probably (maybe) less than most. But I also can't help feeling that that bar is much...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19

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    I guess I have suffered from low self esteem for a lot of years maybe even always There's also been experiences in my life that's not helped like I was in an emotionally abusive...
    Ellievale Ellievale 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    An article about overcoming low self esteem and improving self confidence. http://margavita.wordpress.com/2014/10/14/rising-above-low-self-esteem/
    Margavita Margavita 22-25 Oct 14

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    Most of the time, I just wanted to be here I know it's not the right thing to do but I needed an escape. My sister just tried to come over and talk but I don't want anyone to come...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15

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    I don't mind people who self harm or judge them, though i personally think that the act of self harm is stupid. I understand that people do it to relieve pain that they hold, but...
    DexterPyro DexterPyro 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    I never wanted to self harm. I thought "This is stupid, why would anyone do this?" Then at sixteen, after an awful fight with my stepfather about an ex-boyfriend, I knew why. I...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F Oct 20

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    I've been self-harming for almost 2 years. It didn't really get bad until my online friend faked her suicide. And I started to self harm almost daily. It was mostly cuts starting...
    mugzib mugzib 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 22

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    I read some of the stories here and they break my heart, so I wanted to share some information that might help Have you ever heard of DBT? "Dialectic Behaviour Therapy" www...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 15 hrs ago

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    Yesterday was bitter sweet; anyone who is close to me knows the struggles I've had with my current job. It's thankless and extremely stressful. Some nights it literally gives me...
    Alanda510 Alanda510 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    I have a problem, I'm actually trying very hard to learn from another persons selfish ways. This other person is a dear friend of mine and my "boy friend" He's just very mean...
    meshbegin meshbegin 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    I've dealt with low self esteem and confidence issues for as long as I can remember. I grew up as the only disabled kid in school and had to deal with the bullying that came with...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I had recently started self harming. Most of my life has been filled with misfortune and alot of negative treatment from people. Those negative events started when i was only four...
    DarkKnightPEKKA DarkKnightPEKKA 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 4

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    I'm known as the Scar Guy at the gym. Not to my face, of course, but I have good hearing. A lot of the comments are negative, which I expect with the stigma surrounding self...
    InkedAmongTheSands InkedAmongTheSands 31-35, M Oct 4

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    7 months today!!! Every month that passes I put it more and more behind me. In 3 short months it will be a year since I self harmed, so great to keep the fight up! It's so far...
    xImparfaitex xImparfaitex 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    I DO NOT! My Ex gf cuts her self which I just found out today when she said her arm was hurting. She had cuts completely covering her left arm.. Then I got mad because I didn't...
    iamj iamj 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I'm depressed and I've been selfharming since I was 11, 6th grade. I've tried to kill myself twice and the 2nd time I freaked out and told my dad and he just screamed at me for 20...
    YourBabeAnon YourBabeAnon 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    There are 2 things I'm extremely self conscious about, and both I was actually bullied for back in elementary school. 1. My voice. One thing that bothers me about my voice its not...
    Hipstercatlover Hipstercatlover 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 9

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    I feel like I am incapable of letting myself to be truly happy. I need to be perfect, I need to always do the right thing -and if I don't, I get anxious. I feel like I don't...
    Laluna29 Laluna29 70+ 1 Response Oct 10

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    I have a really hard life. I'm from Palestine, and at 8 i moved to Norway, after i learned the language i started in a new class. It was the fifth grade. I thought that i will get...
    ThatGirlR ThatGirlR 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I'm so selfish and stupid. Why can't I put others before me? I really disgust myself sometimes. My girlfriend does nothing but love me to death, but whenever a little something...
    StrawberryMilkTime StrawberryMilkTime 22-25, F Oct 12

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    I would not call this a selfie but I do love taking selfies, this is really called a groupie ip think but here is a picture of me and my friend from a while ago.
    AshleyCatz AshleyCatz 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    I guess I'm kinda desperate if I'm posting my story to a bunch of people I don't know, but, I'm too afraid to tell anyone close to me really. So here goes nothing. These past few...
    wifitoasters wifitoasters 13-15, T 1 Response Oct 16

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    Well. I've been self harming for almost a week, it's been cutting. Only today, my boyfriend found out. He didn't deal with it well... He doesn't understand that self harm is my...
    PendalWitch PendalWitch 13-15, F Oct 18

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    I'm two months clean of self harm.. Yet I've always wanted to find a guy who does/ is recovering from self harm.. So we can help each other and get stronger together..
    xxshishixx xxshishixx 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 20

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    I was. Im a recovered anorexic now. Im 170 days self-harm free. i know how hard it is. just fight it. fight it like its your worth enemy, because i know reality, it is. anorexia is...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Oct 20

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    How many of us look into the mirror and hate what you see? Wait a second. Did you create yourself? No, you didn't. I made myself feel bad for years because of my appearance and I...
    ladybug96 ladybug96 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    If I sense someone has a high sense of self I immediately cut them from my life. I don't tolerate people who are obsessed with themselves. It is the most unattractive thing in the...
    herewegothen herewegothen 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love taking selfies! #selfiequeen
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I wanted more self confidence and this is just one way, I gained it. You can see more of me at, www.anger-management-coach.com There are documents you can download and heaps of...
    Create63 Create63 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    Why is this world so selfish?? I want to end up my life at this point right now! God take me with you 😭
    rupeeka rupeeka 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Yes, because of peoples selfish ways, it has not shaped me in a good way. Not that I am a bad person but people always let me down. I guess being the "good guy" on this planet...
    catbradley catbradley 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    I have try to cut my self and kill my self a lot
    painfulwedgiegirl painfulwedgiegirl 13-15, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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