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I Am Intelligent Enlightened and Self Educated

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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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    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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    Why do I feel like this? I hate everything and everyone. I just want to be alone but yet I want someone to listen to me and understand me. This is why I started self harming in the...
    brokenangel4ever brokenangel4ever 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Boys dont self harm... yea right. about 3 percent do... Im out of the 3 percent.... horrible childhood and still horrible now. You were suppose to die at birth i keep telling...
    InfiniteZero InfiniteZero 13-15, M 4 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I relapsed. I just cut myself. I haven't cut myself in several months since my mom took away my razors. But tonight I found an old razor in my room and cut. I was feeling really...
    princessSadness princessSadness 22-25, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I started when I was sixteen or seventeen. I read an article about self-harm in Seventeen magazine and in all honesty, I was depressed, miserable, full of hate and anger and I...
    Emeryael Emeryael 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I use to be extremely addicted to self harm I wanted nothing more then to feel a blade cut through my flesh. it was more when I was losing control in my personal life that I began...
    emovamp emovamp 18-21, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I was twelve years old when I took a razor to my wrist for the first time. That is the moment in my life I wish I could change because little did I know that one simple act could...
    kait52 kait52 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    Hiya, i'm Gavin, i like to help others with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend message me :)
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    Hiya, i'm gavin, I like to help people with depression/self-harm, so if you want a friend you can message me
    GavinP GavinP 13-15, M 21 hrs ago

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    I'm going into my 4th month of self injuring . It helps me a lot. My mom knows that I self injure but she didn't ask why or anything. She just threatened to take my door off to my...
    Timelord1702 Timelord1702 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I know no one can instill self confidence in you and that it must come from within, but really how do you get what you never had? I have just about zero self confidence. Anything...
    SomeoneOutThere SomeoneOutThere 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    Even if I do 'recover' from self-harm, even if I never did it again - not that that would happen - I'm never going to undo it. The scars on my skin will fade, but I'll never be...
    kaleidoscopic21 kaleidoscopic21 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yeah..With sleeping,with getting things done,avoiding certain people,taking necessary action when i need to..I need more self discipline i guess..I hate the word discipline,despise...
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It happened again only this time I bruised myself. I felt like cutting but the people around me notice more and get upset. I don't want to do this anymore but I don't know how to...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I prefer to be amidst intellectual people who use common sense in day-to-day life situations. I hate being talked down to when speaking to others with and without a college...
    femalemusiclover femalemusiclover 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    The last time I self harmed was around 9 months ago. Today, my best friend (aka my dad) got into a huge fight, and he didn't understand at all. So, the person who I usually talk to...
    kylieadams kylieadams 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I hit my seventh month mark of being free of self harm! It's weird, a little over half a year. Of course times get hard, but I just think about my loved ones. I think about the...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 18-21, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know what happened today...everything hit me all at once & I felt so out of control. I haven't self harmed in almost 3 years, but today I couldn't help myself. What's...
    nightowl2015 nightowl2015 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a much different opinion about this than I used to. I used not care much about brains or having an intelligent conversation with a woman. I care for my wife but she doesn't...
    bgood79 bgood79 36-40, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I haven't cut myself since February 5, 2009. For a while I thought that meant that I was done with self-harm. When I'm honest with myself, I don't think that I ever stopped self...
    notatamelioness notatamelioness 31-35, F a week ago

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    It sure as hell is not a choice. I just read a lot of judgemental a$$hole comments from people who lack factual knowledge on mood disorders. There is a reason they do cognitive...
    krazeekatie krazeekatie 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    One night about 1 year ago, I stabbed myself in the thigh twice to self harm. I was cutting my wrist with a razor, then I realised I wanted to feel more pain so I snuck into the...
    IndianaRoyals IndianaRoyals 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Why do I keep doing this to myself?? I want to lose weight, I do! But still for no reason, without thinking, I just stuff my face with anything calorific I can find just because. I...
    ElisabethH123 ElisabethH123 18-21, F Jun 21

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    Is it bad that we make decisions for our own happiness. Or is it bad that we aren't stepping in line with what other people want. It sounds selfish to demand from people who are...
    RDevil87 RDevil87 26-30, M Jun 20

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    Intelligent conversation like whether or not racism still exists (hint: yes, it does- often times in the form of aversive racism)? Or whether or not psychopharmaceuticals are...
    alexis1215 alexis1215 41-45, F 9 Responses Jun 18

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    I haven't self harmed for year and half now. I stopped after I cut a 30 cm long, 1 cm wide and deep wound across my right thigh, with scissors. I bled so much and I can still feel...
    lenna99 lenna99 16-17, F Jun 18

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    I purchased this book years ago titled "Breaking the Chain of Low Self Esteem," and I am just now getting around to reading it. Within the first couple of chapters is a...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 18

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    I had moved into my first apartment. I was opining boxes and came across the ones with all my girl clothes and then the box with my bondage gear. I thought to my self its time to...
    misstinabondage2 misstinabondage2 18-21, T 5 Responses Jun 18

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    So im really trying to stay positive and keep a positive mentality nowadays.. Part of the being so is embracing my self to actually start loving myself more and accepting how i...
    TheLeftBehind TheLeftBehind 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    lately I realized that intelligent women deliberately act foolish and innocent... and those with facade of intelligence always act confused which they proudly believe to be their...
    vivekgk vivekgk 22-25, M Jun 18

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    I think there's nothing sexier then women who are intelligent and love to talk about art and poetry.
    TwistedArtist TwistedArtist 22-25, M Jun 17

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    I would tell my past self to not worry about what others opinion. Girls are haters so don't take what they say into consideration. Your beauty over shine their negativity. Bullying...
    URSTRULYAngelina URSTRULYAngelina 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I wish I have never worked at hotel du vin Brighton ,I got terrorised and traumatised there enough by the head housekeeper and the French bar manager ..both of them hated me and...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I hate being selfish, when I place myself before others the guilt starts eating away at me. I don't like falling in love or having a crush on somebody, because I place my feelings...
    AprofessionalNobody AprofessionalNobody 13-15, F Jun 15

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    I like to think I am intelligent. Also, I am smart enough to know I don't know everything. Looking to chat with a like minded individual.
    ang401 ang401 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 14

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    I know that when people think of self harm they imagine a kid with scars and a razor blade. Well I self harm without that. I pinch myself, and pull my hair and starve myself and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 13

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    I struggle with my selfishness, a constant battle every day, i allowed my wants to matter more than some of the people in my life. I have made mistakes, things i could or should...
    mor2life3 mor2life3 51-55, F Jun 13

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