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I Am Intelligent Enlightened and Self Educated

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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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    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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    I am naturally attracted to men that are intelligent and can hold stimulating conversations. A sharp mind with the self-confidence to back it up is one of the qualities I find most...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    #day7 So I may have touched on this before but today (in dept) I'm going to explain self harm because nobody really gets it unless you do it and its not something I want anybody...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 16 hrs ago

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    I am nothing special but i do wish to share what people need to hear to be free.. to be free is accepting yourself and not judging , i believe God has already forgiven you.. its...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    I have very low self esteem... I waste hours dreaming of the beautiful body and intelligent mind I've always wanted, I grow more jaded every day from the venom in my envy of my...
    Jillianchn Jillianchn 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    it frustrates me. i have so many friends who are super shy and embaresed and don't understand just how beautiful they are ! i have this friend Tanika . she is so beautiful ! she...
    MiskaMaskedOne MiskaMaskedOne 18-21 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Like now. My grandma is at the hospital and i think i should visit her, but i don't want to. She's going a lot to the hospital later, she goes frequently to the ICU, and i hate...
    juliegreen2 juliegreen2 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    I need to talk to someone and get everything off my chest, but I can't even open up about my depression, let alone self-harm and suicidal thoughts. A couple of people know about...
    madelinemaryann madelinemaryann 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I need to tell someone about my self harm and depression but I don't know how to tell my best friend
    kiirsti kiirsti 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I started Self harming when I was 10 dealing with depression, family/friend problems, school, and everything else. I would cut everyday then things got better and I stopped. I can...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have this on going battle of self injury, every time I feel upset I immediately think of the blade. I have scars on my wrist and I want to stop yet I don't want to at the same...
    ScaryTale ScaryTale 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    It calls me closer, its calls me near "Just once and it'll be over" Death whispers in my ear Irresistible is its sweet entice Staring down, which one to slice, I observe my...
    butthumbs butthumbs 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can't imagine not wanting to be surrounded by intelligent people. Now, like every group of people, there are the radicals ******** that take everything too far or those who...
    ErraticallyGrey ErraticallyGrey 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It is problematic for girls too, but in a different way. And hell, they can at least get free drinks :-) I am not going to list all the usual complaints (like the need to message...
    janecek janecek 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    I have 146 iq but i dont think saying im intelligent is appropriate because its egoistic
    beonke beonke 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I seriously thought I was alone haha I love intelligent people It's such a TURN ON! I love it when someone has such a beautiful and vast intellectual capacity They know how to...
    YungPocahontas YungPocahontas 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    Now don't get me wrong, there needs to be some physical attraction as well! However, for me, the mind behind the beauty is where it's at... I want to run deep in your imagination...
    shoehorny shoehorny 41-45, M 6 Responses Apr 8

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    The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts,while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
    Emma307 Emma307 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    God, there is nothing that turns me on more than a guy who can speak intelligently on a variety of subjects. If the person can reflect upon and talk about his own inner experience...
    Mattie1203 Mattie1203 41-45, F 18 Responses 3 days ago

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    I dont really like the term nerds or geeks but I really think they are so beautiful...... Yes yes I will fall head over heals for A guy that is intelligent. mmmmm
    UnchartedOne UnchartedOne 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Intelligence is so hard to put a finger on. Is it something you learn in a classroom or a book? Or is it something found through years of experience? Is it taught by other people...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    For you (many, girls), who cut yourselves. Please remember that some of us love you, care about you. ----- Food for thought (an article from Psychology Today) ----- Sax on Sex...
    Karll Karll 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Have you ever felt like your driving force in your mind made a bad turn? You off the right road and somehow got lost? Negative self talk can do damage to self esteem. It can have...
    aries3296 aries3296 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I self harm. I've been self harming since i was 11 years old i am now 14 and i am slowly starting to recover. A year ago i attempted suicide and nearly succeed, but my best mate...
    jayspiller1 jayspiller1 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It started when I was 10 or 11. Things were going badly at home and I was struggling with undiagnosed depression and anxiety. I'd cut to relieve my anxiety and keep me calm, to...
    skinnylittlewrists skinnylittlewrists 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I don't know where to begin when It comes to my experience with self harm. I started cutting when I was 13, the first time I had ever self harmed was in my bathroom with a large...
    musicforthemorningafter musicforthemorningafter 13-15, F Apr 7

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    That night I was scrolling through tumblr. I recently searched up the words skinny, thigh gap, anorexia, collar bones, death, self harm,....etc. I decided I would film what goes...
    MorbidRainbow MorbidRainbow 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    What is the journey of self discovery? How do you know when you've reached it? I don't believe you do know when you've reached it. The journey of self discovery is life. We get so...
    LaughLoveLiveHope LaughLoveLiveHope 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Soo I don't have a name for it... But yeahh Anger is a sign of depression they say that with alittle treatment you'll be okay. But one day when everything is gone and black and...
    olivias78 olivias78 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Truth is I don't think I've ever had any Self Esteem or Confidence. I say that only because looking back throughout my life I cannot recall a time where I was truly okay with being...
    needinganescape needinganescape 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Selfies is addiction. I haven't taken so much picture in my life now I have seen my photos its around 300 of myself lol wtf . Most nights when I'm out with friends I usually take...
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I don’t care about people properly. I won’t give in to it. There are people who matter to me, but the moments where I feel like I’d do anything for them are rare and...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I did it. I finally called a helpline about my self harm and depression problems and I'm so proud of myself. I then told my brother. I had cut that afternoon, but it was a bad one...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I believe that without selfishness world can become a better place. That includes the corruption and stuffs like that. Don't act like you own things that you really don't. Don't...
    yuichie yuichie 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Every person has dealt with low self-esteem and so have I. It’s not the best feeling in the world, but it’s not that bad either. The way we value ourselves is a hard thing to...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Self pity it's just such a waste of time. I am tired of it, and I really have no room for this in my life. I am pushing myself out of this nasty little self pity ditch I have...
    QueenAwesomePants QueenAwesomePants 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    I like to look good. Take pride in your outer self and your inner self will reciprocate. The reverse is true as well
    lujocin lujocin 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    ***May be triggering i don't know*** Some of my story (sorry it's kinda long) I've been bullied since I moved in grade one. I'm used to it to tell the truth. I found out last...
    Darkerthanlightash Darkerthanlightash 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Highly! I don't agree with girls that act loose, in order to comfort themselves and feel love by a male, when really they are making themselves feel worse, sleeping around leads to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Throughout my entire life, I've struggled with self esteem. From childhood through my sophomore year in college, I was always teased and was the main topic for everyone's cruel and...
    Paul1538 Paul1538 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    So for the past month I've planned this spring break trip with my parents and two of my best friends. We've been shopping for clothes and sandals and beach necessities. Now 4 days...
    blackxrosexyuuki blackxrosexyuuki 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I used to self harm last year. I'm starting to have those feelings and I really want to go back to the blade. Call me crazy. I don't care. But one thing that stops me doing so. My...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F Mar 26

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    I hate my self harm scars. I can't wear any shorts that I used to. They aren't so big or so many of them. But their all white and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my...
    anetteton anetteton 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I hate my self harm scars. I can't wear any shorts that I used to. They aren't so big or so many of them. But their all white and I don't know what to do. I don't want to tell my...
    anetteton anetteton 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    This is what someone else posted on FB: "Wanna kill yourself? Imagine this. You come home from school one day. You've had yet another horrible day. You’re just ready to give up...
    phoebegolde phoebegolde 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I started self-harming at the age of 12 years old, but it didn't turn into a problem, or serious enough to remember till I was about 13 years old or so. I was in a dark place at...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I took this selfie today before I left, I love selfiessss. 😜👌
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Selfies. My selfie game is strong. 😘
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 13-15, F Mar 29

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    I self harm. Ill admit it. No I wasn't raped (that is sad though. If that has happened to you I'm sorry) No I'm not bullied or abused. I'm not writing this to get sympathy. I just...
    blackbird96 blackbird96 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I am selfish. I know this. And I'm very proud of it too. My bf, he's mine, no one else can have him. No one else will have him but me. same goes for my best friends. They are MINE...
    Blissfulkissofdeath Blissfulkissofdeath 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 2