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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 looking for and enjoy intellectual conversations only and I will not discuss sex. I am happily married with kids and I do not need this crap. I am very well educated with...
    susan33109 susan33109 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 3 Responses 4 days 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 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 Apr 15

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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 5 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 Apr 16

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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 17 Responses 6 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 6 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 4 days ago

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    I'm pretty sure that I'm the most intelligent person of my classroom, but only in logical thinking... For example: the other day we couldn't decide how to divide our teams for...
    Calebwolfpup Calebwolfpup 13-15, M 6 hrs 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 Apr 13

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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 Apr 15

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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 a week ago

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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 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 Apr 14

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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 Apr 16

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    Every person has dealt with low self-esteem and so have I. Itโ€™s not the best feeling in the world, but itโ€™s not that bad either. The way we value ourselves is a hard thing to...
    BeingAnAnglophile BeingAnAnglophile 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I get bullied in school. They call me horrible names and do horrible stuff to me. So a few weeks ago I thought to my self that I've had enough so I got a sharper from school and...
    TMonsterx TMonsterx 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I get bullied in school. They call me horrible names and do horrible stuff to me. So a few weeks ago I thought to my self that I've had enough so I got a sharper from school and...
    TMonsterx TMonsterx 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I get bullied in school. They call me horrible names and do horrible stuff to me. So a few weeks ago I thought to my self that I've had enough so I got a sharper from school and...
    TMonsterx TMonsterx 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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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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    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. Youโ€™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. ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ‘Œ
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 28

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    Selfies. My selfie game is strong. ๐Ÿ˜˜
    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

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    I have never had much self confidence cos I been bullyed my hole life but now it that bad that I want go out the house/my room in less am taking my dog out for a walk or going to...
    scottishbigguy scottishbigguy 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I really lack self confidence since i moved my school (i was in a girls only school now im in a school For boy and girls) i lost my self confidence bec boys there just make fun of...
    Nari99 Nari99 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I read from time to time someone leaving for the good of a love or not telling the one they love how they feel to all of you i have this to say. You are being selfish, If we...
    Greywlf Greywlf 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I have been self harming for about 2 years and im trying to recover. I have scars all over my arms and thighs. I feel like i eill never be able to wear normal clothes again. I wont...
    smellsliketeenloners smellsliketeenloners 16-17, F Apr 9

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    You know what's funny about self harm? They made you harm your self and then the call you a cutter and they star judging you such a fool world some times i fell sorry for myself...
    rawan99 rawan99 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Yes I do self-harm because of the names I get called. I get called a wh***, sl**, b**** easy, c***, and got told by a friend that I'm a sl** that deserves to burn in hell. Why do...
    chey120 chey120 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    Always have had low self-esteem. When people say I'm beautiful or pretty I automatically shut it down. I look in the mirror and see so many flaws and things I wish I could change...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I am trying self-harming now, I had a fairly bad day today, so I'm alone in the kitchen and I thought of trying something completely different and not like me - I came to this site...
    jayja45 jayja45 18-21, M Apr 11

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    I was not born a talker. And I have had long phases when I do not have the patience to listen to people, because if you do, you get tired of how self-absorbed people are. (And this...
    cocoonedspace cocoonedspace 26-30, F Apr 11

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