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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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    Intelligence is very important to me to get attracted to anyone. I really admire men who are well educated, well read, can hold engrossing deep conversations & witty. The looks...
    flawlessreveriez flawlessreveriez 31-35, F 5 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I enjoy an intelligent person but without kindness, sensitivity, and respect there is no relationship worth having. I have found that a lot of people who consider themselves book...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 2 Responses May 23

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    I dunno. My therapist says its self-harm and I've seen it mentioned sometimes, but I haven't really heard much about anyone else. I self-harm by 'interfering with healing of wounds...
    transtastic transtastic 18-21, T 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    This is an issue many people go through. No matter the reason; to burn, hit, or cut yourself. They're all important. I first started cutting in the 7th grade, 13 years old. Many...
    itneverends123 itneverends123 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I take selfies all the time . Every one calls me the selfie-king lol .no lie
    BeachJosh15 BeachJosh15 13-15, M 10 hrs ago

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    Yes very educated and successful men guess it comes naturally to me educated and established men are sexy lol
    anasteel2 anasteel2 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    People who go on about how intelligent they are often turn out to be the opposite. Just because say you're intelligent over and over again doesn't mean I'm going to believe you...
    youaretheonlyexception youaretheonlyexception 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am professionally educated from two Southern California universities. I graduated with degrees from USC & UCLA. I earned my Bachelor's from USC & my Master's from UCLA.
    mominoffice mominoffice 26-30, F 9 Responses May 3

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    Well not now so much but in the past this has taken over my life. Now I'm much calmer. I take my meds... sertraline, on time and I've had lots of therapy. I used to be terrified of...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 14 hrs ago

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    I don't think I realised it until now but I have a self confidence issue
    Blinx2100 Blinx2100 13-15, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Five days without self harming... Until now😣
    EricaAudrey22 EricaAudrey22 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I forget who first said "the brain is our biggest sex organ", but I believe it wholeheartedly. In my experience, intelligent women are the best sexual partners because they bring...
    DomPeter5 DomPeter5 51-55, M May 14

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    When i caught an glimpse of this "Am Intelligent Yet Still An Idiot", I had an laugh :D. And had too add it. this is gonna be abit broad... I think many people have it this...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response May 3

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    I have a Mensa tested IQ of 158 (two points away from the Mensa grant, darn!), and I am decently wise, for my age, at least. But I am clumsy as all get out, and tend to space out...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 4

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    Strong, intelligent men challenge me. The are fun to talk with, and know how to spell.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 4

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    I mean who doesn't? No one wants to deal with "I'm smarter than you" types. I think most people enjoy the company of a person who can hold a conversation and talk about a variety...
    JustUhhhThought JustUhhhThought 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    Intelligent women may not always make the best decisions when it comes to matters of the heart, especially when they choose to follow it, but leave the brain behind.
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Oh!! wait!! I'm really not that intelligent.
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F May 13

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    intelligence is nothing more less than ones ability to learn. So it should stand to reason that an intelligent person who can learn the ins and outs of your body quickly, should be...
    bigpoppa62 bigpoppa62 26-30, M May 14

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    I'd like to challenge this statement. We can tell ourselves that we admire people with intelligence and therefore we are, but the problem is that intelligence is defined in...
    MrSpecify MrSpecify 18-21, M 2 Responses May 19

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    I can no longer accept relationships into my life that aren't built on compatability and intellectual conversation. I called my ex last night and he held me and said all the right...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F 11 Responses May 22

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    I am intelligently attracted to sexual people!
    Hornesty Hornesty 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I'm often told I'm intelligent and in school I had all A's and B's. When the teachers assign projects I like to get them done as quick as I can. But when it comes to cleaning my...
    chase667 chase667 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was hospitalized twice this year, both times I was able to sneak in razor blades and other "sharps". It seems sometimes I really want to get better but other times I sabotage my...
    TickleMeCell TickleMeCell 18-21, T 2 Responses May 24

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    I sometimes find myself surprised that I didn't self-harm earlier on in my life because there’s so many reason why I would have; a) because giving myself physical pain could help...
    lunightandday lunightandday 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I no longer cut or burn myself, but I still do other harmful things like picking at my skins and scabs, pulling out my hair, biting my lip until it bleeds, digging my nails into my...
    NaturallyPeculiar NaturallyPeculiar 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I recently turned 30, and I have self harming since 12 yrs of age, on and off. I've gone months to years without insistent. However, self harming s always there like a companion...
    Emmy508 Emmy508 26-30, F May 15

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    It doesn't matter how deep you cut, how much you cut or how long and often you burn! Self harm is self harm and it's not just people trying to attention seek. Whether you Cut...
    EricaAudrey22 EricaAudrey22 18-21, F 4 Responses May 19

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    My mother has borderline personality disorder. It's all or nothing, black or white to her. You have to give her attention and she is constantly taking and editing selfies. She is...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F May 22

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    How do you cope (emotionally) with a child who self harms? Please help me…My 17 year old Daughter Self Harms and It is breaking my heart…I just don’t know how to cope with...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Even though it seems like I get lots of income each months but it is not really as I share some of my income with my mum ,orphans ,my lovebirds and other birds ..so lots of money...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I woke up this morning and realized that I don't have many friends or a girlfriend, because I have low self esteem and self confidence, I have always known there was something...
    JodyValero JodyValero 18-21, M 1 Response May 12

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    Ok so my dad has seen my self harm scars (the picture above shows most of them). He doesn't understand self harm in the slightest bit. He thinks I do it to try to be "cool" or it's...
    KakeLove KakeLove 13-15, F 1 Response May 13

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    I don't approve of women's self defense courses that are only 6, 8 or even 12 weeks because they don't give women what they need to be able to walk away from most situations where...
    grandpabear689 grandpabear689 56-60, M May 13

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    I battle depression for years, last year i tried to kill my self, now i am on antidepressants for mounts and they are helping me a lot, my suicide thoughts are gone. But i still...
    anazi anazi 26-30, F May 18

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    I started self harming when I was 17. I never thought I would because I couldn't cut myself but then I discovered that there are other ways. The first time I burned myself with a...
    ElouiseLou ElouiseLou 22-25, F 1 Response May 23

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    I've been self harming since I was 16. I've been clean since 2-18-15. So why do I image myself slitting my arm down and mutilating myself? I can't seem to block the soothing...
    lilypad99 lilypad99 18-21 May 3

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    Diane Calka is a self-employed pet sitter based in Stamford, Connecticut. For the past more than eight years, she has been successfully running her petsitting business by the name...
    addisonsawyer addisonsawyer 31-35, M 1 Response May 4

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    hm, what I'd say to my past self is...you dumbass I HATE YOU!!!!!!!!! and I'll put my hands on my pass self's neck, and strangle him.if it kills me, good
    omss omss 18-21, M May 6

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