I Am "Life Smart" Not "Book Smart"

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    Iam Life Smart

    Wow, what a way to start the questions. When i look in my mirror i see a very life smart person. I also had the experiences of learing thru abuse and bad judgement. the key to breaking that cycle , however is" Balance" of the mind body and sprit.
    magicmess magicmess
    36-40
    Jun 10, 2008

    Common Sense, Wisdom,

     I enjoy wisdom and commen sense which I think helps more in the real world then book smarts
    BeTheBestMe BeTheBestMe
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 2, 2009

    I Had Sex With My Step Cousin

    OK WHEN I WAS TWO MY MOM MEET MY STEP DAD WHEN I WAS ABOUT 7 ME AND MY COUSIN WERE IN A ROOM WATCHIN A **** CAUSE HE WAS NASTY WELL I GUESS HE GOT HORNY AND WE STARTED DRY HUMPING AND THAT WAS THE ONLY TIME WE DID THAT BUT I ALWAYS LIKED HIM SO THIS SUMMER I WAS AT MY...
    LILM08 LILM08
    16-17
    3 Responses Feb 24, 2008
    creativecat1 creativecat1
    22-25, F
    Mar 13, 2015

    I Am Intelligible :)

    Considering my past which was divorces, abuse, humiliation, hurt, dug abuse, men....blah blah i am defntly mature when it comes to the streets. Books, novels i suppose make sense if taught in school....macbeth, poetry....that just gives false hopes....thats how i felt about them...
    jackass jackass
    18-21, F
    May 15, 2008

    To Be Smart

    I have 'life smarts', yes that comes from The School of Hard Knocks and daily living and surviving in a world not to understanding and friendly at times. I also have 'book smarts' and do believe they augment or supplement my ability to survive. I think 'life smarts' are what...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Oct 18, 2008

    I Know Some Stuff

    I can tell you a lot about a lot of things, most of which I've never learned from a book. Traveling around to 15 other countries (and I'm just getting started), 12 years in psychologists offices (don't worry, I'm not crazy), and a lot of time paying attention to the world around...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 17, 2011

    Am Thankful For Life Lessons

    High school was such a horrible time in life ...I barely graduated because I hated school so much, but my education in life started back then too... I suffered from depression, and was bullied all through high school and then after I graduated, the life lessons continued...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 26, 2007

    But Too Naive

    While I'm way more life than book smart, while I have doubts, I continue way too naive, believing people when they are almost certainly lying.  I cannot tell when someone is lying, because I don't they way these folks do, just to take advantage of me, it seems...
    penname penname
    41-45, F
    Aug 11, 2009

    It Would Take to Long to List Everything I Have Been Through

    it would take to long to list everything i have been threw so i will list it in brief my parents devorced, when i was 11 before they devorced my mum used to make me go with her to spy on dad i already knew he was cheating, but couldnt bring myself to tell her...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2008

    Jack of All Trades Life of hard knocks

      In  my life  I  have  experienced  many  things so  It has  been  hard  but  I can relate  to almost  anybody  and there  story.   My   father was  an Alcoholic.  I...
    rockybear397 rockybear397
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Mar 28, 2008

    I Am Definitely Life Smart

    I was never great at school. In fact, I hated school. It was horrible. I was so happy when I graduated. I know I am life smart. I went through a lot of life experiences between the ages of 19 to now (being 27) and I am very knowledgeable in this area. I think of that part of my...
    eastsidechick eastsidechick
    26-30, F
    Sep 5, 2007

    Well,

    I fail tests, but I rock at life. I screw up almost every test that I take, but my life is better than ever. I know things about the real world that they will never teach anyone in school, and they are way more important and physics.
    wewantcowbell wewantcowbell
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2007
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