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I Am My Own Teacher A Self Taught Learner

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    I am presently re-learning the German and Latin that I last learned at High School 25 years ago. With languages, you have to "use it or lose it." Sadly in the past 25 years I didn't use either of them since the day and hour of the exam. What is amazing is how much comes back to...
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M Mar 3, 2012

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    Just about everyone I've met only sees a

    portion of me. I know I'm not well at expressing my hurt and sadness. I smile and laugh with my friends because nobody needs a burden. I think many people, even trained professionals have not been able to catch onto how ****** up I feel like I am sometimes. It's because I haven...
    sumone1somebody sumone1somebody 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2014

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    Here Is Practical Explanation About Next Life, Purpose Of Human Life, Philosophical/Religious Facts, Theories Etc.

    ___________________________ *********** Practical Explanation ( For Example ) :- `1st of all can you tell me every single seconds detail from that time when you born ?? ( i need every seconds detail ?? that what- what you have thought and done on every single second ) can you...
    Haribol2332 Haribol2332 22-25, M Nov 26, 2013

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    Maybe I Am Misunderstood?

    My mom thinks that because I spend the same time on the computer that my younger siblings spend at school I have a serious addiction problem. She has obviously never heard of homeschooling, and completely ignores the fact that I have library books related to what I'm studying...
    alderine alderine 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 22, 2011

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    I Learn Differently.

    Growing up a dislexic in regular classes my teachers would get mad because i wouldnt pick up things fast or because i didnt understand how they were explaining it. So i was constantly finding new ways to learn what they were trying to teach. for one instance: my computer teacher...
    ttlisaof2 ttlisaof2 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2012

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    First of all, I would not say that I LOVE my teacher, per se, because love is such a deep and complicated thing. I would only say that there is this mutual attraction between us...
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    I think I am looking down on my own self. Yes, I suffered a lot, but I already gave up in wallowing on self-pity. I don't want to attract NEGATIVE people ever again... I believe...
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    I have this teacher who I, for the longest time, wanted to be friends with because he was hilarious and really nice. The only thing is that over time I kinda became overly attached...
    MARAVELOUS MARAVELOUS 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Chrossy Chrossy 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Elliearellano Elliearellano 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    Learnt all about it in Psychology and Sociology. When someone has low belief in you or keeps throwing insults saying the same thing over and over or when bullies call you certain...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I am shy,reserved, sensitive, has low self esteem and low self confidenceā€¦ Growing up I never had much confident in myself - there has been many situations where I needed...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 22

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    M4R1LYN M4R1LYN 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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