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I Am My Own Teacher A Self Taught Learner

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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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    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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    Me Too

    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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    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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    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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    My previous story where I tell you of how I am best friends with my teacher is talking about a different teacher... This story talks about the teacher I almost favorited before...
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    This is a brief telling of the three years I spent with this teacher all the way until I fell head over heels in love with her. This might bother your eyes with the block wall of...
    AKoolGuy AKoolGuy 18-21, M 19 hrs ago

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    l'amour de soi  noun: self-loveregard for one's own well-being and happinesschiefly considered as a desirable rather than narcissistic  characteristic...
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 26-30, F 23 hrs ago

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    The classic model of Western education is a teacher in front of a classroom full of students. The teacher imparts knowledge and learning through lectures and class discussions, and...
    williams297 williams297 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    There's this new science teacher at my school, and I find myself so incredibly attracted to him, I don't even understand; I've never had a crush on a teacher, but I have been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    In seventh grade, I came to a private Christian school. I had been homeschooled for five years before that and was to enter a new school. I knew what to expect in some ways, but in...
    xoxosweetsierra xoxosweetsierra 13-15 1 day ago

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    Firstly, I have always known somehow I had a gift to sense the emotions of other people as if they were my own. I can also sense any feeling when someone really *wants* something...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It was the only teacher I'd ever had a problem with, especially a lit teacher. Back in high school when I was still being shuffled between my adoptive (amish) side and my birth...
    TenderMercies TenderMercies 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    He was my gym teacher last year. It was his first year teaching as he was just out of university. I had met him on the first day back at school. I didn't feel anything at first...
    wildestdreamsxx wildestdreamsxx 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    With great trepidation, I joined this experience, with full knowledge that, on the surface, my love for "selfies" will appear juvenile and not just a tiny bit vain. But I am rarely...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have always been more academic than athletic. This is not to say I didn't exercise. When I was a kid I probably put more miles on my bike than my dad put on his car some days. I...
    Z281 Z281 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My brother had a middle school teacher man-handle him (not in self-defense either)...still ****** me off.
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    I had some post-secondary instructors who combined sarcasm, self-aggrandizement, and dimestore psychology to 'teach' me..
    wrestlingwithhope wrestlingwithhope 41-45, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hey guys, I need some advice, or rather some major help. so I have this teacher who must I add is a rather good looking bloke and I need your help to detangle my situation. So we...
    justanotherconfusrdgirl justanotherconfusrdgirl 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been messaging my teacher on and off the past week (or so) and it's been absolutely lovely :) He even let me call him by his first name! I started my message saying "Hey (his...
    acidicgirl13 acidicgirl13 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So... apparently, I've got issues. I just had a talk to my brother, or more like an argument. He says that I'm not at all reaching my potential because of how I think about...
    S1NK1LL3R S1NK1LL3R 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    He was my gym teacher last year. He was 22 and had just gotten out of university. I met him on the first day back to school and I didn't feel anything or think he was attractive at...
    wildestdreamsxx wildestdreamsxx 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I am a loner. I am so comfortable being like this that being around people makes me very uncomfortable. I get nervous. I think that they are staring at me. Thinking negative...
    RealmRunner RealmRunner 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I don't know if this will count as me sleeping with a teacher, but I'll share this long story anyway. I've always been one to fall for older men. There was no exception when I...
    idolle idolle 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    Hey everyone! How are you all going? It's amazing that so many of you are going great with your teachers at the moment, it makes me super happy!! While I don't really have much to...
    BlackOpium BlackOpium 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 17

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    Because you taught me that I deserve pain. Because you taught me that the only legitimate way to feel is physical pain. Because you taught me that the only feelings I'm allowed are...
    RandomInkFlow RandomInkFlow 18-21, T Aug 17

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    My favorite teacher was posibly my biology teacher. She hated me simply because I was a boy. One of the 2 in that class. While everyone else was talking shed single me out and...
    howmanylettercantiputhere howmanylettercantiputhere 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I had a music teacher which was mean towards me. When I didn't do something, she would get my name wrong and call me Emily instead of Abby. Every. Single. Time. She would also...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Sometimes I want to do it again, but my parents caught me Andrade me go to counciling for months. I had a long talking to and now my parents still sometimes do random arm checks...
    Randompi Randompi 13-15, F Aug 14

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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    Here is what happened!Well, when I gave the card to him he only said: Wow, I like It! Since the card had a drawing of Fifth Harmony he said: I will post it in Twitter, I’ll...
    M4R1LYN M4R1LYN 13-15, F Aug 13

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    He wasn't actually my teacher but in any case, he was still teaching video production, which was the subject I was taking for my first period class.I had another female teacher...
    Catmagic101a Catmagic101a 18-21, F Aug 13

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    I taught myself how to play the guitar and the piano thanks to the internet and a few musician friends. It's a great thing to be proud of
    TheRebel99 TheRebel99 13-15, F Aug 12

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    Words won't be enough to express how much I hate this lecturer of mine. As much as I want to be calm, his actions always pushed me to loose my temper. He is so so arrogant...
    dezeena dezeena 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Well, girls, I have a fresh update! As always, it is disappointing news, but this was more of a devastation for me. I thank God that I have friends to unleash this to. I love you...
    TheLoneRaven TheLoneRaven 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    For years I wanted my own island. To be able to go to the ocean at any given time, watch the sunrise and the sunset without rules and regulations (e.g., like beach hours) seem like...
    MBPEACEFUL12 MBPEACEFUL12 36-40, F Aug 10

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    So this is kind of unlike any other teacher crush story. Well at first it started out as a crush my sophomore year. I was literally head over heels for this guy, i was never in his...
    IJustDontKnowww IJustDontKnowww 16-17, F