I Am Profoundly Gifted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 102 People

    The World'S One Crime

    My glasses are tinted red. All I wanted was to be left alone. Surely the interior of one's own mind constitutes the most sacred space in any human? An intrusion upon it seems a violation, an assault. This is how I have felt throughout my education. My mother says that by the age...
    2 Responses Jan 31, 2013

    Verbally Gifted, One Token Grade Skip, 12 Years of Public School Hell and Emotional Neglect

    I normally say I'm exceptionally gifted--I've estimated my IQ at about 160 on the old Stanford Binet that has the high ceilings and the possible 20 pt verbal bias, but that's just a hunch. I used to admin the forum Gifted Haven, which has now vanished from the internet. It bites...
    BrighterTheyFall BrighterTheyFall
    9 Responses Oct 31, 2008

    Music And Lyrics

    I am a singer lyricist poet and playwright my gifts lie in my over active creative side (logic side dead due to cerebral palsy and brain bleed)
    deleted deleted
    Jan 21, 2013

    “Life becomes more meaningful

    when you realize the simple fact that you'll never get the same moment twice.”
    PsychicLisa PsychicLisa
    31-35, F
    Mar 26, 2014

    I Am Gifted And Coordinate An Exceptionally & Profoundly Gifted Mensa SIG

    There is a Mensa SIG for the Exceptionally & Profoundly Gifted, information can be found at http://tetworld.tripod.com/gifted.html
    pazart pazart
    Aug 21, 2013

    I got recognized as gifted

    when I was 17 years old. Due to mental illnesses and medication etc. Some areas like memory, logic and the likes were retardedly low. Other areas like language, spacial and visual understanding were almost immeasurably high. Prior to that, I've failed academically...
    Vumsy Vumsy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2014


    I am so NOT gifted. I can not find anything I am really good at... I will never be able to join this group
    BigDreamer1 BigDreamer1
    1 Response Jun 8, 2013

    I am currently in middle school,

    and I find myself unable to relate to some aspects of stories told by other profoundly gifted people, like really intense bullying or dropping out. Maybe because I'm a girl? I am currently attending a gifted children's school, but it is not AT ALL filled with gifted kids...
    theyester theyester
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 26, 2013

    Pompernickle, Jazz, and Whatnot?

    I'm PG, but I'm also a profound underacheiver. I don't really know why. Of course, I've read many articles about underacheivement in gifted individuals, but none are entirely satisfactory. The whole subject of giftedness is rather ambiguous. Anyway. My IQ is estimated at 178...
    zetimmons zetimmons
    4 Responses Jun 2, 2009

    Such Is My Life

    They say that in the case of a genius, there is often some prevalent deficiency elsewhere in the brain. While I am certainly not implying that I am a genius, rather, not, I am exceptionally intelligent. My brain deficiency comes in the form on unbalanced chemicals resulting in...
    OpheliacInsomnia OpheliacInsomnia
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 13, 2010

    Very Gifted... And Then?

    I guess I am neither completely "profoundly gifted" (with an IQ of 155+), nor "normally gifted". This has however been sufficient to make me "different" and for people, even now that I am older and in the workforce, to notice now and then that I am 'so intelligent', despite my...
    Bibinu Bibinu
    36-40, F
    1 Response Feb 11, 2013

    Comes With a Price

     I was tested with an IQ of 149 at age 6, and later at age 12, tested again at 162.   I never experienced the severe bullying that others talk about, as I was put into a small Sub-School (I.E. a wing in a public school designated to gifted students) with other 'gifted...
    MrMacabre MrMacabre
    70+, M
    2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

    🔮 Gifted Lisa

    🔮 ✩healing ✩Marriage/Love/Dirvorce/SoulMate ✩Future/Past/LovedOnes/ ✩Health/Peace/Happiness Iv been reading professionally for over twenty years and loves to assist you with what i sees. I use my intuition in conjunction with the tarot, playing cards science...
    PsychicLisa PsychicLisa
    31-35, F
    Mar 26, 2014

    I Am A Multipotentialite

    OK, "profoundly gifted" may be a bit of a stretch. But I seem to have a fairly high IQ, I speak four languages fluently, I am a talented illustrator and painter, a singer, writer and lyricist. I was very good academically, I studied at Oxford University, got an M.A., landed a job...
    AScannerDarkly AScannerDarkly
    36-40, F
    Oct 4, 2013

    IQ of 153

    That has caused me to see most people as idiots (they are), but it's not such a big deal. At least it gives me an edge over the idiots at strategical thinking!
    Fenrisderwulf Fenrisderwulf
    6 Responses Aug 7, 2009

    I.q 192

    I am also profaundly gifted, my I.Q his 192 o wechlers test, I started to write, read and do all sorts of basic calculation at age 4 but mainly what Ihave is deep though... Some of my best fends are gifted has wel because we share lots of things in commun...I am 15 and...
    DoubleNS DoubleNS
    13-15, M
    7 Responses Jun 8, 2011


    Just the title of this group makes me feel better, although I am not sure how safe it would be for me to share my story. Nevertheless I thought it would be nice to join in and say hello :) P.s. I can see that people got a chance to read this but now you can see why I didn't share...
    19KAT19 19KAT19
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2011
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2014

    I Don't Know But It Is Funny

    I don't speek english, but I know something. I was re-testing a lot, but a loooooot, a test online and sometime I obtained 160 IQ Stanford-Binet (close to the ceiling of this test).  I had all  IQ scores online, low, middle, high and that. But when I visit web pages of people...
    javialas javialas
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2010

    That is why I do what I do.

    I am an artist because God made me one! I can't let my natural talent go to waste.
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout
    31-35, F
    Dec 7, 2013

    But what's it all for?

    I'm sick of doing art for others. So I quit! Only for myself now.
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout
    31-35, F
    Jul 15, 2014

    Profoundly Gifted

    recently I discovered that i am profoundly gifted. i would like to use my gift to help mankind in some way . i am law student maybe i can help to develop the law.
    Paidamoyo Paidamoyo
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 4, 2013

    I'm not a profoundly gifted child

    but I'm more likely a highly gifted. I'm 13 and found my iq 143 standford-binet test. All of my peers call me weird and mostly boastful. They call me nerd and all those stuffs I don't want to talk about. I've bullied and alinated in my age group. I have a social ability of a...
    Steph313 Steph313
    2 Responses Aug 31, 2015

    School Was Hell, Finally Getting My Life On Track Again

    My brothers and sisters had been identified as gifted earlier, and my parents were a little bit scared by how much earlier I had reached milestones as a baby/toddler and at the level of math and reading I had achieved, so I was tested (stopped at about 200). I was always begging...
    LilMick LilMick
    5 Responses Jul 21, 2009

    Initial State If Realizing It But Still Can't Believe It

    I will just give you the main points to save you time: A) elementary school: at this age I was wha we call the really bad boy of the school. Even though I was never consistent in my homework. I hardly can remember doing homework. before school ends I Won the IQ test competition...
    Pm378iejhdk Pm378iejhdk
    1 Response Jan 23, 2012

    Profoundly Lonely...

    I want to scoop out my intelligence, empathy and compassion... NOW!What good does an excellent proficiency in language, a connection to those in pain and an understanding of life do??I am profoundly profane, not sacred, special nor able to keep a companion.I hate that my "gifts...
    TheWomanWhoDid TheWomanWhoDid
    1 Response Jan 14, 2013

    Hello To All Pg's

    I will keep my initial story brief. In addition to being profoundly gifted (and not knowing it for most of my life, although all the signs were there, in hindsight), I am profoundly isolated (from others).
    BRiemann BRiemann
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2010

    Artistically Gifted

    As a boy, I’d gaze closely at the reflection in windows or mirrors to look at my face. Both the subtle and blunt hostility emanating from my peer group inevitably sowed self-doubt. What made school life even more irksome was trying to decipher what triggered this selective...
    iNtuitiveFEeling iNtuitiveFEeling
    56-60, M
    Dec 15, 2012
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