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I Am Profoundly Gifted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 People

    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 22-25 1 Response Jan 23, 2012

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    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 3 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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 22-25 5 Responses Jul 21, 2009

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    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 18-21 4 Responses Jun 2, 2009

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    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 66-70, M 2 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    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 18-21 6 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    NOT

    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 13-15 1 Response Jun 8, 2013

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    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

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    “Life becomes more meaningful

    when you realize the simple fact that you'll never get the same moment twice.”
    PsychicLisa PsychicLisa 26-30, F Mar 26, 2014

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    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 18-21 9 Responses Oct 31, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    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 13-15, F Dec 26, 2013

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    Hello!

    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

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    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

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    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 36-40 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    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

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    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 26-30 Jan 21, 2013

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    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 31-35, F Oct 4, 2013

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    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

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    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5, 2014

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    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 31-35 Aug 21, 2013

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    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 6 Responses Jun 8, 2011

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    🔮 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 26-30, F Mar 26, 2014

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    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 51-55, M Dec 15, 2012

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    I do not expect to make all of them the same. There are those who are lazy, those who are hardworking and those who are gifted. Each will take a different path.Giftedness is rare...
    novembermoon novembermoon 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Growing up in a town of about 8,000 people I was one of the few students who stood out. I grew up on an Indian Reservation and was bullied just for being different. I am mixed...
    tcteacher tcteacher 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    A couple of months ago, I painted this very contemporary ballerina doing a back bend stretch. At the time, I didn't know why she spoke to me so profoundly. Now, I realize she...
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 7 Responses May 6

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    I am not a psychopath, so hopefully I won't get blasted for posting here. I have been rocked, shaped, traumatized by my experiences with individuals I can't fathom, whose behavior...
    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 2 Responses May 8

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    Some say that when you find something so extraordinary you should capture and study it, I say they are wrong. Something that is so profoundly amazing should be shared with not only...
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    ris9358 ris9358 56-60, M 1 Response May 16

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    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 3 Responses May 18

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    eatthekids1stplease eatthekids1stplease 18-21, M 1 Response May 19

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    So yeah, I am a devotee, 19 years old. I was born this way and I really wish I hadn't, but there is nothing I can do about it unfortunately. I felt ashamed about it forever and I...
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