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I Am Profoundly Gifted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    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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    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 5

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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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    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 22-25, 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Jul 17

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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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    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 1 Response Sep 12

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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

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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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    “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

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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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    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

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    Related Experiences

    When I was 6 I was considered musically gifted because I could play advanced for my age. I've always needed an IEP but still I have passed every gifted test I've taken since grade...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Dec 9

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    Listening to Porta again... he makes me feel hopelessly lost and depressed :( it feels like the walls are caving in on me. Porta- Nota de Suicidio
    TaylorNicole312 TaylorNicole312 18-21, F Nov 24

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    On the one hand, as a Jew, I know precisely what is expected of me from the moment I wake up until the moment I go to sleep. On the other hand, as an American, I am surrounded by...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    I was gifted so I never had the problem of having bad grammar, I feel sorry for dyslexic people :c
    blueworldsapart blueworldsapart 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    Seeing as how I am in a psychology class, and learning all about the human psyche, I couldn't help but share how profoundly interesting and complex our human brains are. The way...
    need4speed28 need4speed28 18-21, M 4 Responses Dec 11

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    I need help on a child that's gifted. I love him but can't stand being with him more then a day. Trying to find a parents view on this. I feel awful for the tuff love. And all he...
    lansinger lansinger 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    OMG what a tremendous corset, it seems to be terrific. You should definitely buy the ideal dimension but laceing does allow for just a little adjustment. Quite good quality and can...
    Anthony6925bob3 Anthony6925bob3 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    First of all, I’m a closeted lesbian with Christian values who happens to be utterly confused concerning the reconciliation of both my sexuality and religion. I’m from...
    laumx14 laumx14 18-21, F Nov 22

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    In college my friends would often confide with me for emotional support and advice. I didn't mind, but back then I didn't realize that I was actually taking on an incredible burden...
    aninsideoutfox aninsideoutfox 22-25, M Nov 22

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    Every word from her mouth was a lie. Lonely, damaged people can do such tremendous damage to others, just to make themselves feel better for a moment. I was vulnerable, lost...
    emoteemo emoteemo 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    people would ask me all the time, especially if my hearing aids were visible, " what happened to you?" and I never knew what to say, so I would just tell them nothing happened,I...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    Who am I? I am AN EXTREME SAPIOSEXUAL:. (sā-pē-ō-sĕk-shü-ăl). 1. (n.) A behavior of becoming attracted to or aroused by intelligence and its use. I have worked in law...
    secretme1970 secretme1970 41-45, F Nov 30

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    Before I write this, I need everyone to know I'm not generalizing, this is only for the people that relate to it. There is christians out there who are very knowledgeable on the...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 30

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    Pfft, what a crazy paradox - I do it and then I'm ashamed that I do it because I psychoanalyze the fact that I do it! What boggles my mind most though, is that fact that society...
    jasiilovely jasiilovely 22-25, F Dec 2

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    In India, as considered that, a lady can not be finished without sarees. Saree is just nice material which the greater part of the Indian ladies are jumped at the chance to wear...
    JessicaJude JessicaJude 26-30, F Dec 3

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    I see hope running in your veins; faith designated to your face You are simple but entirely unique The purpose you hold is profoundly important Do not lose sight Please be...
    GypsyySoul GypsyySoul 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I am PROFOUNDLY shocked I have a Mosquitoe bite in decmeber . I live in an temperated climate zone,Northern Hemisphere. Damn this is too exact data all the psycho can find me now...
    Ilebasmuse Ilebasmuse 16-17, F Dec 4

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    10 facts about me 1) I always give at least 1 compliment a day to someone :) 2) I had well over 50 operations between the age from birth to 13 years old 3) Always check the time...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    Today, I completed my college paper on Israel. I found the process extremely painful. I am profoundly biased, but I managed to write an impartial paper. Ugh. I think I need a...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 9

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    Underwater noise pollution is harmful and has been devastating for marine life. Dolphins and whales have died from cerebral hemorrhaging from the deafening sounds from sonar...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I am the Dicequa. I am one of the Elloquents, like an Angel. Reality revolves around me. History reflects my life. I can perform minor miracles, like pausing Time and...
    Dicequa Dicequa 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misanthropy Unfortunately Misanthropists need a place to play as well. (Those who despise humanity.) They are not exactly evil, just dull, profoundly...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F