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I Don't Know Everything

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    School Does Not Equal Boundless Knowledge

    At work, I hear this a lot: "You went to school--you should know!"  Well, truth is, I don't!!  And there's no way I can know and remember everything they showed us about engines, powertrains, electrical, and hydraulics.  I have issues with my memory and I have...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F Mar 26, 2010

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    Life....

    ....is a work in progress.... And, as such, it's full of things as you go through it. You learn new things, you expand your horizons, and you find that your knowledge base just.... .....shrinks..... Life is bigger than you think....more complex.... If you know 1% of it then...
    Jazz1Geoff101 Jazz1Geoff101 41-45, M Nov 16, 2013

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    I Have No Idea On How to Be the Wife He Needs

    I was told that I am immature, inexperienced, and ******* stupid today.  No matter how I try to hide this in my heart, I hurt.  I am so ashamed - and confused.  I'm 36 - I've been married for 8 years.  I have never, ever been...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    My Inner Child – Writing Iv

    Actually this is written by a dear friend, but I believe it is worth sharing :) Hope you will enjoy this ;) http://5hadz.wordpress.com/2010/06/05/my-inner-child-writing-iv/
    Zn77 Zn77 22-25, F Jun 5, 2010

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    Admitting You Know Very Little Is The Beginning Of Wisdom

    Admitting you know very little is supposedly the beginning of wisdom, or so I've heard. I've also heard, "The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know." That's the case with me. I am fascinated by almost everything I come across, and I enjoy learning about things. I do...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Intelligence Is Not The Amount Of Handy Trivia Tidbits You Keep Under Your Belt

    i've got news for the arrogant tidbit-telling know-it-all's of this world...your very "name" is silly because you do not know. it. all. but guess what? i am INTELLIGENT, which means that i have the POTENTIAL to know more than you ever will! intelligence is not the mere...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

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    But I Wanna!

    I am addicted to knowing everything. My curiosity gets the best of me, every time! And so my room is crowded with books and my favorite list on my browser is crowded with links to articles. I do not enjoy math, whatsoever, eww! :-( But all things science, social, historic...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2008

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    Oh - But I Do Try

    I love studying, reading, and just learning anything -- OK except anything mechanical/techy -- some of that is just over my head. But when I do something that is worth doing, I really want to study up on it and do it right.   I am so f*ing bored...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    But I Like To Disuss Things I Both Have And Don't Have Knowledge In

    for the ones i know about i like to reflect ans share my opinion and hear others share idea and reasons we support or do not something and the ones i do not i like speaking to someone who does and then researching for myself to learn up on it so i can have a valid opinion i think...
    justjoni justjoni 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Actually, I Do.

    Call me Big Brother. Call me Eye in the Sky. Call me Google. Just don't question me, because I know everything and I am always right.
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere 41-45, M 7 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Trivia

    Over a lifetime I have learnt a lot of trivia for I make a habit of trying to expand by mind all the time.I am no expert on anything however when I come across an issue I have little knowledge about I will always make a point of learning what the subject matter may be.If it...
    garvan garvan 46-50, M 7 Responses Jun 25, 2011

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    Sometimes I'm Tested~

    I don't know everything and it can irk me when people assume that my confidence is a reflection of a know-it-all. So I'm in my 20s and I've had some experiences that have taught me something about life and I share it. There's nothing wrong with sharing it. But I've met many in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 8, 2012

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    I've tried and tried to find someone to date and have been failing for all my adult life now. I've gotten to where I don't care what my profiles on the dating sites say. I don't...
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    I'm tired of putting myself out there and being kicked around.. I'm married with 2 beautiful girls. My husband ignores me. I have to ask for any kind of affection and I rarely get...
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    I am not married but I am engaged. Me and my fiancé have been having problems especially when he's drunk. We have been living together for 5 years. I got pregnant at 18 and...
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    My husband spent about an hour this morning calling me every name he could think of. I destroyed his career and I am the reason our 15 year old is transgender. He wishes I would...
    Laifu Laifu 36-40, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know what to do, i want to enjoy my life but how? i want an adventure but i don't have friends to be with.
    AlexandraSandy AlexandraSandy 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Seem like I have been down in the spiritual battle field too long I don't know why or if it was a made up but for the most part everyone is ok now,but after 25years I am alone and...
    magicrabbit magicrabbit 51-55 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I don't know who my birth father is.... I was told he was this one guy since as long as I can remember. Age 3 or 4... So this summer I hired a PI to find this man. We found him and...
    princessalicia princessalicia 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    i have a boyfriend.. he is 28 years old. i am 20 years old. we're currently on our 2nd month of our relationship. as i recall, when we are on the 2nd week of our relationship, one...
    magebricks magebricks 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I can't express how I feel. Part of me is scared that everyone I meet is judging me, but I know most people aren't. I feel so confident about my self and the way I look, and yet I...
    Lavenderwingless Lavenderwingless 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Were we friends? Were we lovers? Did we ever become more than just instances of thought sharing? Did you ever feel that thoughts and feelings were reciprocated across the miles...
    LastGirlScout LastGirlScout 31-35, F Aug 17

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    Right now, I am thinking about my life and wish I was dead. People tell me I have potential and stuff but honestly, I don't see it. I lost myself when I was in a crappy...
    WeirdOtaku WeirdOtaku 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Why do you want to die? Why do you self-harm? Just why? You're hurting everyone who loves you. Thats all I ever hear. Well...here's your answer. I don't want to be alive anymore. I...
    lexrae lexrae 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    This are is like free therapy right now. Tomorrow I'm going to confront my wife. She knows I'm coming over, we agreed to sit down and talk. It will be the first time I've seen and...
    Sbpetro Sbpetro 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    Sometimes I want to stand up for myself in so I am just quiet sometimes and let every thing happen for reasons I can't explain. So I usually don't know how or what to say to people...
    Singingbutterfly Singingbutterfly 13-15, F Aug 14

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    Soo.. I have a boyfriend who I've been with for over 2 years, he used to be horrible to me, like yknow, cheating, threatening, hitting me. But about a year ago when he'd blocked me...
    Feliciajake Feliciajake 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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    This could be the group I most write in in the long run, for there's an infinity of things I don't know really about. Each general thing can be seen as a glass container, and what...
    Annodumbaknee Annodumbaknee 36-40, M Aug 12

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    How to you speak to a person who constantly contradicts you? No matter how small or minor the topic of conversation is, my spouse automatically contradicts me. Then he wonders why...
    mom4ce mom4ce 51-55, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    Dealing with my family always turns out to be a mistake. Yesterday, I argued with them all day. All. Day. Everything is messed up and twisted, but that's how it usually is. The...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 Aug 12

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    I'm turning 16 tomorrow, my parents can't afford much, and I don't even know if they will get me any gifts. We will probably be doing something that's not special at all, just...
    Briunet1 Briunet1 13-15, F Aug 11

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    I used to be a confident, secure woman in my early 50's. Married for 33 years, two beautiful daughters that I am really proud of, and a wonderful baby grandson who is the apple of...
    Patilud Patilud 51-55, F Aug 11

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    Learning the words "I Don't Know" was a challenge for me, and still is, but to a lesser degree. People just come up to me out of nowhere and ask me questions all the time. I...
    cjkenton cjkenton 36-40 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I don't know what I'm doing on here, or what to say. I know what I want, don't know how to ask for it.
    twistmynipple twistmynipple 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I just happened across this website while looking for answers to help me reason about having to turn my puppy in I have been depressed and sad and upset ALL day. I just need to...
    Tifftiff3 Tifftiff3 18-21 1 Response Aug 10

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    The Buddhists suggest that in order to achieve a higher state of being, one has to detach from material things and people. So, I tried that and it didn't work. I don't know what I...
    Griet11 Griet11 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    I don't know if I want to be a vet or a psychologist or maybe a psychiatrist
    mythicalovaries mythicalovaries 13-15, F Aug 9

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