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I Don't Know Everything

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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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    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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    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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    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 8 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 1 Response Jun 1, 2012

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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 3 Responses Dec 2, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    this is going to be one of those brittany rants that i'm not going to filter and make pretty. if you like pretty, then stop reading. THE SAME WAY THAT IF YOU ONLY LIKE PRETTY GIRLS...
    foldedunfolding foldedunfolding 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't know anything. I can't figure out anything. I don't know what I want, who I want, where I want to go. I am breathing, existing, taking up space. But that's all. Oh - but i...
    ecress ecress 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Everything's been going wrong today and yesterday. ******* everything. I'm already depressed and suicidal and anxiety-ridden even before the last couple of days, but now I'm just...
    polyglotparrot polyglotparrot 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    I'm sitting in my room right now listening to my kat. I have been talking gathering up info and stored it where it would be save, so that could get to it and organize it. my...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    but im feeling 22 Everything will be alright if You keep me next to you You don't know about me But i’ll bet you want to Everything will be alright if We just keep dancing...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have recently found myself in a place where I don’t know anymore. I constantly feel like a failure. I feel like I can’t do anything right. I mess up everything. I can’t...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I feel happy but i still feel sad and I feel like I want something but I don't know what it is. I wan't something but I don't want it and I'm just not sure if I actually want it or...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I don't know what to think about God anymore!!! I mean still believe In him I just don't know if I want to serve him. I'm just tired of praying over and over again..... I'm lost, I...
    isabel16 isabel16 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    It's so cliche... but I really don't know what to do with my life. I'm in the first year of law school. I find it interesting but it's too much for me. Ikeep failing in EVERY...
    notcoolmarvin notcoolmarvin 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I don't understand what my problem is. I'm so socially awkward and uncoordinated and self conscious and I wish it would stop. I feel so terrified of what people think of me that I...
    brimc7 brimc7 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I think love is weird. It's awkward! And it makes me feel really uncomfortable! I don't know why. I just get a really weird uncomfortable feeling. I don't know .. the thought of...
    hi1347677 hi1347677 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I take care of others before myself, so much that I don't know me anymore. It's not that I care what others think about me, I just like making others happy, I like to treat others...
    Sweetbeotch Sweetbeotch 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    My boyfriend might be deployed to Kuwait and i don't know how to cope with this we have been together since my sophmore year in high school when i moved here i am now in the middle...
    Klong121 Klong121 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm so stressed in my life right now. I have so much going on. I have a court date in April because my uncle raped me. I already had the arraignment and I had an anxiety and panic...
    tristesol tristesol 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    There's this girl and i really like her but i don't know what to think about her. She is straight, but told me that she likes a girl. When i asked her who she said she couldn't...
    HarleyHart HarleyHart 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Like everyone here, I don't know how to flirt, so I kind of use an alternative. Lately I'd been reading about random psychology ****, including body language, and it seemed a bit...
    carmansoul carmansoul 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I am born and raised in the Netherlands. Discrimination and Racism is something I experience almost daily. Through jokes, subtle hints or serious remarks. I always get to hear from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 18

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    So frustrated that I keep thinking about how to talk to him in person. Yet, it's hard, because we rarely have sometimes alone to meet afterward. My shyness is at the top that...
    Bunnie486 Bunnie486 22-25, F Feb 23

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    I'm almost 28 years old and have never been in a relationship. I've never had a man tell me he loves me. Never really been on a date. I can be shy, but people tell me I'm funny and...
    CaliLove1387 CaliLove1387 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ever since I was in kindergarten, I was learning how to play volleyball with my best friend. But when sixth grade finally came along and I actually played the season, I realized...
    tubularbook tubularbook 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    When grown man who look about 40-50 years old and they tell me I look beautiful I don't know how to take they're compliment. If I say thank you, they're going to think I'm trying...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I am really concerned about my parents. They seem to be fighting all of the time, and they're always angry. I don't know how to help them, and I really wish I could. I know I am...
    Hindercat Hindercat 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Don't show anything to Koke123 ! It´s a weird person, he always ask questions to you but never reply your questions and if you force him he block you ! He asked me my face :0 i...
    Engdestroyer Engdestroyer 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 10

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    Every morning I wake up nervous,anxious,and jittery. That's because this guy I used to see has a girlfriend and he only posts things about her on Facebook. I haven't checked his...
    BunniMoney BunniMoney 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    My relationship is so boring. When I was single I used to have fun even though I did not have a job. I was having fun. I thought having a relationship is fun - doing something...
    Cinderella73 Cinderella73 36-40, F Feb 17

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    I don't know, I ******* hate this website with a passion but I'm still writing here, very hypocritical of me I know. Just under a lot of stress, like a lot.
    ImminentDomain ImminentDomain 16-17, M 2 Responses Feb 18

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    There's always an undertone of melancholy within me. Sometimes I can feel the beauty in it, enjoy it. But most of the time it feels heavy. Maybe it depends on my sensitivity, I don...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    When other people have problems, I'm the first to help. I enjoy it because the problem is the focus and not me. I do things for others because I don't know how to be myself.
    eludesme eludesme 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    I wish I could say I am on EP because I want to be. But I'm here because I need to be. It is sometimes difficult for a man to admit weakness but this is the only place I can be...
    KevinAdams123 KevinAdams123 31-35, M 6 Responses Feb 10

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    I feel like the my world is slowly slipping away, like when you're about to lose consciousness. I'm losing control of life and I don't know what to do. I feel like as if my life...
    150035039m 150035039m 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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