I Don't Like People to Think I'm Stupid

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    Ahhh Whatever Your Opinion Doesn't Define Me

    You can think of me as an airhead but however I will not tolerate being spoken down to I don't put up with at all.So I dare ya to talk down to me see what happens =P.
    deleted deleted
    Aug 28, 2012

    And It Happens A Lot

    I'm not good with numbers, so shopping can be really hard for me.  Also, when I get overwhelmed, I scramble my words. Those two things together can lead to a very negative impression of me.  I can see the judgement in their eyes, hear it in their voices.  I'm judged as stupid...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2012

    Being Fat, Female, And Happy Does Not Make Me Stupid

    I am a very exuberant person. I get excited about things. I'm generally happy and full of smiles. But the quickest way to ruin my mood is to assume that being happy or silly is equivalent to being stupid. I refuse to prove to people who already think I'm stupid that I'm smart...
    salaciouslyyours salaciouslyyours
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 26, 2013

    And yep, I've been guilty of having thought

    that of others. The feeling that you are talking about something that the other person does not seem to be getting..............it does not make them stupid. It makes them not knowledgeable of what you refer to. It makes them possibly respond in a way you have no understanding...
    jeresey jeresey
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 14, 2014

    Comes With the Territory

    i guess being a young attractive woman has its downsides. apparently every man on the planet thinks i am idiot just because i am open about my likes and dislikes. and when they see that i have a few sexual interests, well they think its an open ended invitation to request cyber...
    EastWestLady EastWestLady
    26-30, F
    8 Responses Jul 17, 2008

    Oh Dare Anyone Think That They Have the Right???!?!?!?!?!?

    If someone insinuates that I am stupid or even acts like they are going to imply it I get furious! I can be wrong but that doesn't mean that I am stupid. Being made to feel stupid or being humiliated are two of my least favorite things....
    PaperRoses PaperRoses
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 24, 2007

    But How Do I Tell Them I'm Neither Stupid Nor Smart?

    There are people in my life that I love dearly who think I don't know anything that isn't written out and at least six inches in front of my face. If I venture an opinion that runs contrary to theirs, they start World War Three. Especially if its something I want and they don't...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Sep 24, 2013


    Acchbellon Acchbellon
    18-21, M
    Jul 20, 2012

    I'm Not Stupid!!

    So don't talk down to me!!!!!!
    moonlit1 moonlit1
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 11, 2008

    I Do Have A Mental Disability Not A Moron

    I am not a Moron. I do have a mental disability and my Lifestyle interest is quite different from the popular conventional genre mainstream interest from this world. I find being slow, meticulous and scientific with life, is actually this Life's greatest wisdom of Intelligence...
    ChakraSolipsismMGP ChakraSolipsismMGP
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 23, 2013

    Get Over It

    While I do do daft things often, I don't appreciate being called stupid, surprisingly I was top in most of my classes. And I hate saying that, but, I'm sometimes forced to say it to shut up people who like nothing better than to lower your self esteem. Trust me, mine's hard to...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2007

    My Dad Thinks I'm Stupid :|

    When i was in year 7 and 8 and i used to get level 7s in my grades and my Dad used to say to me wheres your A stars :| ...I mean seriously dude! I dont think he understands the British grading system or something...and now im in year 10 he still does my head in...i bring home an...
    GyalBetterKnow GyalBetterKnow
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Mar 31, 2011

    Don't Care!

    Well, many people may think I am stupid.  Some treated me as I am stupid.  In all, I know I am far from being stupid.  I'm not saying; I don't have my blonde moments cause I get them too.  ;)(No offense about the blonde, it is just a saying.  I was a blonde also).People can...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2011

    Dumb Just Because Im Blond...

    people think that im dumb and stupid just because im blond, no one takes the time to actually get to know me they just assume that since im blond then naturally im gonna be an air headed idiot. what they dont know is that im studying for crime scene investigation and my real...
    hiddenbabe hiddenbabe
    18-21, F
    Oct 9, 2011

    Low Self Esteem

    I guess why i'm so sensible about "being stupid" is, because it's true? I won't people find out..
    ikem ikem
    22-25, M
    May 20, 2010


    I am not stupid. I am not very smart either. But I do know a lot of things and am in a constant quest of defining myself. It's just that in real life I don't think much before I talk... because I'm afraid the moment will be gone by the time I figured what I have to say...
    whatsername whatsername
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2007

    People Don't Know What They Don't Know.

    I often have ideas that people do not understand. The problem is generally their own ignorance. It is hard to calibrate ideas for stupid people. I am actually brilliant. I don't see why people have to be so closed minded and small. One example just the other day I told someone...
    bunnyhunterz bunnyhunterz
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 2, 2012

    My Dad Subtly Acts Like I'm Stupid

    So I'm going into the 9th grade, and for the last 2 years I've been in this special gifted class. It basically means that I learn things faster than other kids, and our class can do things more independently. Well my dad exaggerates this so much. He'll brag to anyone that listens...
    LexieTibbo LexieTibbo
    22-25, F
    Jul 29, 2013

    I Can't Stand It

    Im not going to sit here and say I'm a genius, because I am clearly not, however that doesn't mean I'm not clever. I could read novels quite easily by age 7 and I always got good marks in school without having to study. When I want to learn something new I can usually pick it up...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 4, 2012
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