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I Have Been Called Very Wise

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    I Have Been

    I have been called wise so many times, but It's really not true. I don't know as much as some think I do and even less than they realize. They insist, though, on saying I am. I am only as knowledgeable as my experiences and even so, perhaps someone else has found a better way...
    theredlady theredlady 41-45, F 24 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Foolish To Assert

    some time in my life.. and arrogantly accepted it.   i know how foolish i am to assert it..
    dazzlingeyes dazzlingeyes 18-21, F May 11, 2010

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    I Have Been Called Very Wise

    I have been called very wise.  I however don't think I'm so wise.  I don't answer much of the questions right that are on Jeopardy. So therefore I don't watch it very often.  However watching Are You better than a 5th grader? I get most the questions right  except for history...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 26, 2012

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    All My Life

    Ha, have I got them fooled! Nothing like bumbling through life. When I was in the sixth grade there was a girl that I liked. Our class was sponsoring a cribbage contest, with the sixth graders mentoring the fourth graders to learn to play. Long story short, this girl signed up to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 30, 2009

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    Well, Yes I Have

    I always smile and thank the person graciously. They don't have to know that any wisdom I have gained has been earned, one hard-won tear at a time.  To get where I am, I've fought and screamed and bled.My wisdom is a distillation of fear, despair, struggle...and hope.And yet I...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F Jun 21, 2012

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    Often,

    although i have been called dumb as a box of rocks a few as well
    BurntCrispy BurntCrispy 36-40 Dec 8, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I've been called that by people who gets D's and F's on tests while I'm a straight A student. A little B's here and there though.. It doesn't make sense to me..
    AnAwkwardTurtle AnAwkwardTurtle 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Everyone I know has called me stupid. Even my mom. And they all called me stupid for the same reason: My anxiety and intrusive thoughts.. I ******* hate myself I should really plan...
    oOMissDiorOo oOMissDiorOo 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I hate the word STUpId it's way too much I couldn't control being being called stupid. I really become insane I over hear myself .
    billyaldo billyaldo 22-25, M Jul 29

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    Don't care if I am one to be honest, can't believe I got threatened and called a **** by a poor homeless man for minding my own business and having a moody face, scum bag, don't...
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wasn't even cross dressed! I was buying myself new boy-jeans and was about to try them on in the changing room attendant said, "wait! The girl's changing room is over there!" I...
    necxo necxo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 8

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     I don't know if it's my room or my style lol but I'm not. I think it's a compliment though. You can judge for yourself
    ajthecutie ajthecutie 16-17, F Jul 23

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    I think I've been told a few times even though I personally don't like my voice since my voice is a little deep and I have been called, "Sir" and "Bro" over the phone a few times...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F Jul 24

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    I had been married for four months before I found out that my husband, whom I have been in a committed relationship for 9 years including a year-long engagement, cheated on me. It...
    krk314 krk314 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm only 21 years old but can happily say that me and my younger sister have had the most idyllic childhood with many of our fond memories being spent with our grandparents. My...
    deathfromabove1066 deathfromabove1066 22-25, F Aug 1

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Compared to what some of the people here have been through, I had it easy. I met a guy I thought was near perfect- he was cute, he was smart, and I thought he was sweet. I'm clumsy...
    HorizonHeart HorizonHeart 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I'm sharing this with you because I want to know how I can move forward from this. I do love my husband but I feel so betrayed by his actions. And not just him his family and...
    2011dolly40 2011dolly40 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 23

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    :) on the outside but :( in the inside!I've been through a lot of pain physically as well as psychologically so i've been through hell and been through a lot more than a average 21...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Jul 21

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    I have been bullied before I been bullied but I haven't told a lot of people I love EP because it's like a journal and I can show how I really feel and how I really am Back to...
    Hiddenamoungus Hiddenamoungus 13-15, F Jul 23

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    I feel as a 30 year old woman I should be more accomplished I did everything right I've always been there for my family as they have been for me but sometimes I feel like I'm doing...
    feelingstuck30 feelingstuck30 26-30, F Jul 27

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I have been married to my husband for 5 years. When we first got together during our last year of college, we liked to party as any young kids do. We would drink and smoke and...
    youaremystrength youaremystrength 26-30 3 Responses Aug 5

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    Bringing relationships to completion and walking away with loving detachment: exerpt from Ch. 18 of Oneness Acceptance, unconditionally, of whatever has been presented, without the...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 4 Responses Aug 7

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    I am currently married and unsure if I am in an abusive relationship or if I am just difficult to deal with. My husband has never hit me, but the things that he says to me and...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    We visited Dubai in April 2013 and obtained tickets to ride the elevator to The Top! My wife had a battery operated Travel Scoot and the attendants could not have been more...
    p010ne p010ne 70+, M 1 Response Jul 21

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    Since i've been off high school I have been telling lies about my school/social status/things I do. When i'm at home gaming, I tell people I'm out for a drink or can't go out...
    chancelessman chancelessman 22-25, M Jul 21

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    Sorry i havent been on much lately, i was going through some stuff and i started a new job last week~ and dont think im ignoring you if i dont reply to messages :( i just have had...
    Jessiesgirl98 Jessiesgirl98 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Okay this is something sorta crazy I know. Back when I was 13 I was raped on my way home from school and I didn't tell anyone and it broke me and ripped me apart still today I...
    Finniees Finniees 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    I have been to France, Italy , Russia , Indonesia , Korea , Japan , Australia , Israel , Egypt , Kuwait , Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Canada, Panama, Columbia...
    gunnerysailor gunnerysailor 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 24

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    I have been to France,Spain,Malta,Greece,Bosnia,Turkey, India,Sri Lanka,Burma,Malaysia,Thailand,Japan, USA,Mexico,Brazil,Bolivia,South Africa,Botswana,Swaziland,Egypt,Ghana, DRC...
    Smeeg2911 Smeeg2911 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I don't understand what I did wrong . he would come home angry from a long day at work and take it out on me . every little thing I did set him off , and he would hold me up...
    abbyhh25 abbyhh25 16-17, F 6 Responses Jul 25

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    I have been to india and malaysia
    babagaga123 babagaga123 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    well that's a lie. i think to be cheated on, you have to have been in a seriousness relationship so I guess it's not even a possibility that I've been cheated on fml
    amyrobbyy amyrobbyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I have been cheated on. I walked in on my fiancé' and what I thought was my best friend. It was the BEST thing that has ever happened to me! I moved out I found myself, I started...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 11 Responses Jul 26

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    I have been a lot of times. ;o I think my first was to NC from NJ when I was 3? Then I went to Dominican Republic, Disney World, Michigan. Probably NC more, but I don't really...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F Jul 27

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    I have been married for 5 years but we've been together for 17. There was a significant age difference between us (she was older). Long story short, over time, I got extremely...
    vladi7 vladi7 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    We all have scars, I'm nothing special. I neither need help nor support. I don't ask for pity or advice. I understand the pain in your eyes before I see your bruises. I have been...
    JaneBloodyAusten JaneBloodyAusten 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    I don't know. Maybe I wasn't....it's just I thought we had a connection. Perhaps it was a weekend romance, but I just wish he would tell me if he didn't want to be friends. I...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Jul 28

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    I have been, great place to meet new friends, talk to existing ones. Vent, share experiences, learn about the world around us.
    001goodguy65 001goodguy65 46-50, M Jul 29

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    Well, I have been seen naked by everyone in my immediate family and all but one of cousins (a girl.) I have been seen by most of my close male friends at the gym or camping and...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I have been with my bf for 4 yrs. I found out he cheated once just because the other girl found out about me and confronted me about it. They've been going out for 6 mos. He left...
    justmezel justmezel 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 29

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    I have been asked several times. It was weird at first but a lot of fun when the woman really got into it. I usually only done it with a woman I got to know. Not as good as the...
    lonewolf2060 lonewolf2060 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I am 12 and I have been to: Bahamas Curaçao (A Caribbean island) Panama Jamaica Ecuador Dominican Rep. Many more that I cant remember and I have been to most of them multiple...
    Dev4444 Dev4444 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Often I go walking along the secluded part of our beach,and I always go naked.Believe me,I have been said a few times.One night I slipped out and went walking through town asked...
    barefootb barefootb 46-50 Aug 2

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    I have been to Spain, Jamaica and the Bahamas!!
    mahogony31 mahogony31 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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