I Think I'm Getting Dumber Everyday

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    In All Seriousness, I Think I'm Getting Dumber Over The Years.

    Looking back on things I've written on social networking site like Facebook and MySpace shows what appears to be a significant decline in my mental functioning. I used to be capable of witty quips and puns that would take me hours to come up with now. It makes me really sad...
    clf2012 clf2012
    26-30, F
    Nov 28, 2012

    Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader?

    I'd like to think so but apparently not because I've been having trouble trying to help my daughter ( who is in 5th grade) with her homework. It amazes me how much I have forgotten since I've been out of school. I can't believe I am losing my intelligence! I wonder if other...
    howsab howsab
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2011

    More

    I slept a lot today after returning from college. Then woke up and fell asleep again. When I woke, i saw my sister's phone lying near me. So i started listening to songs. Then she came and asked me if i had found out who he was? I said "who?" She said in a very matter-of...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2010

    I feel like if you present me

    and me 6 years ago together in a room present me would be dumber. I spend a large majority of my life around people who dont challenge intellectually. I rarely get adult conversation from adult let alone intelligent adult conversation. I also don't write or read like I use to...
    newasexy newasexy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 15, 2015

    Yeah, honestly. I'll walk into a class to tell

    the girls to go out for break but I'll end up telling them to go somewhere else. I can't seem to understand subjects that I could understand perfectly well a couple of months ago. I can't remember anything during tests and my grades are worsening with each term. My teachers keep...
    EvanescentIridescent EvanescentIridescent
    16-17, F
    Dec 10, 2014

    I feel like I'm losing my mind.

    Things just don't seem to click anymore. I space out a lot and notice my minds often been blank. I can't complain too much though, I'd rather have an empty head than the nonstop thoughts and voices I'm used to. Here's to no more thoughts:)
    Casie3Lynn Casie3Lynn
    22-25, F
    Dec 15, 2014

    Or...

    ...Im just realizing how little I actually know. All the things that where such a big deal to me 10 years ago, 10 months ago, 10 weeks, days, hours...all seem a lot less important than what is happening now.
    Helikma Helikma
    22-25
    Nov 18, 2011

    I'M THE CLUMSIEST PERSON ON THIS GOD DAMN APP

    OMG AND THAT IS SUGAR BY THE WAY
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 26

    Its Funny

    But i think its true. Like today, i was texting a friend and my sister was talking to me and i didn't have the slightest idea of what she meant to say. I just said yeah and nodded. And its not the first time. Plus, i forget things. But i remember old things very well. Its...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    7 Responses Apr 10, 2010

    Same Things

      These days i keep remembering really, really old things very clearly. Like right is a clear full moon night with wispy clouds. When power was gone, i was sitting in the stairs and watching the moon and it happened again. I remembered a conversation with my...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    Apr 28, 2010
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