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I Understand More Than You Think I Do

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    Please Do Not Challenge My Intelligence. It's Extremely Insulting.

    I've been getting a bit irritated by some of the people here on EP. I'll get random comments and PMs challenging things that I have previously stated. It seriously aggravates me. What, do you honestly think I am that stupid? You're how old and still type like you're in...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F Jun 3, 2011

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    They think we only know so much but we know mire than they think we do lol...plz don't ask for examples
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    I have more common SENSE than the average adult. FACT.
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    Officially, I'm 17. I feel 30. I value intelligence, creativity and being able to think for oneself. What's the point in following the trends? That just makes you one of...
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    My parents have no clue who i really am. They think i dont know about ANYTHING and still think im always innocent. They treat me as a "baby" even at 16.
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    I have gone through allot in my past years it wasn't all happy rainbows and unicorns I was really young going through this for years ever since 1st grade till know but it's better...
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    Generally coming from the fact that so many adults say "You're so smart/wise for your age." Or they at least day that until I disagree with them on something, then I'm just a...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 11

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    No, you cant believe this, teen ages are not enough to learn so many things about real life.. 9to5 life and 'real' adult relationships too complicated for teens
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    Don't know about that. Some do they have a viewpoint that hasn't been corrupted yet. Share your views?
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    Its hilarious how adults will tell me things like "you're so smart for your age" but the moment i say something they disagree with its "you're just a stupid child", "you don't know...
    CanYouHearTheSilence CanYouHearTheSilence 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 15

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    But older people tend not to listen because they claim to have been there. But have you actually live my personal life? No. You do not experience my emotions as I do not do you see...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 21

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    This is not because you are particularly clever though, it's simply because adults are (at least) as stupid in this regard as they are in other matters.
    dontcareforlabels dontcareforlabels 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    maturity and empathy its not about age or how much of an adult you are its about the experience you have had and what you have gone through because I can at least say that going...
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    it's true. so all the older men/women that are saying otherwise, can stop trying to but teens down and get off the computer
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    What's an adult but an idiot that's been around for a while?
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