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I Wish I Was Smarter

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    Some Things Would Be Easier - I hate when people make me feel stupid. I have had many people put me down and try to make me feel like less. I may not be THAT smart but i don't...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 14 Responses Oct 18, 2008

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    We're Screwed... - I had a beer with a friend of mine a few months ago. Part of the conversation went something like this.... I'll never forget it. My friend looks at the sky and...
    cbrf3rider cbrf3rider 36-40, M 4 Responses May 24, 2012

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    Being Around Honors Students - I can't help but wish to be smarter because I feel so stupid around these incredibly smart people.  I feel like such a failure. 
    reset reset 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 6, 2010

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    I Do.. - I'm among the worst at most of the classes. Usually people who're not good at studying are very good at socializing, so they can always rely on their friends to teach them...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall 22-25, M Apr 24, 2013

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    I Want To Be Smarter -  I know that I did well in school but the thing is that I have never been that good. I was in resource (special Ed) classes for spelling, math, and...
    valcav valcav 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    Have One of Those Dwelling Minds - I love to learn about new subjects, but 2 weeks later its gone. I have to keep a copy of everything because I can only remember the basic facts...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 22, 2008

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    Smart, Yet Ignorant.... - I am smart, but sometimes I wish that I were smarter. I have really bad communication skills when trying to hold a conversation, or even just small...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Thought I Was Once, But No... - I spent a few hours the other day taking 4 different IQ tests, perhaps because I'm a loser, or perhaps because I got up enough courage to finally...
    Tuva Tuva 31-35, M 4 Responses Jun 21, 2010

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    Have You Ever Failed In School? - "I wish I was smarter ~ when I was in H.S. I failed Physics with the 'F' and some how I didn't felt bad about it. But that grade did not...
    MrB MrB 61-65, T Oct 19, 2008

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    Thinking Is Difficult - I wish I was more intelligent. Intelligence pretty much defines how good I am at my particular job. My boss has a PhD in physics, and my immediate...
    emptyroads emptyroads 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2013

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    I'm pretty smart - objectively, I am very intelligent. But still wish I was smarter. Its just natural to want to be smarter, but you know what? More points of IQ don't help you...
    kntransit kntransit 18-21, M Jun 21, 2010

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    I Wish I Was Smarter - I wish I was smarter I made some huge mistakes as a child that I will not discuss involving sex. I also made some mistakes involving sex with my xwife that...
    marcustheartist marcustheartist 31-35 1 Response Aug 6, 2010

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    (This is more of a rant than a experience but oh well...) Especially in class. ._. My maths class would have to be the worst. ******* girls blabbing, talking and back chatting the...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I don't why~ I have a big one who's generally aloof to me. I always wanted a cute little brother who looks up to me and thinks I'm the coolest. :D Hm...really awesome kid who's...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    My mind is a caos of a million thoughts at once.. Keeping my head spinning, stealing away my rest.. The anxiety is never ending and every day just feels like another test.. Will I...
    SilentGhost2748 SilentGhost2748 26-30, M 10 hrs ago

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    Come late June, I might actually meet the guy that I think I like. One of my sisters is getting married at the end of June and I would love to have a date. I told him that it...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Who I used to be was an idiot. DWI at 20 and my first minor consumption a few months after. Quite a few stories about running from the police too. ;) I would go back and do it all...
    Luckylotus013 Luckylotus013 26-30, F Mar 19

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    I feel like I'm supposed to be alone. I don't get upset or depressed over it, I just don't think I could possibly get along with other members of the human race. At a young age, I...
    BrickTheWolf BrickTheWolf 13-15, F Apr 1

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    Despite doing absolute crap in high school, i didn't really care, after high school i chased a dream that kinda turned into a nightmare... entered a course for computer science...
    image2fite image2fite 18-21, M Apr 4

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    I still have a lot of growing up to do with my sense of self-worth, but being different would be much more fun. It would make more sense. I wish I was a loose girl. I wish I could...
    Mirabal19 Mirabal19 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Just one time in my life, I wish I was good enough. I wish I was skinny enough. I wish I was pretty enough. I wish I was kinky enough. I wish I was sexy enough. I wish I was...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Hey David. I'm just going to pretend that you're going to read this like I'm sending it to you... but maybe I'll be more open, because I know you never will. So first off... I...
    DancingWithFire DancingWithFire 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    that you and I could've lasted. I wish that the stars in the sky would shine as brightly as the lights in your eyes. I wish your family knew which "head" I was thinking with. I...
    Alexdrunkunc Alexdrunkunc 18-21 Mar 25

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    Meant for someone else, but not for me. Love was out to get me. That's the way it seemed. Disappointment haunted all my dreams... Then I saw his face. And now I'm a believer...
    ladypirate108 ladypirate108 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    Hi i am aakriti....and i am gonna share a experience which was sudden and scary also.This is the story of how i lost my virginity.I am a good looking girl with a decent attitude...
    Aakriti1212 Aakriti1212 22-25, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I wish everyone could laugh all day long. I wish everyone could sing at the top of their lungs. I wish everyone could dance and never stop. I wish everyone could say what's on...
    3milyFaye 3milyFaye 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    RAINBOW BASIN I wish we climbed up Rainbow Basin more times.... It was so incredible from the top of the mountain there. I wish I had been more proactive and taken initiative to...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F Apr 1

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    I was 8, Rosa was 15 and Anna was 13. "Kirsty! Don't do that it's dangerous!" I was in the garden, mom was sunbathing and Anna and Rosa were playing chess. The boys and dad were...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I wish we could talk, I have so many things to say. I wish we never met. I wish that I could forget. I wish that all of the things we did we can do all over again (ahh I wish). I...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F Mar 31

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    I wish I could have you on good days, So I could share my joy with you; I wish I could have you on bad days, Cuz with you I'd never feel blue. I wish I could have you on sunny...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Apr 1

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    I wish everything went right with this girl. Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 5

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    I wish that you had not initiated anything. I wish that you had just left me as a friend. I wish that you had never started texting all those sweet words to me. Those words have...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I wish one day I won't have to deal with anxiety. I wish my depression would leave me alone. I wish I had a father. I wish I could restart. I wish I knew how to smile. I wish...
    akaShaun akaShaun 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    For the two that occupy my mind. The one that I think I like I don't know what I feel for you, but I just wish that I could be with you right now. Maybe you can help me figure...
    LameyC LameyC 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    So I guess this is it... This is where it ends.. I wish.. I deeply wish I could've been there when you needed someone. I wanted to so bad, you never even knew. And now I guess.. I...
    hazellmo0n hazellmo0n 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    …..I wish I had wings. I wish I was slender with an elfin beauty and long fingers and a dark laugh that sparkled like frost on grass. I wish I could dance through the skies and...
    BlackRosesTurnBlue BlackRosesTurnBlue 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    The past goes, the present comes, and the future awaits, yet I wish it didn't. I've never been a people person, always in the background. I am the wallflower of the world. I am...
    UnwantedShadow UnwantedShadow 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    "Dad! Dad! Help me! Mommy's going to spank me!" "What? Why?" "Because... I don't know! Don't let her!" He picked me up and carried me to my mom. He asked why I was in trouble and...
    KirstyAJohnson KirstyAJohnson 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I look quiet, and I was before, then. But, you have no idea the amount of crap, from the top of the mountain to deep down in the ocean, I did, and in particular at school. I...
    WickedScullyOfTheWest WickedScullyOfTheWest 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    When i was born, i was given the name Reign, my parents gave me the worst name ever. Thanks to them, i suffered so much bullying and hurtfulness and I would like to tell you my...
    Lostmydreamstothem8 Lostmydreamstothem8 22-25 Mar 17

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    I wish I could be like other girls..... Pretty I wish I can look in the mirror and Not cry my eyes out 😭 I wish I could be the pretty one.... I HATE MY BODY I'm fat! I'm...
    Monse13 Monse13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I don't know, like I wish people would whisper to other people as they say me and go, "Oh my god she is SO pretty!" I wish they would come up to me and tell me how gorgeous I am...
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I wish I had had a real Father. A dad that loved and cherished me and my brothers. My dad is an emotionally abusive man. He is also a severe narcissist. I stopped speaking to him...
    Howyahorse Howyahorse 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have so much going on, and so much troubling me. All the mess has just pretty much ruined almost every aspect of my life, and my failure trials at helping myself have just made...
    Soligem Soligem 18-21 Mar 27

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    I wish I could have a guy who wants a family and babies I wish I could have sex every night and not get trashed on if I ask for it I wish I had a guy who actually understood me and...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 8 Responses Mar 27

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    I just wanted to share something with you guys, I have had these three friends since I was 3(sisters). And they have had the worst childhood you can wish someone. Perhaps not...
    SJNak SJNak 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I sometimes wish I had never had children too. I started out relatively early. I was 20 when I had my daughter and 24 when I had my son. My daughters father was abusive in every...
    BBMS BBMS 41-45, F Mar 30

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    Sometimes I wish I wasn't me. That I didn't feel things so deeply. That I wasn't hurt so easily. That I didn't question things so much. That I didn't long for things I can' t have...
    Itsmytime2be Itsmytime2be 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    The first star i see tonite i wish i may i wish i might have this wish i wish tonite...... I wish hot women would help me talk more.
    ninerzoon ninerzoon 36-40, M Apr 1

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 4

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