I Wish I Was Smarter

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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 I will discuss. I cheated on her. She cheated on me. We were going to buy a house and then she cheated on me and got fired...
    marcustheartist marcustheartist
    31-35
    1 Response Aug 6, 2010

    Well, got below average on my SAT.

    No college for me, I guess. ;u;
    the1undonly the1undonly
    18-21, M
    Jun 27, 2014

    Though I might as well wish I was 4 inches

    taller or had a 10 inch ****. I'm not stupid by any means, my friends on EP and my family could attest to that. However, as much time as I've had to get to know myself, I still don't always understand how or why I think the way I think. I observe people, even when they don't...
    Handyman25 Handyman25
    26-30, M
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    when someone calls me stupid,

    I not only hear their words, but I also hear, "you are a worthless organism, you are a waste of food and medicine, you do nothing but cause problems and you will never function normally in the world like other humans, you should just die." and instead of getting angry and...
    Corick Corick
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 4

    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 think I am a complete idiot. I was taking a vocabulary test the other day and again i felt ridiculous. The teacher was reading the...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    14 Responses Oct 18, 2008

    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 talk, with people & because of this, I come off as stupid to them. Everyone thinks I'm ignorant because I...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Oct 19, 2008
    14simplyme14 14simplyme14
    16-17, F
    1 Response Feb 2, 2015

    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 become a better or happier person. I will attest to the truth of that. Really, I think its more important to work on...
    kntransit kntransit
    18-21, M
    Jun 21, 2010

    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 says "you know what?" "What?" I ask "Guys like you and me.... we're screwed..." "How so?" I ask. He takes a swig of his...
    cbrf3rider cbrf3rider
    41-45, M
    5 Responses May 24, 2012

    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 about events or people. Wish I could analyze better situations and think of every possible outcome for something. I try to piece the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 22, 2008

    Smart Is Good

    Being smart makes so many of life's tasks easier. Who wouldn't want to be smarter? Unless you're already so smart that the rest of the world doesn't understand you.
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    18-21
    Oct 19, 2008

    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 verify what I've always believed. I'm not NEARLY as intelligent I everyone thinks I am or I used to think I was. It's been a long...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    6 Responses Jun 21, 2010

    I can't help but feel like everyone knows more

    and I want to be smarter but I don't know where to start.
    sleepdeprivedbeauty sleepdeprivedbeauty
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2015

    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 grammar. I ended up with a 3.75 GPA after I main streamed myself in to normal classes in high school. To this day I steal feel...
    valcav valcav
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jan 28, 2010

    I'm not a genius, ans that's okay.

    I'd say i'm average smarts. I suck at math, but i'm pretty good with everything else. I catch on quick with anything technology/electronics related. I love history and biology. But I wish I was just able to learn quicker in some subjects or be able to work things out quicker...
    mstv1112 mstv1112
    18-21, F
    Nov 17, 2014

    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, or do work for them. Not me. I do have a smarter friend, whom I don't talk to much cause somehow, the...
    FreeFallWall FreeFallWall
    22-25, M
    Apr 24, 2013
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 9, 2015

    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 effect me at all and some how actually helped me in LIFE. We all have failed or not as smart as the nerds that pass us by. Collectively...
    MrB MrB
    61-65, T
    Oct 19, 2008
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