Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Again, the audience for this post is our partners and friends, not us. Therapy can help, but obviously, finding the right therapist is important. July 15, at 9: Natalie PlanetSmartyPants July 10, at Often, others' perception of our intelligence or skill meant that we were simply not allowed to have difficulties, even though all children have difficulties and make mistakes and being gifted in some areas is no guarantee of proficiency in others.
Anonymous, Of course, not everything listed fits for everyone.
Gifted relationships: Sex appeal and smarty-pants
And yes, even gifted people need to take a sober look at what might interfere. So glad you found the right person for you! Anonymous, So glad this helped put your experience in perspective. It is tremendously difficult to be gifted and survive in this world. I would even argue that yes, being able to learn a lot faster than your schoolmates is a disability unless you find a suitable teacher who respects and understands you like the one who suggested I should take an IQ test in the first place and planned more challenging work for me