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Subject: How do you tell this to your parents? Gifted comprehension

So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level. I wrote this because i was mad and the reason is stated. And i believe this is accurate, but if it is not, tell me how it isnt and i will agree or disagree. And also how would i fix it. I dont want to win this fight, i just want to reach a compromise in understanding with my parents. Anyways, this is something I want to tell my parents, but how do I? (Also if your gifted, say)

Ok here it goes:

Parents were never teenagers 2/7/12

Why the F do my parents care about my room? It's my room, so why do they care? They have never given a care about my room. Dad said in 6th grade to clean my bed and set it every day. And hasnt told me since, even though I never set my bed. Or clean my room for that matter. But all of a sudden, they start caring! Why do you start caring? You yell at me and have done so for the last week because I never set my bed. I NEVER DO IT! Same thing with the floor! What is up with this inconsistency? WHY DO YOU CARE?!?!

I also gave my parents a Jazz Band form for shirts and an information packet that is to be turned in tomorrow. I was given the packet a week ago. Then they yell at me for not giving it to them right away, so now I have to pay $20 out of my own money. The truth is, I always do this, because I am forgetful of stuff like this. Stuff like this I always give my parents at the last moment. Want to know why? Because my main-priority of the day is not the fricking sheet of paper! That is the last thing on my mind! I have so many expectations from people everywhere, left and right everyday, that they expect to be fulfilled at the fullest of my ability! I have to worry about friends and a social life, which uses time, something I don't have a lot of, so I am pressured to do a lot such as Airsoft, and book club, and theater, and the park, and video games, and Jazz band, and money, something that I don't have a lot of but I need to save up. I also have grades to worry about! Why do my parents ride me on grades still! They have already instilled the importance of good grades on me in my early years, so why do they care? I have enough incentive to where of I get a 'B', I will fix it ASAP! Expectations are put on from everyone when you are a teenager! I am expected to join clubs, such as Jazz Band and Book club and NJHS! I have grades to worry about everywhere! Science, Math, History, Language, Reading, Tech, P.E.! I have social expectations to live up to! I have to have a girlfriend, I have to have a lot of friends, I have to do a lot of stuff, I have to look well, talk well, walk well, smell good! I have to be able to talk to everybody in the grade, from the bozo's to the populars! I have to give everybody full, undivided attention! I have to Airsoft! I have to go to the park! I have chores to do every day! Clean the litter box, set/clean the table, apparently clean your room and bed, vacuum, put my school stuff away, do homework, check grades. And these are brought up by my parents while I am hanging out with my friends, which, is half-force, half-will!

AND MOST OF ALL: I have to excell at EVERY. SINGLE. TASK. Simpily not to be yelled at, ostracized, given more expectations and/or be put down.
And what the parents have forgotten is how stressful this is. What it is like to be a teenager. What it's like to have these problems. And I'm sure they have problems such as this too. BUT WHY I AM SO MAD, is that in their decision making about punishment and expectations, they never, NEVER seem to take this into consideration. The problems and expectations. And that's why I am aggravated to such an extent.

Carter Goldsworthy



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  • 02.07.2012 9:16 PM PST

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Posted by: litterboxgolfer
I am pretty sure there is stuff I missed.


what can you have possibly missed?!?

  • 02.07.2012 9:22 PM PST

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Posted by: litterboxgolfer
So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level.

You know what kind of people I really don't like? Arrogant people.

  • 02.07.2012 9:23 PM PST

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I want to feel the pain and the bitter taste of the blood on my lips, again


Posted by: o0MrCheesy0o

Posted by: litterboxgolfer
So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level.

Stopped reading there.

Then please leave. We don't need you here.

  • 02.07.2012 9:23 PM PST

Quit -blam!- stalking me you weirdo.


Posted by: Ramen 6378
Posted by: litterboxgolfer
So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level.

You know what kind of people I really don't like? Arrogant people.

He seemed arrogant. Didn't have the right word.

A wise word, OP. never say your 12 and wat is this, and never be arrogant.

  • 02.07.2012 9:24 PM PST

Haha, kid who thinks that's any different from every other kid in Western Society.

  • 02.07.2012 9:25 PM PST

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thats nice
when i was your age i was already working at a college level and had learned not to -blam!- about every little thing and to just roll with it.
i got respect from others by earning it BTW

  • 02.07.2012 9:26 PM PST

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I don't get the point of this thread. Are you saying you're smart?
Because your 'story' says otherwise.

  • 02.07.2012 9:30 PM PST

Posted by: Epicly Uber
I don't get the point of this thread. Are you saying you're smart?
Because your 'story' says otherwise.

I thought "gifted" meant another thing...

God, I´m sick.

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  • 02.07.2012 9:32 PM PST
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"Gifted"? Lol. This sounds like it was written by no more than a 13 year old.

  • 02.07.2012 9:35 PM PST


Posted by: ABotelho
Haha, kid who thinks that's any different from every other kid in Western Society.

I'm know every kid in America is like this. I just wanted to put it into words for others that can't. And being gifted means you interpret and comprehend at a higher level, not that your stupid.

  • 02.07.2012 9:35 PM PST

1. You're 1.
2. You:
-Don't clean your own room even when told.
-Don't pay for your own stuff, and expect it from your parents.
-Whine about your parents being parents.
-Don't cook your own food (assuming)

No one cares that you're gifted. As a gifted student, I expect an amazing essay with great grammar and spelling. However, that's not what I'm seeing.

Think about where your parents are at. They have to work jobs, take care of children, pay bills. I assure you - their job is much more complicated than your schooling. If you don't think so, wait until you grow up and actually have to survive in the world.

You have a fallback - your parents. They do everything for you. They bring you to and from school (assuming), they put food in your stomach, and on top of that you even have a roof to sleep under.

If you want to have some kind of control of anything, get a job, pay for your phone (assuming you have one), pay to get to and from school, pay for your own food, don't expect your parents to clean up after you, pay rent and act as a renter would.

Within all that, then you may have some word on things that your parents expect from you. Until then, which won't obviously happen. You're just ranting because you don't find it fair that you have to clean the mess that you made in your own room that your parents paid for.

Also, as reference.
I'm 20. I've been living on my own since 17. I have been working since 15. I paid bills since 16.

Also also, if you want to have a discussion with your parents, do so in a very mature manner. 'Hey mom, dad. Can I have a word with you. You're not going to agree with my points, however I wish for you to hear me out. These are just my feelings on things, can anything be done to maybe avoid this, or make it easier?' Don't try to accuse your parents of things, they're doing their job as parents. Ask for a way to possibly manipulate certain situations so it's easier to live through.

[Edited on 02.07.2012 9:46 PM PST]

  • 02.07.2012 9:35 PM PST

Love your friends, Die laughing.

Grow a pair, leave home and get drunk.

  • 02.07.2012 9:37 PM PST

You spelled simply wrong.


Conclusion: You aren't gifted.

  • 02.07.2012 9:37 PM PST
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I could've punched myself in the face ten times, and it still would've been a better descision than reading this.


Gifted=/=Experienced.

  • 02.07.2012 9:37 PM PST
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Besides OP, being "gifted" really has no importance to your story. All it really does is draw away from you main point (complaining about your life).

  • 02.07.2012 9:38 PM PST


Posted by: o0MrCheesy0o

Posted by: litterboxgolfer
So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level.

Stopped reading there.

Lots of haters against me in this thread. I seriously don't know why.
So I'm 13, kill me.

  • 02.07.2012 9:38 PM PST

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Posted by: litterboxgolfer

Posted by: ABotelho
Haha, kid who thinks that's any different from every other kid in Western Society.

I'm know every kid in America is like this. I just wanted to put it into words for others that can't. And being gifted means you interpret and comprehend at a higher level, not that your stupid.

i've been posting in the flood since i was a little older than 12 and i was never compelled to write something this naive.
maybe you should grow up and deal with it

  • 02.07.2012 9:39 PM PST


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Posted by: litterboxgolfer
I am pretty sure there is stuff I missed.


what can you have possibly missed?!?

Lol I see where you are coming from.

  • 02.07.2012 9:39 PM PST


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Posted by: Ramen 6378
Posted by: litterboxgolfer
So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level.

You know what kind of people I really don't like? Arrogant people.

He seemed arrogant. Didn't have the right word.

A wise word, OP. never say your 12 and wat is this, and never be arrogant.

Geez...

  • 02.07.2012 9:40 PM PST


Posted by: litterboxgolfer

Posted by: o0MrCheesy0o

Posted by: litterboxgolfer
So I am 13 years old and in 8th grade. And I am gifted. For those who know what I am mean, I am seriously gifted to a level.

Stopped reading there.

Lots of haters against me in this thread. I seriously don't know why.
So I'm 13, kill me.


Your ability to comprehend our complaints against you is severely below the "gifted" level.

  • 02.07.2012 9:40 PM PST
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I too have a gift.

I have the ability to know when I shouldn't waste my time wading through teenage drivel to get to the end and find out that not only have I wasted my time reading, I have come out of the whole ordeal slightly dumber.

That gift has saved me many an hour.

  • 02.07.2012 9:40 PM PST

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You call yourself gifted yet you fail to realize the authority of your parents.

  • 02.07.2012 9:41 PM PST