Question by S: Do you think I am extrordinarily eccentric for a 13 year old girl?
-I hate shopping, I prefer making my own clothing.
-I love circuit building, electronics, inventing things, etc
-I love hiking, climbing trees, and don’t mind if I get dirty
-When once asked what type of books I usually read, I replied, “Pari-Apocalyptic science fiction”
-Some of my favorite authors are Oliver Sacks, Stephen King, and Malcolm Gladwell
-I am facinated by the world of medicine and physicians. I have a huge list of disases and syndromes in my head. I cna rattle them off, one by one, and then give a detailed explaination of the typical manifestation, diagnosis, and treatment.
-my favorite tv shows (I don’t watch TV that often, though) are on Discovery Channel, Discovery Health, or the History Channel.
-I went to Physics camp this summer. I wanted to go. I was not forced by my parents.
-My choice professions as an adult would be a Geneticist, Neurologist, or Physicist.
-I love to draw. (you should see my school notebooks.) But not flowers or kittens or ponies. I daw abstract geometric shapes, organs, and diagrams. (I am completely aware how weird that sounds)
- I love math and science.
-I do logic puzzles for fun, even making the, myself.
-I love words. Dysdiadocokinesia. see how fun that is to say. (that means the inability to perform a repeated, fast paced activity that involves both hands, e.g. clapping)
-my favorite music is classical (I play the viola andpiano), or bands like the Fleet Foxes, Frightened Rabbit, The Shins, etc
The reason I asked this was because I really have no friends. People call me a freak or weirdo just because I would rather read than gossip about “Like OMG, did you like, see Jenny’s boots? Like, OMGEEEEE! THEY ARE SO UGGGGGGLAYYYYYYYY”
I used to have friends, but let’s just say I had these people decide that I wasn’t cool enough. It is horrid to not have friends, do yo know that? My god, it is SUMMER VACATION and I am home alone watching Mystery Diagnosis with my cat!
I must admit, I can sometimes be snarky or sarcastic, but that is becuse I am sick of the way people treat me at school. For example,a girl in my French class saw my “I like to think outside the quadrilateral parallelogram” shirt, and turned to her friend, pointed at my shirt, and said “What the F**k? Weirdo.”
People think of me as this genius kid who is rather weird. I don’t want to be called a genius! I don’t know what my IQ is, but I do not consider myself a genius. Just at the higher end of the bell curve, perhaps. Maybe that’s why I have no friends?
Even teachers hate me. See, I am always so bored in class that I always read under my desk.I know I shouldn’t but when I have practically a 98-100in every class, and got a 96-100 on every final exam,I don’t know what the big deal is. I never usually raise my hand in class to ask questions, but when I do, I ask a question that, aparently, is way to high level for my teachers to answer.
So, what can I do? I don’t want to change myself. I like who I am. I just wish I had some friends. Am I really all that weird? Do youknow girls like me who are 13 or 14ish?
PS sorry for spelling errors. I am a horrid speller and typer.
Answer by bleedblack
Well I don’t, but I think it’s pretty cool that you know all about that stuff and don’t worry about all the losers at your school who aren’t your friends because you will have a good job in the future if you keep working hard (and you wont have to work to live, you’ll live to work ).
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