When did you know you were different from other children? Is there a particular event that stands out? I remember sitting on a swing at recess when I was in first grade and feeling lonely. In looking back, I must have sensed my difference from that early age, too, but (like so many gifted children do) instead of identifying that I was different, I generally just blamed myself and felt there was something inherently deficient with me. It was a blessing when, as an adult (see below), I actually learned that I AM different and could embrace that. When did you understand that it was giftedness that made you different? I can pinpoint the exact moment. I was 32 and attended the state … [Read more...] about Embracing Multipotentiality as a Gifted Adult – Heather’s Story
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