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How do I talk to her about this?

so I think my friend thinks my IQ -1 and judges me for being homeschooled. a few days ago I made a joke about how we will freeze to death if we go outside and she was like "that's not possible at this temperature", but I made it obvious I was kidding but she looked at me like I was being serious, so I was like "haha yeah I know I was kidding", so I thought god she must think I stupid, but I thought I was just being paranoid and creating drama, so I ignored it, but today I said something about the newton effect and she was like "wow I'm surprised you know what the newton effect is" and she was dead serious so then things were awkward so I just laughed and told myself it's just friendly criticism, and I said "umm I'm not stupid...rude" playfully and then she said "sorry" and changed the subject. I'm more mad then hurt but I'm not made of steel things like that don't just bounce of me she had to have known that that's not something you say to your friend

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Let her know how you feel.

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Obviously this person is not really that good of a friend for calling you "stupid" you should find people who accept you as you are . If you still want to talk about it you have to be straight forward and tell her that it really makes you mad but I suggest you try to meet someone who respects you more.

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Maybe your friend just thinks homeschooling is diff. An all... or tell her how you feel (thats what i would do.) Don't get mad just stay clam!! I'm sure she's wry sorry for saying that !

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She sounds like a bad friend, I'm not sure why you hang out with her. In the mean time, try not to come of as an air head. Be yourself, but if you want people to think you're smarter, try to think for a second before you speak.
Oh, sorry I got off track lol. To talk to her, just get her alone and try saying in a very nice way that you don't appreciate her acting all condescending towards her and it hurts your feelings when she acts that way. If you come off as very genuine and sincere, she hopefully won't get all pi$$y with you.

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I have no problem with me, I'm perfectly happy with the way I am...most of the time, but I feel like because I'm homeschooled she "assumes" I'm an idiot, I just don't want to talk to her about it and make her think I'm attacking her.
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That doesn't even make any sense, homeschooling has nothing to do with intelligence. I would think on average homeschoolers are better educated, or just more thoroughly educated, than public schoolers just because there are SO many public school losers. Like I said, the best way to do it is to come off as hurt and genuine, so that she doesn't get all 'defense mode' on you. I'm sure no matter what she may feel a little bit attacked, but if you go at it in a touchy-feely kinda way, that could make it feel more like a 2-way DISCUSSION, rather than a 1-way attack.
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Find out why she does that. And show her that being smart isnt everything. And yes, God knows. He heard you when you thought that. Pray to Jesus for wisdom. It will not be denied. Better to be wise than to be smart. And just care more about her. Who knows what she might be going through that causes her to be this way with you... Gby.

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I would say that this so called "friend" is biased of public school and thinks you learn nothing in home school. Don't hold me up 2 any if this plz. I also think that she may think that if ur not learning in public school, u can't learn.

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