Having a high IQ could be a tool at achieving so many great things if it is channeled in the right direction. Getting into a relationship with someone with a high IQ could mean that you see things from a different light than you are used to. Knowing that it is not simply about what you are going to get from such relationship, but what you have to understand about it, could determine the success of your relationship.
1. They learn quickly
Many people with a high IQ are successful. Their level of intelligence pushes them to do better than others. Although a healthy IQ doesn’t guarantee success, it sure does provide the cognitive ability to be adaptable and quick learners.
2. They have a more critical perspective of life
They see the failings of the world better than other people. While you and I can just deal with it, adapt and move on, they remained bothered about the human condition and other people’s idiocy. They do not see why the world is behind when it needs is smarter people in the right places doing the right thing. They treat the issues facing the world with more criticism.
3. They are more selective in their thinking
According to a study, it was discovered that people with high IQ are more selective when they perceive objects in motion. This means that when looking a whole object they tend to ignore the larger and less relevant parts of it. They can break things down easier and focus on lesser and smaller parts of a picture. In a world of many distractions this skill plays a key role in the intelligence of people with high IQ.
4. They have high expectations of themselves
People with a high IQ are not only critical of the world around them, they also expect they can be better than others. They feel their intelligence is enough ground to see them succeed and prove a point to the world. This was revealed in a study of 1,500 pupils with an IQ above 140. They do live under more pressure to excel than others.
5. They are more prone to anxiety
According to a study, it was discovered that people with a high IQ are more prone to anxiety and worrying about what their lives will be like. This may not be such a bad thing, as they are better able to anticipate and prepare for threats. They are also better at learning from their past mistakes.
6. They can’t see their own flaws
According to a journal, people with a high IQ may be somewhat bias when it comes to realizing and picking out their own flaws. While it is somewhat easier for them to pick out the flaws of others and their environment, they are less able to see their own flaws.
7. They are selective
They can be selective in their associations as they expect more out of any social interaction they commit themselves to. They think many others who they interact with many be able to relate with them on their level. It is true, the smart want to be with other smart people. Still, thinking highly of themselves may make them more prone to rebel and chart new paths for themselves.
8. They expect more from a relationship
People with a high IQ do not get into a relationship for the mere fun of it. They expect something substantive out of any relationship they get into. They can be confident but not cocky about it, because what they really want is to find someone they can enjoy spending their time with. While you may be after getting into a relationship by selling ourselves and trying to gain the attention of the opposite sex, they believe they have something the opposite sex should be interested in.
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