<rambling>Autism is kind of an ambivalent thing when you’re high functioning. First off, every kind of wiring has its unique strengths. But the reason I talk about is sometimes it feels like those are forgotten. 161 more words
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Kind of major breakthrough (for lack of better terms):
You all know that couples are a major trigger for me–when my friends get in relationships, or people engage in lengthy discussions about dating, romance, marriage, etc.–it typically causes urges, paranoia, PTSD symptoms (not that I have PTSD, but several symptoms are there), abandonment issues, and anger. 53 more words
I’ve talked about this in other entries, but it’s very present in my mind right now. I can’t remember when it started, but for several years I’ve had an extremely strong aversion to anything remotely related to romantic relationships—for me or for anyone. 244 more words
Back in 2014, I was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. The goal in getting the diagnosis was hopeful financial aid for college. I was 22 at the time. 823 more words
Trigger warning: This post talks about self-injury and suicide. I give specifics on why, so it could be triggering.
I’m up at 2 a.m. Most of yesterday and the day before I’ve been toying with the idea of killing myself. 294 more words