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Why I Let Others Know I Am Autistic Online When It Comes to Dating

I’ll be going out on a date soon. I really dislike dating because it generally feels like an interview. I feel like I MUST make eye contact, be ‘bubbly’, ask a lot of intriguing questions, and more. 267 more words


Good Morning, Campers!

Every year, as I’ve dropped Joseph off at school, I’ve marked the day when excited 6th-8th graders have gathered in the parking lot with their luggage, waiting to leave for science camp. 1,271 more words



(seemingly my motto this week)


The Neurotypical World Should Not Decide How We Function

I once had a boyfriend who broke my heart. I thought he was my boyfriend, at least, but he thought otherwise. Am I high functioning because I had a boyfriend? 487 more words


Trying to explain Autism to a Neurotypical person is difficult.

Trying to explain Autism to a Neurotypical person is difficult. There are many things that I struggle with including

That Aspie Meet Part 1

In April of 2016 I attended my very first Aspie meet.

I believe there is no need for an explanation on what that is, however it has been pointed out to me that what may seem easily understandable to me may not be easily understood by others so… 800 more words



I keep wishing for people who do not spend every day with my children to tell me that what they do is “normal”.

Let me be very very plain about this, I would love to have “normal” kids, with “normal” meltdowns and “normal” things, but I don’t. 549 more words